Concordia University

Professor Claudine Mangen, PhD

Director, Luc Beauregard Centre of Excellence in Communications Research
RBC Professorship in Responsible Organizations
Associate Professor, Accountancy

Office: S-MB 15305 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2747


Ph.D. in Business Administration (University of Rochester, New York, USA)
Master's Degree in Finance (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Bacherlor's Degree in Economics (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)

My primary areas of research and teaching concentrate on corporate governance. I study actors involved in corporate governance such as directors, shareholders, and executives; and I analyze the practices that characterize corporate governance like board appointments, executive compensation, and disclosure decisions.

Research Highlights:


Corporate Governance, Leadership, Boards of Directors, Executives, Compensation, Disclosures, Gender Parity, Regulation, Financialization


  • ADMI 861: Disclosures of (Ir)responsible Organizations
  • ACCO 400: Accounting Theory

Publications & Research Grants

All on Board? The Politics of Power in Women's Transition into Corporate Leadership, awarded a $43,962 Social Sciences and Research Council (SSHRC) grant, as principal investigator, 2017-2019.

Understanding student motivations in the auditing/accounting programs: An exploratory research, 2017, forthcoming at Finance, Contrôle et Stratégie, forthcoming, with Aude Deville and Véronique Peres.

Implications of economic shocks for CEO performance evaluation, 2017, European Accounting Review Vol 26 No 4.

The challenge of sustaining organizational hybridity: The role of power and agency, 2015, Human Relations Vol 68 No 4, with Marion Brivot.

Discussion of “Are analysts’ cash flow forecasts naïve extensions of their own earnings forecasts?“, 2013, Contemporary Accounting Research Vol 30 No 2

Say on Pay: A wolf in sheep’s clothing?, 2012, Academy of Management Perspectives Vol 26 No 2, with Michel Magnan

Corporate investments: Learning from restatements, 2009, Journal of Accounting Research Vol 47 No 3, with Art Durnev

The success of corporate restructurings: Does executive compensation matter?, awarded a $109,836 Social Sciences and Research Council (SSHRC) grant with teaching stipend, as principal investigator, 2007-2010

Working Papers

The spillover effects of MD&A disclosures for real investment: The role of product market competition, 2018, revise-and-resubmit at the Journal of Accounting and Economics, with Art Durnev.

Expertise and institutional logics: A case study of shareholder democracy in Canada, 2018.

Framing and voice in financial policy-making in Canada. 2018.

Shareholder activism and the challenges of shareholder democracy, 2018.

Uncoupling CEO cash pay from performance when bankruptcy approaches: The role of conflicting interests regarding CEO effort, 2018.

The cohort thesis: A novel take on the evolution of the organizational-professional conflict, 2018.

Research Presentations

Mangen C. (2018) "Expertise and institutional logics: A case study of shareholder democracy in Canada", study presented at the 2018 meeting of the European Group of Organization Studies (Estonia) and at 2017 workshop at Université Paris Dauphine (France).

Mangen C. (2018) "The cohort thesis: A novel take on the evolution of the organizational-professionalconflict", study presented at the 2018 meeting of the Francophone Accounting Association meeting (France).

Mangen C. (2017) "Shifting institutional logics: The role of expertise", study presented at the 2017 meeting of the European Group of Organization Studies (Denmark)

Mangen C. (2016) "What is a logic? The democratic logic in the field of corporate governance", study presented at workshops at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the Université de Nice (France).

Mangen C. (2015). "Do disclosures promote shareholder democracy?", study presented at the 2015 Alternative Accounts Conference  (Canada) and at the 2014 Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference (Canada).

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