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Ed Bukszar

Associate Professor, Strategy


Room: WMC 4385

Phone: 778.782.9086


Curriculum Vitae: View


B.A. (John Carroll), M.B.A., Ph.D. (Arizona)


Ed Bukszar, PhD. (Arizona) is an Associate Professor of Strategy, and former Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at the Beedie School of Business (2006-2010). Since joining the Beedie School in 1989, he has taught as a visiting professor in more than a dozen MBA and Executive programs in Europe and Asia. He has twice been awarded the TD Canada Trust Excellence in Teaching award; and has been selected four times to the Beedie Teaching Honour Roll, most recently in 2017. Dr. Bukszar's research focuses on behavioral decision-making and how systemic biases in decision making informs strategy development and implementation. He has consulted to a broad array of high-tech and international businesses. In 2013 - 2014, Dr. Bukszar took a two-year leave of absence from SFU to serve as the CEO of the Chartered Accountant School of Business (CASB), leading the Canadian launch of the CPA program in 2013, and the merger of accounting educational programs into the Chartered Professional Accountants School of Business (CPASB) in 2014. A former competitive triathlete, Ed now enjoys swimming, golf and travel. 

Research Interests

Strategy and Decision Making.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Bukszar, E. (2011). Analyzing the US/China currency dispute, and its impact on Canada. Publisher Unknown.

Bukszar, E. (1999). Strategic bias: The impact of cognitive biases on strategy. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 16(2), 105-117.

Bukszar, E. (1997). The Impact of Time Lags in Competitor Response on Competition. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 14(2), 166-177.

Bukszar, E., & Knetsch, J. L. (1997). Fragile Redistribution Choices behind a Veil of Ignorance. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 14(1), 63-74.

Connolly, T., & Bukszar, E. W. (1990). Hindsight Bias: Self‐Flattery or Cognitive Error? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 3(3), 205-211.