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Andrew Sarta

Dr. Andrew Sarta is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the School of Administrative Studies, York University. His research focuses on organizational adaptation and behavioural strategy within environments undergoing social or technological change and his research is published in leading journals including the Journal of Management. He seeks to understand the early stages of adaptation in traditional sectors such as financial services, where he studies the emergence of FinTech, and healthcare, where he studies innovation in organizational forms.

Andrew’s research has been featured in several management conferences including the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and the European Group for Organizational Studies where he has been acknowledged with two best paper awards. He holds an Honorary Research Fellowship at the UCL School of Management in the United Kingdom and previously held research fellowships in the Innovating Across Sectors Program at UCL and in the Digital Banking Lab at Western University’s Ivey Business School. He has also held visiting fellowships at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Dr. Sarta is also an award-winning innovation expert with over 10 years of strategic management experience in industry-leading, Fortune 500 organizations.

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Areas of Interest

Decision-making, FinTech, Innovation, Organizational Adaptation, Artificial Intelligence.


2021 | Sarta, A., Durand, R., Vergne, J.-P. Organizational Adaptation.  Journal of Management. 47(1): 43–75.

2020 |Grace, C., Sarta, A. “Next Generation Financial Advice: Reimagining Wealth Management in the Age of Technology”.  The Technological Revolution in Financial Services. Ed. Michael King and Richard Nesbitt. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2018 | Sarta, A., Vergne, J.-P., Durand, R. “Organizational Adaptation: Annotated Bibliography”.  Oxford Bibliographies in Management. Ed. Ricky W. Griffin. New York: Oxford University Press.


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