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Michael Halinski

Halinski, Michael


Assistant Professor




TRS 1-121


416-979-5000 ext: 7281


Michael Halinski

Michael Halinski is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Halinski has taught OB, HR, and OT courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Halinski studies organizational change, engagement, and work-life topics.  His research has appeared in several journals such as the Management Decision, British Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Policing and Society, and Criminal Justice and Behavior.  Halinski has presented his research at scholarly conferences across Canada, USA, and Europe. Halinski’s research has also been featured in leading Canadian news outlets. In his ever-vanishing spare time, Halinski enjoys hockey, tennis, and cycling.  In the summer of 2009, Halinski cycled across Canada (7,000km) in 44 days.


HR Management & Org Behaviour

Research Interests

organizational change, engagement, work-life balance, police, eldercare

Select Research and Professional Contributions
  • Duxbury, L., Bennel, C., Halinski, M., & Murphy, S. (Revise and Resubmit). Change or Be Changed: Diagnosing the Readiness to Change in the Canadian Police Sector. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice, and Principles.
  •  Halinski, M., & Duxbury, L. (2017). Its not all about Guns and Gangs: Role overload as a source of stress in police. Policing and Society.
  • Smith, C., Gover, L., Duxbury, L. & Halinski, M. (2017). Weathering the "Perfect Storm": Understanding the Relationship Between Generational Cohort and Work-values in the Canadian Public Service. Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies.
  • Halinski, M. & Duxbury, L. (2015). Getting What You Want From Your Transorganizational Partners: “Social-Sharedness” and Decision-Making Within a Transorganizational System. Management Decision.
  • Gover, L., Halinski, M., & Duxbury, L. (2015). Is it just me? Exploring perceptions of organizational culture change. British Journal of Management.
  • Duxbury, L. & Halinski, M. (2014). Dealing with the Grumpy Boomers: Re-engaging the Disengaged and Retaining Talent. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 27(4), p.660-676.
  • Duxbury, L. & Halinski, M. (2014). When More is Less: An Examination of the Relationship Between Hours in Telework and Role Overload.  WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, 48(1), p.91-103.
  • Duxbury, L., Higgins, C., & Halinski, M. (2014). Identifying the Antecedents of Work-role overload in Police Organizations. Criminal Justice and Behavior.

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