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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 23, 2017
Canadian Excellence
Stephen Preece

Dr. Stephen Preece

Associate Professor (Policy); Academic Director, Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2636
Other Phone: 519.807.0667
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P3058
Office Hours: By appointment
Academic Background
BA (Brigham Young University), BS (Brigham Young University), MA (The Ohio State University), PhD (The Ohio State University)

Dr. Preece has taught Strategic Management and International Strategy at the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics since 1993. His research focuses on cultural industries, in particular the management of performing arts organizations (dance, music, theatre, opera). Dr. Preece's research projects have focused on sponsorships, audience patterns, partnerships, governance and new media.  He does consulting in the area of strategic planning and analysis within the culture sector.  Dr. Preece has published a number of articles in journals such as: Journal of Business Venturing, Long Range Planning, Journal of Small Business Management, International Executive, Canadian Public Administration, and International Journal of Arts Management.


Strategic management in the performing arts

In the News

Commentary around closure of the King Street Theatre--quoted in the Record.

Additional Information

In 2004 Dr Preece was named the George Fairfax Fellow in Arts Management, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.