Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Salvador Barragan

Salvador Barragan

Salvador Barragan

Name: Dr. Salvador Barragan
Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: (250)371-5591

Research Interests

Leadership, entrepreneurship and diversity in organizations

Gender and Identity in Organizations

Organizational change


PhD in Management Saint Mary's University, NS, Canada

MSc in Management The University of Lethbridge, AB, Canada

MBA IPADE Business School, Mexico


Barragan, S. Erogul, M.S. & Essers, C. (forthcoming). Strategic (Dis)obedience: Female Entrepreneurs Reflecting on and Acting upon Patriarchal Practices". Gender, Work and Organization

Krysa, I; Mills, A. & Barragan, S. (2017). Guidelines for Newcomers to Canada How to Behave in the Canadian Workplace Discourse of Integration or Assimilation? Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(6), 482-500.

Barragan, S., Paludi, M, & Mills, A.J. (2017). Top Women Managers as Change Agents in the Machista Context of Mexico. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(4), 321-339.

Erogul, M., Rod, M. & Barragan, S. (forthcoming). Contextualizing Arab female entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates. Culture & Organization

Gonzalez, S.; Erogul, M. & Barragan, S. (2017). Benchmarking Corporate Social Responsibility against Principles for Responsible Management Education in Mexico and Canada. Int. J. Management in Education, 11(3), 330-346.

Erogul, M.S.; Salamanca-Pacheco, E. & Barragan, S. (2016). Developing a pro-learning culture through international strategic alliances. Int. J. Strategic Business Alliances, 5(3/4). 205-223.

Gonzalez, S.; Erogul, M. & Barragan, S. (2016). Similarities and differences in teaching corporate social responsibility: Evidence from Mexico and Canada. Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 9(3),70-80.

Duff, A. & Barragan, S. (2015). Making a comeback: Best practices in boomerang hiring. HR Canadian Reporter, March 23rd.

Barragan, S., & Mills, A.J. (2012). Narrating the ASB conference: how the conference is socially constructed through the time. The Workplace Review (eJournal of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University), November, 65-78.

Barragan, S., Mills, A.J., & Runte, M. (2010-2011). Mexican glass ceiling and the construction of equal opportunities: narratives of women managers. Journal of Workplace Rights, 15(3/4), 255-277.

Barragan, S., & Wagar, T. (2010). The impact of strategic human resource management on productivity and turnover in the maquiladora industry: A conceptual framework. Advances in Management, 3(4), 58-65.

Barragan, S., & Usher, J. (2009). The role of multinationals in the host country: spill-over effects from the presence of auto cars makers in Mexico. Contaduria y Administracion, 54(3), 83-104.

Selected Conferences & Proceedings:

Krysa, I; Mills, A.; Barragan, S. (2016). Guidelines for Newcomers to Canada How to Behave in the Canadian Workplace? Discourse of Integration or Assimilation? Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division, Edmonton, Canada.

Barragan, S., Southin, N., & Romaniuk, L. (2015). Diversity Statements and Senior Management Positions: Walking the Talk or Lip Service? Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute 2015 in Seattle, WA, USA (November).

Barragan, S., Erogul, M., & Essers, C. (2015). Alternate-Feminine Entrepreneurial Identity: Explaining, Persuading, Convincing, and Adapting, Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division, Vancouver, Canada.

Employment History

Assistant Professor at TRU since July, 2014.

Lecturer at the University of Lethbridge (2005 to 2014)

Courses Taught

BUSN 6040 Leadership & Organizational Development
BUSN 6041 Leadership & Organizational Development (Open Learning)
ORGB 3810 Organization Theory & Design
MNGT 3730 Leadership
ORGB 2810 Organizational Behavior

Professional Affiliations

The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)

Academy of Management (AoM)

European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)