Paul Guild

Professor Paul Guild

Biography Summary

Paul Guild has been a Professor in the Department of Management Sciences (1990-2015), and director of the Institute for Innovation Research at the University of Waterloo (1996-2001, 2006-2015). He is now Adjunct Professor Emeritus, and undertaking some research and service.

He was previously the Vice-President of University Research from 2001 to 2005. In addition, from 1990 to 2001, Professor Guild held an industrial research chair in the Management of Technological Innovation, with sponsorship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Nortel, CIBC, as well as many others. From 1979-1990, he was director of Design Interpretive, Bell-Northern Research in Ottawa.

His research is geared towards discovering approaches for knowledge transfer, open innovation, technology intelligence and planning, and entrepreneurship. Professor Guild also has analyzed ways to reduce the time it takes to formulate ideas for technologically advanced products and services that can be successfully marketed. His recent research examines approaches to the commercialization of results of publicly funded research.

Recent Publications

  1. SHAH, M., & GUILD, P. (Under Review) Changes in Business-Stakeholder Engagement Models as Firms Transition from Start-up to Mature Stages.
  2. Guild, P.D. (2021) Experiences Spanning Decades and Boundaries Through Remote Online Learning and Teaching, Academia Letters. (In Press)
  3. Guild, P.D. (2020) Mediated Person-to-Person Communication: A Social Psychological Perspective, International Journal of Social Science and Technology, ISSN: 2415-6566, Vol. 5 No. 6, pp. 1-15.
  4. Guild, P.D. (2020) Distance, Gaze and the Intimacy Equilibrium Model in Audio/Video-Mediated and Face-to-Face Dyads, International Journal of Social Science and Technology, ISSN: 2415-6566, Vol. 5 No. 5, pp. 20-42
  5. SHAH, M., & GUILD, P. (2017). Toward an Understanding of Firms Creating Value for Stakeholders: Using the Repertory Grid Technique for Exploring Differences among ICT-Sector Firms at Various Organizational Life Cycle Stages. In Winter, D., Cummins, P., Procter, H., and Reed, Nick. (Eds.). Personal Construct Psychology at 60: Past, Present and Future, (pp. 359-389). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  6. SHAH, M., & GUILD, P. (2017). Toward a Value Proposition of 'Digital Opportunity Trust'. Personal Construct Psychology Congress. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
  7. SHAH, M., & GUILD, P. (2016). How ICT-Sector Firms are Perceived to Respond to Business-Stakeholder Engagement Models. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, USA. Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2016, No. 1, p. 16268).
Retired and Past Faculty→Adjunct faculty, Professor emeritus