Anil Verma



Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Rotman School of Management

Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Management responses to unionization
  • Participative forms of work organization
  • Wage and employment outcomes
  • The contribution of workplace innovations to organizational effectiveness and performance
  • Labour relations
  • Public sector
  • Wages
  • Human resource and Workplace Practices in Social Economy Organizations
  • Unions, jobs and wage developments in Canadian workplaces

Full publications list



Anil Verma is a Professor of Human Resource Management at Rotman and a former director of the Centre for Industrial Relations & Human Resources. His primary research interests are in the area of management responses to unionization, participative forms of work organization, wage and employment outcomes, and the contribution of workplace innovations to organizational performance. He serves as a member of the Advisory Committee on Labour and Income Statistics at Statistics Canada and on the Board of Directors of COSTI Immigration Services, the largest such non-profit agency in Canada.


PhD, Sloan School of Management, MIT
MBA, University of Saskatchewan
BTech (Elec. Engg.), IIT, Kanpur (India)

Administrative Service

CIRHR Director, 2009-2015