Jenny Baechler

Senior Instructor; Management without Borders coordinator


Phone: 902-494-3321
Fax: 902-494-7154
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Avenue, PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Organizational change
  • Complexity
  • Innovation


  • BSc (Dalhousie)
  • MA (European University Centre for Peace Studies)
  • PhD (Dalhousie)

Research Interests

Jenny’s research integrates the fields of public administration/management, peace/conflict studies, international development studies and complexity theory – exploring opportunities for and barriers to multi-actor, cross-boundary collaboration in the context of international security and development efforts. Her teaching for the Faculty of Management focuses on the management skills related to cross-boundary collaboration: interdisciplinary team dynamics, conflict resolution, design thinking, systems thinking, creative leadership and stakeholder engagement.

Selected Awards and Honours

  • 2012  Exceptional Service to the Faculty of Management (Dean’s award, Faculty of Management)
  • 2011  Outstanding Graduate Advisor (Dalhousie University)
  • 2008  School Directors’ Award for Interdisciplinary Administrator of the Year (Faculty of Management)

Current Teaching

  • MGMT 5000 - Management Without Borders (Course Coordinator)
  • PUAD 5200 - Professional Development
  • PUAD 6200 - Professional Development