Marc Mentzer


Room 174
PotashCorp Centre
25 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
S7N 5A7
Phone: 306-966-8458
Fax: 306-966-2516


Ph.D. (Indiana University)
MBA (McGill University)
B.A. (Dickinson College)


Marc Mentzer received a BA from Dickinson College, his MBA from McGill University, and his PhD from Indiana University. He has been teaching at University of Saskatchewan since 1989.

Marc’s main research interests are organizational downsizing and employment regulations, and his research has appeared in over twenty publications.


Selected Publications

  • M. S. Mentzer, 2017. Attitudes Toward Employee Rights Among the States: Why Vermont Is Not Like Mississippi, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 36, 1, 67-78.
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2013. The Payment of Gratuities by Customers in the United States: An Historical Analysis, International Journal of Management (UK). 30(3), 108-120.
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2010. Scientific Management and the American Hotel. Management & Organizational History, 5, 3-4, 428-446.
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2007. A Quantitative Approach to National Culture and Employment Law.  Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 19, 4, 263-277.
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2006. Irrational Optimism in a Declining Industry: Sir Adam Beck’s Interurban Railway Proposal. Management & Organizational History, 1, 4, 371-384
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2005, Toward a Psychological and Cultural Model of Downsizing. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 8, 993-997.
  • M. S. Mentzer, 2002.  The Canadian Experience With Employment Equity Legislation.  International Journal of Value-Based Management, 15, 1, 35-50.