Performance as a Learning and Research Institution

Research Momentum

Our performance in increasing our research intensity, carrying out high-quality research programs that focus on strategic areas of business, entrepreneurship and innovation, and making our research findings readily accessible to policymakers, business leaders and other influential men and women outside our school.

Valuable new articles, case studies and publications

  • Telfer researchers’ articles were published in 20 ‘A’ and ten ‘B’ academic journals.
  • Dr. Martine Spence’s book on sustainable development in SMEs was published, as was Dr. David Doloreux’s (with Dr. Mark Freel) book on knowledge-intensive-business services.
  • Dr. Ajax Persaud, Rhonda Pyper and Dr. David Wright had their textbooks published—in marketing, managerial accounting and business statistics, respectively. The last two are first Canadian editions.
  • Dr. Scott Ensign produced several cases studies to help business, political and Aboriginal leaders release entrepreneurial spirit in Canada’s North.
  • Dr. Barbara Orser and Dr. Joanne Leck’s article in HR Professionals uses research findings to help HR practitioners achieve greater gender balance in Canadian workplaces.

Productive networks and partnerships

Professional excellence