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Peter Jaskiewicz is named to the editorial board of a top journal

Peter Jaskiewicz, full professor at the Telfer School, is named Associate Editor of the Family Business Review. He is the only Associate Editor on the board from Canada. Leading publication in the field of family enterprise, this international journal aims to advance knowledge of the family business systems. Published since 1988, it is devoted explore exclusively the dynamics of family-controlled enterprise, including a diversity of firm size ranging from very large to relatively small. Read more ›

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A closer look at entrepreneurship in family firms

Under what conditions do family businesses have more (or less) entrepreneurial fire over time? Read more ›

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Climate change inaction: Why aren’t companies doing more?

Climate change inaction: Why aren’t companies doing more? Read more ›

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Government contracts a boon for small businesses? Not so fast, say Telfer researchers

As governments look for ways to promote growth in the business sector and create jobs, part of the solution lies with entrepreneurial businesses. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for a disproportionate share of job creation, innovation and the accompanying economic prosperity in Canada. Read more ›

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Mental health: To disclose or not to disclose at the office

Researchers:
Professors Laurent Lapierre, Jane O'Reilly, Silvia Bonaccio, Magda Donia, Ivy Bourgeault and scholars from University of Calgary and Saint Mary's University.
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A new Ian Telfer professorship will focus on the study of healthcare organizations

Samia Chreim has been named the Ian Telfer Professor in Health Organization Studies. Her research provides new insights into the dynamics of organizational change, integration across organizations, and collaboration among professionals. Professor Chreim recently sat down to discuss the evolution of healthcare organizations and noted that transformation will increasingly require coalitions of professionals, with complementary skills and resources. Read more ›

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Professor Magda Donia

A paper by Magda Donia is honoured by a top journal in organizational behaviour

Professor Magda Donia has been honoured for her article in the Journal of Business and Psychology which makes an original contribution to the research on organizational-citizenship behaviours. She received an Editors Commendation from the JBP for her paper, one of only 8 papers selected for this distinction out of a total of nearly 500! Read more ›

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François Chiocchio

Creation of a research chair on health services organization

Professor François Chiocchio will study how health services can be enhanced by improving teamwork and collaboration as the inaugural Montfort Hospital Research Chair in the Organization of Health Services. Read more ›

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Bijan Raahemi

Researchers use big-data analytics to battle childhood chronic disease

Why the recent focus on IBD, asthma, and diabetes in health research?
There has been an increase in the incidence of these pediatric immune-mediated conditions. Many of them are also more prevalent in developed countries. A pair of recent studies by Dr. Eric Benchimol examined why Ontario immigrants from countries with low prevalence of these diseases might be at increased risk with early life exposure to the Canadian environment. However, the reasons behind the increased incidence of these immune-mediated diseases have not yet been clearly identified, and finding the predisposing factors is a high priority for healthcare providers. Read more ›

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Shantanu Dutta

Research team takes closer look at the private meetings of public firms

Professor Shantanu Dutta will be a co-investigator in a study examining the private in-house meetings of companies, funded by the National Science Foundation of China. Read more ›

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