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Research Leadership

Finding the needle in a haystack of data

Professor Bijan Raahemi from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa has been awarded a Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to design, verify and analyze algorithms in the areas of healthcare, corporate finance, and engineering. Read more ›

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Inspiration for the entrepreneurial mind

Serendipity was the keyword during the Industry, Issues and Insights event held on September 28. Professor Mark Freel shared his perspective on the challenges and opportunities entrepreneurs will meet during their journey. His perspective contained that not all firms are made equally, some good ones may perish while some others may shine. Read more ›

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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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