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Dr. Jack Kitts

Dr. Jack Kitts, EMBA 2001 - Trudeau Medal Recipient 2016

Make sure your patients and their families are at the centre of everything you do. Engage healthcare professionals who are highly skilled and give them the resources required to do their jobs. And build your team of committed and collaborative leaders so that together you can solve problems, overcome challenges and make yours an even better organization. These things matter most to me. Read more ›

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Health professionals in a classroom

The key to reining in healthcare costs in Canada is better health human resources planning

Policy makers, academics, researchers, practitioners and students from across the country with responsibility for and interest in health workforce issues are in Ottawa for the Canadian Health Workforce Conference (CHWC), October 4-5 at the Shaw Centre. Read more ›

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Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

The University’s Co-operative Education Programs and the Entrepreneurship Hub have teamed up with RBC Royal Bank to launch an innovative CO-OP program designed to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Read the complete article in the Gazette » Read more ›

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Stefan Sjöstrand, President of IKEA Canada, with 2016 CEO x 1 Day finalist, Maria Poonawala.

Spend the Day With a Top Canadian CEO

Stefan Sjöstrand, President of IKEA Canada, with 2016 CEO x 1 Day finalist, Maria Poonawala. Read more ›

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Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Congratulations to Ivy Lynn Bourgeault on becoming a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). Fellows elected to the academy are recognized by their peers nationally and internationally for their contributions to the promotion of health science. They demonstrate leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and a commitment to advance academic health science. Professor Bourgeault and 35 other Canadian researchers were welcomed as CAHS Fellows at the induction ceremony in Montreal on September 15, 2016. Read more ›

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kyle braatz

Kyle Braatz, BCom 2009 - Young Achiever’s Award 2016

When I started at the Telfer School, I didn’t know where I was going in my life—let alone my future career. I was in school because I was expected to be there. My grandfather’s death in July 2005 began to change that. To celebrate and honour his life, I helped found a non-profit organization that went on to raise more than $150,000 for cancer research. Creating, organizing and propelling Typically Canadian inspired me to become an entrepreneur. It led me to realize that what matters to me is building things that impact people’s lives for the better. It showed me my way. Read more ›

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Morad Benyoucef

Designing the future of social commerce

The study of social commerce is enjoying something of a growth spurt of late, and the Telfer School’s Morad Benyoucef thinks the surge in research interest is happening at just the right time. Read more ›

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Magda Donia

‘Symbolic’ CSR engagement not sufficient for employees

A new study led by Professor Magda Donia from the Telfer School of Management suggests that merely engaging in corporate social responsibility (CSR) may not be sufficient for employees: it must also be perceived as substantive in order to inspire positive employee attitudes and behaviors. Read more ›

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Samia Chreim

Samia Chreim is recognized for her studies on incident reporting and leadership

Professor Samia Chreim’s research area is Organizational Theory, which she applies to a variety of fields. Her publications are making an impact in the field of health care management and business management. Two of her articles, published in A-journals, are ranked in the top 10 for the year 2015. Read more ›

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Barbara Orser

Professor Orser a keynote speaker at Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute

Barbara Orser was the keynote speaker at Startup Canada’s Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute, which took place on September 1, 2016. The event, titled “Unlocking Feminine Capital: Canada and the World”, explored how public policy can be better leveraged to support women entrepreneurs in Canada. Barbara Orser currently co-chairs a grassroots committee, comprising 18 leaders from women’s enterprise centres, networks and SME support organizations. The mandate of the Ontario Women’s Enterprise Committee is to improve business support infrastructure for Ontario women entrepreneurs. Read more ›

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