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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 ›

Published: September 19, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

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 ›

Published: September 19, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

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 ›

Published: September 7, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

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 ›

Published: September 6, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

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 ›

Published: September 1, 2016 | Category: Latest News

Dave Adamson

David Adamson, EMBA 2007 — Trudeau Medal Recipient 2016

The mission of the organization matters most to me. In the context of working at Shared Services Canada, my goal is to find solutions that help Canadians have their service needs met. We support all the technology services that enable people to be safe and secure, to benefit from our social safety net, and even to pay taxes in support all the priorities and activities of government. My mission now is the most ambitious I’ve ever been a part of: to create the new platform for governments at all levels so that information is gathered and used for the benefit of all Canadians. I want to help make our governments achieve excellence in gathering, using and safeguarding information. Read more ›

Published: August 30, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

Al Pritchard

Alexander Pritchard awarded the 2016 Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics by the Mining Association of Canada

The Mining Association of Canada has selected Alexander (Al) Pritchard as the 2016 recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics, a $3,500 value. Al is currently a student in the MBA program at the Telfer School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Engineering from Queen’s University. Read more ›

Published: August 24, 2016 | Category: Rising Stars

Magda Donia

Measuring leadership in a global context

Peer feedback could hold the key to improving virtual collaborations Read more ›

Published: August 22, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

2016 Robert Wood Johnson Award winners: (L to R)  Anna Brown, Chang-Hung Yuan, Nico Miraftab, Katie Hollis, Sandra Racco-Cella and  Olga Sawatzy

Katie Hollis wins the Robert Wood Johnson Award

2016 Robert Wood Johnson Award winners: (L to R)  Anna Brown, Chang-Hung Yuan, Nico Miraftab, Katie Hollis, Sandra Racco-Cella and Olga Sawatzy Read more ›

Published: August 16, 2016 | Category: Alumni in the Lead

Jonathan Li

Taking the surprise out of risk measurement

Accurately quantifying financial risk calls for innovative approaches, says Professor Jonathan Li. Read more ›

Published: August 10, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership