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Outcomes and impact

Leila Hamzaoui-Essoussi

Sharing Knowledge along the Canal: The Telfer-Sprott Research Forum

Research centres provide an invitation for greater collaboration between the Telfer School of Management and the Sprott School of Business, the annual research forum between the two schools heard last week. The event held on April 22 centred on developing research-centre “synergies, collaborations, and partnerships” between Sprott and Telfer. Dean Jerry Tomberlin of the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University and Dean François Julien of the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa kicked off this year’s forum of knowledge-sharing “along the canal.” Brent Herbert-Copley, Vice-President, Research Programs, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), presented a keynote address on fostering industry-academic partnerships. In the afternoon, the participants heard from Merridee Bujaki (Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW), Walid Ben Amar (CPA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre), Gerald Grant and Aaron Nsakanda (Centre for Information Technology, Organizations, and People, CITOP, Sprott School of Business); François Brouard, Sprott Centre for Social Enterprises; and Wojtek Michalowski, Co-Director of the Health Transformation Exchange. Read more ›

Published: April 28, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Professor Ivy Bourgeault Awarded Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, will design an ethnographic study of the evolving workplace culture of the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre (OBWC). The research will examine midwives’ work lives and professional identity in this context while exploring aspects of interprofessional collaboration (among midwives, midwives and obstetricians/physicians, and midwives and birth centre aides). Professor Ivy Bourgeault of the Telfer School, Professor Cecilia Benoit of the University of Victoria, and a team of colleagues received a CIHR planning grant for the project. Read more ›

Published: April 17, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


François Chiocchio

François Chiocchio is a Co-Researcher in Two International Projects in Health

François Chiocchio is involved in two international projects that have recently received financing. In the first, titled “Reduce maternal and neonatal mortality across a region, an integrated approach to the management of pregnancy and childbirth,” his role will be to study interprofessional collaboration in a change management context. The principal investigators are Marie-Hélène Chomienne, University of Ottawa (as well as Jean Charles Moreau and  Samba Corr Sarr). Read more ›

Published: April 14, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


M&As Test the Leadership Boundaries

Professor Samia Chreim’s latest research investigates the leadership configurations that are possible following a merger. Her study, which has just been published in the journal Human Relations, adds to our understanding of transition during mergers and acquisitions (M&As) even as it questions “shared leadership.” Read more ›

Published: April 14, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Bijan Raahemi

Bijan Raahemi Teams Up With SensorSuite in New Project Funded by NSERC

Professor Bijan Raahemi leads a data analysis project in collaboration with SensorSuite using a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). A post-doctoral fellow and two Ph.D students are working with Dr. Raahemi in the Knowledge Discovery and Data mining (KDD) research laboratory at the Telfer School. Read more ›

Published: April 8, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

New Grant Will Support Research on International Migration of Health Workers

Professor Ivy Bourgeault will lead development of a tool to help to analyze the literature and data of health worker migration using a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The work is expected to yield greater insights on how sex and gender impact the international migration of health workers and the effects on population health and health systems. A gathering of researchers in sex/gender analysis and health worker migration will develop a tool for use in research planning in this area.  Read more ›

Published: April 1, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Cheryl McWatters

Professor McWatters To Present at an International Conference on Business History

Cheryl S. McWatters will present a paper at the annual conference of the Association pour l’Histoire du Management et des Organisations (AHMO) in Lille, France March 18 – 20, 2015. Read more ›

Published: March 17, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Cheryl McWatters

Father Edgar Thivierge Chair – Winter Course, Visiting Professorship, and Publications

Father Edgar Thivierge Chair in Business History at the University of Ottawa, Professor Cheryl S. McWatters is a Full Professor at the Telfer School of Management (cross appointment with the Department of History, Faculty of Arts. Dr. McWatters has a new course in the history of commerce, offered jointly with the Department of History as well as two new book projects in the fields of management accounting and commerce history. She also recently completed a Visiting Professorship in Australia. Highlights of the Thivierge Chair: Read more ›

Published: March 5, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Barbara Orser

Professors Orser and Elliott Launch Book about the Power of Women Entrepreneurs

Published by Stanford University Press, Telfer faculty members Barbara Orser and Catherine Elliott have teamed up to write a book about the power of women’s enterprise, Feminine Capital. Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs. Read more ›

Published: March 5, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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Health Transformation: A View From the Front Lines

On February 10, 2015, members of the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTEX) took part in a panel discussion at the Telfer School of Management. “Transforming Healthcare: Realities and Opportunities, A Clinical Perspective” featured Dr. James W.T. Chan, Dr. Michael Fung-Kee-Fung, and Dr. Mark Walker, all from the Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. Approximately 30 students from the Master of Science in Health Systems and Master of Health Administration graduate programs and other interested participants were in attendance. Read more ›

Published: March 2, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact