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Thesis Defence of Shannon Tracey, MSc in Health Systems

You are invited to Shannon Tracey's thesis defence entitled Organizational Resilience Indicators Based on a Salutogenic Orientation. Candidate in the Master of Science in Health Systems program, Shannon is studying under the supervision of Tracey O'Sullivan, Associate Professor at the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, and Daniel Lane, Full Professor at the Telfer School of Management. The presentation will be held on: Read more ›

Published: February 25, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Lavagnon Ika

Lavagnon Ika is Editor of a New Publication on Project Management in Africa

The steep challenges of heading projects in Africa – an issue that stirs passionate debate among academics and practitioners – are examined in a special issue of the Journal of African Business. This compilation of new empirical and descriptive articles on the practice of project management in Africa, peer-reviewed and reflecting a variety of perspectives, was edited by Professors Lavagnon Ika of the Telfer School of Management and Jan Saint-Macary of the Université du Québec.  The content, with an editorial by professors Ika and Saint-Macary, is available online. Read more ›

Published: December 9, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Innovation in Datacentres to Lower Electricity Costs is Both Necessary and Possible

We must reign in the soaring energy costs and carbon footprint associated with datacentres, says David Wright, a professor at the Telfer School of Management. He has called these hubs of computing power “the smokestack industry of the 21st Century.” And they’re becoming even bigger electricity guzzlers with the proliferation of big data. Read more ›

Published: December 8, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Samir Saadi

Samir Saadi an Invited Expert at the Southern Finance Association Annual Conference

Professor Samir Saadi of the Telfer School recently returned from the Southern Finance Association (SFA) annual meeting in Florida where he was an invited panelist on investment risk management. Each of the panelists had contributed to a new book, Investment Risk Management, to be published by Oxford University Press. Read more ›

Published: November 25, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Sylvain Durocher

Telfer School of Management to Host 2015 Alternative Accounts Conference

Accounting faculty and doctoral students from North America and beyond who are interested in alternative accounting research are invited to attend the Alternative Accounts Conference at the Telfer School of Management, April 17 – 18, 2015. This event especially aims to increase accounting researchers’ awareness of the diverse areas of research belonging to the “alternative” paradigm of accounting research. It will also provide a forum to discuss these studies from a variety of viewpoints – in a constructive environment. Read more ›

Published: November 25, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Sylvain Durocher

Private Firms’ Adoption of New Accounting Rules: Early Findings

How do private firms time their adoption of new accounting rules? This was the question asked by professors Sylvain Durocher of the Telfer School and Anne Fortin of the École des sciences de la gestion at Université de Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM) in a recent study published in the Australian Accounting Review. They surveyed Canadian CFOs and found that economic cost-benefit considerations explain adoption timing decisions only in part. Read more ›

Published: November 20, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Umar Ruhi

Best Paper Award for Study of Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

A paper authored by Professor Umar Ruhi and Dina Al-Mohsen (M.Sc.) won a best paper award at the 24th IBIMA (International Business Information Management Association) Conference in Milan, Italy. The paper was titled “Enterprise 2.0 Technologies for Knowledge Management: Exploring Cultural, Organizational & Technological Factors.”  Read more ›

Published: November 14, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Wojtek Michalowski

Can Predicate Logic and Algorithms Improve Patient Outcomes?

Research by Wojtek Michalowski demonstrates the potential for using advanced decision-support tools for managing patients with multiple illnesses. It comes at a time of great discussion in the healthcare field around the themes of technology-assisted decision-making and use of disease-specific guidelines in complex patient cases. Read more ›

Published: November 4, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Ivy Bourgeault, Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney Business School, Australia

Professor Ivy Lynn Bourgeault of the Telfer School will be a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney Business School over the next three weeks. On November 6, she delivers the keynote address at the Global Health Migration Symposium organized by the Managing Global Migration Research Group, University of Sydney. Her presentation is titled, “Contrasting ‘Source’ and ‘Destination’ Country Perspectives on the Migration of Health Workers.”  On November 11, professor Bourgeault will present her recent research on the optimization of scopes of practice in healthcare at University of Newcastle in New South Wales. She is the keynote speaker at the “Symposium on Collaborations in Healthcare” sponsored by Newcastle Business School. Read more ›

Published: November 3, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact