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Family: Not necessarily a factor in women entrepreneurs’ business growth intentions

"Family-related issues" – sometimes said to be more meaningful to women entrepreneurs than to their male counterparts – might not be all that consequential to their business growth intentions . According to Professor Laurent Lapierre and M.Sc. in Management student Ruoxi Xia, what seems more relevant is whether or not people important in women entrepreneurs’ lives, whether they happen to be family members or not, want them to grow their business. Read more ›

Published: November 26, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


The Power of Feminine Capital

To help kick-off Global Entrepreneurship Week, on Monday, November 16, 2015, the Telfer School of Management and uOttawa E-Hub hosted a book launch and panel discussion about strategies to grow female-owned enterprises. Drawing on over four decades of research, Dr. Barbara Orser and Dr. Catherine Elliott’s work Feminine Capital ‘Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs (Stanford University Press, 2015) offers new insights into the ways that gender can influence entrepreneurial decision-making. Read more ›

Published: November 26, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Gilles Reinhardt, new professor in business analytics

Gilles Reinhardt has joined the Telfer School of Management this year in the Business Analytics Section. Professor Reinhardt researches how business analytics and operations management can contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery. He will draw on his academic and professional experience to explore how delivery processes can be designed or improved to best serve industry, providers and beneficiaries alike. Read more ›

Published: November 23, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


David Crick joins Telfer as the Paul Desmarais Professor of International Entrepreneurship

The Telfer School welcomes David Crick as a full professor in entrepreneurship. Professor Crick has more than twenty years’ experience in research, consultancy and teaching in the U.K. and New Zealand where he also held full professorial roles. His current research focuses on start-up firms with limited resources and an evolving lean business model, of which internationalization processes and the support requirements of entrepreneurs are a core aspect. Read more ›

Published: November 16, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Samir Saadi has been awarded the Telfer Young Researcher of the Year Award

Each year the Telfer School of Management has the pleasure to nominate one of its professors for the Telfer Young Researcher of the Year Award.  This award is given to a faculty member who has made exceptional contributions to research.  Read more ›

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


Downturn puts study on loan guarantee schemes in the spotlight

Market uncertainty has given added urgency to professor Miwako Nitani’s research on the efficacy of credit guarantee schemes in Canada. Read more ›

Published: October 15, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Furthers Sustainability Initiatives

A study by the CPA Canada-Accounting and Governance Research Centre (CPA-AGRC) concludes that female representation in the boardroom makes it more likely for a firm to disclose climate-change related risks. Read more ›

Published: September 22, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Mirou Jaana

Mirou Jaana a Co-Investigator in SSHRC-Funded Research

Researchers from HEC, the Telfer School, and Université Laval will study the diffusion of IT innovation in healthcare from a socio-cognitive perspective with a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Guy Paré of HEC Montréal, Mirou Jaana of Telfer and Josianne Marsan of Laval are exploring why some innovations become highly popular and others do not. The public discourse surrounding three core health IT innovations which are at different stages in the institutionalization process will be examined, taking into account vendors and other groups of entrepreneurs. Read more ›

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


Telfer Health Transformation Exchange is Making Progress

On June 22, the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTEX) held its second meeting, which was well attended by both Telfer professors and physicians leaders alike.  The group is keen on expanding joint work on transforming healthcare in the region through research and education. Read more ›

Published: June 29, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact

Jonathan Patrick

Jonathan Patrick Awarded Grant from NSERC

Jonathan Patrick, a Telfer School professor who uses advanced modelling techniques to solve large-scale sequential decision problems in healthcare, has just been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). His ground-breaking research is focused on capacity planning within a network of community services, with the goal of ensuring timely discharges through the acute care setting as well as scheduling models for entry into health systems. Read more ›

Published: June 26, 2015 | Category: Outcomes and impact