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Researchers tackle OFC-involved bank risks

A new Telfer School study examining tax shelters and bank risk comes as business in Offshore Financial Centres, or OFCs, has quietly boomed.   Read more ›

Published: October 11, 2016 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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 ›

Published: September 29, 2016 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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: Outcomes and impact


‘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: Outcomes and impact


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: Outcomes and impact


Professor Orser a keynote speaker at Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute

Barbara Orser was the keynote speaker at Startup Canada’s Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute on September 1st. 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: Outcomes and impact


Measuring leadership in a global context

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

Published: August 23, 2016 | Category: Outcomes and impact

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: Outcomes and impact


Study upends conventional thinking about government grants to not-for-profits

A Telfer School study has found that higher program spending ratios are not consistently helpful to Canadian not-for-profits (NFPs) seeking government grants, overturning common assumptions. Read more ›

Published: July 18, 2016 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Daina Mazutis wins a prestigious EFMD case writing prize

Daina Mazutis has just won the prestigious international EFMD Case Writing Competition in the “Sustainable Production Systems” category. Mazutis, the Endowed Professor of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability at the Telfer School of Management, won a 2,000€ cash award for her case “Newlight Technologies: Plastics For A Carbon Negative Future.” Her case, coauthored with Daniel Day, centres on a California-based company, Newlight Technologies, which developed a way of employing greenhouse gas emissions as a resource to make plastic, using carbon-capture technology. Read more ›

Published: June 28, 2016 | Category: Outcomes and impact