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Peter Jaskiewicz is named to the editorial board of a top journal

Peter Jaskiewicz, full professor at the Telfer School, is named Associate Editor of the Family Business Review. He is the only Associate Editor on the board from Canada. Leading publication in the field of family enterprise, this international journal aims to advance knowledge of the family business systems. Published since 1988, it is devoted explore exclusively the dynamics of family-controlled enterprise, including a diversity of firm size ranging from very large to relatively small. Read more ›

Published: August 18, 2017 | Category: Research News


Review of the 24th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making

The 24th edition of the International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM 2017) was held at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa from July 10-14, 2017. The MCDM conference is organized every two years by the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making. The Society represents a very productive research community in the field of MCDM. It has about 2000 members from over a hundred countries around the world: Read more ›

Published: August 14, 2017 | Category: Research News


A Closer Look at Family Firms Entrepreneurship

Under what conditions do family business have more (or less) entrepreneurial fire over time? Read more ›

Published: July 13, 2017 | Category: Research News


Climate change inaction: Why aren’t companies doing more?

Professor Daina Mazutis’ recent paper Sleepwalking Into Catastrophe: Cognitive Biases and Corporate Climate Change Inertia, published in the California Management Review touched on a hot topic: climate change. Read more ›

Published: July 11, 2017 | Category: Research News


Government contracts a boon for small businesses? Not so fast, say uOttawa researchers

As governments look for ways to promote growth in the business sector and create jobs, part of the solution lies with entrepreneurial businesses. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for a disproportionate share of job creation, innovation and the accompanying economic prosperity in Canada. Read more ›

Published: July 7, 2017 | Category: Research News


Small enterprise goes green

When it comes to sustainable development, small and medium-sized businesses innovate in many subtle ways, says Martine Spence. (Photo: Andrea Campbell / University of Ottawa) Read more ›

Published: July 6, 2017 | Category: Research News


Telfer Research Excellence Awards – 2017 Recipients

Telfer Research Excellence Awards – 2017 Recipients Read more ›

Published: June 27, 2017 | Category: Research News


Shattering the health care sector glass ceiling

Women have been making steady gains in the traditionally male-dominated health care field. They make up over 50% of medical school students across Canada and over 80% of the health care workforce. Yet gender disparities remain. Women lead fewer than 20% of hospitals, and hold relatively few leadership positions overall. Read more ›

Published: June 27, 2017 | Category: Research News


Antoine Sauré’s Research Supports Better Decision-Making in Healthcare

Professor Antoine Sauré is a new faculty member at the Telfer School of Management whose research focuses on solving capacity-planning and patient-scheduling problems in healthcare services. Professor Sauré talked about his research interests in a recent conversation. Read more ›

Published: June 21, 2017 | Category: Research News


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