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Innovative Thinking

Finding the needle in a haystack of data

Professor Bijan Raahemi from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa has been awarded a Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to design, verify and analyze algorithms in the areas of healthcare, corporate finance, and engineering. Read more ›

Published: October 27, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Winners of the competition and Deans

Impactful research in the National Capital Region

On September 29th, the Sprott School of Business hosted the ‘‘Two Cities, Curious Minds: Graduate Research at Three Universities – National Capital Region Thesis Competition and Poster Session’’ event. This joint event between the Telfer School of Management, the Sprott School of Business and the Université du Québec en Outaouais highlighted the graduate students` research. Read more ›

Published: October 13, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Inspiration for the entrepreneurial mind

Serendipity was the keyword during the Industry, Issues and Insights event held on September 28. Professor Mark Freel shared his perspective on the challenges and opportunities entrepreneurs will meet during their journey. His perspective contained that not all firms are made equally, some good ones may perish while some others may shine. Read more ›

Published: October 12, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

The Role of University in Entrepreneurship

The Research Office of the Telfer School of Management is pleased to be hosting the event entitled The Role of University in Entrepreneurship, to be held on November 8th from 5:30 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m. at Telfer School of Management (55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, room 4101). Read more ›

Published: October 6, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Ajax Persaud and Sandra Schillo

Unlocking the Secrets of Big-Data Management

Big-data analytics investments don’t necessarily mean big impact. Two of our researchers from Telfer are exploring how to get more value from big data. Read more ›

Published: September 22, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Lavagnon Ika wins an outstanding paper award

Lavagnon Ika, Associate Professor and Program Director, MSc in Management at the Telfer School of Management, won the Outstanding Paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards of Excellence for his paper “Rethinking Revisited: Insights from an Early Rethinker” published in the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. Read more ›

Published: September 22, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Researcher looks into e-health and telehomecare applications among elderly patients

A first-of-its-kind Canada-wide survey of seniors’ health technology-related behavior Read more ›

Published: August 24, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

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: Innovative Thinking

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: Innovative Thinking