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Business research in the National Capital Region – thesis competition and poster session

Apply today to participate in a 10-minute Thesis Competition organized by the Sprott School of Business, the Telfer School of Management, and the Université de Québec en Outaouais’s Département des sciences administratives! On September 29 at Sprott, you’ll have the opportunity to square off against your business-school peers for $6,000 in cash prizes. Read more ›

Published: June 14, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking


Telfer Professor Talks Mega-Projects With MPs and Business Leaders

The Telfer School of Management continues to shape the future management of mega projects with forward-looking research and thought leadership. The latest example: an eye-opening panel discussion on complex project leadership, organized by the Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy and featuring professor Stephane Tywoniak as the keynote presenter. Read more ›

Published: June 5, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Expert Perspectives on Teamwork in a Digital Economy

On April 6th 2017, the Telfer School of Management welcomed 50 participants for an event centered on the growing impact of teamwork in a digital economy. Composed of researchers drawn to teamwork, human resources experts and software developers keen on digital evolution, the panel shared their perspectives on working in a digital environment and how it affects employees, work, and people’s lives. Read more ›

Published: May 11, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Small Business Operators Key to Sustainable Growth

The recent federal budget noted that innovation doesn’t only drive economic growth, it “can deliver a better quality of life: better health care; smarter, more connected cities; and cleaner, more sustainable energy, among many other examples”.   Read more ›

Published: May 10, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Telfer School Welcomes Top Finance and Accounting Scholars with Experts from Bank of Canada and the International Monetary Fund

The Telfer Annual Conference on Accounting and Finance takes place on May 5 with a distinguished international roster of accounting and finance researchers. Read more ›

Published: May 2, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Samir Saadi to Collaborate in an International Research Workshop on M&As

Professor Samir Saadi will represent the Telfer School on a team of top researchers examining merger-and-acquisition (M&A) practices at a Joint Israeli-Canadian Research Workshop. Interdisciplinary and inter-university, this workshop will focus on the necessary elements for the success of M&A in Canada and Israel at a moment when both nations are looking to derive more value from these and other forms of corporate reorganization. It will be funded by the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read more ›

Published: May 1, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Entrepreneurial drive begins at home

Family dynamics strongly influence a person’s desire to build and grow a new enterprise Read more ›

Published: April 24, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Doug Angus is a co-investigator in a new research project focusing on nurse practitioners

Emeritus professor Doug Angus will collaborate in a new research project focusing on the use of an innovative care model in a geriatric population.  The work will be led by Professor Michelle Lalonde of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Ottawa and Dr. Chantal D’aoust Bernard of the Montfort Hospital. Read more ›

Published: April 13, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professor Greg Richards Presents at the Smart Cities Conference

On March 13th, Professor Greg Richards spoke at the conference, “Smart cities: Imagining the future National Capital Region,” held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Key figures from the academic, public and private sectors exchanged their views on the future of the National Capital Region at this unique event organized by LAC in collaboration with the University of Ottawa and Ottawa 2017, and in partnership with Invest Ottawa and the City of Gatineau. Read more ›

Published: March 16, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

CIOs Must Understand the Value of their IT

The maxim know oneself is as relevant for organizations as for people: the necessary prelude for any important organizational change. Employees, departments, etc. need to have a clear understanding of who they are as organizational actors and what they want to achieve. Read more ›

Published: March 10, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking