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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

Mental health: To disclose or not to disclose at the office

Professors Laurent LapierreJane O'ReillySilvia BonaccioMagda DoniaIvy Bourgeault and scholars from University of Calgary and Saint Mary's University.
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Published: March 6, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Exploring new opportunities: Canada and India

India and Canada collaborate on multiple fronts, including post-secondary education and business. Canadian universities have been attracting international students from India year after year, and India represents an interesting and yet untapped market for Canadian businesses. Read more ›

Published: March 1, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professor McWatters is named to the editorial board of an FT50 journal

Cheryl S. McWatters has been named to the editorial board of Accounting, Organizations & Society (AOS), a major international journal. AOS, which publishes scholarship on the behavioural, organizational and social aspects of accounting, ranks 3rd on the Financial Times' list of 50 top journals.  Read more ›

Published: February 24, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professor Michalowski presents on health innovation with Ontario’s chief health innovation strategist

Ottawa stands poised to develop into an important player in healthcare innovation. And it can get closer to the goal by connecting the region’s clinical innovators to business acumen, and thereby drive better patient care. Read more ›

Published: February 21, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Ivy Bourgeault wins APUO Award for Excellence in Research

Professor Ivy Lynn Bourgeault of the Telfer School of Management, holder of the CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, has won the 2016-2017 Award for Excellence in Research from the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO). Read more ›

Published: February 7, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

A new Ian Telfer professorship will focus on the study of healthcare organizations

Samia Chreim has been named the Ian Telfer Professor in Health Organization Studies. Her research provides new insights into the dynamics of organizational change, integration across organizations, and collaboration among professionals. Professor Chreim recently sat down to discuss the evolution of healthcare organizations and noted that transformation will increasingly require coalitions of professionals, with complementary skills and resources. Read more ›

Published: February 7, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

3-Minute Thesis competition

3-Minute Thesis and Ma thèse en 180 secondes competitions give to graduate students the opportunity to take on a big challenge:  present in a compelling way their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT and MT180 are the perfect occasions for them to improve their communication skills while offering a unique environment to present their research in the public space.  Read more ›

Published: February 7, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

A paper by Magda Donia is honoured by a top journal in organizational behaviour

Professor Magda Donia has been honoured for her article in the Journal of Business and Psychology which makes an original contribution to the research on organizational-citizenship behaviours. She received an Editors Commendation from the JBP for her paper, one of only 8 papers selected for this distinction out of a total of nearly 500! Read more ›

Published: January 31, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Creation of a research chair on health services organization

Professor François Chiocchio will study how health services can be enhanced by improving teamwork and collaboration as the inaugural Montfort Hospital Research Chair in the Organization of Health Services. Read more ›

Published: January 25, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking