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Transforming our Hospitals: Clinician-driven operations management

The Telfer School of Management welcomed over 70 health professionals, business leaders, civil servants and students on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, for an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex), featuring Dr. Alain Mouttham from the Institut de Recherche de l’Hôpital Monfort. Read more ›

Published: January 17, 2017 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Lavagnon Ika named to the editorial board of top project management journal

Professor Lavagnon Ika has been named to the editorial board of the International Journal of Project Management, the top-ranked journal in the field. An associate professor at the Telfer School of Management, Professor Ika has been contributing to the development of the project management discipline for a decade, in addition to teaching in the undergraduate program, at the MBA level, and most recently in the new Master’s in Complex Project Leadership. Read more ›

Published: November 24, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Telfer study looks at caregiver experiences in the stroke rehabilitation system

A Telfer School–uOttawa study highlights the complexity that family caregivers experience providing care for stroke survivors. Using a complex adaptive systems perspective, the researchers contacted fourteen family caregivers who spoke of their feelings of isolation in adapting to the changing demands of their role within a complex healthcare system. Read more ›

Published: November 21, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

New Telfer professor examines campaign to standardize socio-environmental disclosures

The Telfer School welcomes professor Mohamed Chelli as a new professor in accounting. His teaching areas include financial accounting and his research interests include topics related to socio-environmental performance indicators. He obtained his PhD in accounting from Université Laval and Université Paris-Dauphine and he was previously a professor of accounting at Toulouse Business School in France. Read more ›

Published: November 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professor Agnes Grudniewicz adds strength to healthcare analytics group

New faculty member Agnes Grudniewicz brings outstanding research expertise related to one of the health system’s core challenges: care delivery for complex patients. Read more ›

Published: November 1, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Francois Eric-Racicot named to advisory board of prestigious finance journal

Francois Eric-Racicot, associate professor at the Telfer School, is on the advisory board of AESTIMATIO, the IEB International Journal of Finance (IEB is an acronym of the Madrid-based business school Instituto Estudios Bursátiles). The distinguished five-member advisory board includes academic leaders in finance including Harry Markowitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics. Read more ›

Published: October 27, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

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: Innovative Thinking

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: Innovative Thinking