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‘Symbolic’ CSR engagement not sufficient for employees

A new study led by Professor Magda Donia from the Telfer School of Management suggests that merely engaging in corporate social responsibility (CSR) may not be sufficient for employees: it must also be perceived as substantive in order to inspire positive employee attitudes and behaviors. Read more ›

Published: September 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Samia Chreim is recognized for her studies on incident reporting and leadership

Professor Samia Chreim’s research area is Organizational Theory, which she applies to a variety of fields. Her publications are making an impact in the field of health care management and business management. Two of her articles, published in A-journals, are ranked in the top 10 for the year 2015. Read more ›

Published: September 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professor Orser a keynote speaker at Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute

Barbara Orser was the keynote speaker at Startup Canada’s Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute on September 1st. The event, titled “Unlocking Feminine Capital: Canada and the World,” explored how public policy can be better leveraged to support women entrepreneurs in Canada. Barbara Orser currently co-chairs a grassroots committee, comprising 18 leaders from women’s enterprise centres, networks and SME support organizations. The mandate of the Ontario Women’s Enterprise Committee is to improve business support infrastructure for Ontario women entrepreneurs. Read more ›

Published: September 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Measuring leadership in a global context

Peer feedback could hold the key to improving virtual collaborations Read more ›

Published: September 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Study upends conventional thinking about government grants to not-for-profits

A Telfer School study has found that higher program spending ratios are not consistently helpful to Canadian not-for-profits (NFPs) seeking government grants, overturning common assumptions. Read more ›

Published: July 18, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Daina Mazutis wins a prestigious EFMD case writing prize

Daina Mazutis has just won the prestigious international EFMD Case Writing Competition in the “Sustainable Production Systems” category. Mazutis, the Endowed Professor of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability at the Telfer School of Management, won a 2,000€ cash award for her case “Newlight Technologies: Plastics For A Carbon Negative Future.” Her case, coauthored with Daniel Day, centres on a California-based company, Newlight Technologies, which developed a way of employing greenhouse gas emissions as a resource to make plastic, using carbon-capture technology. Read more ›

Published: June 28, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

New University Research Chairholder Craig Kuziemsky says: ‘Now is the time to seize next big opportunity in healthcare innovation’

The University of Ottawa has awarded Professor Craig Kuziemsky a University Research Chair in Healthcare Innovation. Professor Kuziemsky’s research program will centre on the creation of a data-driven framework supporting healthcare innovation driven by collaborative interprofessional teams. Read more ›

Published: June 17, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Professors Bourgeault, Saadi, and Dutta honoured at Dean’s Assembly

Congratulations to the winners of the Telfer School of Management Research Excellence Awards, which were announced at the Dean’s Assembly on June 7, 2016: Read more ›

Published: June 15, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking

Innovation to Transform Healthcare: The Massachusetts General Hospital Experience

On Wednesday, May 18, health care professionals, business leaders, students and public servants gathered to attend an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex), featuring Dr. Eric Isselbacher, Director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Read more ›

Published: June 8, 2016 | Category: Innovative Thinking