Gilles LeVasseur, professor of Management and Law at the University of Ottawa shares his point of view on a proposal by WE Charity to pay teachers for recruiting student volunteers into the Canada Student Service Grant program which put many teachers in violation of the professional code of conduct.
During the pandemic, local tech executives are looking at adding flexible scheduling options in bid to help employees maintain better work-life balance. Professor Laurent Lapierre at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management further encourages this decision.
Gurprit Kindra, professor in marketing at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa shares her point of view on how consumers are highly at risk due to the pandemic which makes it challenging for businesses like gyms to encourage members to return.
Professor Gilles LeVasseur, at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management shares his expertise on Alberta’s new bill that offers union members a choice whether to support their union’s political activity via union dues. It will be met with a legal challenge that will most likely go to the Supreme Court.
Professor Ken Eakin from the University of Ottawa, explains that the institution of management requires serious changes considering it brings more harm than it does good causing people to manage badly.
Scott Laing, professor at the University of Ottawa proposes with his colleague, an alternative long-term strategy to maintain Canada’s stockpile that aims to minimize waste and ensure adequate supply, based on consideration of other countries’ pandemic responses and stockpile audits.
This article focuses on analyzing countries’ different responses to the pandemic where Umar Ruhi, associate professor of business analytics and information systems at the University of Ottawa shares his point of view on the relation between understanding a country’s culture and its effective response to the pandemic.
During the pandemic, telework drastically increases which brings certain advantages and inconvenients. Gilles Levasseur, Professor of Management and Law at the University of Ottawa further highlights the challenges of workers rights related to remote work.
Professor Lavagnon Ika, of the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management, explains in his article that Africa must achieve an effective, realistic and coherent management policy as well as launch projects in response to the pandemic and the economic crisis it will generate.
At the heart of SeerWorksTM Reliability, 4LinesFusion has developed proprietary algorithms (SeerWorksTM) whose function is to identify stress points in cascading events in general, and these algorithms have been applied to the field of tribology. 4LinesFusion has also worked closely with the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, to define the business model for SeerWorksTM Reliability and develop a go-to-market strategy.
Dr James M. Crick, of Loughborough University, and his father Professor David Crick, of the University of Ottawa, have highlighted the implications of a more open marketplace between rivals due to relaxed competition laws and have made recommendations for business leaders to think about.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit hard many sectors, including the economy. Several companies cannot run optimal operations and are forced to lay off their workers. Due to the fact, it is certainly not easy to get a job in this difficult time. However, that does not mean there is no way out. Business news channel CNBC and Forbes share tips to get hired, including comments from Telfer Professor David Crick
The spokesperson for the Crown corporation maintains that packages were deliberately held up this weekend to avoid paying overtime to the mail carriers. The employees are there, available to work. It is incomprehensible why the employer does not use overtime, she said. For University of Ottawa management professor Gilles Levasseur, Canada Post should first focus on diversifying its revenue sources.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has invited 20 large accounting firms, management consultants and the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management to bid on a contract for "big ideas" that will help the Canadian economy bounce back from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic
Workplace behaviour expert Professor Laurent Lapierre helps answer your concerns about returning to work or working from home during the pandemic.
Businesses like Shopify and Twitter have already made the shift to keep employees working from home regardless of the duration of physical distancing guidelines during the pandemic. See what Telfer professor of workplace behaviour and health, Dr. Laurent Lapierre, has to say about it in an interview at CBC. He answered important questions about returning to work or working from home during the pandemic.
On Wednesday, the Quebec government made public the evaluation of the CHSLDs made by the soldiers of the Canadian army. Professor Gilles Levasseur comments on the report.
For this week's CBC Ottawa Q&A, we're asking an expert to address your questions about the impact of COVID-19 on your work. On May 27, University of Ottawa professor Laurent Lapierre will be on hand to give advice on how to adjust and what he's learned about juggling it all. He specializes in workplace behaviour and health.
Last week, Shopify announced it will keep its offices closed until the end of 2021 to prepare for the company’s permanent work-for-home reality. When those offices do reopen, most employees will continue to work from home. Is this the beginning of a cultural turning point? Laurent Lapierre, professor of workplace behaviour and health at the University of Ottawa, thinks it’s possible, but we won’t know for sure until more companies make the same move.
Business leaders in Ottawa are praising Shopify for the company's decision to move to a permanent work-from-home model.