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Challenging Myths about People Living with Disabilities in the Workplace

People living with disabilities not only face barriers in daily life, they also face adversity on the labor market. Why do they not experience the same access to work opportunities as their counterparts without disabilities do? The most likely culprit is misinformation: employers still believe in unfounded myths about how people living with disabilities are likely to perform in the workplace.  Read more ›

Research shows how three external factors impact gender diversity of corporate boards

In a new study, Professor Walid Ben Amar from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and his co-authors evaluated how a combination of socio-economic, individual, and legal factors influence gender diversity in the composition of board of directors. Read more ›

The power of analytics: coordinating health services for elderly patients

Researchers from the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management used advanced analytics to develop a novel optimization model. Their model can help health organizations better coordinate services offered to elderly patients whose health needs can be met through community care.  Read more ›

Using AI to predict better health outcomes

Working with critical care specialists and surgeons at the Ottawa Hospital, Professor Wojtek Michalowski and his Mobile Emergency Triage research group at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management developed two AI-powered tools to help clinicians make better informed decisions to improve patient care. In 2018, the project received a Discovery grant by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Read more ›

Are Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives Inclusive and Politically Neutral?

A new article published by Assistant Professor José Carlos Marques from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and his co-author Johnny Boghossian from Université Laval examines the political dynamics surrounding standard-setting multi-stakeholder initiatives. The authors show how these initiatives might be utilized as strategic resources by governments that seek to defend a sensitive national industry against activist groups. Their project has received an Insight Development grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Read more ›

Connecting Technology and Entrepreneurship to Innovate and Develop our Local Economy

Wadid Lamine was hired last year as an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Telfer School of Management at University of Ottawa. Professor Lamine is primarily interested in the key role that technology entrepreneurship plays in the development of the local economy. Read his interview to learn more. Read more ›

Three New Research Projects Will Address Relevant issues in Management and Health Systems

Three faculty members have been each awarded a Telfer School of Management Research grant (SMRG) for projects that will address important issues in the areas of international management and health systems. Read on the learn more about the relevance, goals, and future applications of their specific research projects. Read more ›

Impact Investing: A New Form of Investment in the Finance Industry

A research team from the Telfer School of Management will explore how private foundations make investments and why they choose impact investing. For their new project entitled “Impact Investing by Private Foundations,” the team has received an Insight Development grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Council (SSHRC). Read more ›

L’École de gestion Telfer vise à mener des recherches de pointe sur une variété de thèmes dans le domaine de la gestion. Alors que le corps professoral continue de favoriser l’excellence en recherche, la communauté de l’École Telfer et ses partenaires profitent du rayonnement d’un précieux savoir. Au cours des prochaines semaines, nous présenterons les huit projets de recherche qui ont reçu une prestigieuse subvention de développement Savoir du CRSH en 2018. Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus sur le processus de demande d’une subvention de développement Savoir du CRSH.

Two researchers at the Telfer School of Management will address the financial implications of corporate use of water resources.  Read more ›

Telfer research aims to address mental health conversations in the workplace

A team of researchers at the Telfer School of Management has launched a research project aimed at guiding employer–employee conversations around mental health. Professors Laurent Lapierre, Silvia Bonaccio, Jane O’Reilly, Magda Donia and Ivy Bourgeault will take a deep dive to understand how managers can create a climate that makes it easier for employees to talk about their mental health struggles. Read more ›

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