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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Professor Li examines the impact of corporate activity in tax havens on equity markets

The establishment of corporate subsidiaries or affiliates in diverse countries has given rise to many as-yet unanswered questions. For example, how do these international operations impact the valuation of corporate assets? Prof. TieMei Li of the Telfer School belongs to a new cadre of accounting scholars delving into this area, and she is focused on   …Continue Reading


Magda Donia awarded grant for a study on ‘altruistic’ leadership in diverse cultural contexts

Professor Magda Donia and lead researcher Alexandra-Joëlle Panaccio of Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business will study servant leadership in diverse cultural contexts through a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada (SSHRC). Servant leadership theory proposes that leaders who engage in altruistic or selfless behaviours help nurture positive employee behaviours,   …Continue Reading


Glen Orsak Appointed as Director of Executive Programs

Dean François Julien and Doug Dempster, Executive Director of the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership, are pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Orsak as the Director of Executive Programs. The Centre for Executive Leadership is part of the Telfer School of Management and is focused on realizing the enormous potential of executive talent in   …Continue Reading


Alumni in the Lead: Janet Leblanc, Cert. 1984, MBA 1990

Janet LeBlanc is internationally recognized for her expertise in customer value and experience management with award winning results in driving transformational change. She works with organizations to improve performance by transforming how they interact with clients to deliver a branded customer experience. Janet integrates customer expectations into strategic planning, employee performance management, and process improvement   …Continue Reading


Prof. Benyoucef Identifies the Key to Social Marketing Success

Who can advance your viral marketing campaign the furthest, and how can you find these key individuals on social networks? The answers “can predict the success or failure of social commerce initiatives,” says Morad Benyoucef, an associate professor of management information systems and a contributor to the IBM Centre for Business Analytics and Performance at   …Continue Reading


Alumni in the Lead: Emily Jones, BCom, 2006

Emily graduated from the Telfer B.Com program with an option in International Management in 2006. While at the University of Ottawa, Emily got involved with AIESEC Ottawa, the local chapter of AIESEC, a global youth-led organization. After leading the local chapter for two years, and upon graduation, Emily moved first to Pretoria, South Africa in   …Continue Reading