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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Allan Riding Joins OECD Study Mission on Russian SME Policy

Professor Allan Riding was invited to participate in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's SME policy review in Russia. He travelled to Moscow with other academic observers for meetings with officials from government and the banking sector in Russia. Dr. Riding, who is Deloitte Professor in the Management of Growth Enterprises, advised on the   …Continue Reading


MSc Students Vicki Sabourin and Javier Fiallos Present Highlights of their Health Systems Internships

MSc Health Systems candidates Vicki Sabourin and Javier Fiallos today presented highlights from their internships at the Canadian Primary Health Care Research & Innovation Network (CPHCRIN) and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). The three-month internship component of this program promotes linkages between research and practice and prepares students to be meaningful contributors to   …Continue Reading


Celebrating Excellence in Teaching at the Telfer School and uOttawa

Some of our professors were recently honoured at the Research and Education Celebration of Excellence. Jacomo Corbo (honoured as a Canada Research Chair) Daniel Zéghal (Presented Emerald Literati Network 2011 Award of Excellence) Cheryl McWatters (Father Edgar Thivierge Chair in Business History at the Telfer School of Management, cross appointment with the Department of History   …Continue Reading


Telfer School Students Shine in CGA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation

The CGA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation is an exciting and integrative learning opportunity for BCom students as part of their 4th year Strategic Management class. From November 9 to 11, more than 200 students in 38 teams participated in this simulation at the Telfer School of Management’s Desmarais Building. Congratulations to the members of the   …Continue Reading


Professor Doloreux and MSc graduate Evelyne Lord-Tarte published a study on the wine industry in Canada

Professor David Doloreux and MSc graduate Evelyne Lord-Tarte have published a study on the key factors that enable the wine industry in Canada to develop, in The Social Sciences Journal. “Context and differentiation: Development of the wine industry in three Canadian regions” responds to a dearth of studies examining critical aspects in the development of industrial   …Continue Reading


Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 Caribbean Regional Report Launched

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Caribbean (GEM Carribbean) team, with the support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and in partnership with the Telfer School of Management is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 Caribbean Regional Report, which happened at the Sheraton Hotel on November 9, 2012. “With the release   …Continue Reading


Alumni in the Lead: Roma Tretiak, MHA 1994

When Roma Tretiak graduated from the Telfer School of Management with her Masters in Health Administration (MHA) back in 1994, she had no idea she would one day find herself working in New York City for the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, Pfizer Inc.   After graduation, Roma helped launch the opening of the Canadian office   …Continue Reading


Professor Lapierre Explains How Employees Can Influence Their Managers’ Charismatic Leadership Behaviour

Employees can influence their managers’ charismatic leadershipbehaviour through their acts of followership, explains an article published in the Journal of Psychology by uOttawa professor Laurent M. Lapierre from the Telfer School of Management. The article points to a need to invest more time and energy into educating employees about their roles as followers and the   …Continue Reading


Executive MBA Director Sophia Leong Joins the Startup Canada Team

Sophia Leong recently joined key members of Canada’s business and enterprise sectors in Startup Canada’s leadership team as it prepares to launch its national strategy to support entrepreneurship in Canada. Click here to read Startup Canada’s complete press release.