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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Walid Ben Amar Honoured For His Study Examining Ownership Structure and Earnings Management

Professor Walid Ben Amar received an Emerald Literati award for research published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance. The paper investigated the link between ownership structure, earnings management preceding a merger and acquisition and the acquiring firm’s subsequent long-term market performance. It was named as one of three “highly commended” papers published in 2012.   …Continue Reading


Jonathan Linton a Panellist at Mitacs Policy Forum

Professor Jonathan Linton was a panellist at the Mitacs Policy Forum 2013 held May 28 in Ottawa on how to effectively translate R&D into business innovation. The theme of the panel was the role of the academic community in producing skilled R&D managers. More information is available online.


Leadership Presence : Defining an Elusive Leadership Quality

Telfer School professors were awarded 2 years of research funding to study executive presence and the impact of non-verbal behaviour of men and women leaders. This project will contribute towards a better understanding of an elusive leadership trait and provide important insights for executive development.    “We propose that leadership presence is largely non-verbal and   …Continue Reading


Bringing a Business History Perspective to Management

Why study the commercial and financial decisions of the past? “Quite simply, adding historical context to students’ exploration of management helps them better understand the challenges of business leaders today,” says Professor Cheryl McWatters of the Telfer School of Management. Students of business history appreciate that the business problems of the present day did not   …Continue Reading


Telfer Alumni in the 2013 OBJ Forty Under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their forty under 40 list.  Among this years’ nominees, eight are University of Ottawa’s alumni from which four studied at the Telfer School of Management. For this achievement, the Telfer School would like to congratulate:    Luc Richard, MBA   …Continue Reading


Pavel Andreev Awarded NSERC Grant for Research on the Performance of Healthcare Teams

Professor Pavel Andreev of the Telfer School was awarded a $110,000 grant from the Natural Sciences Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for a project titled, “Developing methodologies that facilitate the performance of healthcare practitioners care delivery in interdisciplinary healthcare teams.” A professor of performance management at the Telfer School since 2012, Dr. Andreev will   …Continue Reading