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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Professor Craig Kuziemsky Awarded Grant from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Professor Craig Kuziemsky of the Telfer School of Management has been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research centred on the engineering of computer-based contextual models to support collaborative teamwork. An Associate Professor and the Director of the Master of Science in Health Systems Program   …Continue Reading


Professor Jonathan Li Awarded Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Professor Jonathan Li of the Telfer School of Management has been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for research centring on the modelling and optimization of risk measures. This work aims to develop a risk measure capable of capturing multifaceted uncertainty. Professor Li, an assistant professor at   …Continue Reading


Professor Samir Saadi Awarded Grant for Study of Value Based Management

Samir Saadi is the lead investigator in a project to be funded by the Telfer-Sprott Research Fund. His project, “Does Value Based Management Performance Affect CEO Turnover and Compensation?” will receive $10,000 over two years, it was announced at the Telfer-Sprott Research Forum at the end of April. Saadi is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the   …Continue Reading


Outstanding Performance by Telfer Students at Enactus National Exposition

Students from the Telfer School of Management have placed among the top student leaders in Canada at the Enactus National competition that was held in Calgary, Alberta from April 28-30, 2014. This success comes on the heels of many accomplishments this year, including huge success at the Enactus Regional Exposition. Ajmal Sataar won Student Leader of   …Continue Reading


New Study Highlights Impact of Ostracism in the Workplace

Ostracism matters at work. How bad is the problem? New research led by the Telfer School’s Jane O’Reilly provides consistent empirical evidence of the impact of ostracism in organizations. “Employees are likely to believe the behaviour is relatively mundane and innocuous given its indirect nature,” explained professor O’Reilly. “What we found was that being left   …Continue Reading


Laurent Lapierre is Co-editor of a New Book on Leader-Follower Dynamics

Professor Laurent M. Lapierre of the Telfer School of Management is the co-editor of a new book, Followership, what is it and why do people follow? (with Melissa K. Carsten of Winthrop University, USA). This work offers a collection of chapters written by thought leaders on this increasingly popular topic. The term "follower" has traditionally been   …Continue Reading