Tag: human resources and management

News, research, and other announcements.

May 10, 2024

In the News: Fines Mounting for Violations in Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Programs

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Programs in this recent Globe and Mail article.

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April 18, 2024

In the News: Bridging the Divide Between HR and the C-suite

Catherine Connelly discusses an unfortunate divide that can happen between HR and the C-suite in Canadian HR Reporter.

Office rivals sitting beside one another at a desk, looking at each other with an envious stare.
January 29, 2024

The Green-Eyed Monster: How Embracing Jealousy at Work can Make you More Productive

Feel jealous at work? A study by Meena Andiappan shows that embracing envy can enhance productivity in the workplace.

Benson Honig outside with undergraduate and graduate research students
November 10, 2023

Developing Future Generations of Diverse Entrepreneurs

McMaster’s newest research centre helps communities around the world launch socially responsible and sustainable small businesses.

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October 12, 2023

In the News: 44 Days: That’s How Long Employers Have to Convince a New Employee to Stay

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses the importance of checking in with new employees in this Human Resources Director article.

September 5, 2023

In the News: More Companies are Calling People Back to the Office. Many Workers Want to Stay Home

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses return to office policies and remote work options in this CBC News story.

August 30, 2023

Grants Support World-Class Research at DeGroote

DeGroote researchers awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Canada Foundation for Innovation JELF grants.

August 2, 2023

Soft Skills: The Foundation For The Future Of Work

In the tech-driven workplaces of tomorrow, sharpening your human skills will be a key to success.

Bored woman sitting in meeting room with her colleagues
July 17, 2023

In the News: Are Unproductive Business Team Meetings Taking Over Your Calendar?

In this Toronto Star article, Catherine Connelly explains how ineffective team meetings can lower employee morale and cost companies money.

July 11, 2023

In the News: The Ethical Values and Behaviours of CEOs Play a Crucial Role in Attracting New Talent

Research by Associate Professor Meena Andiappan shows CEOs who demonstrate ethical leadership can help their company attract top candidates.

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May 2, 2023

In the News: Temporary Foreign Worker Program Must Have Open Work Permits

In this Toronto Star op/ed Catherine Connelly says the biggest problem of the temporary foreign worker program is closed work permits.

April 25, 2023

McMaster Researchers Awarded Over $24 Million for Climate and Pandemic Research

Benson Honig was awarded the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to expand a virtual entrepreneurial incubator.