Tag: research

News, research, and other announcements.

May 27, 2022

In the News: How to Stop Employees from Hoarding Knowledge

Unshared knowledge harms companies most by making day-to-day work less productive and employee transitions less effective.

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May 24, 2022

Maryam Ghasemaghaei recognized as University Scholar

University Scholars are considered global leaders in a number of diverse research areas and academic disciplines.

May 4, 2022

COVID-19 Disruptions Have Presented Opportunities in World of Work, Says Expert

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted some ways in which companies and managers can incentivize and engage workers, says Vishwanath Baba.

May 2, 2022

In the News: Workers Push Back as Return-to-Office Plans Roll Out

A return to the office doesn’t affect all workers equally, says Catherine Connelly in a recent Toronto Star article.

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May 2, 2022

In the News: Selling voyeurism: How companies create value from the taboo

A growing number of businesses across a wide range of industries are successfully selling voyeurism to their audiences.

Goran Calic
April 12, 2022

Is Nuclear Power Green? | Knowledge Labs: In the Know

Can nuclear power be considered green? Associate Professor Goran Calic discusses in the latest Knowledge Labs: In the Know.

Haniyeh Yousofpour
March 30, 2022

Tips for Organizations to Manage the Return to Office | Knowledge Labs

How can organizations best manage the return to office? Assistant Professor Haniyeh Yousofpour discusses in the latest Knowledge Labs: ITK.

March 29, 2022

In the News: Rick Hackett on Ethics Codes and Jerry Dias

It's not enough for organizations to spell out the rules of their code of ethics once and then forget about them says Rick Hackett.

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March 28, 2022

Why Flexibility Over the Return to In-person Work is Crucial

Going back to the workplace doesn't necessarily mean returning to a pre-pandemic setup, and that's a good thing, says Catherine Connelly.

March 14, 2022

In the News: Many of us welcome working from home, but universities show its dangers for women’s careers

Taking a closer look at some of the dangers for women’s careers when it comes to working from home.

March 3, 2022

Finding Sustainable Solutions to Minimize the Impact of Local Deliveries in Communities

New research looks at the social, environmental, and economic impacts to local communities from e-commerce deliveries.

March 1, 2022

Canadian Entrepreneurs and the Future | Knowledge Labs

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have witnessed many businesses and startups fail due to the major change of needs and environment.