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Happy-go-lucky CEOs score better returns
A CEO’s natural sunny disposition can have an impact on the way the market reacts to their announcements of company earnings, finds a UBC Sauder School of Business study.
Dec 11, 2014
The method in Black Friday madness
UBC business prof explains how stores fuel a buying frenzy, and what consumers get out of it.
Nov 24, 2014
entrepreneurship@UBC Open House
Event: entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) with a showcase of its companies, mentors, milestones and more. Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Location: […]
Nov 20, 2014
Major new grant to fuel social innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC
UBC is set to become a leading hub for social entrepreneurship and innovation.
Nov 6, 2014
First-in-Canada university program offers bachelor plus grad business degree in 4.5 years
UBC students will be the first in Canada to be able to study toward a bachelor degree in arts and sciences while also earning a Master of Management.
Oct 2, 2014
Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
Gender equality boosts a country’s Olympic medal count not just for women, but for men as well, shows a new study from UBC.
Sep 30, 2014
Lessons from the Mount Polley mine disaster
What mining companies and government regulators can learn from the recent catastrophic tailings pond spill.
Aug 21, 2014
Getting beyond frosh
A campus community begins the process of building new orientation traditions.
Aug 21, 2014
Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports for 2014
Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Aug 19, 2014
Summer McJobs are good for kids, says Sauder study
A new UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that teenagers who work at summer or evening jobs gain a competitive advantage later in life.
Jul 7, 2014
Is cross-border shopping worth it?
A UBC expert explains the impact of cross-border shopping on Canadian consumers and the economy.
Jun 30, 2014
Lululemon’s downward dogfight
Founder Chip Wilson’s feud illustrates how boardroom politics can impact the bottom line.
Jun 19, 2014
What’s next for Northern Gateway?
A UBC expert answers questions about the future of the project as the federal government decides on the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Jun 17, 2014
Green with envy: Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious
Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
Jun 5, 2014
Ostracism more damaging than bullying in the workplace
Being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying, says a new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
May 29, 2014
Making sense of the $400 billion China-Russia gas deal
How the massive China-Russia natural gas agreement could impact Canada’s economy and the environment.
May 28, 2014
Most NHL players peak by age 29: study
A new University of British Columbia study identifies when the clock runs out on an NHL player’s peak performance, giving team executives insight into how best to build a roster.
May 15, 2014
U.S. net neutrality ruling may create two-tier Internet
A UBC prof discusses how an upcoming FCC ruling on net neutrality could impact consumers in the U.S. and Canada.
May 13, 2014
The customer isn’t always right
Study looks at what happens when customers snap at call centre workers.
May 6, 2014 - by Jody Jacob