Dr. Yuanshun Li: Investigating the Business Effects of Sustainable Choices

Dr. Yuanshun Li Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance Ted Rogers School of Management With the causes and effects of climate change continuing to be a growing concern for businesses in all industries, many companies are now using carbon emission trading to ensure their operations align with a newfound focus on sustainability. Dr. Yuanshun…

Dr. Pnina Alon-Shenker: Reframing Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Dr. Pnina Alon-Shenker Associate Professor, Law & Business, Ted Rogers School of Business Management Founding Academic Director, Ryerson Law & Business Clinic To what extent do employers have to accommodate the age-related needs of older workers? Is it lawful for an organization to dismiss a senior employee in the interest of cutting costs? Dr. Pnina…

Dr. Deborah Fels: Ensuring Inclusivity in New Technology

Dr. Deborah Fels Professor, Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management Director, Inclusive Media & Design Centre New products and applications are constantly being developed to change the way we socialize, access, share, and experience information. As technology continues to advance and become further integrated into our daily lives, how can we ensure that all…

Dr. Fei Song: Bringing Social Psychology into the Boardroom

Dr. Fei Song Associate Professor, Human Resources Management and Organizational Behaviour Ted Rogers School of Business Management 2015 Research Mentor The separation of personal and professional interests is one of the fundamental tenets of good business, but is it possible to disconnect the two completely? Dr. Fei Song’s research into executive compensation suggests perhaps not….

Dr. Ojelanki Ngwenyama: Solving Business Problems Through Innovation

Dr. Ojelanki Ngwenyama Professor, Global Management Studies Ted Rogers School of Business Management Director, Institute for Innovation and Technology Management While Canadians are eager to adopt new technologies for personal use, Canadian companies continue to operate as late adopters, which affects productivity, growth and sustainability. It’s a situation that Dr. Ojelanki Ngwenyama says leaves Canada…

Dr. Sonya Graci: Growing the Community Benefits of Tourism

Dr. Sonya Graci Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management 2015 Research Mentor Tourism in the South Pacific island country of Fiji isn’t just about beaches, all-inclusive hotels, and swim-up bars; the industry also has to deal with waste and sewage management, funding for sustainability initiatives, and tourism planning and development. As…

Dr. Howard Lin: Building Business Opportunities for Immigrants

Dr. Howard Lin Professor, Global Management Studies, Ted Rogers School of Business Management Co-Director, Canada-China Institute for Business and Development Canada is a country of immigrants, and our shared historical narrative is one of new Canadians finding their footing through entrepreneurship in trade. But does that narrative still hold true in 2016? Dr. Howard Lin’s…

Dr. Hong Yu: Improving the Shopping Experience for Older Adults

Dr. Hong Yu Director and Associate Professor Ted Rogers School of Retail Management  Picture a group of friends spending the day shopping at a mall, visiting their favourite stores. Imagine that same group shopping online or through a mobile app. In your mind, how old is the group? If you immediately pictured a group of…

Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd: Making Sense of a Networked World

Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd Canada Research Chair, Social Media Data Stewardship Associate Professor, Global Management Studies, Ted Rogers School of Business Management Director of the Social Media Lab Every second of every day, 6,000 messages are sent through Twitter, resulting in 200 billion tweets a year. Meanwhile, new social media platforms are continuously being introduced that…

Survey & Social Media Analytics: A Dynamic Duo

Donna Smith is a professor in the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management who uses Sysomos social media monitoring as a part of a “Sysomos in the Classroom” program. Professor Smith is conducting research using Sysomos MAP. Here, she shares her latest research into how social media marketing can influence a consumer’s jeans purchase. (Note:…

A Meeting of the Minds on CSR at Ryerson University: The Nexus between Public and Private Interests

Over this week, Ryerson University in Toronto hosted the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development: 3rd International Symposium. Dr. Lez Rayman-Bacchus, a Visiting Research Fellow at Winchester University and Dr. Phil Walsh of the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) at Ryerson University co-chaired the event. The sustainability focused conference occurs every two years and has…

Entrepreneurs and Clean Energy: A Perfect Pairing

Key role for universities in effecting environmental change, says TRSM professor In a Canada that is beginning to realize the value of renewable, clean energy, Ryerson University has a critical role to play, says Deborah de Lange, a professor of global management studies at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management.