Posts Tagged ‘Sauder’

Atlanta has world’s most efficient airport, Korea now leads in Asia: UBC research

Jun. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), one of the world’s busiest international airports, is also the most efficient for the sixth year running says an aviation think-tank based at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.

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Former Sauder professor returns from UC Berkeley to take helm as Dean

Jun. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

After a year-long search, the University of British Columbia has announced that Professor Robert Helsley will return to the Sauder School of Business as its new dean on July 1. Helsley, currently at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, will replace Sauder’s outgoing dean, Daniel Muzyka, who steps down on June 30, after 13 years of service.

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UBC experts available to comment on Enbridge and Keystone debates

Jan. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to provide media commentary on two controversial pipeline projects to carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets.

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Workplace sabotage fueled by envy, unleashed by disengagement: UBC research

Oct. 6, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia research shows that managers should keep team members connected and engaged to avoid workplace sabotage. Co-authored by UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Karl Aquino, the study reveals that envious employees are more likely to undermine peers if they feel disconnected from others. “We often hear that people who feel envious [...]

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Atlanta runs world’s most fiscally efficient airport, Guangzhou boosts efficiency: UBC research

Aug. 10, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), one of the world’s busiest international airports is also the most fiscally efficient, says an aviation think-tank based at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. ATL generated 60 per cent of its total revenue from non-aviation activities, compared to the lowest-ranked North American airport Chicago’s O’Hare International [...]

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UBC gains $2.8 million for research infrastructure

Jan. 21, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia research in nanotechnology, neuroscience, social work, the environment and consumer psychology received a $2.8-million boost today from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

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Only top spenders consider school quality when buying new homes: UBC study

Dec. 22, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

School quality is not a significant factor for home buyers, except for those purchasing residences priced in the top 25 per cent of the market, according to Sauder School of Business researchers at the University of British Columbia.

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UBC hosts industry experts, policy makers on key forces shaping Asia-Pacific Gateway

Nov. 15, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , ,

Industry experts and key decision and policy makers will explore catalysts that will improve Canada’s Asia-Pacific gateway and other transport corridors at an international conference hosted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

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UBC entrepreneurs to storm Silicon Valley

Aug. 11, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Forget Dragon’s Den, University of British Columbia entrepreneurs have an opportunity to pitch their business concepts and products directly to Silicon Valley venture capitalists at an August 31 alumni event at the Plug and Play Tech Centre in Sunnyvale, California.

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Canadian trade missions generate zero trade benefits: UBC study

Aug. 5, 2010 | Filed under: News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , ,

Foreign trade missions may cost the taxpayer millions and have been touted as beneficial, but in reality do nothing to increase trade between Canada and partner nations, according to a University of British Columbia study.

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