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Jun 28, 2018

When franchises cluster, do they learn or do they cannibalize?

Using almost forty years of franchise data in the U.S. automotive industry, Ivey’s Kersi Antia and his colleagues show that physical distance between sales franchisees is not the sole determinant of outlet sales.
Jun 15, 2018

How do investment managers account for environmental, social, and governance criteria in their investment decisions?

Ivey’s Arjalies and Bansal use an extended ethnography of an investment company to investigate how investment managers incorporate environmental, social, and governance criteria into their decisions.
Jun 1, 2018

Categorically different

Lee Watkiss unveils a roadmap for categorical positioning of product innovations
May 29, 2018

Turning slack time into innovation

Ivey professors Yasser Rahrovani and Rob Austin, along with Professor Alain Pinsonneault from Desautels Faculty of Management, authored an article for MIT Sloan Management Review about slack innovation programs and how to match “slack strategy” to employee type.
May 29, 2018

The State of Knowledge on Consumers and Their Brands

A text-mining analysis of the academic work on the idea of consumer-brand relationships, describes seven major research themes and provide insights that clearly outline the domain and define opportunities for future research.
May 7, 2018

Industry leaders tackle issues facing Canada’s health-care system

Long waits, frustrated patients and overworked health-care providers are just a few of the issues Canada’s health-care system is facing today as a result of a rapidly aging population and shortage of hospital beds.
May 1, 2018

Star Power

Kyle Maclean evaluates whether hiring celebrities is a money-making formula for Broadway
Apr 14, 2018

Synthetic thinking is key to leading in the age of disruption

A blog outlining the insights from a discussion on disruption on November 1, 2017 in Ottawa with a dozen leaders from the Ottawa business and governmental communities.
Apr 7, 2018

Soft skills are critical in the business of tomorrow

A blog outlining the insights from a discussion on disruption on December 14, 2017 in Vancouver with leaders from the Vancouver business community.
Apr 1, 2018

Mobility is a defining characteristic of our age

A blog outlining the insights from a discussion on disruption on January 19, 2018 in London, U.K. with 10 leaders from the London business community.