Unanimously selected by the committee, this year's recipient of the Lincoln Alexander Outstanding Leader Award will be Martin Connell.
“Organizational onboarding” is the area of study that most interests Department of Business Associate Professor Jamie Gruman. Organizational onboarding is the socialization process organizations use to help new hires adjust to new roles and jobs. For larger organizations onboarding is a deliberate process, a function of HR to acclimatize newcomers. Smaller organizations may not even consider the importance of this process.
“Successful onboarding can significantly impact productivity and turnover, and reduce costs for employers,” Gruman explained.
Today's Globe and Mail article "Niche Executive MBA Courses Make Inroads", quotes Ken Smith, Associate Dean of Executive Programs and features two graduates of the MA (Leadership) program. Read the full article.
Attention employers in rural Ontario, you are invited to a Rural Employment Roundtable on April 5th, 2012 from 8:00am to 4:00pm in Guelph. This roundtable will:
HTM graduate Katie Depooter with the iPad she won after designing her own ePortfolio during last year’s ePortfolio Week. Follow the ePortfolio link to find out how she did it.
The Co-operators Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship (CBaSE), housed within the University of Guelph’s College of Management and Economics, hosted the 5th annual Nicol Pitch Competition on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012.
The competition is designed to promote and reward the entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Guelph by encouraging students to develop complete business plans for innovative products and services.
CME Ph.D. Speaker Series presents Fei Song from the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University as she discusses, How competitive are female professionals: A tale of identity conflict. This presentation takes place on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 3:30pm - 5:30pm in MINS 300. For more information see attachment or contact Lisa Cauley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CME Dean (Acting) Sylvian Charlebois discusses food safety measures after an off-the-cuff remark made in Toronto last week to more than 600 food industry experts by Galen Weston, executive chairman of Loblaw Cos. Ltd., sparked outrage in farmers’ market circles.
A fundraising initiative organized by University of Guelph students, including two students from CME, and three area youngsters has set a new world record.
Hopscotch 4 Hope, an event that raised more than $22,000 last October, is now in Guinness World Records as the longest hopscotch game.
On February 2, 2012, CME's 2011/12 Dean's Honour Scholarship recipients were recognized at a luncheon. To receive this $1000 scholarship, students must meet the primary academic criteria of placement on the Deans' Honours List for two consecutive semesters, excluding semesters 7 and 8. The top 24 students are then awarded.