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First-year students pose with the Great Ethical Dilemma Case Competition sign

First-year students learn how to manage ethical dilemmas through live case competition

More than 850 first-year Bachelor of Commerce students recently got an introduction into managing ethical dilemmas as part of a live case competition in their Introduction to Business class. Students were divided into 176 teams, each of which had 38 hours to prepare a presentation on how their assigned company should respond to a crisis.

The long shadow of forced labour in Russia

It has been more than 60 years since the death of Joseph Stalin, but his rule over the former Soviet Union still casts a social and economic shadow on the lives of many Russians. Much of the geographic area spanned by contemporary Russia was first populated by Gulag prisoners. It was at the cost of many lives that communities, industries and their infrastructure were built in Siberia and the Russian Far East.

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Alumna, Vice President of Shoppers Drug Mart to speak at 5:30 Club

On Wednesday November 23, Theresa Firestone (B.A.Sc. ’78), Senior Vice President, Healthcare Businesses with Shoppers Drug Mart will be speaking to students and faculty during this semester's 5:30 Club at Macdonald Hall. Firestone is responsible for providing overall leadership to several business units within Shoppers Drug Mart including MediSystem Pharmacies, Specialty Health Network, Sanis Health, Pharmaceutical Partnerships and Shoppers Home Healthcare retail outlets. 

Management prof named one of Canada's top HR professionals

Department of Management professor Nita Chhinzer has been named one of Canada's Top 25 HR professionals for 2016 by Canadian HR Reporter magazine. The list was compiled by the editors of Canadian HR Reporter after the magazine announced a call to their 35,000 readers across Canada to nominate HR professionals or academics who are engaged in innovative and groundbreaking work in advancement of the HR profession. Dr.

College obtains access to ‘Big Data’ in tourism and finance

Destination Canada, the University of Guelph, and the Travel and Tourism Research Association have announced a new two-year research agreement to support tourism researchers. The partnership includes both a funding component and an open tourism research database where University of Guelph researchers can access thousands of raw datasets, including over 52,000,000 data points about travellers’ perceptions of Canada, representing survey results from approximately 118,226 people surveyed from 2007-2013.

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