Research updates from the Faculty of Management.
By Simone Blais on March 31, 2018
What makes a region with a largely unexamined past an important place to study economic history? On the surface, the Okanagan might appear to be an agricultural settlement, but there’s much more to it than that. The Okanagan is currently ranked the #1 entrepreneurial region in Canada and is still growing. Its principal city, Kelowna, […]
By Nathan Skolski on January 19, 2018
As a leading Canadian expert in sustainability, UBC’s Nathan Pelletier has been awarded a prestigious Industrial Research Chair by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The award will advance Pelletier’s research activities that focus on sustainability measurement and management, life-cycle thinking and resource efficiency, with an emphasis on the Canadian egg industry.
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By Simone Blais on October 30, 2017
Management student Philip Jaling is open to opportunities, realizing the power of saying ‘yes’
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By Simone Blais on October 26, 2017
The Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that Dr. Gino DiLabio, Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, has been jointly appointed to the management faculty effective this summer. Gino DiLabio joined the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia in 2014, […]
By Patty Wellborn on October 12, 2017
UBC researchers are cautioning policy makers not to alter a cannabis distribution system that – while not legal yet—works well.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Most individuals would say their identity consists of much more than what meets the eye. According to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus, the same can be said for wine territories.
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By Christine Zeindler on September 11, 2017
The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you’re a chicken.
By Patty Wellborn on August 16, 2017
You are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures when shopping online with a touchscreen versus a desktop computer, according to research from UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Nathan Skolski on July 21, 2017
“Exhibit trail” at wineries encourages discussion and dialogue