By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2018
When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, it opened consumer opportunities that the residents of China had never previously accessed. Now, tensions continue to escalate, as those who live there feel invaded by those who shop there.
By Patty Wellborn on October 25, 2018
Researchers at UBC have released a report today, BC Wine Territory Identity, presenting findings from their work with the wine industry across the province.
By Maggie Rendulich on April 26, 2018
While some may think a ‘knock-off’ product is morally wrong, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that for some cultures ‘unethical’ consumption is a virtue.
By Nathan Skolski on April 6, 2018
Students win award for tackling complex business problem Aggressive expansion in a region experiencing high residential growth – achieved by purchasing and partnering with an established company to recreate high-end and tailored service delivery that meets contractors’ needs. That was the recommendation in the winning presentation at the UBC Faculty of Management Live Case Challenge […]
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2018
UBC’s AlterKnowledge series and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship society have partnered together to screen a new documentary that highlights the stories of Indigenous youth and traces current child welfare policies to their roots in the residential school system.
By Patty Wellborn on February 1, 2018
Fake news. It was just a year ago, after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the term was introduced to the media. Now, it’s used almost daily—to dismiss ideas that may not agree with a government policy, or even dismiss proven facts.
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 Maggie Rendulich on October 31, 2017
Bachelor of Management students launch e-commerce site for fashion accessories When networking, it’s important to stand out – in a good way. Fifth-year Bachelor of Management student Nick Ross quickly realized this lesson when he attended a networking trip in Calgary in his first year at UBC’s Okanagan campus. He remembers struggling to shop for […]
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, […]