A Sauder School of Business study of Quebec’s 32-year ban on fast food advertising found that people in that province bought less junk food and their children tend to weigh less than their North American counterparts.
Canadians work harder than most, at least judging from the latest edition of OECD’s 2011 report Society at a Glance. It shows Canadians putting in 8.6 hours of work per day, compared an average of eight hours a day.
Today, the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia announced the opening of its new home on the Vancouver campus. The $70-million revitalization and expansion will allow the school to become a global hub for business education, adding 55,000 square feet to the original 216,000 square foot structure.
Copying your best friend’s sense of style may cause her to feel more annoyed than flattered, according to Katherine White, an associate professor of marketing at the Sauder School of Business who looks at what influences and motivates consumer behaviour.
From the schoolyard to the workplace, bullying is a troubling phenomenon that continues to make headlines. Research by Sauder professor Karl Aquino not only uncovers who is more likely to be a victim, but also provides key information for intervention.