“A critical mass of new research shows that the quality of business decisions can increase when more voices are heard. It’s our goal to empower those voices and ensure they have the ability to shine through.”
- Dean Robert Helsley, Grosvenor Professor of Cities, Business Economics and Public Policy
Three UBC Sauder Bachelor of Commerce alumni have been nominated for the YWCA’s 2017 Women of Distinction Awards, which seek to honour women whose “outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.”
The Women of Impact seminar was hosted and presented by UBC Sauder’s Business Families Centre, which forms part of its series of interactive education seminars exclusively for members of family enterprises.
Women often take less formal roles in family firms as mediators, supporters and advisors, but research shows that this involvement is nevertheless critical to the ongoing success of both firms and families.
The more women on a corporate board the less a company pays for its acquisitions, according to a new study by researchers at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
UBC Sauder Faculty Advisory Board member Sandra Stuart recently spoke to BC Business magazine about her evolution from bank teller to President and CEO of HSBC Canada.
Professor Kai LiNew Sauder research: Women directors get better deals in mergers and acquisitions
Cathy Han, UBC BCom and CEOSauder grads revolutionize retail
Professor Joey HoeggWhen perks don’t work
Janice Cheam, UBC BCom and CEOBeating the Kickstarter odds to make homes smarter
Professor Katherine WhiteWhy fashionistas dislike copycats