“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
The science of how and what we buy has always interested Assistant Professor JoAndrea Hoegg, who is currently investigating the concept of vanity sizing - the phenomenon of changing sizing standards in women’s clothing to encourage them to buy more.
For Business Career Expo 2013 Platinum Sponsors, the Chartered Accountants & Certified Management Accountants of BC, the event offered more than the chance to talk to some enthusiastic students about employment opportunities. It allowed them to spread the word about a new accounting designation – the CPA.
Professor Barbara Spencer wants to know how international outsourcing of consumer goods impacts developing economies. And her research may help shape World Bank policies on this exact topic.
Kelly Hanson has been awarded the "2012 Co-op Student of the Year" award for her exceptional contributions to PepsiCo Beverages Canada's HR division. This annual award is presented by the Business Co-op Program at the Sauder School of Business, UBC.
Sauder has a strong tradition of accelerating the growth of female leadership in Canada and beyond. With female faculty publishing ground-breaking research and graduates securing high-level positions around the world, this International Women’s Day we wanted to spotlight four Sauder alumnae who have achieved outstanding business success.
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