If Althea Wishloff could make one thing clear to young Aboriginal students contemplating a degree in business, it would be “you can do it too.” With a Gitxsan First Nations background, the fourth-year Sauder BCom student is an active proponent in B.C.’s Aboriginal community promoting business education.
With over $1.5 million in funding from federal government agencies this year, UBC Sauder researchers are set to extend the knowledge base for topics including safeguarding trade secrets, rising real estate values, the dark side of technology and the environmental impact of ride-hailing apps.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is expected to raise interest rates December 16, and Sauder PhD candidate Charles Martineau says his research backs that up, but not because of economic reasons.
Charities soliciting monetary donations this season should frame their appeals with concrete messages as opposed to broader, more abstract ideas – but they should take the opposite tack when seeking volunteers, according to a new UBC Sauder study.
Professor Murali Chandrashekaran, who will be leading an online course on 'Urban Resilience' in partnership with faculty from four other business schools on three continents, discusses new challenges and opportunities for the leaders of an urban world.