Final Doctoral Oral Examination – Bradley Anderson

Congratulations to Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Bradley Anderson, who defended his dissertation on Monday, February 25, 2019. Title of Thesis: Values, Rationality, and Power: Developing Organizational Wisdom Abstract: How do we develop organizational wisdom? The literature highlighted three themes of wisdom: values guide wise action; knowledge is required, but insufficient; wisdom is actionoriented, requiring acts … Read more

Final Doctoral Oral Examination – Patrick Yang

Congratulations to Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Patrick Yang, who defended his dissertation on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Title of Thesis: Determinants of Analytics Adoption in K-12 Organizations  Abstract: In times of increasing calls for controlling public spending, evidence-based decision making and capabilities in data analysis informing organisational choices align well with improving efficiency. However, technology adoption … Read more

Final Doctoral Oral Examination – Chandrashekhar Yegnaraman

Congratulations to Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Chandrashekhar Yegnaraman, who defended his dissertation on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Title of Thesis: Performance Measurement of Heavy Equipment Retailing Organizations: A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Approach Abstract: Measuring and improving the performance of organizations has always been the center of attention of business academics and practitioners alike. To evaluate … Read more

Class Notes – September 2018

Send your news, announcements, and photos to business@fb.athabascau.ca.  We would love to hear from you! Nicola Archibald, MBA ‘17 started a new job as of August 7, 2018. Her new role is Delivery Manager with Compugen, a Canada wide IT services company. She is looking forward to helping clients implement IT solutions.  Bakar Mansaray, MBA ’06, … Read more

Class Notes – July 2018

Send your news, announcements, and photos to business@fb.athabascau.ca.  We would love to hear from you! Marion Redpath, MBA ‘15 and her husband, Bill were the recipients of the Rookie of the Year award from EagleRider at the annual convention earlier this year.  They opened EagleRider motorcycle rentals and tours in Calgary, AB in May of … Read more

Final Doctoral Oral Examination – Germaine Chan

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Germaine Chan, will be defending her dissertation on Monday, April 30, 2018. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: Performance Information Use in The Canadian Higher Education Sector Abstract: Worldwide, the implementation of various forms of performance management (PM) in … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Adriana van Hilten

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Adriana van Hilten, will be defending her dissertation on Monday, April 30, 2018. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: A tale of two identities: Distinguished and Different – An application of Bourdieu’s “thinking tools” to making sense of an … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Jennifer Cherneski

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Jennifer Cherneski, will be defending her dissertation on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: Zebras Showing Their Stripes: A Critical Sensemaking Study of the Discursive Construction and Gendering of Women CSR Leaders Abstract: This thesis … Read more

Final Doctoral Oral Examination – Derek Prue

Congratulations to Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Derek Prue, who defended his dissertation on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Title of Thesis: Designed isomorphism within an aboriginal housing initiative: Positive change and growth for all Abstract: This dissertation is concerned with research regarding the construction of a multi-family housing initiative involving groups of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal workers. The research … Read more