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

Class Notes – January 2018

Send your news, announcements, and photos to business@fb.athabascau.ca.  We would love to hear from you! Dan Shannon, MBA ’10, is the new Department Head – Engineering Technologies at New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) in Saint John, NB. Most recently Dan served as the Executive Director of Project Delivery at Angus GeoSolutions (AGSI). Dan is excited … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Sami Houry

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Sami Houry, will be defending his dissertation on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: Generic Early Warning Signals for Critical Transitions: An assessment of the signals’ utility as a predictive management tool through an application … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Bharat Aggarwal

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Bharat Aggarwal, will be defending his dissertation on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis:  Building Commitment for a Campus-Wide Internationalization Initiative – A Case Study of a President’s Creative Challenge at Sheridan College Abstract: The … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Nathalie Lachance

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Nathalie Lachance, will be defending his dissertation on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: Seeking to improve collaborative capacity to enhance health care collaboration between First Nations, federal and provincial governments. Abstract: Health care delivery … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Phil Cook

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Phil Cook, will be defending his dissertation on Monday, December 11, 2017. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: The Contribution of Pathologies of Conversation Toward the Manifestation of Opposition to Landfill Siting  Abstract: Purpose This research has been carried … Read more

Final Doctoral oral examination – Stefanie Ruel

Doctorate in Business Administration candidate, Stefanie Ruel, will be defending her dissertation on Monday, November 27, 2017. Those interested in attending the exam can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at fgs@athabascau.ca Title of Thesis: Multiplicity of “I’s” in Intersectionality: Women’s Exclusion from STEM Management in the Canadian Space Industry Abstract: This study focuses on how there … Read more