Faculty Notes – April 2017

Dr. Mihail Cocosila, Associate Professor, Athabasca University and Dr. Norm Archer, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University have recently had a new journal article published entitled “Practitioner pre-adoption perceptions of Electronic Medical Record systems“ in the Behaviour & Information Technology journal.

Accounting Conference – you’re invited!

Do numbers inspire you? Does measuring and processing financial information about various economic activities speak to you? Join Athabasca University's Faculty of Business and CPA Canada on Friday, May 26 as we discuss relevant and current research, teaching, and practice in the field of accounting. Graduate students, academics, and practitioners alike will benefit from the diverse … Read more

Faculty Notes – February 2017

Dr. Michael Opara, DBA ’14 (Lead author) and Dr. Fathi Elloumi, Associate Professor, Athabasca University (co-author) have had their paper accepted for publication in the Canadian Public Administration Journal (scheduled to appear in June 2017). The paper titled: “Emergence of Public Private Partnerships in Alberta: Lessons from the Anthony Henday Highway“, discusses the path of P3 … Read more

Dr. Angela Workman-Stark appointed Program Director, Leadership and Management Development

We are pleased to announce Dr. Angela Workman-Stark has been appointed Program Director, Leadership and Management Development (LMD) effective immediately. Angela started her journey with Athabasca University (AU) as an Online MBA for executives student, graduating from the program in 2001. She began working for AU in 2010 as an Academic Coach and was appointed Associate Professor, Organizational … Read more

Connected magazine

Have you had a chance to read the Athabasca University Faculty of Business Connected magazine yet? In it you will find some really great articles like: ROCKET SCIENCE IS THE EASY PART – Stefanie Ruel, DBA student, is making a difference-one space mission at a time INTO THE UNKNOWN – With market uncertainty how can business adapt and thrive? … Read more

Diversifying Alberta’s economy: Driving investment through capital markets

Just last month, Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business hosted a symposium as part of an ongoing initiative aimed at celebrating and engaging the future of learning. The symposium – Diversifying Alberta’s economy: Driving investment through capital markets – featured a distinct mix of high-profile industry panelists. Each presented a snapshot of capital markets and the … Read more

Faculty notes – September 2016

Dr. Anshuman Khare, Professor, Operations Management, and Dr. Deborah Hurst, Dean, Faculty of Business, invite you to submit ideas and proposals for a new book that targets online business education. In this book we will examine how online business education is best designed, how it is delivered, and how it supports advances in management disciplines. … Read more

Address bias to create diverse workplaces

Angela Workman-Stark, Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior, and Applied Project Coordinator with AU Faculty of Business recently attended the Diversity Works Summit in New Zealand where she spoke about diversity in the workplace. You can read the full article that was featured in the NZ Herald here or below. ….. Conscious and unconscious bias needs to be recognised before … Read more

New faculty announcement

Bangalay Kaba, PhD, Associate Professor, Management of Information Systems Kaba earned his PhD in Business Administration with a specialization in management of information system through a doctoral program offered jointly by University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM),  École HEC of Montreal, McGill University and Concordia University.  In addition, he has a masters in project management … Read more

Dr. Deborah Hurst in Prairie Manufacturer Magazine

Dr. Deborah Hurst, Dean of Athabasca University’s, Faculty of Business was featured in the Summer 2016 issue of Prairie Manufacturer Magazine. This magazine is an executive-level publication, providing strategic, high-impact, and in-depth insight and information to senior manufacturing leaders in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Along with two other innovators of higher learning, Dr. Hurst comments … Read more