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Asper associate professor’s work named best paper by top management journal

September 12, 2023 — 
Buchanan’s work, whether he is studying reality TV or standards of sustainable forestry, takes our capacity for change seriously, approaching business as a dynamic and responsive field and pursuing individual phenomena with curiosity and a willingness to acknowledge, critique and learn.

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Replacing profit with purpose

August 8, 2023 — 
Asper researchers are publishing work that rethinks traditional business models and prioritizes sustainability. Despite the lingering, outdated sentiment that sustain-centric business is an alternative perspective, they demonstrate how and why sustainability is the future—and the now—of business.

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Artificial intelligence in and beyond the classroom

July 6, 2023 — 
Asper assistant professor Wenxi Pu explores artificial intelligence (AI) in his teaching and research, curious about the implications of this evolving, sometimes disruptive, technology.

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Succession and family enterprise

June 23, 2023 — 
On June 9-10, 2023, the Asper School of Business welcomed family business leaders, advisors and academics to the 2023 Rod Senft Family Business Conference.

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Asper supply chain professor collaborates to secure government grant

June 16, 2023 — 
Paul D. Larson, Professor in Supply Chain Management secured $893,000 in funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) for their “Fast-Track to Supply Chains” project.

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Asper School of Business launches future-focused BComm curriculum

June 14, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business will launch a new Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) curriculum, beginning in Fall 2023. Developed by the Asper School’s Undergraduate Review Committee, the new curriculum will prepare students to face the dynamic landscape of business—to anticipate emerging issues and innovations while responding to existing problems.

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Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Research imitates life for Asper Assistant Professor published in FT50 journal

April 19, 2023 — 
Dr. Ratchel Zeng’s co-authored work on control and coordination receives prestigious publication and finds real-world application

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Corporate Political Connections: A Multidisciplinary Review

February 24, 2023 — 
Yifan Wei, Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Asper School of Business publishes study on Corporate Political Connections


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Lei Lu reappointed as Bryce Douglas Chair in Corporate Finance

January 26, 2023 — 
Dr. Lei Lu has been reappointed as the Bryce Douglas Chair in Corporate Finance.

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