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Prof. Kennedy discusses COVID-19 policies and vaccine hesitancy

Prof. Kennedy discusses COVID-19 policies and vaccine hesitancy

DEM Professor Eric Kennedy was quoted in an article for CBC, titled “Some feel province leaving at-risk Manitobans to fend for themselves against Omicron”. In the article, Prof. Kennedy discussed how health equity issues must be a priority for governments in regard to COVID-19. "An attempt to try to remove restrictions isn't felt equally by […]

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses how to live in an ongoing disaster

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses how to live in an ongoing disaster

DEM Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky wrote an article that was published in The Conversation, titled “To get through the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to learn how to live in an ongoing disaster”, where he suggests and explores ways the government and everyday Canadians can navigate the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. “Canadians need to rethink their relationship […]

Prof. Leblanc discusses corporate exit surveys and employee outreach amid COVID-19

Prof. Leblanc discusses corporate exit surveys and employee outreach amid COVID-19

SAS Professor Richard Leblanc was interviewed in a video for BNN Bloomberg, titled, “Boards are conducting exit surveys and regular outreach to employees: Corporate governance expert”, where he discussed the difficulties ahead for corporate board members during the pandemic. Leblanc notes in the video employee well-being, cybersecurity and ESG as top concerns for companies. Watch […]

Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

Risk management and evacuation planning represent key aspects in volcano crisis

Over the past decade, Ali Asgary, associate professor of disaster and emergency management in York University’s School of Administrative Studies, has been running an annual emergency exercise training and is involved in field research on Vulcano Island in Italy alongside an international team organized and led by the University of Geneva. Most recently, the team […]

Prof. David Weitzner discusses moving away from management systems in organizations

Prof. David Weitzner discusses moving away from management systems in organizations

SAS Assistant Professor David Weitzner’s article in The Conversation suggests that management in organizations may no longer be pertinent to how different types of institutions are run. “Workers today don’t want to be managed, even benevolently. They want to be partners in co-creation, where all members are empowered to bring their whole selves to the organization regardless of […]

Prof. Glenn McGillivray discusses the causality of the B.C. storms

Prof. Glenn McGillivray discusses the causality of the B.C. storms

DEM Adjunct Professor Glenn McGillivray wrote an opinion piece for the Globe and Mail on Nov. 16, discussing the cause and impact of the storms in British Columbia, particularly the province’s smaller communities, over the last few weeks. “The problem is that small communities don’t have resources that larger ones have. They don’t have an […]

Prof. Leblanc discusses CEO change at Rogers

Prof. Leblanc discusses CEO change at Rogers

SAS Professor Richard Leblanc was recently interviewed for a BNN Bloomberg report titled, “Dysfunctional board 'kryptonite' in Rogers' CEO search: Governance expert.” In the report, LeBlanc, an expert in governance, discusses how Edward Rogers has replaced CEO Joe Natale with interim CEO Tony Staffieri making way for a complex search for an external CEO for […]

SAS welcomes new Faculty members

SAS welcomes new Faculty members

The School of Administrative Studies is delighted to welcome three faculty members as of July 1, 2021.  Sunwoo T. Lee (Finance Area) Sunwoo T. Lee completed her PhD in consumer sciences from Ohio State University. She received a BSc in consumer sciences and business administration, and an MSc in consumer sciences from Seoul National University. Her research interests include household economics, financial […]

Emergency calls during pandemic drop significantly, York research shows

Emergency calls during pandemic drop significantly, York research shows

New findings from a research project that studied the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on fire and rescue calls in the city of Vaughan show shifting patterns in the number of emergency incidents. York University professors Adriano O. Solis and Ali Asgary of the School of Administrative Studies (SAS) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts […]