From Dream to Reality

Canada’s next billion-dollar tech start-up might just come from U of T

Encouraging the Next Canadian Leaders

“In my experience there is no more effective cause than a university scholarship,” says entrepreneur and donor David Scrymgeour

Open for Business

U of T launches the Banting & Best Centre, one of North America’s largest entrepreneurial hubs

The Science of Mindfulness

Researchers are producing mountains of evidence that meditation can boost satisfaction, improve health and reduce burnout

Screen Test

Video applications for MBA applicants a hit at the Rotman School

Nudging

Adults more likely to behave in socially beneficial ways when prompted

Making Boardroom Equality a Reality

Rotman’s programs for women help bolster careers and leadership abilities

Leaning Left

Meditation might make you more liberal, according to new U of T research

The Unsure Thing

The conditions for entrepreneurs in Canada are good, says Rotman professor Will Mitchell. It’s our attitude that needs work

The Importance of Being Intuitive

Chen-Bo Zhong is interested in how intuition affects moral decisions – and prevents us from behaving unethically

Hello, My Name Is…

Tired of having her name mispronounced, Ritu Bhasin developed an app to address the problem

Photo by Tom Arban/Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects

Open for Business

New Rotman School of Management building opens on St. George Street

Photo by Caz Zyvatkauskas

How India Innovates

A new institute will study the country’s successes

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Water, Power and the Boardroom

Rotman’s international study tours taught Michael Odam the ins and outs of doing business in low-income countries

Photo of Donny Ouyang by Vince Talotta/GetStock.com

The Next Internet Sensation?

Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?

Rotman Goes to School

New program teaches integrative thinking to Toronto high school students

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Islamic Finance

Religion meets banking in a new course at Rotman

Mapping the Mind

Ambitious 10-year project will create a detailed electronic atlas of the brain

Paying for Prescriptions

An idea for managing the fastest-growing segment of health-care costs

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Risky Business

U of T science students are learning how to turn their high-tech ideas into products the world wants

Map by Zara Matheson, Martin Prosperity Institute: Data Source: MPI Calculations: Raw Data: Jeff Potter, ATOF, Inc.

Is Your City Happy?

People living on the east side of Toronto are more neurotic than those in the west, study of cities’ “personalities” finds

Pay Now, Medicate Later

Economist proposes pension-like system to pay for drugs as Canada’s population ages

The Price of Happiness

Workers paid hourly are generally happier, dollar for dollar, than those on salary, study finds

(Photo by Daniel Ehrenworth)

Boosting Your Cultural IQ

U of T programs help immigrants such as Norma Mendez re-establish their careers in Canada

Illustration by Graham Roumieu

What’s a CEO Worth?

Rotman dean Roger Martin says executive pay shouldn’t be tied to a company’s stock price, after all

Illustration by Graham Roumieu

Undermining Staying Power

If a business wants to enjoy the benefits of long-term staying power, it must reject theories built on shareholder value theory and replace them with a theory embedded firmly in the real market

Business Expansion

Rotman School of Management launches $200-million fundraising campaign.

The D-Word

Q&A with Walid Hejazi, professor of business economics and international competitiveness at the Rotman School of Management.

Satisfaction Guaranteed!

Business professor Ming Hu comes up with a new twist on a hard sell

The Finance Crisis and Rescue

What Went Wrong? Why? What Lessons Can Be Learned?

The Credit Crisis

Q&A with Rotman School of Management finance professor, Alan White

When Inventors Emigrate

Exchange of ideas and know-how benefits the country of origin and new country, study finds

Frequent Flyers and Sky-High Airfares

Frequent flyer programs raising the cost of airfares at key hub airports

Rotman Roars Ahead

Key donors provide $28 million for programs and expansion

When Opposing Thoughts Attract

Roger Martin, dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, illustrates his concept of “integrative thinking” in his new book

Urban Legend

Celebrated American academic Richard Florida heads up the new Martin Prosperity Institute at U of T

How to Feel Rich Quick

Currencies with a high face value such as the Japanese yen make people feel wealthier

MDS and Rotman Create $30,000 Award for Leadership

MDS Inc. honours its past president and CEO with leadership award for incoming Rotman student

Teamwork Differs for Men and Women

Study finds that men prefer more hierarchical groups

Educating CEOs

Centre for Integrative Thinking gets $10-million boost from Marcel Desautels

Give Us a (Tax) Break!

Prof advocates eliminating corporate tax to spur investment by Canadian companies

Heart and Soul

$1-million gift in honour of bank chairman will support scholarships at Rotman

Anywhere but Here?

U.S.-based multinational companies are bypassing Canada, study finds

Why Good People Do Bad Things

Are we living in an unethical era?

The CEO’s Dilemma

A U of T institute believes companies can be socially responsible without sacrificing profits

The Lessons of Martha and Conrad

Tougher securities regulation and better corporate governance would be a start

A Corporate Challenge

Finding profit in virtuous behaviour

The Ghost of Business Past

Chair in business history will examine the evolution of commerce in Canada

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

New course teaches managers to read and understand co-workers’ emotions

Retiring to the Office

Managers are more likely than clerical or blue-collar workers to find another job after retirement

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