DAN Management and Organizational Studies
Awarding the top of the classroom

Awarding the top of the classroom

Five more professors can add their name to Western’s Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching list, co-presented by the University Students’ Council, The Bank of Nova Scotia and the university’s Alumni Association. Honoured as the best in the classroom this year...

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

In its early days, the video game industry was perceived as a fun, high-tech business where young creative types were ‘paid to play games all day.’ Then, in 2004, in an open letter to Electronic Arts (EA) executives, a disgruntled partner of an EA employee brought the...

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

When Bill Irwin originally created the syllabus for his Evidence-Based Management class, he didn’t anticipate needing assistance in the classroom. “It’s a resource-intensive course and it’s a little different than some other MOS (Management and Organizational Studies)...

Bosman eyes a better way of doing business

Bosman eyes a better way of doing business

Justice is one of Jessica Bosman’s passions. As an active executive member of Western’s Amnesty International club, she helps raise awareness about current platforms and disputed cases, collects signatures for petitions and organizes host speakers. Bosman is the...

DAN course opens up a fresh perspective on the world

DAN course opens up a fresh perspective on the world

For 35 third- and fourth-year DAN Management and Organizational Studies students, it was an unforgettable experience. Last month, they spent two weeks in Hong Kong completing the required Strategy course, and getting an insider’s view of a new business culture with...

New BMOS diploma gets CPA A-OK

New BMOS diploma gets CPA A-OK

Western’s new Graduate Diploma in Accounting, in combination with the prerequisite accounting streams in Western’s Business Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) undergraduate program, has received Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) accreditation. The...

Findings run counter to culture-creativity notions

Findings run counter to culture-creativity notions

Your iMac, MacBook and iPod proudly wear a label: “Designed by Apple in California.” The sentiment behind this simple statement is part of a well-established stereotype – the Western world is a hub of creativity and, perhaps, the only place where innovation and new...

3M honoured for Western connections

3M honoured for Western connections

Angie Mandich, associate vice-president (student experience), left, recently presented the first-ever Employer Partnership Award to Sarah Tattersall, manager of Recruitment and Talent Development for 3M Canada. The Student Success Centre, DAN Management and...

Student groups answer world’s challenges

Student groups answer world’s challenges

The second annual World’s Challenge Challenge took place during Western International Week earlier this month. This competition stems from President Amit Chakma’s honorary doctorate address at the University of Waterloo (2010) in which he stated: “If you embrace a...

3M Canada presented Employer Partnership Award

3M Canada presented Employer Partnership Award

3M Canada recently received the Employer Partnership Award, presented by Western, specifically the Student Success Centre, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering and DAN Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) program. This award recognizes 3M’s continued...

Grad student answering the Geneva Challenge

Grad student answering the Geneva Challenge

Every year millions of Indonesian workers, predominately women, leave their families and villages to seek work abroad as migrant workers. Approximately 4.3 million legal workers are employed overseas, with 60 per cent of those in countries in the Middle East....