Sauder School of Business

Major new grant to fuel social innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC

The University of British Columbia is set to become a leading hub for social entrepreneurship and innovation focused on solving the world’s toughest challenges. With a $500,000 grant from J. W. McConnell Family Foundation’s RECODE Program, the university will empower its community to explore new ways of using business tools and strategies to make positive […]

First-in-Canada university program offers bachelor plus grad business degree in 4.5 years

Beginning in September 2015, University of British Columbia students will be the first in Canada to be able to study toward a bachelor degree in arts and sciences while also earning a Master of Management, graduating in just 4.5 years. The new UBC Bachelor + Master of Management Dual Degree allows students from across the […]

Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports for 2014

The Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to researchers at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Photo: Daniel Betts, Wikimedia Commons Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by a team of international aviation academics at the […]

Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports

Efficiency in Atlanta, Copenhagen, Sydney, Seoul and Vancouver mean savings for air travellers Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by a team of international aviation academics at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. The ATRS Global Airport […]

Global companies beware: Rude customer treatment depends on culture

A new UBC study reveals that North American service workers are more likely to sabotage rude customers, while Chinese react by disengaging from customer service altogether. “Our research shows that culture plays a significant role in how frontline workers deal with customer abuse,” says UBC Sauder School of Business Professor Daniel Skarlicki, a co-author of […]

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