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24 May, 2017

Smith joins Great Place to Work Canada as Strategic Partner

Kingston, ON – Smith School of Business at Queen’s University has joined forces with Great Place to Work® (GPTW), a global authority on building, sustaining, and recognizing high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures. With a focus on employee engagement, the Great Place to Work® program examines how high-trust cultures lead to high performance in organizations. Through its Centre for Business Venturing, Smith will help Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) succeed as great workplaces through the GPTW program.

14 Mar, 2017

Smith School of Business and Reticle Join Forces

Kingston, ON — March 14, 2017 Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and Reticle Ventures Canada Incorporated (Reticle) have launched a new initiative aimed at developing high-performance team and resiliency skills for Queen’s MBA students.

12 Dec, 2016

Smith Forecast 2017: Slow nation-wide GDP growth and higher inflation offset by stronger stock market performance, optimism for Kingston

Kingston, ON — Uncertainty from the U.S. election and a rise in anti-trade rhetoric were cited as reasons for the slow export growth, reduced business investments and increased inflation we can expect for Canada in 2017, according to Smith School of Business experts.

03 Nov, 2016

Canadian Olympic Committee and Smith School of Business Announce Strategic Partnership

TORONTO (November 3, 2016) – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Smith School of Business at Queen’s University announced an eight-year strategic partnership that will provide scholarships for COC athletes, shared coaching synergies and customized leadership training for COC staff and partners. Smith will be the first business school to become a Team Canada partner and the exclusive provider of business education for the COC.

10 May, 2016

New Smith School of Business survey: executives split on using big data in making big decisions

Toronto, ON – May 10, 2016 – How far ahead are Canadian organizations in their use of data analytics? The Smith School of Business Executive Survey released today shows that leaders of Canada’s organizations agree big data is changing the business landscape. They also seem to be split on how they should be using data/analytics in decision making. Of those surveyed, 52 per cent said they rely too much on data and analytics when making decisions and not enough on their intuition, while 41 per cent indicated they rely on their intuition and experience more and not enough on data and analytics.