Presentations: First Year DBA Students

9:00AM to 1:00PM February 28, 2020
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Join the first cohort of the new Royal Roads University Doctor of Business Administration program as they present their initial research proposals.

Twelve students will tackle real-life management issues and contribute to the advancement of management research and practice:

  • 9 a.m. Michael Morrison - How can resource allocation in healthcare operations improve health system sustainability?
  • 9:15 a.m. Bill Danielsen - How can personality traits be used as a leading indicator for insider threat risk?
  • 9:30 a.m. William Fung - Investigating the costs and benefits of improving governance
  • 9:45 a.m. Break 
  • 10 a.m. Karly Nygaard-Petersen - How does fun affect micromobility adoption in urban populations?
  • 10:15 a.m Rick Burt - What are the modelling techniques and governance strategies that can be applied to search and rescue (SAR) in the Antarctic?
  • 10:30 a.m. Benjamin Ameh - What are the performance enablers and barriers of the Nigerian downstream oil and gas supply chain?
  • 10:45 a.m. Break 
  • 11:15 a.m. Nkem Onyegbula - How can public sector organizations influence employee adoption of information technology (IT) in Canada?
  • 11:30 a.m. Dilash Krishnapillai - How can organizational context influence the adoption of agile in software projects?
  • 11:45 a.m. Nathan Banda - How does culture, education and professional preparation affect rural nursing retention and recruitment?
  • Noon Break
  • 12:15 p.m. Shelley Legin - How can social finance (SIBs) be used to mobilize capital to close the socio-economic gap?
  • 12:30 p.m. Peter Rasquinha - Framework for aligning information technology (IT) structure to project activities
  • 12:45 p.m. Tasha Brooks - Why, despite increasing entrepreneurial support services available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada, do disproportionately fewer Indigenous people engage in entrepreneurship?

Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

For more information contact Program Head Dr. M. Hassan Wafai or Program Coordinator, Kim Poduch