Did you know that in 2012, "full-time employees in the public sector took 12.4 days off for sickness and personal or family responsibilities, compared with 8.3 days in the private sector—a difference of 4.1 days"?*
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This message is a reminder of copyright workshops for faculty that are being offered at all SFU campuses in the next few weeks.
We posted just a couple days ago about our new module in Passport GMID -- Passport Industrial - Canada -- and have been discussing it with many of our researchers ever since.
Some of the questions so far...
How is this module different from the other content in Passport GMID?
I see that SFU's Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST) has a few seminars planned for the fall that touch on interdisciplinary studies in communication and management. Thought I'd list them here for our Business/Economics readers. Check out CPROST's Upcoming Events page for additional details.
- * Ever found yourself desperately in need of analysis on the future outlook of the Advertising Industry in Canada?
- * Or maybe you've needed data on the relative shares of major buyer groups in the Canadian Management Consultancy Industry?
- * Or were you hoping to find detailed industry growth measures for Funeral Services in Canada?
Ahhhh... a sunny day in August... What better time to talk about beer! :-)
I just noticed that a second edition of a really cool investment guide to the global beer industry that I talked about last year is now available via our Business Source Complete database:
I was scanning the June 17-23 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek this morning when I came across an interesting datagraphic: Office Cultures: A Global Guide. Based on research done in 11 countries by Steelcase (a furniture maker in Michigan), this datagraphic gives me an opportunity to highlight a number of business research resources and strategies