In the Media Archive 2020

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Research reveals which types of leaders are more likely to burn out (folio)

U of A researcher Ian Gellatly finds that being too hands-off can be as stressful for leaders as being too engaged.

Trampolines, hot tubs and fitness equipment in high demand during pandemic (Airdrie Today)

There's no place like home in a pandemic which explains why hot tubs and gym equipment are selling like toilet paper did in the early days of...

Alberta's economic recovery plan (Ryan Jespersen Show)

Dean Joseph Doucet discusses the government's Alberta's economic recovery plan on 630 CHED's Ryan Jespersen Show.

Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous (CBC Radio)

The province has announced a plan to turn around its struggling economy. Are these the right steps? Professor Andrew Leach weighs in (interview...

David Staples: Jason Kenney shakes up pandemic recession with bold tax cut, big spending (Edmonton Journal)

On Monday, Kenney unleashed a blizzard of government programs to help deal with what he refers to as the Triple Threat of pandemic, global economic...

As 330,000 Albertans lose their jobs, Kenney unveils tax cuts, $10B in spending to lift economy (Financial Post)

Deepest recession in a generation has effectively cut all the job growth the province enjoyed over the past decade. Dean Joseph Doucet comments.

Investing in green future easier said than done for Alberta, say economists (folio)

Capitalizing on an educated workforce and taking a hard look at taxation would help the province diversify its post-pandemic economy, according to...

OPINION: COVID-19 hastens retail revolution for consumers (Edmonton Journal)

In an op-ed, Heather Thomson, executive director of the School of Retailing suggests that not only did the pandemic bring the world to a halt but...

OPINION: Defunding police a movement whose time has come (Edmonton Journal)

In an op-ed, assistant professor Noah Castelo makes a case for reallocating some police funding to social workers and adopting body cameras for...

COMMENTARY || Defunding police a movement whose time has come (folio)

Reallocating some police funding to social workers, making body cameras mandatory would reduce incidents of unnecessary violence against racial...

How the pandemic will affect e-commerce (CBC Radio One)

Retail expert Craig Patterson shares how an online presence is vital for retailers, and that service providers like Shopify and Amazon will benefit...

Pandemic increases importance of entrepreneurship and innovation (folio)

Dean Joseph Doucet and professor Tony Briggs talk about how the pandemic has made entrepreneurship and innovation even more important, and which...

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