Six faculty members from Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business have received Insight Development Grants, totaling nearly $290,000, from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). SSHRC Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages, enabling the development of new research questions as well as experimentation with new methods or ideas.
Congratulations to the 2019-20 award recipients from Sprott: Angela Dionisi, Ouafa Sakka, Patrick Callery, José Rojas-Méndez, Mohamed Al Guindy, and Luciara Nardon.
Angela Dionisi, Assistant Professor, Management
Project: Workplace sexual harassment and the family: Family-specific consequences and family as a foundational intervention
Principal investigator: Angela Dionisi, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Co-investigator: Kathryne Dupré, Psychology, Carleton University
Angela’s research areas focus broadly on issues of workplace mistreatment and leadership. Much of her research is focused on workplace sexual harassment, with special attention given to understudied victims (e.g., male victims; bystanders; targets’ family members).
Ouafa Sakka, Associate Professor, Accounting
Project: What factors challenge the quality of internal audit: The case of the Canadian federal government
Principal investigator: Ouafa Sakka, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Collaborators: Maria Barrados, Barrados Consulting Inc., and Sylvain Tomeho
Ouafa’s research areas of interest include Management Control, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Performance Measurement.
Patrick Callery, Assistant Professor, Strategic Management
Project: Corporate Accountability in Voluntary Carbon Emissions Reduction
Principal investigator: Patrick Callery, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Patrick examines corporate sustainability strategies that add value through providing solutions to environmental problems. His research has been published in the Journal of Cleaner Production and the Journal of Environmental Investing.
José Rojas-Méndez, Professor, International Business
Project: Consumer Xenocentrism: Antecedents and Consequences
Principal investigator: José Rojas-Méndez, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
José’s research program is a robust combination of consumer behavior and international marketing. He travels around the world to carry out his research, and has collected data from over twenty-two countries in eleven different languages and cultures.
Mohamed Al Guindy, Associate Professor, Finance
Project: The Social Internetwork
Principal investigator: Mohamed Al Guindy, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Co-investigator:Ryan Riordan, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
Mohamed’s research focuses on the role of social media in financial markets – and more broadly, on how technology affects financial markets. In addition, his research is regularly presented at leading academic conferences such as the Northern Finance Association and the Financial Management Association conferences.
Luciara Nardon, Associate Professor, International Business
Project: An analysis of the employment and career development experiences of Canadian immigrant youth
Principal investigator: Aliya Kuzhabekova, Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW), Carleton University
Co-investigator: Luciara Nardon, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Luciara’s research looks at how people think and behave within a work environment, which is often influenced by their cultural background. Her research projects also include exploring how technology plays a role in how people adjust to foreign environments.
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