Unionization is having a moment, but reaching initial contract agreements is proving challenging

Published: 10 January 2024

In 2022, employees at a Trader Joe’s grocery store in Massachusetts successfully voted to unionize. However, almost two years later, the company has yet to present any contract proposals. Despite...

After unionization, corporate foot-dragging is a challenge to contract negotiation

Published: 7 September 2022

Unionization is having a moment. Employees at Amazon, Starbucks and Apple have all held successful union drives. But forming a union and negotiating a contract are not the same thing. In a 2008...

Delve podcast: Closing the Inventor Gender Gap with John-Paul Ferguson, Lucy Gilbert, and Negin Ashouri

Published: 19 November 2021

Social inequalities are responsible for the loss of millions of ideas and inventions over hundreds of years. This loss over time is measurable today in a decline in innovation, slowing economic...

No substitute for face-to-face interaction

Published: 23 September 2021

In an overview of MBA learning environments throughout the pandemic, La Presse surveys MBA directors and faculty members about their ingredients for success. While he doesn’t discount the value of...

Lecture: Multiple Graduate Degrees, Multiple Employment Possibilities with John-Paul Ferguson

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00to13:00

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT Register/desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management

New study calls for greater female representation in innovation

Published: 4 August 2021

In a new study published in Science, Professor John-Paul Ferguson underscores the necessity of identifying and supporting woman-owned patents and innovations, particularly in the biomedical and...

Patently harmful: fewer female inventors a problem for women’s health

Published: 6 July 2021

"Necessity is the father of invention," but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 11 June 2021

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of...

Program redesign gives MBA students greater flexibility

Published: 26 March 2021

MBA & PMBA Academic Director John-Paul Ferguson highlights the benefits of the newly redesigned MBA program....


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