Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Toronto: Canadian Business History Group Workshop

Readers in the environs of Toronto, Canada, might wish to attend the second Canadian Business History Workshop, sponsored by the Canadian Business History Group / Groupe d’historiens des affaires canadiens, which will be held on Friday, April 52013. The session will feature a roundtable on Canadian multinationals and the discussion of a draft paper on Canadian management theory (circulated in advance). The workshop will be held at the Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto. For directions, public transit information, and a map, please see here.
     The meeting will convene over lunch, provided by the Chair of Business History at Schulich. Attendees should make their way to the Schulich Dining Room on the ground floor, where seating has been reserved. The workshop itself will take place in Room W357 with the following program:
1.30-3.00 pm   Roundtable discussion on the history of Canadian multinationals with, among     others, Professor Mira Wilkins (Florida International University)
3.00-3.30 pm   Coffee break
3.30-4.30 pm   Patricia Genoe MacLaren (Wilfrid Laurier University) and Albert J. Mills (St. Mary’s University), “An analysis of Canadian management theory: Where it is, and why we need it”
To facilitate planning please confirm attendance by sending an email to Matthias Kipping (mkipping@schulich.yorku.ca). Those who cannot attend, but who are interested in future events and news about Canadian business history, please join the Canadian Business History Group / Groupe d'historiens des affaires canadiens, accessible at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/cbh-hac.