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A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world class research and distinguished teaching. With an emphasis on generating rigorous, high impact cross-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance, SMU’s faculty from its six schools – School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences – collaborate cl ...
 
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Listen to the podcast by Allison Bodnar and Lisa Woodill, and moderated by Ken Tremblay, FCCHL, as they talk about the costing study results of the Community Pharmacist-led Anticoagulation Management Service and what it means for patients and system-level pharmacy care. To view the article click here.…
 
In this podcast for HMF’s May issue, Brandon Landry, Customer Success Coordinator at Molecular You, interviews Ash Anwar on his article entitled "Value-Based Healthcare Delivery Through Metabolomics-Based Personalized Health Platform”. To view the article, click here.
 
Data has emerged as the most important driver for modern economic development. New industries have arisen from the use of data with personal information as the core asset, while many traditional models of business are ‘disrupted’ or drastically transformed. Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has also become an integral tool for the management and proce…
 
Rapid urbanisation, coupled with the lack of coordination in the use of resources, such as taxis and security personnel, has negatively affected a wide array of quality-of-life metrics. These include waiting time in queues, response time for emergencies, and the number of traffic violations in cities. Using AI and Machine Learning methods, aggregat…
 
Listen to Dr. Craig Stephen as he talks about the link between the social and biophysical determinants of infectious disease outbreaks and the concept of ecosystem stewardship. Craig is the CEO of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative and a Professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. To view the article click here.…
 
Singapore is a small and open economy, with its economic growth highly dependent on international trade. With the momentum of global trade growth being buffeted by increased economic uncertainties and rising trade tensions, does Singapore’s position in the global value chains, or GVCs, stand it in good stead to navigate choppy waters ahead? In this…
 
Global warming and climate change have created an unprecedented global interest in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, especially in energy production. Biomass, or organic matter, which is a renewable energy source that can replace fossil fuels in energy production is gaining popularity. Consequently, commercialising agricultural residues as biomass…
 
Building on research conducted in 2018 on the clear and positive link between high levels of psychological safety and a strong teamwork culture, Richard Smith, Professor of Strategic Management and Deputy Dean (Programmes) at the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, has now dug deeper by focusing on diversity.How does closing the gender gap withi…
 
Listen to Trina Fyfe, PhD, and Geoffrey Payne, PhD, as they discuss how rural providers face challenges using clinical practice guidelines and outline a case study in British Columbia related to maternity care and the prevention of Rhesus D factor alloimmunization. Trina is a librarian and researcher at UNBC and Geoffrey is the Vice-President of Re…
 
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in improving the quality of care for the elderly, be it enhancing aged care patient experience, developing home-care for an ageing population, or automating clinical processes.Associate Professor Tan Hwee Pink from SMU’s School of Information Systems, together with his team, have extensive ground…
 
Financial literacy in Singapore has not been analysed in much detail, despite the fact that this is one of the world’s most rapidly aging nations. In this podcast, Professor of Finance Benedict Koh from the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, discusses the key findings of his research jointly conducted with Olivia Mitchell from the University of…
 
As the profile of businesses engaged in disputes is now more diverse than ever, there is a need for dispute resolution mechanisms that are culturally responsive as well as internationally robust. Mediation is one mechanism that offers a flexible and confidential forum for business to resolve their differences in an effective and efficient way. Inte…
 
Trust is an important building block for organisational success, whether it is trust between managers and their subordinates or a brand and its customers. Tan Hwee Hoon is an Associate Professor of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour at SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business. She has been involved in a multi-year study on trust that spans 3…
 
Assistant Prof Liang Hao – Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR in short, is an evolving business practice that incorporates sustainable development or ‘doing good’ into a company's business model. In today's socially conscious environment, customers and employees place a premium on spending their money with or working for businesses that priori…
 
Assistant Prof Yeo Su Lin – Death is a part of life. However, people often feel awkward and ill at ease when faced with the opportunity for communication at the end of life. While talking about death and dying may not be comfortable for some, research has shown that having these conversations within families and communities, and with our healthcare…
 
The rise of new technologies is changing the way companies raise funds. Along with increased popularity of crowdfunding in recent years, a new form of funding has emerged – that is, the use of Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. In 2017, companies in the United States raised over $4 billion through ICOs; in 2018, more than $21 billion has been raised.…
 
The variety and delivery of cloud services have been improving over the years. More and more businesses have started to adopt these services to reduce upfront and ongoing costs and enhance business efficiency. However, there remain many considerations and deployment possibilities which a business must take into account before deciding to take up cl…
 
Assistant Professor of Humanities Orlando Woods from SMU’s School of Social Sciences has a keen research interest in areas including religion, cities and urban landscapes, digital technologies, space, and social and cultural geography.He has published a research paper on the role of Christianity in migrant integration in Singapore, and has received…
 
Assistant Professor Richard Crowley from SMU’s School of Accountancy examines financial accounting using both archival and analytical methods for his research. Much of his archival work deals with large sets of unstructured data using high-powered computing algorithms to address accounting issues that are otherwise infeasible to approach.He has rec…
 
Associate Professor of Humanities Winston Chow from SMU’s School of Social Sciences has researched on the areas of urban vulnerability to climate change; sustainability in urban climatology; and perceptions of environmental and climate change in tourism.In recent years, he has published papers on the impact of weather extremes on urban resilience t…
 
Assistant Professor of Humanities Aidan Wong from SMU’s School of Social Sciences has researched on the areas of development and sustainability, in particular on electronic waste, informal labour and economic development.In recent years, he has published a paper on ‘Waste’, Value and Informal Labour: The Regional E-Waste Recycling Production Networ…
 
Associate Professor of Accounting Holly Yang from SMU’s School of Accountancy has researched on the role of individual managers in corporate disclosure and determinants of firms’ voluntary disclosure decisions. Together with co-author Associate Prof Young Jun Cho, she is currently working on publishing a paper on Institutional Cross Ownership of Pe…
 
Listen to Alan Forster, MD, and his team discuss how The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) developed a Just Culture. They describe the concept of a Just Culture, why TOH initiated this transformation, and some of its early impacts. Forster is the VP of Innovation and Quality at the TOH. To view the article click here.…
 
Dr Tania NagpaulYouth at-risk typically refers to those who may be seriously anti-social, homeless, who may have dropped out of school, taken to substance abuse or engaged in illegal activities. The factors that place these young people at risk in the first place, such as poverty, family dysfunction and disturbed neighbourhoods, are often not facto…
 
Senior Research Associate Stephen Hoskins CREAThe issues facing a growing silver population are gaining ground. Singapore’s baby boomers are now exiting the workforce. Would those approaching retirement have enough resources to maintain their current standard of living? Would future policy changes in healthcare, housing and pension impact their ret…
 
Professor Zhu FeidaThe global personal data economy is growing faster than anyone could have imagined. The current business model for data is broken – for individual users and businesses alike.On one hand, users don not have enough control over their own data, such as what data is collected and how the data is used. That challenges their privacy. U…
 
Professor Pearlie Koh and Professor Tan Hwee HoonThe law on Directors’ duties is an important part of corporate governance. It is therefore unsurprising that a large part of existing research focuses on understanding what the law requires and how it applies in different situations. Such research is however largely reactive.Taking a fresh perspectiv…
 
Professor Hannah ChangCrowdfunding is changing how entrepreneurs finance their innovation. As the number of crowdfunding platforms continues to rise, competition for investor attention also intensifies. What can entrepreneurs and communicators do to heighten attention and strengthen persuasion, in order to secure greater success for their crowdfund…
 
Listen to the podcast by Izabela Szelest and her team as they discuss Canada’s opioid crisis and how it disproportionately affects people who use drugs alone at home. Szelest and her co-authors synthesized recent literature related to technology-enabled harm reduction strategies and corroborated their findings with key informants, including family …
 
As markets shift and technological breakthroughs disrupt business models, what is the ‘secret recipe’ of a company that makes it ‘a great place to work’? Against the backdrop of a hypercompetitive landscape, how are successful, productive and high-performing teams within an organisation created?Richard Smith, Deputy Dean for Programmes and Professo…
 
Assistant Professor Kotaro HaraCrowd work or crowdsourcing, an emerging form of online contracting work, is growing. About 600,000 workers participate in the online gig economy annually and the number is growing rapidly. Crowdsourcing facilitates new ways of working. Its remote and asynchronous work style – unbounded by time and location – could en…
 
Listen to Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli’s podcast as he talks about the importance of kindness and empathy and how these principles can improve health outcomes and reduce workplace stress and burnout. To view the article click here.
 
Assistant Professor Subhajit DattaCivilization, as we know today, runs largely on software. Software intensive systems underpin almost all aspects of our lives – serving our communication, transportation, healthcare, education, entertainment, and many other needs in myriad ways. The development of software as a large-scale industrial artefact has s…
 
Assistant Professor Tan Hwee XianMany of us use Google Maps for our daily commute, especially when we are exploring new places. Through Google Maps, we can easily find routes that provide access via various means – such as driving, public transport and walking. However, persons with disabilities who travel around in wheelchairs might face difficult…
 
Listen to a podcast about TRAM, an initiative started by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Graham Boeckh Foundation. TRAM or the Transformational Research in Adolescent Mental Health (TRAM) initiative, was the first of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research programs, providing $25 million over 5 years to foster collaboration an…
 
In this podcast for HMF’s March issue, Lynn Roberts, Research Associate at Centre for Studies in Primary Care, interviews colleage Colleen Grady on her article entitled "Establishing learning objectives for a leadership skills development curriculum in family medicine”. To view the article, click here.…
 
Associate Professor of Psychology Norman Li from SMU’s School of Social Sciences holds a PhD and Masters in Arts in Social Psychology from Arizona State University. He also has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Northwestern University.His research interests include mate pre…
 
Associate Professor Tomoki FujiiOver the last few decades, the overall health status of people around the world has significantly improved. What helps people to live longer than ever before? What other factors, besides income levels, play a part in determining health outcomes?Associate Professor of Economics Tomoki Fujii, who is also Associate Dean…
 
Cyber-attacks cost the global economy billions of dollars every year, and are of growing concern to businesses and governments around the world. One reason for the surge in cybersecurity violation events is the low cost of acquiring the necessary tools and programmes to commit cyber-attacks. Online hacker forums are among the most important platfor…
 
Associate Professor Manoj ThulasidasIn the last couple of decades, we saw an ‘information revolution’. Lately, it has been changing the way we think of data. We already see the early ramifications of this evolution in the data landscape, in the form of highly personalised web portals and micro-targeted advertising. What does this mean for students?…
 
In this podcast for HMF’s November 2018 issue, Philip DeSouza the Manager of Communications and Marketing at HIROC, interviews colleague Polly Stevens, the Vice President of Health Care Risk Management, on their article entitled "Questions Healthcare Boards Should Ask Senior Leaders About Risk”. To view the article, click here.…
 
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