Research by Douglas Watt

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S’unir pour être plus performants aidera le système d’éducation canadien, les entreprises, les gouvernements et les autres parties à nouer des partenariats établissements postsecondaires-entreprises...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 6 pages | January 2016 | by Michael Bloom, Cameron MacLaine, Daniel F. Muzyka, James Stuckey, Douglas Watt
Partnering for Performance is designed to help Canada’s education, business, government, and community stakeholders understand the value of PSE-business partnerships, and develop...
The Conference Board of Canada | 141 pages | January 2016 | by Michael Bloom, Cameron MacLaine, Daniel F. Muzyka, James Stuckey, Douglas Watt
Each year, The World Economic Forum releases its Global Competitiveness report, ranking the performance of 140 countries. The report is widely recognized as one of the most...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2015 | by Jessica Edge, Douglas Watt
While many factors shape a firm’s capacity for innovation, it is the people within the firm that ultimately determine its ability to successfully innovate. Innovation talent refers...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2015 | by Douglas Watt, Jessica Edge, Cameron MacLaine
Canada’s innovation track record is weak. This report looks at firm-level innovation through the lens of skills, attitudes, and behaviours, and makes recommendations for businesses,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 129 pages | April 2014 | by Daniel Munro, Douglas Watt
This briefing provides an overview of the World Economic Forum’s 2013 global competitiveness rankings. It examines Canada’s current competitiveness, and highlights several obstacles...
The Conference Board of Canada | 19 pages | September 2013 | by Jessica Edge, Douglas Watt
This briefing provides an overview of the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness rankings. It examines Canada’s current competitiveness, and highlights several obstacles...
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | September 2012 | by Douglas Watt
This report discusses the challenges and opportunities that Canadian employers face when engaging Aboriginal workers. It offers strategies that employers can pursue to improve...
The Conference Board of Canada | 46 pages | July 2012 | by Alison Howard, Jessica Edge, Douglas Watt
The World Economic Forum ranks countries on various factors affecting competiveness. This briefing looks at how Canada fares against comparator countries on indicators relating...
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | January 2012 | by Jessica Edge, Douglas Watt
This briefing provides an overview of the World Economic Forum’s 2011–2012 Global Competitiveness Index rankings. It examines Canada’s current competitiveness, and highlights several...
The Conference Board of Canada | 8 pages | September 2011 | by Douglas Watt
Businesses can attract, integrate, and retain immigrant talent by expanding their recruitment methods, offering bridging and mentoring programs, providing language and communication...
The Conference Board of Canada | 62 pages | November 2009 | by Vadim Kukushkin, Douglas Watt
Immigration is one strategy to alleviate Canada’s skilled labour shortage, but international competition is intense. This report analyzes Canada’s immigration policies and systems...
The Conference Board of Canada | 67 pages | October 2008 | by Kurtis Kitagawa, Tim Krywulak, Douglas Watt
The AHRC’s Management Competencies project—through the Apparel Strategic Planning Program and Apparel Manufacturers’ Strategic Planning Toolbox—has benefited 130 apparel companies...
The Conference Board of Canada | 14 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
This case study looks at how the Skills and Learning Sites and Portal project of the Textiles Human Resources Council has impacted Canadian textile manufacturers and the textile...
The Conference Board of Canada | 13 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
Ce rapport traite de WoodLINKS, un programme de certificat et de transition entre l’école et le travail qui réunit les éducateurs et l’industrie pour qu’ensemble, ils élaborent...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 19 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
La présente étude de cas examine comment le Département virtuel des RH du Conseil canadien sectoriel des plastiques donne aux fabricants de plastiques – plus particulièrement les...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 14 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
This report looks at WoodLINKS—a school-to-work transition and certification program that brings educators and industry together to develop an advanced wood manufacturing curriculum.
The Conference Board of Canada | 16 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
Le Projet de mise à niveau des compétences de gestion du CRHIV — avec son Programme de planification stratégique de l’industrie du vêtement et son Coffre à outils de planification...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 15 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
This case study looks at how the Canadian Plastics Sector Council’s Virtual Human Resources Department gives plastics manufacturers—particularly small and medium-sized enterprises—the...
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
Cette étude de cas examine l’incidence des Sites et du Portail d’apprentissage et de compétences du Conseil des ressources humaines de l’industrie textile sur les fabricants et...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 15 pages | June 2008 | by P. Derek Hughes, Douglas Watt
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