Research by Trefor Munn-Venn

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The H1N1 virus is the world’s first pandemic in over 40 years and Canadian organizations must act quickly to prepare themselves for the next waves of the virus.
The Conference Board of Canada | 27 pages | July 2009 | by Andrew Archibald, Michael Bassett, Trefor Munn-Venn
This executive briefing outlines several actions that CEOs need to consider in order to transform their organization’s health and safety culture.
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | November 2008 | by Trefor Munn-Venn, Bjorn Rutten
There is an evolution underway that’s reshaping the security and safety mindset, from protection to resilience to competitiveness. This change is transforming how organizations...
The Conference Board of Canada | Conference Recordings | November 2008 | by Trefor Munn-Venn
In Winnipeg, a new approach called evidence-based crime prevention has helped reduce auto theft. This briefing discusses the ways other Canadian communities can adapt this approach...
The Conference Board of Canada | 11 pages | October 2008 | by Rick Linden, Trefor Munn-Venn
The coming retirement tsunami will affect corporate health and safety cultures in unprecedented ways. This briefing explores the different ways that organizations can build a strong...
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | July 2008 | by Trefor Munn-Venn, Bjorn Rutten
This report focuses on ways to establish effective leadership during emergencies. It acknowledges that crises are becoming increasingly complex, requiring responses from many organizations...
The Conference Board of Canada | 40 pages | March 2008 | by Andrew Archibald, Trefor Munn-Venn
This report outlines six key principles Canadian public and private sector organizations need to focus on to ensure they can respond effectively to national security and public...
The Conference Board of Canada | 36 pages | October 2007 | by Andrew Archibald, Trefor Munn-Venn
This report describes the factors that led to the collapse of good governance in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, and outlines lessons Canada’s private and public sectors...
The Conference Board of Canada | 35 pages | February 2007 | by Andrew Archibald, Trefor Munn-Venn
This report focuses on collaborative projects between business and university or government researchers and identifies the practices that underlie successful collaborative projects...
The Conference Board of Canada | 41 pages | June 2006 | by Trefor Munn-Venn
La biotechnologie aura certainement une incidence spectaculaire sur le Canada pendant la prochaine décennie. Le présent rapport analyse les mesures que le milieu des affaires,...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 64 pages | December 2005 | by Paul Mitchell, Trefor Munn-Venn
Biotechnology is poised to affect Canada dramatically over the coming decade. This report analyzes what Canada's business, government and academic communities must do to help Canada's...
The Conference Board of Canada | 58 pages | November 2005 | by Paul Mitchell, Trefor Munn-Venn
Les pays à la recherche de la prochaine plateforme technologique qui stimulera l'innovation regardent du côté de la biotechnologie. Le Canada ne fait pas exception. Il est temps...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 20 pages | October 2005 | by Trefor Munn-Venn
Countries in search of the next technology platform that will drive innovation are eyeing biotechnology—Canada included. It's time to stop discussing whether or not to embrace...
The Conference Board of Canada | 16 pages | September 2005 | by Trefor Munn-Venn
The Leaders’ Roundtable on Commercialization is a blue ribbon panel of leaders from government, academia and various industries. Its mandate is to establish an action plan to improve...
The Conference Board of Canada | 13 pages | April 2005 | by Brian Guthrie, Trefor Munn-Venn
Medium-sized firms, often overlooked in favour of larger firms or start-ups, may be the best model for how Canadian companies can succeed globally. Don’t Overlook the 'MEs': Medium-sized...
The Conference Board of Canada | 30 pages | December 2004 | by Paul Mitchell, Trefor Munn-Venn
Medium-sized firms, often overlooked in favour of larger firms or start-ups, may be the best model for how Canadian companies can succeed globally. Don’t Overlook the “MEs”: Medium-sized...
The Conference Board of Canada | 5 pages | November 2004 | by Trefor Munn-Venn
This report looks at the promise of clusters for Canada, whether they contribute to regional economic growth, and the role of government in facilitating the development of successful...
The Conference Board of Canada | 25 pages | July 2004 | by Trefor Munn-Venn, Roger Voyer
What drives commercialization in Canadian companies? How do more innovative firms differ from less innovative ones? And what should business and government be doing to support...
The Conference Board of Canada | 7 pages | November 2003 | by Brian Guthrie, Trefor Munn-Venn
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