19 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mixed-Method Study of Physician Burnout in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Nathaniel F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4483. The goal is to characterize the factors that influence rates of physician burnout in rural and remote regions of northern Canada. The hope is that enhancing understanding of physician burnout in these regions will help policy makers and health system administrators to design policies that will more effectively support...


Initiating a New Era of Organizational Human Capital Development
Principal Investigator: Smith, Glenn
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to; • Increase installed human capital • Improve personnel recruitment practices • Provide improved retention strategies • Better match shareholders expectations on cost effective, safe and reliable operations Individual interviews will be conducted with middle and senior managers, the Director of Human Resources, and Human Resource department s...


Community Development Learning Needs: Assessment of the Public Health Workforce in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Bell, Marnie
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living. Objectives: To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...


Quality Workplace Environment
Principal Investigator: Cash, Penny
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011 2010
Summary: Quality workplace environments are known to be a positive determinant in the recruitment and retention of nurse educators. This project is designed to establish what nurse educators consider to be important elements in their work environment and to determine if these are experienced. Initially, a pilot project was conducted whereby an instrument to measure a quality workplace environment was ...


Teacher Performance Appraisals: A Tool for Teacher Growth and Improvement
Principal Investigator: O'Keefe, Jeffrey
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objective of this qualitative study is to explore how current methods of teacher performance appraisals contribute to teacher growth and improvement over time in the Northwest Territories. This study explores how current methods of teacher performance appraisals result in teacher growth and improvement over time. Teacher perceptions about the value, benefit, and purpose of teacher performanc...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The research objectives are to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; to determine the research needs of these organizations through a needs survey that will accompa...


Mobility, Identity and the New Economy: A Multi-site ethnography
Principal Investigator: Bell, Lindsay A
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2009 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1006. Rapid economic change is influencing how we think of who we are and our ways of belonging to communities and regions. This research project aims to understand these changes through the eyes of two francophone Canada groups: 1) those involved in economic planning and development; and 2) those who are directly involved...


Journalisten am Polarkreis (Journalists in the North)
Principal Investigator: Raphael, Fabian
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #972. The objective of this research is to study how climatic extremes and geographical isolation affects Yellowknife journalists. 20 qualitative interviews will be conducted with journalist in the NWT. Conversations will concern: Do climatic and geographical conditions affect the selection and implementation of news topics?...


Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Strategy
Principal Investigator: Enge, Audrey S.
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The aim of this Master of Business Administration study is to ascertain the challenges or barriers that prevent the increase in Aboriginal employment recruitment and retention within Northwestel Inc. and other organizations with similar employment equity programs. A main objective of this research project is to develop an Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Strategy for Northwestel Inc. Specifica...


Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...


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