Corporate Behaviour

Transport management in Quebec healthcare sector

July 14, 2014|

A growing number of establishments in the health and social services network are now acknowledging the potential benefits related to healthcare logistics. However, healthcare logistics is composed of several elements and many establishments tend […]

Overview of the supply chain managament by Quebec companies

May 30, 2014|

This report provides a summary of the use of best supply chain management practices in Quebec. The results are based on a survey of manufacturing companies, wholesalers and retailers with 30 employees or more. […]

Performance Analysis of Central Warehouses Activities in Quebec Health Care Institutions

August 1, 2013|

Quebec’s health and social services network is currently working to optimize administrative procedures so as to meet ministry objectives. Supply and logistics management is among the activities targeted by these efforts. Based on a […]

Outsourcing computer services

March 13, 2013|

In today’s environment, companies can no longer avoid the question of where to locate their operations. Offshoring is a factor in all our fields of activity. It is important to understand why operations could […]

Results-based Management and Performance of Agencies in the Province of Quebec

April 12, 2012|

In this study, we analyze the long-run performance of a group of decentralized agencies that were created in the province of Quebec. We collect all the data that can be related to performance in […]

Efficient Logistical Activities in Healthcare Sector

March 13, 2012|

The healthcare sector is hungry for resources and both public and private sector decision makers are striving for cost reductions without affecting the quality and accessibility of services. This quest for efficiency gains is […]

Logistic Practices by Quebec-based Companies

March 2, 2012|

Previous studies have shown that companies having adopted good logistical practices also display superior organizational performance. Yet, there are very few recent empirical studies reporting on the use of such good logistical practices by […]

Understanding Innovation associated with Information and Communication Technology

December 22, 2011|

New technologies are useful tools for organizations to innovate and then improve their performance. However, using these technologies is not the same thing as innovating with them. The study “Understanding Innovation Associated with Information […]

Quebec’s Performance in Innovation

May 9, 2011|

In this study, we analyze the link between innovation and productivity. At first, we define and describe the most frequently used measures of innovation: survey data, research and development expenditures, and patents. We find […]

Exchange Rates, Investments and Productivity

March 9, 2011|

This report studies the relationship between exchange rate fluctuations and investment. In an open economy such as Canada, variations in the value of the currency represent a potentially important factor behind investment decisions. Our […]