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Nita Chhinzer

Nita Chhinzer

Associate Professor, Human Resource Management and Business Consulting (Dept of Management), University of Guelph
Dr. Nita N. Chhinzer is an Associate Professor of Human Resources at the Department of Management, University of Guelph. Her research is concentrated on Strategic Human Resources Management, with a strong focus on job loss. She completed her PhD in Management from McMaster University in 2006, focusing on HR. Post MBA in 2000, Nita Chhinzer worked in management positions at various companies including HP and Nortel. It was then she recognized that the execution, decisions and implementation of downsizing have significant individual, organizational and societal outcomes, prompting her to return to academe to advance our understanding of downsizing. Accordingly, her research area is largely focused on temporary and permanent job loss and downsizing activities from both a HR and management decision making perspective.

She was the recipient of the 2019 Emerald Literati Best Paper Award (Education +Training) based on her research about how employers define graduate student employability and in 2016, she was recognized as one of the top 25 HR Professionals in Canada. From 2012-2017 she was Fellow in Leadership, Work and HRM.

She also co-authors the Human Resource Management in Canada textbook (best-seller in Canada).

Employers need to give paid sick days to fight COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020 06:28 am UTC| Life

We frequently hear advice that workers should stay home when they dont feel well, but there are a lot of reasons why that option isnt realistic or feasible for many workers. Presenteeism when employees are unwell and...

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Economy

Canceled bookings cost hosts to lose thousands of dollars a month

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Imports of Japanese beer fell 89 percent to $630,000, while Japanese vehicles dropped 59 percent to $62 million

South Korea imported US$249 million worth of Japanese consumer goods in April, down 37 percent from last year, mainly due to backlash from Korean consumers against Japans export restrictions. Imports of Japanese beer...

The country's economy already struggled before it had to deal with the outbreak.

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However, overall exports dipped 1.4 percent in the first quarter.

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The rise in inequality is attributed to the shrinking wages of low-income households, and a cut down in temporary positions

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Politics

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Joe Biden says he will likely pick his vice president by August 1

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf endorses Joe Biden as President

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Science

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Technology

New ‘World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ content to be unveiled in a live stream on June 9

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There might only be just one playable character in Cyberpunk 2077, but the trailers released so far have shown there are plenty of supporting characters that are very likely to affect Vs missions. Gamers are better off...
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