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Study by Kim Trottier shows making choices under pressure is critical in business as well as sport. Growing up in the northern Ontario community of Kapuskasing, Beedie School of Business assistant professor Kim Trottier was naturally drawn to the sport of hockey at an early age. She was at one point the only girl on an all-boys hockey team – drawing attention to herself as the fastest skater in her age group. She eventually gave […]

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Professional sport is undeniably big business. Player contracts and sponsorship deals amount to tens of millions of dollars, with ticket sales, television rights and merchandising totaling billions. One could surmise, therefore, that sport commands a lot of attention in the way of academic research. However, Beedie School of Business associate professor Peter Tingling’s motivation for researching sport is a little less obvious. Rather than the business of professional sports, Tingling’s true research interests lie in […]

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