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Module 1a: Woodlot Management Planning: Lesson Two - Setting a Direction: Goals and Objectives [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, DNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Year of publication: 
2014

This module discusses goals for woodlot management and how they should directly reflect your values.

Can non-market valuation measure indigenous knowledge? [Shaun Awatere]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Shaun Awatere

“This paper investigates the potential of non-market valuation tools such as contingent valuation, to value Matauranga Maori.”

Sharing Canada's Prosperity - A Hand Up, Not a Handout [Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples]

Publisher: 
Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
Year of publication: 
2007

"Aboriginal people share a common commitment to address the economic challenges facing their communities. Though not widely recognized, many communities throughout the country are beginning to experience economic success in areas ranging from small business development to larger scale commercial projects. Aboriginal people can, and have, succeeded on “their own terms”, adapting mainstream business practices to their own strongly held values and cultures. For complex reasons, others continue to struggle.

Indigenous Land Claims and Economic Development: The Canadian Experience [American Indian Quarterly, AIQ]

Publisher: 
American Indian Quarterly (AIQ)
Year of publication: 
2004

Article includes a figure showing the Aboriginal approach to economic development, including the four purposes and three main processes. It also looks at whether the Aboriginal approach to development can deliver the results anticipated by the government (by 2016, Aboriginal people are projected to be making a $375 million contribution to the Canadian economy – as opposed to an estimated $11 billion cost should their circumstances remain as they were in 1996 relative to other Canadians – due to land claim settlements and other capacity-building activities by the government).

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (C) The Results of the Partnership [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

"This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (B) The Partnership at Work [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

"This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

Michelin’s Strategic Partnership with Indigenous Peoples – (A) The Basis for Partnership [International Journal of Case Studies in Management, IJCSM

Publisher: 
International Journal of Case Studies in Management (IJCSM)
Year of publication: 
2009

" This case explores the multi-stakeholder strategic partnership formed among Michelin Canada, Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia. The partnership was established to address a demographic shortage of skilled workers for Michelin Canada, as well as limited employment prospects for young people in fast-growing indigenous communities.

Brave Spirits on New Paths: Toward a Globally Relevant Paradigm of Indigenous Entrepreneurship Research [Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, JSBE]

Publisher: 
Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Year of publication: 
2005

"This is the first study in a series aimed at strengthening research in the emerging field of Indigenous entrepreneurship. A literature survey revealed two dominant themes: the need to reconcile tradition with innovation and the need to understand how Indigenous world-views and values impact upon enterprise. Four relevant theoretical contexts guided an empirical investigation employing depth interviews with 40 selected opinion leaders representing two cultures: Indigenous Australian and American Indian.

A Comparison of Native Culture, Non-Native Culture and New Management Ideology [Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences
Year of publication: 
2009

"Based on a case study of a Native-operated criminal justice organization, this article uses Hofstede'sfive dimensions of national cultural differences to examine the connections between cultural values and management practices. It concludes that Hofstede's dimensions can provide insights into the differences between Native and non-Native cultures and how Native organizations may draw on traditional cultural values to improve organizational effectiveness. In general, Native cultures are described as collectivist, egalitarian, adaptive, and tolerant.

Aboriginal, Northern, and Community Economic Development: Papers and Retrospectives [Arbeiter Ring Publishing]

Publisher: 
Arbeiter Ring Publishing
Year of publication: 
2010

"John Loxley has worked in community economic development as a practitioner, advisor, teacher and scholar for over 30 years. The wealth of that experience is reflected in this book, which grapples with the conceptual and political complexities of addressing northern and Aboriginal poverty. Loxley examines a number of possible approaches to economic development, placing each within a broader theoretical and policy perspective, and considering its growth potential and class impact.

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