Job enrichment may be an important tool for retaining seasonal frontline staff, according to a new University of Waterloo study.
“Managers can use job enrichment to make work more engaging and to develop a bond between staff and the organization,” says David Drewery, a PhD candidate in Waterloo’s Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. “Job enrichment aims to design work conditions in ways that maximize meaning, responsibility and knowledge.”
A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool could help social media networks and news organizations weed out false stories.
The tool, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, uses deep-learning AI algorithms to determine if claims made in posts or stories are supported by other posts and stories on the same subject.
Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has found.
Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT), a research initiative led by the University of Waterloo, today announced the launch of its Quantum Alliance (QA) program, which brings together a collaborative community of researchers, world-class infrastructure and TQT’s unique Quantum Innovation Cycle for the advancement of impactful quantum technologies.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is partnering with the University of Waterloo to advance engineering education.
Supported by a $2.1 million investment, the largest single donation by TMMC to any Canadian University, the partnership will launch a unique undergraduate engineering innovation challenge and support a variety of student, research and outreach initiatives.