UBCO: Research into B.C.’s most treasured resource – H2O

Kelowna Capital News – August 22, 2014

Grace H. Fan, assistant professor of strategy and entrepreneurship with UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Management, has been granted $73,800 over two years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSCHRC) to support research on the discourse on water in B.C.

“BC is going to have a new water act—the Sustainable Water Act, which is replacing the more than 100-year-old water act, and it is going to have a significant impact on the way water is managed throughout BC,” says Fan, who uses organization theory to explain entrepreneurship and water sustainability. Organizational theory is the study of organizations and their interrelationship with the environment in which they operate.

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