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1 Fostering Innovation: The Role of Business Schools James Milway November 13, 2012

2 In Summary Canada has a productivity problem and this is an innovation problem Innovation is not the same as invention and it s innovation that matters in building our global leaders We have a management shortage skills and sophistication and this affects our innovation capabilities 2 November 2012

3 Canada s GDP Per Capita Leads Most Other Countries 3 November 2012

4 GDP Per Capita is Lower In Canada Than US 4 November 2012

5 Workers and Owners Add Value to Earn Wages and Profits 5 November 2012

6 Canada is Near Top in Work Effort 6 November 2012

7 but Not Productivity 7 November 2012

8 Canada is Near Top in Work Effort, but Not Productivity 8 November 2012

9 Economies Grow Through Higher Productivity 9 November 2012

10 New Management Techniques are Associated with Productivity and Prosperity Growth Source: Michelle Alexopoulos 10 November 2012

11 Growth in Productivity Productivity = Dollars Value Added Hours Worked 11 November 2012

12 Innovation and Productivity Are Closely Linked 12 November 2012

13 Invention and Innovation : What s the Difference? 13 November 2012

14 Canada Has 42 Billion $ Global Leaders 14 November 2012

15 Invention Versus Innovation: Canadian Global Leaders 15 November 2012

16 Markers for Success of our Global Leaders Highly educated founders Relevant industry experience Founders in their 30s or higher Science and engineering background (commerce coming later) Exporting within five years of inception 16 November 2012

17 Access to Management Talent a Key Weakness for Canadian Innovative Start-ups From Institute research among successful venture-backed start-up. X-axis: Did respondent report "poor" access or "good" access on a 1-to-5 scale to each of the 13 factors on the graph. Y-axis: Did respondent report "major disadvantage", "low disadvantage" vs major US competitor (note "advantage was a possible response - but average responses were in the disadvantage area) Source: The Strategic Counsel, Assessing the Experience of Successful Innovative Firms in Ontario, September 2004, a report sponsored by the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity available at 17 November 2012

18 More Education Means Higher Earnings 18 November 2012

19 Canadian Managers Are Less Well Educated Than US Counterparts 19 November 2012

20 Better Managed Firms Have More Educated Managers % managers holding university degree 70% Percentage of managers with university degrees Canada, United States and United Kingdom combined 67.1% 60% 53.0% Manufacturing 50% Retail 42.6% 41.3% 40% 37.4% 30% 29.1% 24.2% 26.4% 20% 10% 0% 1 to 2 2 to 3 3 to 4 4 to 5 Better Managed Firms Firm average management score Note: Management Score on 1-to-5 scale assessing quality of management in implementing lean management. Assessment based on framework developed by Nick Bloom and John Van Reenen, Measuring and explaining management practices across firms and countries, Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2007; % of managers holding university degree represents percentage of managers at surveyed manufacturing/retail location. Source: Management Matters dataset. Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity analysis. 20 November 2012

21 Managers of Large Firms Tend to be Better Educated Educational attainment of managers by firm size, % 38.9% 43.8% 46.3% BA or above 42.4% 41.2% 37.6% 37.4% Some post secondary, college certificate or diploma 23.9% 19.9% 18.6% 16.3% High school or below < Number of employees Source: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity analysis based on data from Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (2009). 21 November 2012

22 Fewer Graduate Degrees Are Awarded in Canada 22 November 2012

23 Canada Produces Fewer Business Graduates Than the US Degrees awarded per 1,000 population in Ontario, Canada and the US by field of Study Bachelor's degree or higher (Ontario & Canada: Calendar year 2008, US: Academic year ) ON CAN US Total Science & Engineering Business & Management All Others Source: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity Analysis using data from Statistics Canada, Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada, US Department of Education, National Centre for Education Statistics 23 November 2012

24 Canada Produces Fewer Business Degrees at Graduate and Undergraduate Levels Business & Management degrees awarded per 1,000 population in Ontario, Canada and the US by level of degree (Ontario & Canada: Calendar year 2008, US: Academic year ) ON CAN US Total Bachelor Masters Ph.D. Source: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity Analysis using data from Statistics Canada, Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada, US Department of Education, National Centre for Education Statistics 24 November 2012

25 Admission to Business Programs in Ontario is More Difficult Acceptance rates in Ontario Universities, average Based on first choice of applicant Arts & Science 56.3% Engineering 51.2% Commerce 47.7% 40% 45% 50% 55% 60% Acceptance rates is the ratio of the number of offers of admission to the number of applications - for first choice schools only Source: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity using data from Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) 25 November 2012

26 Canadian Businesses Lag in ICT Investment 26 November 2012

27 Canadian Businesses Lag in ICT Investment, Especially Software 27 November 2012

28 Canada Invests Significantly in Public R&D, but not Business R&D 28 November 2012

29 In Summary Canada has a productivity problem and this is an innovation problem Innovation is not the same as invention and it s innovation that matters in building our global leaders We have a management shortage skills and sophistication and this affects our innovation capabilities 29 November 2012

30 Recommendations for achieving our prosperity potential

31 Make Canada What it Can Be

32 Make Canada What it Can Be Strengthen our determination to close the prosperity gap Ensure that our public policy balances spending on current prosperity and investing in future prosperity Increase aspirations for and access to post secondary education Adopt targeted anti-poverty policies

33 Make Canada What it Can Be Shift the balance in our public policy from invention to innovation Teach innovation to our children Build our management capabilities Innovate in venture funding

34 Make Canada What it Can Be Continue to lower taxes on business investment Pursue true tax-policy innovation

35 Make Canada What it Can Be Adopt reciprocity as our guiding principle for foreign direct investment Expand international trade

36 What Canada Is What Canada Can Be Working more Consuming current prosperity Adopting best practices Working smarter Investing for future prosperity Innovating best practices

37 Fostering Innovation: The Role of Business Schools James Milway November 13, 2012

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