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The Art (NOT Science) of Management–and Its Cousin Leadership

Tue, 2014-04-08 11:04

It seems that a number of people want to be scientists, or at least in the sense of ostensibly adding credibility to their respective field of work. Economists (of which I’ve been a practitioner since 1982) and those in the leadership field (yours truly since the early nineties) covet the science moniker. Adding the word “science” adds a certain cachet to one’s profession.

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Surgery Not A Magic Cure For Obesity

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:59

It is alarming, but obesity has reached epidemic proportions in Kuwait. Oil has not only brought great wealth to the Gulf, but a huge change in lifestyle and food habits. Fast food, fast cars and everything else that money can buy has led to the rise of obesity so much so that today at least 88 percent of Kuwaitis are considered overweight. 

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The CEO Series with Karl Moore

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:57

Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more.

Listen to full interview: CJAD, April 6, 2014 

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Leading with Impact: Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:46

On March 21st, the McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program organised an event to celebrate its 5th anniversary. Participants from five alumni classes and the current class joined together for the first time as one group and discussed with an energy and openness you’d expect from people who have known each other for years.  The EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal was the common thread and common language which made that possible.  Fully 60% of the alumni took part in the day’s activities, confirming the strong link they feel to the program and the network it has created.

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«Diriger avec impact»: L’EMBA McGill – HEC Montréal célèbre son 5e anniversaire

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:32

Le 21 mars dernier, l’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal a tenu un événement afin de célébrer son 5e anniversaire. Les participants provenant de cinq cohortes de diplômés et de la cohorte actuelle étaient réunis pour la première fois et ont discuté, tous ensemble, avec une énergie et une ouverture qui se retrouvent généralement chez les gens qui se connaissent depuis de nombreuses années. Pas moins de 60 % des diplômés ont participé aux activités de la journée, ce qui confirme le fort engagement qui lie les diplômés au programme et entre eux.

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Germain Gillet, PhD / Seminar Title: “Role of Bcl-2 family proteins in calcium trafficking and cell motility”

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521 (Meakins Amphitheatre), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry
Non-mandatory for Biochemistry Graduate Students

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Mark Aurousseau "Shedding light on glutamate receptors: one molecule at a time"

Mon, 2014-05-05 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Mark Aurousseau
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

Senior student seminar

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Seminar: Kalin Kolev, Yale University

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:00 - 12:30
Bronfman Building : Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

On the Contemporaneous Reporting of Income-Increasing and Income-Decreasing Special Items: Initial Evidence

Kalin Kolev
Yale University

Date: April 11, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Room 310

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In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:55

Dr. Benjamin Fung's work on cyber forensics and data mining is featured in the latest edition of Headway magazine, which highlights the best of research, discovery, and innovation at McGill University.

Read the full text article about Dr. Fung's research and cyber forensic tool in Headway, Volume 8, Number 1 Spring 2014: The Big Picture on Big Data - 002//Cyber Forensics.

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In the news: School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by Ottawa Citizen re: national library catalogue move to OCLC

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:53

McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Director Dr. France Bouthillier was interviewed for an April 1, 2014 article by the Ottawa Citizen regarding the outsourcing by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) of the national AMICUS catalogue to the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) library cooperative.

Read the full article here.

 

 

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