The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite McGill researchers and administrators to an information session on the upcoming CIHR Foundation scheme.
The workshop will include:
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly and the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Present:
Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Sheila Heti
Tickets on sale at Drawn & QUarterly: 211 Bernard, Mile End (514.279-2224), and on Eventbrite, here.
Doors open at 6:30, event starts at 7:30.
In continuing my coverage of the ideas of Jeroen De Flander in The Execution Shortcut, let me first introduce the problem of missing prioritization information. It describes a situation in which those responsible for implementing a strategy have to balance two contradictory strategy elements and still make the right decision. In reality, there are many such situations and each gets in the way of successful strategy execution.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Tom Gentile, CEO of GE Healthcare Systems.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 19, 2013
At the Mapping Mobile Conference at New York University’s Stern School of Business last week, panelists spoke about everything from consumer research to dating sites. One dominant takeaway is that people who are willing to pay for service to reduce advertising will generate a bigger pool of people willing to pay premium. The other grab: more and more subscribing, talking and listening is happening on mobile.
What is success and how do you measure it? The experiences of a diversegroup of workers show how – and how much – they managed to balance career success with family responsibilities. Those who managed to strike the balance defined success on their own terms, had a strong sense of self and wereprepared to make trade-offs.
Prof. Aaron Sprecher's co-edited book (with Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa), Architecture in Formation: On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture, has been published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis. Designed by Atelier Pastille Rose, the bright yellow, 350-page tome features 48 contributions by a wide range of architects and researchers, including Prof. Martin Bressani, David Theodore (Assistant Prof., as of August 2014), and former Sheff Visiting Professor Michael Wen-Sen Su.
Dr. Mimi Israël, psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has been awarded the 2013 prix Reconnaissance de carrière Persillier-Lachapelle.
Last Fall, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the McGill Department of Chemistry in Montreal collaborated to offer MBA and Chemistry Students the opportunity to participate in a unique two-day event. The case competition created opportunities to build a network of potential collaborators in business and chemistry.
Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technologies
University of Texas, Austin
Date: November 22, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 245