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Journée des sciences des données en santé

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:30 - 16:00
PHI Centre & McGill University : room Z-330, CA
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Café Collab: Mediation Through Participatory Media-Making

Thu, 2017-05-11 12:01

Café Collab is a collaborative partnership with the Participatory Cultures Laboratory, situated within the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW) at McGill's Faculty of Education; and McGill's Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE). After their first year in action, Café Collab held its culminative event in the SSMU Building.

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Quality at the Source or at the End? Managing Supplier Quality Under Information Asymmetry

Thu, 2017-05-11 11:00

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş

Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming

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McGill Sustainable Labs Guide for Researchers

Thu, 2017-05-11 11:39

**This message is sent on behalf of Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

Dear Colleagues,

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Contact: Christian Bouchard
Organization: Hazardous Waste Management, McGill University
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Office Phone: 5534
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Desautels alumnus ran brokerage firm, was president of TSX

Thu, 2017-05-11 10:25

J. Pearce Bunting  (BCom'52) grew up during the Great Depression, then rose through the ranks of his father’s brokerage firm to become president in 1967. Ten years later, he became president of the TSX and modernized the operation by introducing a computerized trading system.

The technology was immensely unpopular with old-guard floor traders, but times were changing—and Mr. Bunting is now remembered as having been good for the exchange. Patrick Mars, who ran Bunting’s old company, said that “Under his watch the exchange prospered and did well.”

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McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus gets top job at Longueuil Police

Thu, 2017-05-11 10:22

Lebanon native Fady Dagher (EMBA'12) has lived in Montreal since 1986. When he took over from Denis Desroches as chief of the Longueuil police in February, many on the south shore force didn’t want another Montrealer in charge.

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Karl Moore on introverts, extroverts, and Warren Buffett

Thu, 2017-05-11 10:17

Back in January, Karl Moore took a group of Desautels students to meet Warren Buffett at his Omaha offices. Mr. Buffett is known to be an introvert, and his conduct during the visit bore that out; rather than expounding on everything that came up, Mr. Buffett stuck to speaking on subjects he knows well. He also avoided working the crowd, rather staying with a small group of students and having a full-on conversation.

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Maybe it’s time to second-guess the Harvard MBA and its ilk

Thu, 2017-05-11 10:13

In a recent op-ed, Financial Times editor Andrew Hill takes issue with the methodologies of the MBA programs offered by the Harvard Business School and other schools worldwide. In this, he aligns himself with The Golden Passport author Duff McDonald and Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, who says that the HBS doesn’t train its MBA students to be good managers, but is rather “putting them on a fast-track they don’t deserve to be on.”

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Desautels alumna and Ericsson senior VP on travel, networking, and engaging others in decision-making

Thu, 2017-05-11 09:57

Rima Qureshi (BCom'87, MBA'96) knows all about learning to adapt. In an interview with Desautels Professor Karl Moore, she says that as a highly analytical, self-contained decision-maker, her position as senior VP and North American head of Ericsson has taught her the importance of listening, getting others involved in decision-making early, and finding a common position to build on.

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MCCHE is at the centre of efforts to support Indian pulse production

Thu, 2017-05-11 09:35

The Pulse Innovation Platform of the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) brings new methods of food production and marketing to India.

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