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Management and the millennial challenge

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:12

A recent episode of Desautels Professor Karl Moore’s The CEO Series podcast takes a deep-dive into a subject at the top of many a manager’s mind: millennial workers, their needs, and the management styles they respond to best.

His guests were millennials Mariama Dupuis and Stefanie Kutteh, both of whom are Desautels MBA students who are simultaneously holding down careers.

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How introverted managers can best interact with extroverted employees

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:07

In an article for Thinkers 50, Desautels Professor Karl Moore discusses how introverted managers can best direct extroverts.

A major part of it comes down to the way introverts listen: whereas extroverts tend to listen in an active way, interacting and gesturing as they do so, introverts are passive listeners, which can come across as rejection.

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myCourses upgrade has new look, consistency across devices

Thu, 2017-05-18 17:41

On Monday, May 29, at 7:00 am, myCourses will be upgraded to provide a more consistent user experience across computers, tablets, and mobile devices. There will be no downtime associated with this upgrade.

The changes are primarily cosmetic and will not impact functionality. The most noticeable changes include:

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2016 Annual Report for the Department of Pediatrics Now Available

Thu, 2017-05-18 12:40

"The calendar year 2016 represented our first full year on the new Glen site. Not only did we experience a cycle of seasons, we also experienced the entire academic cycle. It was thus a year of numerous ‘firsts’ however defined and relentless novelty. It was also a year of adaptations and adjustments to a new geography.

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Women in Leadership Task Force Final Report Now Available

Thu, 2017-05-18 12:25

To date, there are disproportionately fewer women than men in leadership positions in the McGill Department of Pediatrics especially in the roles of Division Directors, Associate Chairs, Vice-Chair, Department Chair, Head of the Montreal Children's Hospital Child Health Research and designation of "professor". Therefore, the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics has mandated a Task Force to develop realistic action plans that can be implemented to engage more of the Department of Pediatrics female faculty to take on leadership roles.

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Andrew King elected to the College of Fellows of the RAIC

Thu, 2017-05-18 12:22

Adjunct Professor Andrew King has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and will be inducted into the College at the RAIC/OAA Festival in Ottawa on May 24-27, 2017.

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McGill alumni elected to the College of Fellows of the RAIC

Thu, 2017-05-18 12:17

Numerous McGill alumni have been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and will be inducted into the College at the RAIC/OAA Festival in Ottawa on May 24-27, 2017. Giovanni Diodati (BSc[Arch] 1988, BArch 1990) is a Senior Associate at EVOQ and a heritage materials conservation specialist.

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Vertex Seminar Series: Valerie Chappe

Fri, 2017-05-26 11:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1034, 10th floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

 

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Connectivity is more than a smartphone and online access

Thu, 2017-05-18 11:07

A recent article in Graphic Arts makes the point that the word “connectivity” brings to mind images of smartphones and online transactions, but that according to Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, net-based communications do a poor job of building real interpersonal relationships.

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