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World’s second richest man calls for three-day working week

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:04

Carlos Slim’s proposal that we work a three-day week sounds crazy. But many, in 1922, thought Henry Ford crazy when he announced that his staff would work a five-day week.

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The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01

Author: Karl Moore

Publication: Journal of Management History

Abstract: 

Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.

Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.

Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What sports taught Roger Martin about business

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:13

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:54

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

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Matthew Willsher Confirmed as CEO of Etisalat Nigeria

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:51

Board of Directors of Etisalat Nigeria has announced the appointment of Matthew Charles Willsher as its new chief executive officer. Willsher previously held the position of chief commercial officer and acting chief executive officer replacing previous CEO, Steven Evans in August 2013.

... Matthew Willsher, a physics graduate from the prestigious University of Oxford with a Masters in Management from McGill, started his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble. He joins Etisalat Nigeria with over 20 years in telecommunications.

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Nine habits leaders need to break

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:46

“Keep learning” is the mantra of modern management. You have to keep up with the constant stream of new information, new technology, new paradigms – new everything. But sometimes one of the keys to progress is “unlearning.” Dumping old skills and habits is often more valuable than learning new ones. Here’s my list of the top things that managers need to unlearn immediately.

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Research Proposal Presentation by Mr. Wei-Lin Wang - Product Proliferation, Product Lifetime, and New Product Trial in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

Thu, 2014-06-19 09:00
Bronfman Building : Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Mr. Wei-Lin Wang, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Marketing will be presenting his research proposal entitled: PRODUCT PROLIFERATION, PRODUCT LIFETIME, AND NEW PRODUCT TRIAL IN THE CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS INDUSTRY

Chair of student’s committee: Professor Demetrios Vakratsas

Faculty members and doctoral students are cordially invited to attend the presentation. 

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The Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management Forum 2014: Challenges and Best Practices of Supply Chain Management in the Internet Era

Thu, 2014-06-12 09:00
Qiushi Hall in Yuanzheng Qizhen Hotel : Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Canada &  The School of Management, Zhejiang University, China request the pleasure of your company at The Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management Forum 2014: Challenges and Best Practices of Supply Chain Management in the Internet Era. 

Business attire
For questions or to RSVP, please contact Matthew Ma at matthew [dot] ma [at] leapingpoint [dot] com.

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Il lavoro manageriale in pratica

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:47

Il lavoro manageriale, di Henry Mintzberg, è considerato uno dei più importanti e influenti testi di management degli ultimi anni. Un vero e proprio must per ogni manager. In questo nuovo volume “Il lavoro manageriale in pratica. Quello che i manager fanno e quello che possono fare meglio”, edito da Franco Angeli, l’autore ha voluto aggiornare e distillare l'essenza del suo pensiero in un libro più snello, operativo, orientato all'azione.

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