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An ambidextrous learning model for the internationalization of firms from emerging economies

Emerging economies are playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. The rising phenomenon of the internationalization process of firms in emerging economies, or emerging market firms, particularly their capacity to increase their presence in the markets of developed economies, has been insufficiently studied.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Prof. Alain Pinsonneault wins Best Paper Award at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Prof. Alain Pinsonneault has won the Best Paper Award at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences for his paper entitled, 'The Impact of IT on Quality of Care: Evaluation of an integrated chronic disease management system.'

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Tribal Nova and McGill develop interactive and participative reading method in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers

Tribal Nova and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University have combined their expertise in a research and development project that focuses on interactive and participative reading on the iPad, in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers.

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Published on : 09 Jan 2012

Back to the future: Supersoldier ants illuminate evolution

Researchers have discovered they can induce supersoldiers in Pheidole ant species that never had them before. These supersoldier anomalies represent dormant ancestral potential that can be invoked by changes in the environment. These findings are groundbreaking for evolutionary theory, because they show there is dormant genetic potential that can be locked in place for a very long time.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2012

How do we split our attention?

McGill’s Cognitive Neurophysiology Lab team finds that we are natural-born multi-taskers.

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Published on : 21 Dec 2011

In hot water: Ice Age findings forecast problems

Data from end of the last Ice Age confirm effects of climate change on oceans.

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Published on : 19 Dec 2011

Benevolent Leadership: Conceptualization and Construct Development

This research examines benevolent leadership and makes three key contributions to organizational research. The first contribution is a theoretical one; the development of a theory-grounded conceptual model of benevolent leadership based on four streams of creating common good in organizations: morality, spirituality, vitality, and community.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011

Network exchange patterns in online communities

Large-scale online communities rely on computer-mediated communication between participants, enabling them to sustain interactions and exchange on a scale hitherto unknown. Yet little research has focused on how these online communities sustain themselves and how their interactions are structured.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011

Entangled strands: A process perspective on the evolution of careers in the context of personal, family, work, and community life

The goal of this study is to develop a theoretical framework to illuminate the process of careers unfolding over time in an overall life context. We draw on data from a qualitative field study of the career paths of 81 professionals who pursued working on a reduced-load basis as a strategy for sustaining commitment to both their careers and family lives.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011

An Analysis of Monopolistic and Competitive Take-Back Schemes for WEEE Recycling

We study two prevailing types of take-back schemes for electrical and electronic equipment waste recycling: monopolistic and competitive. We address key market and operating factors that make one scheme preferable to the other from the viewpoints of recyclers, manufacturers, and consumers.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

Video game players advancing genetic research

Users of game designed by McGill researchers contributing to analysis of DNA sequences Thousands of video game players have helped advance our understanding of the genetic basis of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, over the past year. They are the users of a web-based video game developed by Dr. Jérôme Waldispuhl of McGill's School of Computer Science and collaborator Mathieu Blanchette.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

Budding scientists explore their career options at Discovery Day

More than 200 students from 26 high schools and CEGEPS across Montreal got a taste of what it’s really like to be a scientist at TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011