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Desautels Faculty of Management launches App for iOS and Android

Powered by Blackboard Mobile, the Desautels App brings an interactive campus experience to members of the Desautels community.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

A new way of MBA thinking pulls on outside disciplines

Great minds may think alike, but for some MBA programs, different minds can lead to great thinking.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Warp Speed: 6 CEOs who climbed the corporate ladder crazy fast

At 34, Daniel Schwartz isn’t exactly a child anymore. But it’s certainly tempting to label him as some kind of “wunderkind” given his meteoric career trajectory. He was 33 when he landed the top executive job at Burger King.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

EXECUTIVE MBA Alumni Profile - France Margaret Bélanger, McGill-HEC Montreal

Executive MBA degrees are renowned for providing candidates with the skills and confidence to embark on a career change. For corporate attorney, France Margaret Bélanger, the qualification from McGill-HEC Montreal saw her career change from legal practice to the ice hockey arena with the Montreal Canadiens.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Don’t tempt your employees to do the wrong thing

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 Northwestern’s Keith Murnighan.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report. Watch full video: CTV Montreal

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Doobop, le chouchou d’Oprah et de Xavier Niel

On dit souvent qu’Oprah Winfrey a le pouvoir de faire ou de défaire les rois. Le business de Benjamin Bernet, un Français de New York, lui doit en tout cas beaucoup. ... Ce Parisien au CV sans faute (études à McGill, MBA à l’Insead) était il y a peu à la tête du marketing des parfums Armani chez L’Oréal, à New York. Read full article (in French): French Morning

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Why leaders should learn to channel their inner introverts

The chief executive officer of a major Canadian multinational came to our MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

There's no such thing as a strategic plan

'Strategic' and 'Plan' are two different concepts. A strategy iswhat we need to do to get from A to B (and deciding on what point B actually is). The plan is more specific and tells ushow we will get to point B (the details). ... No review of the concept of 'Plan' would be complete without the contribution of the renowned academic Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University. He contends that the definition of strategy is a multiple one, composed of 5Ps: Plan, Pattern, Position, Perspective and Ploy. 

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Creativity And Teamwork

There’s plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Cool courses: Full credit for variety

What do monster monsoons and costume design have in common? No, it’s not the eye of the storm and the eye of the needle (but good guess).

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Henry Mintzberg receives 2014 CK Prahalad Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award

Professor Henry Mintzberg has been selected to receive the 2014 CK Prahalad Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award given by the Strategic Management Society. This prize, created in 2011 to honour the legacy of CK Prahalad, is awarded annually to a scholar-practitioner who has used applied learning to influence how theory and research guide practice. Special attention is given to a scholar-practitioner whose contributions have shaped the understanding of global strategic leadership.

Published on : 26 Aug 2014

Urquhart appointed full-time assistant coach of McGill men's hockey team

David Urquhart has been appointed as full-time assistant coach of the McGill University men's hockey team. He replaces Dan Jacob, who stepped down a few weeks ago to take a similar post with Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Published on : 22 Aug 2014

Junex annonce la nomination de M. Henry Sauvagnat à titre d'administrateur

Junex inc. (la « Société » ou « Junex ») (TSX CROISSANCE:JNX) est heureuse d’annoncer la nomination de M. Henry Sauvagnat à son conseil d’administration.

Published on : 22 Aug 2014

Le CSeries sur les rangs pour une commande d’Ethiopian Airlines

Bombardier est sur les rangs pour obtenir une commande d’appareils CSeries du transporteur Ethiopian Airlines. 

Published on : 22 Aug 2014