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Professor Henry Mintzberg wins 2012 BPS Irwin Outstanding Educator Award

Professor Henry Mintzberg has been chosen to receive the 2012 BPS Irwin Outstanding Educator Award by the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) division of the Academy of Management.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2012

How to choose an MBA

…And if the healthcare sector, non-profit management or sustainability is a priority, the MBA programmes at the University of Exeter, Canada’s York-Schulich School of Business or McGill University might be worth considering.

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Published on : 11 Apr 2012

A Key to Corporate Success -- Being a Great Audience Member

If you’re an up and coming corporate executive, it’s likely you’ve received coaching with respect to your presentation skills. Yet you’ll spend far more hours throughout your career listening to others rather than presenting yourself.

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Published on : 10 Apr 2012

Le retour en force des usines d'assemblage électronique au Canada

Derrière l'iPhone, on peut lire «Conçu par Apple en Californie. Assemblé en Chine.» La mention ne résume pas seulement la stratégie d'Apple, mais celle de l'immense majorité des entreprises technologiques occidentales. Malgré tout, plusieurs usines d'assemblage électronique prospèrent chez nous.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2012

Scotiabank funds conference room, fellowships for business students

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is pleased to announce that Scotiabank has contributed a total of $1 million to sponsor a new, fully-equipped conference room in the Faculty and to establish fellowships for outstanding MBA students.

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Published on : 05 Apr 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why charismatic leaders are sometimes ineffective ones

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Martin Kilduff, a professor [of management studies at the Judge Business School] at Cambridge University.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2012

Professor Robert David and PhD Candidate, Saeed Akhlaghpour, Win 2012 Academy of Management Meeting Best Paper Proceedings

“Co-evolution in Management Fashion: Computational models of consultant-driven innovation" by Desautels Professor Robert David, PhD candidate, Saeed Akhlaghpour and David Strang (Cornell University) has been judged by reviewers of the 2012 Academy of Management Meeting to be one of the best accepted papers in the program.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

In Canada, Business Schools Lead Push for Globalization

At Canadian universities, business schools are light-years ahead of the rest of the campus in raising their global profile. …At English-speaking McGill University, with its business school one-fifth the total enrollment size of HEC Montréal, delivering an international experience is central to branding efforts by the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 01 Apr 2012

The Desautels Capital Management Inc. Unearthed

The BCom Honors in Investment Management (HIM) program prepares students for a career in the financial markets, either on the buy-side, working for asset management funds, or on the sell-side, working for investment banks. The program gives students a rigorous training in accounting, statistics and finance.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2012

Hydro-Quebec, a symbol of French pride

Fifty years ago, at a fishing camp north of Quebec City, the cabinet of then-Premier Jean Lesage held a fractious debate over the future of electricity in Quebec. Spearheaded by the late René Lévesque, the major question on the table was the nationalization of Hydro-Quebec.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2012

SNC-Lavalin CEO Resigns

Karl Moore, a business strategy professor at McGill University, says the resignation of SNC-Lavalin CEO Pierre Duhaime sends a strong message that his behaviour was unacceptable, and that the entire company will need to be more careful.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2012

CIBC scholarships to benefit McGill students

The Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that a $500,000 donation by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) will fund $50,000 a year in bursaries and fellowships for McGill students over the coming decade.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2012

Graduates find small is beautiful; big companies are not always the best way to earn big bucks, says Widget Finn

An MBA has long been perceived as the fast route to big bucks in big business but, in reality, an increasing number of MBA graduates are opting for roles in small or medium sized companies (SMEs).

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Published on : 28 Mar 2012

McGill BCom students place 3rd at the McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC 2012)

McGill BCom students put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 12th annual McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC 2012) which took place from March 20 to 24. After presenting in the morning and afternoon to 2 different panels of six judges, the McGill team placed 3rd overall out of a total of 9 competing universities.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2012

Selling intangibles helps manufacturers

We know that manufacturing companies in Quebec are under stress as they deal with high costs, poor productivity, the high value of the Canadian dollar and intense global competition. We know that globalization has changed the game, creating large differences in the cost of labour and materials around the world.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2012