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Henry Mintzberg: "Management? It's Not What You Think!"

Leaders Series: A true management and leadership guru, Dr. Henry Mintzberg of McGill University joins us to speak about management misconceptions, and his new book: "Management? It's Not What You Think!".

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Published on : 13 Oct 2010

Canada’s sorry state of innovation

“Innovation by definition requires taking a risk,” says William Polushin, an adjunct professor at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management and director of its international competitiveness program. “We are uber-conservative.”

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Published on : 08 Oct 2010

Metro deal's economics stink, too

Karl Moore, a professor of business strategy at McGill University, says his best estimate is that we'll wind up paying about half a million dollars too much for each of the 468 cars in the Métro deal contract.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2010

India becoming Bombardier's next frontier for lucrative train and plane orders

India is shaping up to become the next lucrative frontier for Bombardier as the global train and plane manufacturer seeks to win billions of dollars of new contracts for its products. Karl Moore, a business professor at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, said the potential in India derives from the expanding middle class.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Most Loved and Hated Brands

The top loved brands, as rated by BrandMojo, a not-for-profit brand rating site that explores the most loved and hated brands. BrandMojo was created by Bob Mackalski as part of his doctoral dissertation research at Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Normand Laprise

Professor Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to one of Canada’s top chefs, Normand Laprise of the wonderful restaurant Toqué.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Les remèdes du Dr Mintzberg

Comment régler les problèmes de gestion en santé? Henry Mintzberg considéré comme un des penseurs les plus influents dans le domaine de la gestion, offre son point de vue sur cette question.

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Published on : 04 Oct 2010

Muhammad Yunus, pionnier du microcrédit - Le banquier des pauvres s'intéresse au Canada

M. Yunus, économiste de formation, a profité de son passage à Montréal pour jeter les bases d'une collaboration avec l'Université McGill et sa Faculté de gestion Desautels.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2010

Un monde meilleur — la vision de Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus n'est pas un homme d'affaires comme les autres. Âgé de 70 ans, il a lancé tellement d'entreprises - une quarantaine? - qu'il en a perdu le compte exact. Il a fondé une banque, commercialisé des panneaux solaires, fabriqué des sous-vêtements et des souliers, produit des yaourts...

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Published on : 02 Oct 2010

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Muhammed Yunus, suggests new model for Canadian delivery of foreign aid

Yunus was in Montreal for three days as a guest of the McGill World Platform on Health and Economic Convergence. He announced a partnership with McGill University, the Yunus centre, and the German-based Grameen Creative Lab — which will collaborate on a number of social business projects.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2010

More balance between profit, charities needed: Yunus

Muhammad Yunus helps bridge the two very separate worlds of making money and doing good.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Bringing HR to the table

Professor Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to David Ulrich, a senior professor at the University of Michigan and one of the top H.R. people in the world.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

The Rise of the "Renaissance MBA"

Back in 2006, well before most people even knew what a sub-prime mortgage meant, Nancy Adler of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill in Canada wrote an essay stating that business leadership in the 21st century would call for "levels of inspiration and creativity that have been more the domain of artists and atavistic approaches than of most managers."

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Published on : 25 Sep 2010

CEOs must be artists?

Perhaps the most high profile supporter of the use of art in the development of business leaders is to be found at the Desautels faculty at McGill University in the person of Dr. Nancy Adler. Adler's day job is teaching at McGill. And helping major international corporations such as Rio Tinto and the Business Families Foundation with cross-cultural management issues.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2010

Nancy Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at Desautels

Prof. Nancy J. Adler, a pioneer in integrating artistic approaches into management education, has won prestigious teaching awards for her innovative classes at the Desautels Faculty of Management. She is also an accomplished painter, who has been an artist-in-residence a number of times at The Banff Centre.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2010