Desautels Faculty of Management news
Professor Karl Moore, along with colleagues from McGill's Faculty of Medicine, won the best R&D presentation award this May at the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) conference in London, Ontario, with their presentation "Growing Future Physician Leaders - A Randomized, Controlled, Single Blind Trial of an Educational Intervention in Postgraduate Trainees." The presentation discussed the program they designed and delivered, which taught management and leadership to McGill Faculty of Medicine residents in 2004-05.
Seventeen highly accomplished individuals, including acclaimed actor Christopher Plummer, author Nancy Huston, diplomat James Bartleman and civil aviation pioneer Pierre Jeanniot, will receive honorary McGill University degrees during this year's spring convocation ceremonies, May 29-June 6.
MBA students and the Desautels Faculty of Management have been awarded the 2006 PGSS Strength of the Society Award, which is given to the faculty that made the greatest contribution to PGSS internal committees.
Professor Venkat Venkatraman and David J. McGrath, Jr., professor in management/chairman, Information Systems department, Boston University School of Management. Click on "More information" to view lecture material.
Oft-decorated management guru Henry Mintzberg cops the $50,000 Canada Council Molson Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities. He'd better add a wing to his home to store all his hardware.
Jean-François Courville, BCom'91, President and CEO, State Street Canada, Toronto, is on the Globe and Mail's Top 40 Under 40 list.
On April 11, Professor Henry Mintzberg was awarded the 2006 Prix Gérard-Parizeau. Created in 2000 by the Fonds Gérard-Parizeau, the prize is awarded to a professor or researcher for the exceptional merit of his research work in finance, economics or history. Professor Mintzberg was nominated for his outstanding, insightful research that has deepened the understanding of managing all types of organizations -- business, governmental and voluntary, large and small, local and international; his exploration of the nature of managerial work across sectors and across the world; and his passion for developing reflective managers who learn from themselves and each other.
Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies Henry Mintzberg has been awarded this year's Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities for his outstanding lifetime and ongoing contribution to the cultural and intellectual life of Canada.
McGill University's Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, Henry Mintzberg, has been awarded this year's Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities for his outstanding lifetime and ongoing contribution to the cultural and intellectual life of Canada.
As the price of oil smashed through the $75-a-barrel record in recent days and gasoline prices in Canada rose from three to five percent last week over the previous week, media and consumers are sifting through the implications; from micro to macro, from wallet to voting intention to economic ramifications.
Some investors seem to be taking advantage of a loophole in financial regulations to cast shareholder votes that are far out of proportion to the number of shares they actually own, suggests a new academic study, "Vote Trading and Information Aggregation." The study, by finance professors Susan Christoffersen of McGill University in Montreal, Christopher Geczy and David Musto of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Adam Reed of the University of North Carolina, has been circulating in academic circles for several months. Click "Details" for the full article.
L'Oréal's innovative recruitment tool, L'Oréal e-Strat Challenge, acknowledged the outstanding achievement of Canada's McGill University at the International Final held yesterday in Paris. Teammates Jackin Ngan Kwong, Wang Leung and Pamela Ly-Peng placed second at the undergraduate level by demonstrating their business savvy before an executive panel of some of the L'Oréal Group's most senior management as well as international figures from business consulting and media circles.
Professor Karl Moore was quoted in the April 10 Globe and Mail, about the growing interaction between corporate and government sectors. Laurette Dubé and Karl are doing research into how corporate, government and NGO sectors work together. Professor Moore was also quoted in the April 9 La Presse about the joys of life in Montreal versus Toronto, where he grew up.
McGill BCom students put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again in a case competition where they competed against other business students from across the world.