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Recruitment in Canada: an insight for HR professionals

Catherine Awad from McGill University in Canada, gives an insight into the Canadian recruitment market, and explains why an MBA can help HR professionals stand out from the crowd.

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Published on : 20 Dec 2011

Regulator considers allowing Wi-Fi on flights

Flying between Chicago and Miami, passengers can send e-mail, order up a movie from iTunes or surf the web to help pass the time. Take to the air between Calgary and Toronto and airlines aren't allowed to offer up a Wi-Fi option, limiting Canadian passengers to whatever entertainment they've brought with them, Air Canada's video selection or WestJet's live TV.

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Published on : 20 Dec 2011

Europe's gutless collapse

The US and European financial crises have this in common: too much credit was advanced at too low prices to households in the United States and to governments in Europe. In the US, the recipients did not have either the collateral or the prospect of revenues to pay back creditors. – Article by Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 17 Dec 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How academia can pitch in

Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Amy Edmondson, senior professor of leadership at the Harvard Business School.

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Published on : 14 Dec 2011

Watch Craig Buntin at TEDxMcGill - Redefining Success: Pre and Post-Olympics

Craig Buntin has been on the competitive figure skating scene for more than two decades. He has been three-time Canadian Champion, and placing 5th at the World Championships along with his partner Valerie Marcoux. Craig recently founded Teabean, a coffee and tea company in Montreal. He was also the first student to be accepted to do an MBA at McGill University without an undergraduate degree.

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Published on : 13 Dec 2011

Now and forever: The Styrofoam dilemma

So why don't we recycle polystyrene instead of sending it adrift? The technology does exist, says Tamer Boyaci, an assistant professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University -- the problem is the cost.

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Published on : 12 Dec 2011

The rise of the Renaissance MBA

This innovative approach to learning can also be found in Canada at the Desautels faculty of McGill University, with paintings that are used to get students to look at the world in a different way.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

Managerial skills have undergone a major change

Also, out-of-classroom learning is becoming important with a focus on real-life application. A case in point is McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. In March 2011, as part of the 5 Hot Cities of the World Tour, a group of MBA students from Canada came to India for real-life lessons in economics, commerce, culture and more.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

U.S. border deal great, but the trade game is global

The announcement of the Canada-U.S. perimeter security and economic competitiveness agreement represents a positive step forward in improving the efficiency of Canada-U.S. trade. For Canada: The Trading Nation, that’s good news. – By William Polushin

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Published on : 08 Dec 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The ‘fad and falderal’ of leadership

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to an old friend, John Van Maanen, a senior professor of organization studies at MIT.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2011

576 Quebec Candidates Pass the 2011 Uniform Evaluation

This year, five CA candidates from Quebec earned a place on the UFE Honour Roll of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, which recognizes the highest standings in Canada on the UFE. Three of the five are from the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

Professor Verter elected President-Elect of INFORMS Health Applications Society

At the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), Professor Vedat Verter was elected as the next President of the Health Applications Society (HAS).

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

Learning in the Trenches

I did my Bachelors in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering at Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering under Mumbai University. I worked for three years at Tech Mahindra Ltd starting as a software tester, progressed on to being a developer, senior developer and finally a work package co-ordinator before I joined the MBA programme at McGill. – Article by MBA student, Nisha Shankar

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

At Home with the World

…Also, out-of-classroom learning is becoming important with a focus on real-life application. A case in point is McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. In March 2011, as part of the ‘5 Hot Cities of the World Tour,’ a group of MBA students from Canada came to India for real-life lessons in economics, commerce, culture and more.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

Learning From Women's Soccer - Leveraging the Value of Competition for Success

20 NCAA championships in 28 years. A winning percentage of over 93 percent of the team’s games. 20 National Players of the Year. These are just some of the numbers that describe the success of the University of North Carolina women’s soccer program over onthe past several decades.

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Published on : 05 Dec 2011