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Profs. Minztberg and Vedat on improving healthcare

Better management practices would improve Canadian health care, according to many experts in the organization and administration of medicine.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2010

RÉFAEC Conference (Regroupement Étudiant des Facultés d'Administration de l'Est du Canada) held at the Desautels Faculty of Management

Congratulations MUS (Management Undergraduate Society)!! During Easter week-end, the MUS hosted the final RÉFAEC (Regroupement Étudiant des Facultés d'Administration de l'Est du Canada) conference of the year at Desautels.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2010

Women Take Their Place on MBA Teams

How do women experience and influence classroom and team dynamics in MBA programs? … Laurence Villion, an MBA student at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, says MBA programs tend to attract very strong, determined and driven individuals.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2010

Prof. Chaudhury donne son commentaire sur les taux d'hypothèques

La grande fête hypothécaire qui a attiré des milliers de Canadiens chez leurs banquiers ces derniers mois tire à sa fin. … "Mon conseil général, c'est: ne courez pas pour fixer votre hypothèque à un taux fixe de 6%", dit pour sa part Mo Chaudhury, professeur à la faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2010

EMBA Student Building on Past Experience

Kimberly Cosgrove's entire career has been in the construction industry and in 1992 she co-founded Montreal-based Construction Cogela Inc. "Some people have the experience of working five years in one area, two or three in another," she says. "I didn't."

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Published on : 30 Mar 2010

Prof. Karl Moore’s Talking Management: Banker contends sands of time will heal Dubai

Deutsche Bank executive Henry Azzam tells Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, that the Middle Eastern emirate did borrow too much during the boom years but that no one can compete with its position as a regional hub.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2010

Prof. Animesh Comments on Looking Good in Cyberspace

As companies realize the importance of keeping up their e-reputations, a new business is growing up to help them.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

Prof. Chaudhury donne son commentaire sur l’immobilier

Alors qu'Ottawa s'apprête à resserrer encore une fois les règles entourant le financement hypothécaire, il demeure facile de se procurer un prêt sans aucune mise de fonds, a constaté La Presse Affaires.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

Alumna Named as Pratt & Whitney’s New Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has named Maria Della Posta Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing. Keyvan Fard, who previously held the position, will focus his efforts on developing growth opportunities in key markets for P&WC. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. (UTX 74.24, +0.62, +0.84%) company.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

Charles Bronfman Shares Philanthropic Secrets

Today, many entrepreneurs who have made fortunes are actively seeking to reinvest their profits in projects and causes that will do the most good for the most people. But once they try to manage their legacies, many discover philanthropy is harder than it looks. How do you pick the right causes, projects or charities? How do you make sure your contribution makes a difference?

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

Prof. Christoffersen on Rethinking the Meaning of Diversication

Diversification is one of the time-honoured tenets of investing - the "don't put all your eggs in one basket" notion that spreading stock investments across countries and regions will reduce risk. But faith in diversification was one of the many casualties of the financial meltdown, as even the most diversified stock portfolios took a big hit.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

Desautels students learn that Dubai is down but not out

Dubai's bubble has burst. When, if ever, will prosperity come back? That was the key question we sought to understand in a recent 10-day trip to the United Arab Emirates. In late February, a group of 24 McGill MBA and Bachelor of Commerce students travelled to the UAE to observe first-hand Dubai and Abu Dhabi's economy and try to understand its future.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2010

Alumnus, Sirk Verelst, on Business Lessons from Indonesia

Too often the news in North American media about Indonesia is bad: natural disasters, terrorism, economic uncertainty. After 15 years as a resident of Jakarta, Montreal native Sirk Verelst, 43, long ago learned to see beyond the headlines. As a successful business owner, he focuses on the opportunities, of which there have been many for his company, Kardono Creative Action.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2010

Higher Education Helps Drive City, Funding Must Follow Accordingly

Business commentary by John Aylen: Our educational institutions are profit centres, not cost centres, and should be supported accordingly.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2010

Ancien étudiant de Desautels, Dominique Bouchard, deviendra le nouveau président de Rio Tinto, Fer et Titane

Dominique Bouchard deviendra le nouveau président de Rio Tinto, Fer et Titane. À compter du 1er mars 2010, Rio Tinto, Fer et Titane, (RTFT) accueillera un nouveau président : M. Dominique Bouchard.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2010