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School diversity is an asset

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the first female dean of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, says it is important to embrace diversity schools by having open communication. She also hopes for the day when an appointed female dean is no longer news. Watch full video: Financial Times, 22 January, 2016

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Should You Go to College in Canada?

Both familiar and foreign, Canada has fine schools at bargain prices. But you'd better bundle up. ...Matthew Reid, an analyst at Sabal Financial Group in Newport Beach, Calif., attended the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill from 2009 to 2013. He also cites lower costs as a factor in his decision. The Canadian dollar is now worth only about 70 cents U.S., and tuition costs are generally much lower to begin with. The University of Toronto costs $19,754 to $25,584 a year in U.S. dollars, for example.

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Could introverted leadership be the way forward?

The CEO of a major multinational recently shared with me that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor. He’d realised that as a CEO of a big company, you need to act like, at times, as an extrovert. After studying introverts and extroverts in the C-Suite, I have come to the conclusion that extroverts, like myself, must also put on this “game face” and occasionally act like an introvert in order to be more effective leaders. ...Professor Karl Moore is from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Published on : 21 Jan 2016

Une diplômée de McGill dans le 30 Under 30 de Forbes!

Quelle meilleure façon de commencer l’année 2016 pour Shobhita Soor, sortie diplômée en droit en 2015 de l’Université McGill ? Car en effet, comme le rapporte Canadian Lawyer Mag, la jeune femme de 26 ans, qui s’est dit très « reconnaissante de figurer en si bonne compagnie » a été identifiée par le magazine Forbes comme l’une des avocates les plus prometteuses de l’année. Lire l’article complet: Droit-Inc, 20 Janvier, 2016

Published on : 21 Jan 2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The challenges with being on multiple teams at work

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks with his former colleague from McGill who is now at INSEAD, Mark Mortensen. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 20 January, 2016

Published on : 21 Jan 2016

NewLeaf Travel grounded

NewLeaf Travel will not be taking off next month. The airline says it’s suspending operations and refunding ticket sales as the Canadian Transportation Agency reviews its aviation licence. ...McGill Professor Karl Moore has offered consulting advice to several airlines including British Airways and feels this is just a speedbump. Read full article: News 1130, January 18, 2016

Published on : 20 Jan 2016

John Wood: ‘I had to get out of Microsoft and make education for the world’s poorest children my job’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with John Wood, the founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in education. Read full article: Financial Post, January 19, 2016

Published on : 20 Jan 2016

Megan Munroe: FBU Director of Communications & Fashion Blogger Extraordinaire

Her Campus McGill is pleased to present you with this week's über fabulous profile, Megan Munroe! Although her roots lie in both San Francisco and Vancouver, she has found her temporary home at McGill as a U1 Management student majoring in Marketing. Along with her studies, Megan is the Director of Communications for the MUS club Fashion Business Uncovered. She also runs a seriously incredible and successful blog (that I frequent when I should be studying, but her major style gives me life), theClosetCraze.

Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Communityship

The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context. Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place.  Teams: MIS: Camille Favreau and Mykolas Raizys; Accounting: Isabel Moreno and Tate Lin; Ethics: Alexandra Del Val and Alexander Norman; Debate: Grace Chen and Matthew Meyer.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list.  Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..." ... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published on : 15 Jan 2016

World's Most International Universities 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions. McGill University ranks 76, second in Canada after University of British Columbia at 40th. Read full article: Times Higher Education, January 14, 2016

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why decision making at a company suffers with more information

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talks with Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016 Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day. ...Nancy J. Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. She conducts research and consults worldwide on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and arts-inspired leadership practices.

Published on : 14 Jan 2016