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The psychology of strategy

The psychology of strategy is all about achieving desired objectives, according to business strategy experts. Inherent in this definition is a process of prioritising and focus.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

How to Integrate e-Signatures into Your Cloud Applications

Electronic signatures are an important component of any web application. They make it possible to keep business processes online even when a signature is required on a contract, form or application.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Il lavoro manageriale in pratica

Il lavoro manageriale, di Henry Mintzberg, è considerato uno dei più importanti e influenti testi di management degli ultimi anni. Un vero e proprio must per ogni manager. In questo nuovo volume “Il lavoro manageriale in pratica. Quello che i manager fanno e quello che possono fare meglio”, edito da Franco Angeli, l’autore ha voluto aggiornare e distillare l'essenza del suo pensiero in un libro più snello, operativo, orientato all'azione.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Pédiatre sans limites

Cette semaine, je n'ai pas mangé avec Joanne Liu. Nous avons simplement pris un café sur Notre-Dame Ouest, non loin du marché Atwater.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Sobeys drives sales with fuel discounts

Like ice cream and baseball, grocery store fuel discounts are fast becoming part of Canada’s summer landscape.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Will An MBA Degree Make You A Good Leader?

Not necessarily, argues economist Vangelis Tsiligiris, stating that leadership is all about understanding change and nurturing innovation.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Canadian Air Travel Changes: New Planes, Full Flights, Less Service

The federal government recently announced two new rules that are set to change the way Canadians experience the evolving world of air travel. ... “The role of the flight attendant has changed,” says Karl Moore, an aviation expert and professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University.Read full article: Huffington Post Travel Canada

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Empathy the new watchword for multinational leaders

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Insead business school professor Subramanian Rangan.Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

A Europe losing cohesion

Ever since France's defeat in 1870-1 in the Franco-Prussian war, when military strength was identified with numerical superiority, demography, language and culture have become permanent parts of, and, at times, the focus of French politics. 

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Slowing Down a Faster Game - Lessons from the Montreal Canadiens On How To Win

When you go from the minors to the big leagues the game really speeds up. Athletes often mention this with a sense of awe in their voice. Partly it is that they are playing with and against the “greats” of the game; they can’t believe they are on the ice with Martin St. Louis and PK. Partly it is that the game is simply and noticeably faster. I play beer league hockey and when I go to a Canadiens game I am always amazed at how much faster they are on the ice.

Published on : 23 May 2014

Igniting the Spark of Innovation

From duct tape to smartphones, every great innovation started with a simple idea. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and donors, some of the game-changing ideas of the future are taking shape right now in the annual McGill Dobson Cup start-up competition. ... “We’ve had 450 participants in the previous three years, and have helped create 28 start-ups: they’re employing people, generating revenues, and attracting investors. That’s very exciting,” says Professor Gregory Vit, BCom’80, Director of the Dobson Centre.

Published on : 23 May 2014

New FCPAs

On March 13, 2014, the Order’s Board of Directors awarded the title of FCPA to nine exceptional members.

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Published on : 23 May 2014

 I'll Have an MBA with Engineering on Top ...

Jill Russell completed a master’s in management straight after her undergraduate degree. So two decades later, when the 43-year-old started thinking about boosting her qualifications to embark on her next career step, she felt that the most obvious choice — an MBA — would be like going over old ground. ... With that in mind, she decided on an international master's in practising management, an alternative to an MBA that is taught across five sites - at Lancaster University in the UK, but also at business schools in India, China, Brazil and Canada.

Published on : 23 May 2014

An Eco-friendly Exodus: Heavy Industry in Beijing 环保政策

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on Economics and Urbanization Trends in Asia.

Published on : 23 May 2014

Gentle Stewardship

Humility is the key to ‘good’ leadership and the antidote to those models of ‘heroic’ leadership that were always doomed to fail, writes Sharon Turnbull.

Published on : 21 May 2014