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Air Miles rep: 'Options' may exist for panic redeemers

Air Miles Canada may have thought abandoning its unpopular expiration policy would calm the cardholder backlash from those who rushed to spend miles, but were frustrated by full flights, sold out merchandise, and long customer service delays. In fact, many fans of the popular loyalty rewards program are still fuming mad. “Air Miles is going to increase the number of miles it takes to redeem a particular product or service,” said Corey Phelps, an associate professor of strategy and organization at McGill University.

Published on : 05 Dec 2016

PERCÉE AMÉRICAINE POUR NEOPHARM

Nicolas Fortin a repris la barre de Neopharm il y a 15 mois, avec la mission bien précise d’accélérer la croissance de l’entreprise. Fraîchement détenteur d’un e-MBA HEC-McGill, l’ingénieur industriel de formation n’a pas tardé à mettre en place plusieurs stratégies en vue de donner un coup d’accélérateur aux affaires du groupe. Lire l'article complet: La Presse, le 30 novembre, 2016 

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Published on : 01 Dec 2016

How ‘Mr. B’ Has Built Aldo Into a Global Shoe Powerhouse

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Footwear News will host its 2016 Achievement Awards in New York, honoring the best and brightest in the industry, including Aldo Bensadoun, the winner of the Manolo Blahnik Lifetime Achievement Award. Read on to learn more Mr. B’s accomplishments. Read full article: Footwear News, November 29, 2016 

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Former prime minister Paul Martin speaks about business, issues he’s passionate about and Donald Trump

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 Paul Martin.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea selected during Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Fondation Montréal Inc. (montréalinc.ca) announced last Saturday at the close of an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp the Big Winners of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea presented by the National Bank and organized in collaboration with Montréal universities.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

SunExpress appoints Jens Bischof as new managing director

 Jens Bischof has been appointed as managing director of SunExpress, a Deutsche Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines joint venture, with effect from January 1, 2017. He holds a degree of business administration (Dipl. Betriebswirt) from the University of Applied Sciences (AKAD) in Rendsburg and a master’s degree in Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Read full article: Stat Times, November 26, 2016

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Detecting Illegal Insider Trading

A few years ago, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, proclaimed that insider trading is “rampant” in U.S. securities markets, a quote well known to followers of financial markets and securities law. [1] Increased efforts by the U.S. department of Justice (DoJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have been met with both success and failure. The admission of guilt in the insider indictment of SAC Capital, the well-known hedge fund, can certainly be counted as a victory. In contrast, the case United States vs.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

Professor Henry Mintzberg Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Henry Mintzberg was conferred the honorary degree of "Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa" from the University of Economics, Prague on November 11, 2016. The award recognizes Professor Mintzberg’s influence as a leading thinker in the field of Management, as well as the far-reaching impact of his work. View Photo Gallery Read full article: VŠE Bulletin

Published on : 29 Nov 2016

Aeroports de Montreal (ADM) Appoints new presidents and CEO from within

Philippe Rainville will become the new president and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) on January 1, 2017, succeeding James Cherry, who retires at the end of the year. Rainville holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and is a chartered professional accountant (CPA).  He started his career as an auditor and financial analyst with an accounting firm, going on to hold similar positions at Provigo (Delixo) and Pepsi-Cola. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Philippe Rainville à la tête d'Aéroports de Montréal

Après 15 ans à la tête d’Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), James C. Cherry prendra sa retraite à la fin de l’année et il sera remplacé par Philippe Rainville, qui occupait les fonctions de vice-président, chargé de gestion et de la réalisation du programme d’immobilisations. Avant d’intégrer ADM, Philippe Rainville a œuvré Molson Canada, Provigo (Delixo) et Pepsi-Cola. En plus d’être comptable professionnel agréé (CPA), il est détenteur d’un baccalauréat en commerce de l’Université McGill.

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Trump : à défaut de pouvoir voter, nous pouvons agir

Ecrit par Henry Mintzberg  Nous, au Canada, aux côtés d'autres personnes du monde entier, n'avons pas pu voter aux dernières élections américaines. Toutefois, nous devrons vraisemblablement en souffrir les conséquences à l'échelle internationale. Devons-nous rester inactifs, comme à l'habitude, et assister au déroulement des choses, y compris des possibles effets catastrophiques des changements climatiques, si rien n'est fait?

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Written by Karl Moore  Introverts would tend see networking as something they hate to do. But our research suggests that introverted networking can be powerful and an approach that an extrovert, like myself, should learn to emulate, at least part of the time. Rather than working a room the way an extrovert would, speaking to many people for a short time each, introverts often speak to fewer people but have longer, more detailed and richer conversations. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Entrepreneurs, les eMBA ne sont pas réservés au top management!

Pascal Lépine, fondateur d’Atypic (eMBA McGill-HEC Montréal 2012) : « Le programme m’a permis d’utiliser ma propre entreprise comme étude de cas »

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Published on : 24 Nov 2016

Dec 3: 2017 Hult Prize @ McGill

On Saturday, Dec. 3, McGill will be hosting the Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. The Hult Prize is a social entrepreneurship challenge that invites student teams to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, affording them a chance to win $1,000,000 in seed funding. Winners from the University will go on to represent McGill at the regional competitions in March 2017.

Published on : 24 Nov 2016

The Rest Of The World Couldn't Vote, But We Can Act

We in Canada, along with many other people around the world, did not get to vote in the recent American election -- yet we are meant to suffer the international consequences of it. Shall we sit back, as usual, and watch events unfold, including the possibly catastrophic effects of climate change left unchecked? Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University in Montreal and the author of Rebalancing Society... radical renewal beyond left, right and centre.

Published on : 24 Nov 2016