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ESMT strengthens research and teaching with three new professors

Per Olsson, Tamer Boyaci, and Xu Li join faculty as professors in areas of accounting, operations management, and strategy. Read full article: Mittelstand, August 6, 2015

Published on : 07 Aug 2015

CTV Montreal: Global recovery without China?

Ken Lester, Desautels' finance professor, talks about the tanking Chinese stock market and fears about repercussions for markets elsewhere. Watch the video: CTV Montreal, August 5, 2015

Published on : 07 Aug 2015

Economic performance: The basics

Desautels' Professor of Practice Mo Chaudhury deciphers economic progress in Bangladesh.  Read full article: BD News 24, August 5, 2015

Published on : 07 Aug 2015

Why introverts should put on a game face to effectively lead

Professor Karl Moore talks about "Why introverts should put a game face to effectively lead" in The Globe and Mail.  Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, August 4, 2015

Published on : 07 Aug 2015

Así podés participar de Abanderados de la Argentina Solidaria

Ya podés participar de Abanderados de la Argentina Solidaria. Es la sexta edición del Premio que busca homenajear a las personas por su servicio y entrega a los demás, y empieza por el Noticiero Trece...

Published on : 06 Aug 2015

Just in: At Cleveland, it’s new Canadian for old

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a successor to its retiring executive director, Gary Hanson... He’s to be succeeded by André Gremillet, a Quebecois who has previously managed the symphony orchestras of New Jersey and Melbourne, Australia. Read full article: Slipped Disc, August 3, 2015

Published on : 06 Aug 2015

Tirer profit d’une activité de réseautage

Dès leur arrivé au sein de la communauté juridique, les étudiants sont amenés à participer à différentes activités de réseautage. Comment tirer son épingle du jeu? Voici quelques conseils... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle est actuellement en stage au cabinet Gowlings à Montréal où elle passe son deuxième été. Read full article: Droit Inc., July 31, 2015

Published on : 06 Aug 2015

Execs from Google, Amazon, & WebMD Join Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion, a cloud-based EHR platform for doctors and patients, today announced the hiring of four new members to its leadership team: Matt Ackleyas Chief Marketing Officer; Dorothy Gemmell as Senior Vice President, Life Science Practice and Strategic Partnerships; Tim Rauschenbach as Vice President, Customer Service and Support; and Dave Caldwell as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions. Additionally, Alan Black has joined Practice Fusio

Published on : 05 Aug 2015

It’s time to reinvent the MBA

This op-ed was written by Mr. Ron Duerksen, chief strategy officer at the Desautels Faculty of Management, in partnership with leading business people and Desautels grads, listed at bottom.

Published on : 04 Aug 2015

Prime City One Announces Change in Directors and Officers

Prime City One Capital Corp. has accepted the resignations of three directors and officers namely, John Lorenzo, R.J. Stapell and Anton Ayoub and appointed three new directors and officers. 

Published on : 03 Aug 2015

How Davids Tea Is Trying to Make Tea Cool

David Segal was 27 years old when he opened his first tea shop in Toronto in 2008. He didn't want the space to have the stuffy, pretentious look and feel so many other traditional tea shops he'd been to had—the kinds of places that seemed designed for tea connoisseurs. "You felt like you had to know something to go into these stores," says Segal. Read full article: Fast Company, July 31, 2015

Published on : 03 Aug 2015

Archival Yearbooks Reveal Early Show-biz Aspirations of Martin Short, William Shatner

According to the 1951 McGill University yearbook, future Star Trek captain William Shatner was already showing leadership as president of McGill's Radio Workshop, and his yearbook records also show him to be a member of both the Players’ Club and the Red & White Revue musical theatre clubs. Read full article: ET Canada, July 21, 2015

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Number of women studying for MBAs at universities rises as China and Japan pave the way for future female business executives

The traditionally male-dominated world of business education – particularly on Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses – is going through a major change as more and more women join the ranks – spear-headed by those in Asia, research shows. ... Even Japan – which is known to have very few females in senior positions, such as commerce, industry, and government – is bucking-the-trend as the MBA programme in Tokyo, which is run by Canada’s Desautels Faculty of Management, is almost half female.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

The CEO Series: Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Interview by Karl Moore Justin Trudeau is inextricably associated with his father, the great Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau. But, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t made a name for himself. Justin was also raised by two people—his father, and his Anglophone, Vancouver-born mother, Margaret. Listen to the interview: CJAD, July 22, 2015

Published on : 28 Jul 2015