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Philosophers and the fine art of business

At McGill in Montreal, Professor Nancy Adler uses the examples of Picasso and other modernists to change the way that people think – rather than seeing business through the prism of solving problems, she encourages them to look at paintings and reflect on the way that artists try to create, rather than problem-solve.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2011

McGill MBA students exceed fundraising goals for women's education in India

A group of McGill MBA students who travelled to India last month announced this week they surpassed their social media fundraising goal to fund women’s education in that country.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2011

Desautels makes Entrepreneur Magazine's List of Top 16 Most Sustainable Schools

Entrepreneur Magazine has outlined the hottest areas of opportunity in green business. The Desautels Faculty of Management was the only school outside of the U.S. to make it to this prestigious Top 16 list.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2011

McGill disappointed by government’s response on MBA

McGill University is perplexed and disappointed with the response of the Government of Quebec to the changes made by McGill to transform the University’s MBA program. Rather than celebrate the dramatic progress and success McGill has achieved in a short period of time with its renewed and self-funded MBA, the government has imposed a significant fine against one of its own universities.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2011

McGill déçue de la réaction du gouvernement au sujet de son MBA

McGill est perplexe et déçue de la réaction du gouvernement du Québec en réponse aux changements apportés pour transformer son programme de MBA. Plutôt que de saluer les succès fulgurants que McGill a rapidement obtenus grâce à son nouveau programme bonifié et autofinancé, le gouvernement a imposé une amende importante à l’une de ses universités.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore : The Tim Hortons franchise model

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Don Schroeder, who is the CEO of one of Canada’s great iconic brands, Tim Hortons.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2011

Entrepreneur Magazine's April Issue Recommends Business Schools Best for 'Green Business' Education

Entrepreneur, the nation's leading publication for and about entrepreneurs, in its April issue recommends 16 graduate schools of business as top-notch institutions for MBA students to get an education in "Green Business" fields. For this project, Entrepreneur teamed up with The Princeton Review, the education services company widely known for its test prep progra

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Published on : 15 Mar 2011

Desautels Students Win Chartered Accounting Scholarships

The Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec has selected eight Desautels BCom students and three graduate students to receive scholarships.

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Published on : 14 Mar 2011

NPR Gives Us Another Look At Failure In The Arts

Do you really want “real” culture? Not the government-published “statistical” variety? You will get it once you eliminate ministries of culture and subsidies to the industry, and, simultaneously, eliminate capital gains taxes and regulations restricting entertainment mergers. – Article by Professor Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 10 Mar 2011

Trois écoles de gestion s’unissent pour organiser un week-end vert

L'École de gestion John-Molson (Université Concordia), la Faculté de gestion Desautels (Université McGill) et HEC Montréal se sont unies pour organiser une conférence sur le développement durable.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

Baby Boom managers reinventing retirement

Employers, universities and community organizations need to adjust, study suggests

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

Four Canadian schools on list of world’s best

Judged only on reputation, Canada has captured four spots in the new Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s best.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

World's top 100 universities 2011: their reputations ranked by Times Higher Education

The rankings based on a survey of 13,388 academics over 131 countries is the largest evaluation of academic reputation and is used partly used in indicators for compiling the well-known Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

MBA: Baby Boom managers reinvent retirement

The research — led by Prof. Mary Dean Lee at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, with colleagues from McGill and York University in Canada, and Queensland University and the University of Melbourne in Australia — highlights the complexity of how managers are approaching the later stages of life.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Desjardins’ Monique Leroux on co-operative management

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Monique Leroux who is the Chair and CEO of the Desjardins Group, one of the largest co-operatives in the world.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2011