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Business in China Consults Prof. Mintzberg's Management Theories

Chinese companies' ideas about hierarchical leadership are obsolete. Middle management needs more cultivation. Prof. Henry Mintzberg stresses The key to success is to ensure middle and senior management remain effectively connected.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

On Olympic Medalist and BCom Candidate Jennifer Heil

"Here comes the final air for Jenn Heil, back with a cross position and to the finish line, look at the time, 27.91, oh what a run for Jenn Heil. Is it good enough for first place? That's the question…

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

Beyond Mintzberg; Managers Are Made, Not Born

In 2004, Prof. Henry Mintzberg published his seminal book, Managers Not MBAs. In doing so, he threw down a gauntlet, dimissing generations of graduate management education practice, arguing that traditional MBA programs are not only ineffective, but actually harm companies that hire MBA grads, economies dominated by MBA-lead corporations, and North American society in general...

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

BCom Students Win Bronze at the Business Strategy Challenge (BSC 2010) at Georgetown University

BCom candidates put their case analysis and presentation skills to the test once again at the 6th annual Business Strategy Challenge (BSC) at Georgetown University in Washington DC which took place from February 24 to 27.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

Two Olympic Medals for the Desautels Faculty of Management

While Jennifer Heil, a management major from Spruce Grove, Alta., captured Canada’s first medal on the first day of competition at the Games, a silver in women’s freestyle moguls, graduate Catherine Ward (BCom ’09) from Town of Mount-Royal won gold in women's hockey.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Babcock Wins Gold - with Mcgill Tie

Mike Babcock (BEd’86) coached the Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory Sunday night, wearing a McGill tie.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

William Shatner Proudly Acknowledges his Alma Mater at the Winter Games

McGill grad and star William Shatner made an appearance at the 2010 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony telling the audience how great a country Canada truly is, citing their "magnificent lakes" and "stunning sunsets" as reasons why the country demands so much appreciation. He also took a moment to give a shout out of pride to his hometown of Montreal and his alma mater "University of McGill."

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Why Do An MBA?

David Mudge, Desautels Faculty Of Management, Class Of 2009: David Mudge was midway into his 10-year career as an offensive tackle in the NFL and CFL when he started thinking about pursuing an MBA.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Desautels MBA students win 3rd place at the CSR Case Competition

On February 13, 2010 the MBA team hailing from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management won 3rd place at the Rotman Net Impact CSR Case Competition in Toronto.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2010

Desautels students win 2nd place at the CFA Case Competition

Desautels MBA students impressed the judges as they delivered a strong performance earning 2nd place out of seven at the CFA Case Competition on February 12, 2010 at the Montreal Stock Exchange. The team consisted of five MBA candidates: Neil Cuggie, Tigran Karapetian, Hadi Kazmi, Colin McBride and Laurence Villion.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2010

The Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture Featured Sir Richard Branson

On Tuesday, February 16, at the Centre Mont Royal in Montreal, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management held the prestigious Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture which featured Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder and President. Branson inspired a full house of over 800 McGill students, faculty, and alumni, and the lecture was streamed live to over 500 viewers worldwide.

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Published on : 17 Feb 2010

Four BCom Case Teams made the finals at the 32nd annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom Case Teams made the finals at the 32nd annual ICBC (Inter-Collegiate Business Competition) held at Queen's University on January 7 to 10, 2010 with both the Ethics and Finance teams taking first place overall. Debate – Celine Junke & Diana Pirri Ethics – Charlotte Mcleod & Daniella Marando Finance – Fatoumata Diane & Chloe Kangas Marketing – Margeaux Girardin & Albert Klein

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Published on : 08 Feb 2010

McGill Desautels BCom students take seven podiums at the 2010 Jeux du Commerce

Desautels Faculty of Management BCom students took two 1st place, one 2nd place and four 3rd place podiums at the 22nd edition of the Jeux du Commerce, held at the John Molson School of Business in Montreal from January 8 to 10, 2010.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2010

The Desautels MBA delegation finished 3rd place overall at the 2010 MBA Games

After three days of rigorous competition, the Desautels MBA delegation came in 3rd place overall at the 2010 MBA Games. They placed 2nd in the overall academic category (ahead of Rotman, Ivey and Queens), and 3rd place overall.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2010

Here's To World Health

Laurette Dubé’s career as a nutritionist seems so distant that she calls it “a former life.” Since then she has completed an MBA in Finance, a master’s of professional studies in marketing and a PhD in consumer psychology. She joined the Desautels Faculty of Management as a consumer psychologist in 1995, focusing her research on “non-rational” aspects of decision-making and behavior.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2010