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Habs Darche to Drop Puck at Redmen-Ottawa Game on Friday

Montreal Canadiens forward Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) has been invited by his alma mater to perform the ceremonial faceoff at Friday's university hockey game between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the McGill Redmen at McConnell Arena.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2011

Cinderella Redux: The Unintended Consequences Of Social Security

European laws and customs once prevented parents of commoners (but not of nobility) from disinheriting their children and from distributing the estate unequally. – Article by Prof. Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published on : 10 Feb 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Tim Hortons and fair trade

Prof. 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 : 09 Feb 2011

Five Hot Cities of the World Tour

Prof. Karl Moore of Desautels Faculty of Management was on CBC Radio's Home Run Monday afternoon talking about how McGill students are using Social Media to raise money to send poor Indian girls to school. Their goal is to raise $10,000 in 10 days. 29 McGill students will be spending 10 days in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore from February 19th to 28th as part of the 5 Hot Cities of the World tour.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2011

Wakefield's 'matriarch'

To the people of Wakefield, Que., Norma Walmsley (BCom'50) was a town "matriarch" who spearheaded the campaign to rebuild the community's cherished covered bridge after it burned down in 1984. To many others, she was an impassioned advocate for the advancement of women in the developing world.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2011

Will China's economy hop forward in Year of Rabbit?

Sameer Mathur, an assistant professor at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, said the Chinese government is particularly concerned about the political impact of rising prices in the economy.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2011

Turkey’s MBA job market flourishes, creating more space for new graduates

İlker Çetin, a senior investment officer at the World Bank affiliate International Finance Corporation (IFC) in İstanbul, got his MBA at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada. He also found the practical aspects of the course prepared him well for the workplace.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2011

Putting A Value On Google And Facebook

A 1983 Whirlpool study asked people to identify their most reliable source of product information. Twenrty-three percent of responders answered “friends” (in the traditional, not the Facebook, meaning of the word); 15 percent said relatives; only 6 percent listed advertising. – Article by Prof. Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published on : 03 Feb 2011

Jennifer Heil claims women’s moguls title

On Wednesday, on the verge of retiring from competitive moguls skiing and just in the nick of time, Jennifer Heil ticked off the one title that has eluded her for more than a decade as one of Canada’s most celebrated amateur athletes: world champion.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The new triple bottom line

Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Ed Lawler, who is a professor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

UK schools wary of new visa rules

Students graduating from a two-year MBA programme in Canada receive an automatic working visa for a period of two years. “As you can imagine, this is an important incentive for international students to come to Canada,” says Jonathan Khayat, associate director of recruitment and international development at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2011

Desautels Propels Through Financial Times Global MBA Rankings

The MBA program at the Desautels Faculty of Management has jumped 38 spots to 57th place in the 2011 Global Financial Times MBA rankings. This represents the most significant increase of any school on the list.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2011

Investor Peter Cundill shook up money management industry

The celebrated investor Peter Cundill has died, but his influence will continue to be felt in his contributions to the financial world, to philanthropy and to the broader community. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill in 1960.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2011

The Federal Reserve: Fool Me Once, Shame On You …

If and when the Federal Reserve should lose money on the $2 trillion plus of securities on its balance sheets so as to erase its capital, the central bank does not have to record the loss. – By Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 28 Jan 2011

Business students try to save music

Students at McGill University have a chance to explore the question the industry and fans have been asking for the last 15 years or more: How can it stay viable?

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011