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Airlines move towards more self-serve options for passengers

Plane passengers are getting less for more, consumer advocates complain, as airlines move toward getting flyers to tag their own bags, while charging for a second piece of luggage. Karl Moore, a professor in McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, says the main motivator for airlines is the cost savings in an industry where it's a struggle to remain profitable.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Canadian companies: Know your competitors before going global

Adapting to a world in which supply chains are global, business is integrated as never before, communications technology is cheap and competition is everywhere, puts a premium on thinking internationally.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

“The Physician Scientist's Career Guide” by Dr. Mark J. Eisenberg

Desautels International Masters for Health Leadership alumnus Dr. Mark J. Eisenberg has recently published a book entitled, “The Physician Scientist’s Career Guide.” It provides a complete guide to having a successful career as a Physician Scientist.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

McGill maintains TOP Maclean’s ranking for sixth straight year

For the sixth year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill University first in its class in its annual issue devoted to Canadian universities and published today. McGill placed first in the medical-doctoral category, which includes 15 Canadian universities with medical schools and a broad range of PhD programs.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Home-run for McGill

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum spoke with CBC radio's Home Run program on McGill's top spot in the Maclean's rankings.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Les universités québécoises font piètre figure

Les universités francophones au Québec font piètre figure dans le plus récent palmarès des meilleures universités canadiennes établi par «Maclean's». Le magazine donne la première position à l'Université McGill pour une sixième année consécutive.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Maclean's releases its 20th university rankings

Maclean's magazine's 20th edition of its controversial university rankings hit the newsstands yesterday. In the medical/doctoral category, McGill University placed No. 1 for the sixth year in a row.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Back in the Hiring Line

This time last year it looked as if the MBA jobs market might be facing a crisis every bit as bad as the early years of the millennium, in the wake of the dotcom implosion and 9/11. But all the indications are that, while there’s certainly no room for complacency, the outlook for business school graduates is currently much better than had been expected.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Une Québécoise en affaires auprès de Donald Trump

«You're fired! - Vous êtes renvoyée!» Stéphanie Castagnier, première candidate québécoise de l'émission américaine The Apprentice, s'est-elle fait servir la célèbre phrase de Donald Trump? La volubile et expressive blonde reste muette.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why simplicity works best

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Julian Birkinshaw, who is a senior professor at the London Business School.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2010

Rankings don't tell the whole story, Concordia official says

They should also look at individual programs a school is noted for that these surveys do no not necessarily take into account when awarding a global rating.That advice comes from Bradley Tucker, Concordia University's director of institutional planning, as Macleans was set to release the 20th edition of its hugely popular annual ranking.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2010

Tuition fees: one mother's advice to her son

As [UK] universities get a green light to triple fees, one mother details the (affordable) options for her son.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2010

Can Canada Handle Global Commerce?

The world of business is evolving rapidly, and woe to those who are unaware. One of the key challenges facing Canadian business on the world stage is understanding and adapting to the more globally integrated, fast-moving environment.

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Published on : 08 Nov 2010

Quebec port hiring causes a stir

Mario Girard says he's looking forward to the challenges of running one of the oldest and busiest ports in Canada. But he'll have to weather the ill winds of public opinion that have been blowing over his appointment as the next president and chief executive officer of the Port of Quebec. The brouhaha began last month, when it was reported in the Quebec City daily Le Soleil that Girard does

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Published on : 05 Nov 2010

The highest paid MBAs in the country

According to the CB MBA Guide, graduates of McGill’s Desautels School of Management have the highest starting salary of any business school in the country, at an average of $103,000 a year. Scoring high on post-graduate salary is bound to be big for McGill’s efforts to promote and maintain the massive MBA tuition increase that went into effect this year.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2010