Desautels Faculty of Management news
McGill professor Karl Moore interviewed business leaders as part of the Desautels Faculty of Management CEO Speaker Series. The first conversation is with Bombardier's Pierre Beaudoin, who reflects on the challenges and rewards of leading a family-controlled business on the world stage.
Professor Robert Hebdon's paper "Union Response to Public Sector Restructuring: Strategic Choices or Single-Minded Opposition" (Patrice Jalette, Université de Montréal, and Robert Hebdon) has won the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Best Paper competition. The paper will be presented in Chicago in January 2007.
Professor Robert David and Cornell professor David Strang's paper on why promising management trends often fail has received widespread coverage and recognition.
A grant from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada will support their research project "Growing Future Physician Leaders: A 3-year randomized controlled trial of a leadership development program."
Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Heil has been proclaimed by TIME Magazine as a Canadian hero. Click on "More information" for complete details.
Professor Henry Mintzberg placed number 8 on the United Kingdom's HR Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential list. To see the complete list, please click on "More information."
Professor Geneviève Bassellier is interviewed in the Spring 2006 edition of McGill's Headway research magazine. Please click on "More information" to see the full interview.
Professor Karl Moore, along with colleagues from McGill's Faculty of Medicine, won the best R&D presentation award this May at the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) conference in London, Ontario, with their presentation "Growing Future Physician Leaders - A Randomized, Controlled, Single Blind Trial of an Educational Intervention in Postgraduate Trainees." The presentation discussed the program they designed and delivered, which taught management and leadership to McGill Faculty of Medicine residents in 2004-05.
Seventeen highly accomplished individuals, including acclaimed actor Christopher Plummer, author Nancy Huston, diplomat James Bartleman and civil aviation pioneer Pierre Jeanniot, will receive honorary McGill University degrees during this year's spring convocation ceremonies, May 29-June 6.
MBA students and the Desautels Faculty of Management have been awarded the 2006 PGSS Strength of the Society Award, which is given to the faculty that made the greatest contribution to PGSS internal committees.
Professor Venkat Venkatraman and David J. McGrath, Jr., professor in management/chairman, Information Systems department, Boston University School of Management. Click on "More information" to view lecture material.
Oft-decorated management guru Henry Mintzberg cops the $50,000 Canada Council Molson Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities. He'd better add a wing to his home to store all his hardware.
Jean-François Courville, BCom'91, President and CEO, State Street Canada, Toronto, is on the Globe and Mail's Top 40 Under 40 list.