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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Normand Laprise

Professor Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to one of Canada’s top chefs, Normand Laprise of the wonderful restaurant Toqué.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Les remèdes du Dr Mintzberg

Comment régler les problèmes de gestion en santé? Henry Mintzberg considéré comme un des penseurs les plus influents dans le domaine de la gestion, offre son point de vue sur cette question.

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Published on : 04 Oct 2010

Muhammad Yunus, pionnier du microcrédit - Le banquier des pauvres s'intéresse au Canada

M. Yunus, économiste de formation, a profité de son passage à Montréal pour jeter les bases d'une collaboration avec l'Université McGill et sa Faculté de gestion Desautels.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2010

Un monde meilleur — la vision de Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus n'est pas un homme d'affaires comme les autres. Âgé de 70 ans, il a lancé tellement d'entreprises - une quarantaine? - qu'il en a perdu le compte exact. Il a fondé une banque, commercialisé des panneaux solaires, fabriqué des sous-vêtements et des souliers, produit des yaourts...

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Published on : 02 Oct 2010

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Muhammed Yunus, suggests new model for Canadian delivery of foreign aid

Yunus was in Montreal for three days as a guest of the McGill World Platform on Health and Economic Convergence. He announced a partnership with McGill University, the Yunus centre, and the German-based Grameen Creative Lab — which will collaborate on a number of social business projects.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2010

More balance between profit, charities needed: Yunus

Muhammad Yunus helps bridge the two very separate worlds of making money and doing good.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Bringing HR to the table

Professor Karl Moore, of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to David Ulrich, a senior professor at the University of Michigan and one of the top H.R. people in the world.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

The Rise of the "Renaissance MBA"

Back in 2006, well before most people even knew what a sub-prime mortgage meant, Nancy Adler of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill in Canada wrote an essay stating that business leadership in the 21st century would call for "levels of inspiration and creativity that have been more the domain of artists and atavistic approaches than of most managers."

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Published on : 25 Sep 2010

CEOs must be artists?

Perhaps the most high profile supporter of the use of art in the development of business leaders is to be found at the Desautels faculty at McGill University in the person of Dr. Nancy Adler. Adler's day job is teaching at McGill. And helping major international corporations such as Rio Tinto and the Business Families Foundation with cross-cultural management issues.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2010

Nancy Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at Desautels

Prof. Nancy J. Adler, a pioneer in integrating artistic approaches into management education, has won prestigious teaching awards for her innovative classes at the Desautels Faculty of Management. She is also an accomplished painter, who has been an artist-in-residence a number of times at The Banff Centre.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2010

BCom Student Daniel Novak Provides his Opinion on Choosing Montreal to Obtain a Global Career

Desautels undergraduate student Daniel Novak was interviewed on Gerald Fillion's Radio-Canada show RDI économie Thursday, August 26, and on Radio-Canada International about his recent Globe and Mail and La Presse opinion pieces with Desautels Professor Karl Moore arguing that Montreal is an excellent place to have a global career.

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Published on : 26 Aug 2010

Bridging the worlds of business and art

Artists and business leaders used to be widely perceived as polar opposites. In today's world, however, the corporate managers most likely to prosper are those who conduct themselves more like artists, innovating and responding quickly to stimulus.

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Published on : 23 Aug 2010

Prof wants to bridge business and art worlds

For much of her 30 years teaching at McGill University, management professor Nancy Adler kept her artistic side to herself and, when she donned her painter’s cap, she was discreet about letting her creative colleagues know about her day job.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2010

BCom Students and Former Dobson Cup Winners Named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 Student Entrepreneur Quebec Champions

Daniel Cohen and Mark Sadaka are co-owners of Sentrig, which offers marketers an innovative technology for promoting their products: a backlit billboard that doubles as a mirror when someone stands in front of it. They are also full-time students at McGill University. The two men were named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 student entrepreneur Quebec champions.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Painting outside the bottom line

"Simply let the words and music flow around you until they flow completely within you," advised the session's leader and the creator of the paintings, McGill University management professor Nancy Adler. "Can we come back to seeing the beauty in the world?" she asked. "How do we proclaim our profoundly human role as creators and as leaders?"

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Published on : 14 Aug 2010