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Diversity is big on campus

As the world becomes ever more diversified and globalized, it’s  time for the C-suite to reflect that reality. At the head of the pack, the joint McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program has aimed to keep its classes as diverse as possible. There is a fellowship in place for nominations from the non-profit space, and another for aboriginals. The program also takes advantage of conferences to reach out to women and entrepreneurs.

Published on : 21 Apr 2017

Alain Pinsonneault leads IS research for 2016

Congratulations to Professor Alain Pinsonneault who has placed first in the world for research productivity in his field by the Association for Information Systems (AIS). The ranking is conducted annually to assess the research output of Information Technology scholars and is based on a weighted score that accounts for the number of authors on a single paper.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2017

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

Published on : 04 Nov 2016

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

Published on : 04 Nov 2016

Designing Promotion Ladders to Mitigate Turnover of IT Professionals

Authors: MacCrory, F., Choudhary, V., Pinsonneault, A.  Publication: Information Systems Research  Abstract: 

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Published on : 06 Oct 2016

Natif de Lacolle: Alain Pinsonneault nommé Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Québec

Natif de Lacolle, Alain Pinsonneault est un professeur à l'université McGill et un chercheur de renommée internationale. Ses travaux portent notamment sur les impacts des technologies de l'information sur les organisations. Il a été décoré de l'Ordre national du Québec par le premier ministre Philippe Couillard, lors d'une cérémonie qui s'est tenue le 22 juin, à l'Assemblée nationale. Lire l'article complet: Coup d'Oeil, le 23 juin, 2016 

Published on : 25 Jul 2016

Seven from McGill appointed to the Order of Quebec

On June 22, seven members of the McGill community were among the 34 new appointments to the National Order of Quebec, the province’s highest civilian honour.

Published on : 30 Jun 2016

The evolution of an ICT platform-enabled ecosystem for poverty alleviation: The case of Ekutir

Authors: Jha, S.K., Pinsonneault, A., Dubé, L. Publications: MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems Abstract: 

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Published on : 22 Jun 2016

Alain Pinsonneault Inducted into Ordre National du Québec

Professor Alain Pinsonneault will be inducted into the Ordre National du Québec as a Chevalier (Knight) on June 22nd, 2016, for his outstanding contribution to Quebec’s reputation internationally.  This is the highest honour that the Government of Quebec awards to a citizen.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2016

Trente-quatre personnalités québécoises nommées ou promues à l’Ordre national du Québec

Le premier ministre du Québec, Philippe Couillard, est fier d’annoncer que 34 personnes seront honorées de l’un des trois grades de l’Ordre national du Québec. Les récipiendaires seront décorés le mercredi 22 juin prochain, lors d’une cérémonie qui se déroulera à la salle du Conseil législatif de l’hôtel du Parlement. 

Published on : 15 Jun 2016

Competitive impacts of IT innovation: An empirical analysis of software patents in the IT industry

Authors: Chung, S., Han, K., Animesh, A., Pinsonneault, A.  Publication:2015 International Conference on Information Systems: Exploring the Information Frontier, ICIS 2015 Abstract: 

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Published on : 11 May 2016

Individually perceived IS slack resources and innovating with it

Authors: Rahrovani, Y. and Pinsonneault, A.   Publication: System Sciences (HICSS), 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference

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Published on : 03 Nov 2015

The many faces of information technology interruptions: A taxonomy and preliminary investigation of their performance effects

Authors: Addas, S., Pinsonneault, A. Publication: Information Systems Journal Abstract:

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Published on : 01 May 2015

User's Perceived IS Slack Resources and Their Effects on Innovating with IT

Authors: Rahrovani, Y., Pinsonneault, A. Publication: 35th International Conference on Information Systems "Building a Better World Through Information Systems", ICIS 2014 Abstract:

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Published on : 11 Mar 2015

Can Pharrell, Bono and other Davos regulars really change the world?

The Globe’s roundup of research from business schools. ... Social media efforts prove good for a firm’s bottom line

Published on : 16 Feb 2015