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Seminar: Jennifer Argo, University of Alberta

Fri, 2014-03-21 10:30 - 12:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

The Silent Influencers: The Impact of Mannequins in the Retail Context

Jennifer Argo
University of Alberta

Date: March 21, 2014
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Seminar: Joao Cocco, London Business School

Fri, 2014-03-21 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Reverse Mortgage Design 

Joao Cocco
London Business School

Date: March 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

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Interview: Saurabh Mishra

Thu, 2014-03-20 10:41

Law firms that invest in corporate social responsibility can reduce their financial risk, Saurabh Mishra tells Manju Manglani.

There is a direct and measurable link between corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and financial performance, according to Saurabh Mishra and Sachin Modi.

Read full article: Managing Partner

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Financial Innovation in China: Alibaba’s Leftover Treasure - 余额宝

Thu, 2014-03-20 10:30

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on financial innovation in China, in collaboration with Professor Alexander White of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

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Seminar: Sunny Kim, Northwestern University

Tue, 2014-03-25 13:30 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

The Moral Credentials of Organizational Diversity

Sunny Kim
Northwestern University

Date: March 25, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Seminar: Daisy Chung, Stanford University

Thu, 2014-03-27 13:30 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Between Social Cause and Industrial Commodity: How Commercial Actors Gain Legitimacy from Movement Challenge

Daisy Chung
Stanford University

Date: March 27, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Woulfe Mining Appoints Michel Gaucher as Chief Executive Officer

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:48

Woulfe Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michel Gaucher (MBA'69) as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Gaucher replaces Hubert Marleau as CEO although Mr. Marleau remains a member of the Company's Board of Directors. The Company wishes to extend its gratitude to Mr. Marleau for his tenure as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

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Finding Ways to Inspire Confidence

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:39

Managing is easy. Getting people to do what you tell them that is hard.

... In his book “Simply Managing” Henry Mintzberg emphasizes the concept of “engaging management” in a way that utilizes a sense of respecting, trusting, caring, inspiring and listening to get the best of everyone in the organization.

Read full article: The Nonprofit Times, March 17, 2014

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Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian on How to Change the World with a Little Code and Some Internet

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:38

Alexis Ohanian is many things: a dedicated entrepreneur who is an ambassador for the prestigious Y Combinator program he graduated from; a political and social web activist; the founder of Reddit; the author of Without their Permission; and as it turns out, extraordinarily tall.

Thanks to the McHacks organizing committee, and McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, he came to speak to a jam-packed room in the center of Montreal.

-Article by Roger Huang (BCom'13) 

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Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You're a Millennial or Eyeing Retirement, Here's What You Really Need to Get Right about Work

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:36

Ogilvy One's Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79) spends a lot of time thinking and talking about careers. Here, he offers a detailed plan for each stage of work life, designed with long-term success in mind.

Having spent over 35 years in business in global firms, I have seen tens of thousands of career trajectories--from the first steps of entry-level millennials to the long journeys of Fortune 500 CEOs.

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