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Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

Published: 21Sep2016

Executive Appointments Advance MGM Resorts International's Leadership Role In Environmental Sustainability

Chris Magee has been promoted to Vice President of Sustainable Facilities, while Yalmaz Siddiqui joined MGM Resorts as Vice President of Corporate Sustainability. 

Siddiqui was Founding Chair, and is currently on the Board of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, a multi-stakeholder effort working on defining, measuring and recognizing sustainable purchasing by large organization. He has a Masters degree in Environment & Development from the University of Cambridge in England and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Canada.

Published: 20Sep2016

Managers, et si vous appreniez à... vous taire!

...Bref, nombre de dirigeants d'entreprise gagneraient clairement à apprendre à se taire. Ne serait que pour mieux écouter ce que les autres ont à leur dire. D'ailleurs, le professeur de management à l'Université McGill Henry Mintzberg lui-même en a fait une loi, celle du 50-50, qui stipule que «tout dirigeant qui entre dans une discussion (en face-à-face, en réunion à plusieurs, etc.) se doit de parler tout autant qu'elle écoute», sans quoi elle ne retirera jamais rien d'intéressant de ses rencontres avec autrui.

Published: 20Sep2016

MBA Online Infosession

28Sep201612:00
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You're considering applying for an MBA but not sure where to start? Attend our online infosession. Register now.

MBA Infosession: On campus

20Sep201618:15
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You're considering applying for an MBA but not sure where to start? Attend our infosession. Register now.

Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant

Vedat Verter

Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter (Co-investigator) on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant for, Strengths-Based Nursing Management and Leadership Training with Innovative Story-sharing. This program is very competitive; of the 20 grants awarded, McGill University was granted one.

Published: 16Sep2016

Congratulations to Professor Brian Rubineau on receiving a SSHRC Partnership grant

Congratulations to Professor Brian Rubineau (Co-investigator)  on receiving a SSHRC Partnership grant for, A multi-sector partnership to investigate and develop policy and practice models to dismantle rape culture in universities, which was ranked 3rd among 16 applications.  

Published: 16Sep2016

Master of None: Wisdom of an MBA

“It is time to recognise conventional MBA programs for what they are,” says Henry Mintzberg, professor of management studies at McGill University in Montreal, and one of the four all-time gurus of strategy. “MBA programs train the wrong people in the wrong ways with the wrong consequences. 

Read full article: The Australian, September 15, 2016 

Published: 16Sep2016

Are American Voters Trumped Both Ways?

One of us is American and the other Canadian, one conservative, the other liberal. We live in Canada, a good vantage whence to watch the in U.S. election. Where, we wish to ask, are the good folks of America, in politics and in the population? In the population, they appear to be marginalized by a choice between one politician who is selling snake oil, 21st-century style, and another who epitomizes the establishment that many of them abhor -- business as usual.

Published: 16Sep2016

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