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5 Ideas for Crafting a Manager

Published: 25Feb2014

The concept of leadership is always a big one in the nonprofit sector, and the facts of a looming retirement binge, as well as changes in the landscape, make the development of top-notch managers...

The Strange Psychology of Expectations

Published: 6Mar2014

When Facebook announced its astounding $19bn takeover of 55-employee WhatsApp, entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and other tech startup hubs around the world were shocked....

Real Trouble

Published: 5Mar2014

Don't go talking "real world" with Henry Mintzberg. It's a silly term that drives him mad, especially when management skills are at stake. ...

MBA Primer

Published: 5Mar2014

MBA programs are now a dime a dozen. B-schools are expanding at a dizzying rate and doubling their enrolments by packing their classrooms full of more and more students. This has prompted worries...

"You've Invested Real Money. You Haven't Just Run a Virtual Portfolio"

Published: 5Mar2014

Along Highway 401 and over the Ontario border, Tyler Maxey and some of his MBA classmates at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal are also learning by doing. Their modus...

An Idea that Will Change the World

Published: 5Mar2014

How a team of McGill MBA students beat thousands of competitors to win $1 million for the not-so-crazy idea of farming edible insects....

Mattel to Buy Mega Bloks

Published: 28Feb2014

Mattel has made a friendly takeover offer for Montreal-based toy maker Mega Brands Inc., which has the world’s No. 2 line of construction sets after Lego. Desautels Executive in Residence Melissa...

Stress, tu ne m'auras pas!

Published: 25Feb2014

Avec son BAA en marketing de l’Université Concordia, Ève Laurier (EMBA'11) a rapidement gravi les échelons, jusqu’à devenir vice-présidente aux relations stratégiques pour le cabinet Richter. Ce...

Making It to the Top

Published: 3Mar2014

Lisa Cohen, Assistant professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Canada, reveals the difficulty women encounter in being hired for higher level roles. ...

Market May Reward 'Greenwashing' Over Green Results

Published: 3Mar2014

A growing number of people are interested in investing in companies that perform well environmentally as well as economically. Unfortunately, measuring environmental performance is not as...

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