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Land-based spells bring crises

Mon, 2013-01-28 10:36

 Although John Law's name is now associated with the 18th century South Sea Bubble, the problem he wanted to solve was the same that central banks are struggling with today: "How much money and credit can be created without bringing about inflation, destabilizing the economy, or destabilizing the international financial system?" Law's proposal then was that a "land-collateralized" note issue would be the solution.

-Article by Reuven Brenner

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The Three Phases of Careers - Where Are You and Where Should You Be?

Mon, 2013-01-28 10:20

Careers are a lot longer than people think. Most of my undergrad and MBA students are in a great rush to get on with it. And they should but they need to take the long view. I recently interviewed OgilvyOne’s CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79) who is one of the smartest people I know. Brian separates a career into three sections, allowing for some perspective and an eye on the future.

-Article by Karl Moore

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Thesis Proposal - Hyelim Oh

Wed, 2013-01-23 14:00 - 16:00

Ms. Hyelim Oh, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Information Systems, will be presenting her thesis proposal entitled:

Essays on Interaction between Social Media and Business Strategies

Hyelim Oh

Doctoral student in Information Systems, McGill University

Date: January 23, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Study Abroad Brazil Information Session

Thu, 2013-01-24 12:00 - 13:00

The McGill Summer School Abroad Program in São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil offers MBA and undergraduate students the unique opportunity to earn credits from McGill University while experiencing life and learning about business in Latin America. The courses offered relate international business concepts directly to the Brazilian context and to the more general Latin American business environment. The formal program will include regular lectures, guest speakers, and visits to businesses in Montréal, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

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Transcending Knowledge Differences in Cross-Functional Teams

Thu, 2013-01-17 19:05

Authors: Majchrzak, Ann; More, Philip; Faraj, Samer


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YPDaily: Anita Nowak

Tue, 2013-01-15 15:49

One look at Anita Nowak's advice to other young professionals and you'll see exactly what makes her notable. As the founding Integrating Director for the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, here's how she's looking to make a difference in today's world...

Elevator Pitch: Describe your job in a nutshell.

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Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

Thu, 2013-01-24 (All day) - Sat, 2013-01-26 (All day)

The Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability takes place January 24-26. This year’s event Sustainability at all Scales will showcase speakers from diverse backgrounds who practice values-driven business in different contexts.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Economic Times

Fri, 2013-01-18 12:30 - 14:00

Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Economic Times:  Shared Value Creation as a Solution?

Mr. Jean-François Gascon
Vice-President, Capacity Building, SNC-Lavalin Group

Date: January 18, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 310
Peterson Hall
3460 McTavish Street

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Industrial Alliance Appoints New VP, Auto Financing

Fri, 2013-01-11 11:31

Industrial Alliance Trust recently announced the appointment of Liliane Dubois (BCom’87) to the position of Vice President, Auto Financing. With a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, Ms. Dubois has worked over 25 years in the field of auto financing. Her experience in the field covers both retail and commercial financing.

Read full article: Autosphere, January 11, 2013

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