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Thesis Defense - Sung Soo Kim

Thu, 2013-10-24 10:30 - 12:30

Sung Soo Kim, doctoral student in the Organizational Behaviour area, will be presenting his thesis defense titled:

Multiple-Foci Identification in Multinational Enterprises: The Role of Local Managers

Sung Soo Kim
Doctoral student in Organizational Behaviour, McGill University

Date: October 24, 2013
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location:
Bronfman Building (1001 Sherbrooke St. W.)
Room 310

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Thesis Defense - Saeed Akhlaghpour

Thu, 2013-11-14 14:15 - 16:15

Saeed Akhlaghpour, doctoral student in the Information Systems area, will be presenting his thesis defense titled:

Three Essays of Institutional and Discurve Drivers of Information Technology Innovation Diffusion

Saeed Akhlaghpour
Doctoral student in Information Systems, McGill University

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May 3 - Elections in Canada; Fund Drive Interview with Robert McChesney

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:25

Henry Mintzberg, a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal discusses the potential change in Canada's social democracy.

Listen to full interview: Background Briefing with Ian Masters

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MBA Diary: Do Good Or Do Well?

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:24

Scott Weatherhead, an MBA student at McGill University in Canada and the Social Economy Initiative's impact intern, travels through North Korea and South Africa in search of a use for his theoretical knowledge.
MBA students are preoccupied with doing well. We pull all-nighters for the highest marks, to land the best internships, to get the biggest salary upon graduation. Rarely do we take enough time to assess the impact of our actions. Yes, working harder may raise our marks but, beyond that, what is it all for?

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Prosperity

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:23

What is the common ground between the economic successes of the Netherlands in the XVII-XVIII centuries, nineteenth century England, twentieth century U.S. and, more recently, countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Israel? Although the question could be answered from different angles, fundamentally it can be inferred: in their own time, these countries promoted economic systems where resources were efficiently channeled to the most competent entrepreneurs and endeavors.

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Pacific Therapeutics Announces Addition To Management Team

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:22

Pacific Therapeutics Ltd. (the "Company") is a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the repurposing and reformulation of existing FDA approved drugs for large markets. Mr. Doug Unwin, President and CEO of Pacific Therapeutics Ltd. (the "Issuer") is pleased to announce that the Issuer has engaged Ms. Wendy Chan (MBA'92) to fill the role as VP Strategy and Marketing on a part-time basis. The contract with Ms. Chan is for one year.

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Personnalité: Dre Joanne Liu

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:21

Pédiatre-urgentiste à Sainte-Justine, professeure adjointe de clinique au département de pédiatrie de l’Université de Montréal et étudiante à la maîtrise internationale en gestion de la santé à l’Université McGill, Joanne Liu s’apprête à tourner la page. Ses effets personnels sont emballés, les démissions ont été acceptées (à regret) et son mémoire a été remis au mois d’août, même si « l’étudiante » avait jusqu’aux Fêtes…

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MBA Travellers Aim to Broaden Their Horizons

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:20

Over the past year, thousands of MBA students will have travelled overseas with the aim of ensuring that they graduate as well-rounded global business people.
... Henry Mintzberg, professor of management studies at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, who is renowned for his rejection of conventional MBA education, has strong views on the topic.

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Laurentide Controls Announces New President

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:19

We are pleased to announce that Steve Dustin (MBA'99) has become the 4th president of Laurentide Controls in its 45th year of operation, succeeding Chris Dickson.
Chris Dickson assumed the role as President of Laurentide in 1996 and led the company to become the leading process automation supplier in Quebec, Atlantic Canada and Eastern Ontario. Chris will transition to an advisory role and continue to provide guidance to Laurentide’s management team through September 30, 2014.

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Academia Rolls Out Insect-Based Flour to Feed Malnourished Populations in Developing Countries

Sat, 2013-10-05 11:18

Reality dictates that there is actually more than enough food on this planet, not to mention vastly more food-growing potential, than we have all been led to believe by social engineers and the mainstream media.

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