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Balancing the Pay Scale: ‘Fair’ vs. ‘Unfair’

Wed, 2013-06-12 11:20

Whether you are a shelf stocker at Walmart, a second-year associate at a consulting company, or an equity analyst at an investment bank, you may feel that you are not adequately compensated for the work you do; in other words, you are underpaid. But underpaid relative to what? How do employers determine compensation levels, and what consequences can these decisions have for an organization?

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Entrepreneurial Hotbeds ‘Popping Up Like Mushrooms’

Wed, 2013-06-12 11:18

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks withTarun Khanna, professor at the Harvard Business School and director of Harvard’s South Asia Institute.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 11, 2013

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Alderon Iron Ore Appoints New CFO

Wed, 2013-06-12 11:16

Alderon's current CFO, Keith Santorelli, gave notice to Alderon of his intention to pursue other opportunities and is committed to ensuring a seamless transition of his responsibilities to Laurin.
Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: T.ADV, Stock Forum) announced the appointment of François Laurin (BCom'82, DPA'83) as Chief Financial Officer of the company.

... Laurin earned a graduate diploma in Public Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.

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How Can Doctors Prepare for New Roles in Clinical Commissioning Groups?

Wed, 2013-06-12 10:30

Changes in how health care is delivered, the absence of significant new money for the foreseeable future, and ageing populations threaten to overwhelm our UK health system if we don't change.

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Professor Vedat Verter awarded CFI Grant

Thu, 2013-06-06 17:00

Professor Vedat Verter was awarded the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund grant in the amount of $ 146,583 for his project titled “Real Time Location Systems: An Opportunity for Improving Operational Decisions in Acute Care.” With a matching cash contribution from the Quebec government as well as in-kind contributions from vendors, the total project budget amounts to $366,456.

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"The role of online informediaries for consumers: A dual perspective about price comparison and information mediation," Internet Research

Thu, 2013-06-06 14:14

Author: Chung, Sunghun

Publication: Internet Research, May 2013


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Episode 11 with Reuven Brenner - The Force of Finance

Tue, 2013-06-04 10:13

Reuven Brenner holds the REPAP Chair in Economics at McGill University’s Faculty of Management. He has written numerous books, including The Force of Finance: Triumph of the Capital Markets (2002).

Part 11 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute: www.iedm.org.

Watch full interview: Frontier Centre for Public Policy

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Low-cost water purifier wins Canadian $100,000 grant

Tue, 2013-06-04 10:06

In developing countries, particularly in rural villages and urban slums, people can hardly afford water-purification systems. The consequences are fatal, with infectious diarrhoea causing around 2.2 million deaths every year, most of which are children under the age of five from countries like Kenya and India.

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Abhijit Ghosh, PhD’11, Presents Paper at the United Nations

Mon, 2013-06-03 12:04

PhD alumnus Abhijit Ghosh's paper, "Embeddedness and the Dynamics of Growth: The Case of Amul Cooperative, India", has been selected for a high profile United Nations Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy hosted by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). He has presented this paper at the United Nations, Geneva in May 2013.

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Leadership: An Interview with Nancy J. Adler, PhD

Fri, 2013-05-31 16:40

Kristine Marin Kawamura, PhD, Lead Editor and Interviewer and Riane Eisler, JD and Contributing Editor and Interviewer, interview Nancy J. Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University.

Read full interview: Cross Cultural Management, 2013

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