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Working with China is a far more productive strategy than exclusion

Tue, 2012-10-30 11:47

Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say the West gains nothing from bashing China. Rather, it should welcome its investment in commodity-producing assets in the form of transparent partnerships.

… Tom Velk is a professor of economics and director of the North American Studies programme at McGill University. Olivia Gong is a BCom student in finance and research assistant at McGill.

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Shopper Marketing Panel Discussion

Mon, 2012-11-12 05:00 - 07:00
Shopper Marketing

Shopper marketing used to be about guiding the consumer along the last few steps on the path to purchase - But today that path is more loop than funnel.

Understanding consumers is not the same thing as understanding shoppers.

Shoppers today are emotionally overloaded with the multitude of purchase options available. Doesn’t it make sense to gain insights into why a shopper decides to buy your brand versus someone else’s? There’s only one place that happens and that’s in the store — be it via bricks or clicks.

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Improving information security management: An analysis of ID-password usage and a new login vulnerability measure

Fri, 2012-10-26 16:32

Authors: Bang, Youngsok; Lee, DongJoo; Bae, YoonSoo; Ahn, JaeHyeon

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Partnering portfolios, value-creation logics, and growth trajectories: A comparison of Yahoo and Google (1995 to 2007)

Fri, 2012-10-26 13:01

Authors: Rindova, Violina P.; Yeow, Adrian Yong Kwang; Martins, Luis L.; Faraj, Samer A.

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MBA student Alexis Pradie receives 1938 Champions Award

Fri, 2012-10-26 10:56
Alexis Pradie

MBA student Alexis Pradie has been chosen as the recipient of a 1938 Champions Award by the Committee on Enrolment and Student Affairs and the Martlet Foundation. The 1938 Champions Awards were established in 1991 by the surviving members of the 1938 McGill Intercollegiate Champions in football and hockey in memory of their teammates who lost their lives in the service of their country during World War II. Winners of the awards must have not only good academic records but must also have demonstrated leadership through service, dedication and teamwork.

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CBIE honours champions of international education

Fri, 2012-10-26 09:36
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Ottawa, October 22, 2012 - The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2012 Excellence Awards showcasing innovators, leaders, service professionals and emerging stars in our field.    

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Professor Steve Maguire receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Wed, 2012-10-24 09:44

Professor Steve Maguire, Director of Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management at the Desautels Faculty of Management, has been awarded a 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on October 19, 2012 for his dedication to his peers, his community, and to Canada. This commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country.

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Student-Centered, Interdisciplinary Approach to Learning Leads to Education Innovation

Wed, 2012-10-24 09:31

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) at McGill University views students as critical stakeholders in university education, according to Adam Halpert, Managing Director of MDIIM. MDIIM staff and faculty engage and partner with students wherever possible. For example:

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International students are essential for Quebec’s prosperity, says McGill Principal

Fri, 2012-10-19 14:22

Quebec must develop a clear strategy to make it a destination of choice for international students, if it wants to increase its capacity for productivity and innovation. That is the message Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, delivered at a lunchtime conference of the Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM).

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With Mary Gordon, Founder of Roots of Empathy

Thu, 2012-10-18 14:48

Mary Gordon is an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator, best-selling author, child advocate and parenting expert. In 1996, Gordon founded Roots of Empathy, a pioneering, evidence-based classroom program that helps to reduce levels of aggression among schoolchildren, while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. To date, the program has reached 450,000 children worldwide.

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