If you’re looking to further your career in business, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered undertaking an MBA. Yes, a programme such as this can bring about great future benefits and has real potential to accelerate your career. But how much do you actually know about MBAs, and have you weighed up all the pros and cons?
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks with MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Deborah Ancona.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 4, 2013
... Bennett (BCom'51), 84, a St. John’s, NL, native and son of a decorated Royal Flying Corps pilot in WWI, took his first lessons in a Piper Cub as a teenager.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
"The role of online informediaries for consumers: A dual perspective about price comparison and information mediation," Internet Research
Author: Chung, Sunghun
Publication: Internet Research, May 2013
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