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Rosy job market for MBAs runs contrary to overall economic malaise

Several hundred aspiring MBAs will descend on Vancouver and Toronto next week for the first two Canadian stops this year on the QS World MBA Tour, which brings about two dozen Canadian and international business schools under one roof for a day-long recruitment pitch.

Published: 22Jan2016

School diversity is an asset

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the first female dean of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, says it is important to embrace diversity schools by having open communication. She also hopes for the day when an appointed female dean is no longer news.

Watch full video: Financial Times, 22 January, 2016

Published: 22Jan2016

Tipping Points: The Gender Segregating and Desegregating Effects of Network Recruitment

Author: Brian Rubineau, Roberto M. Fernandez

Word-of-mouth recruitment is the most common way to fill jobs, and management scholars have long thought that this practice contributes to job segregation by gender: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

In fact, however, this form of recruitment can – and often does – contribute to gender desegregation, according to a study in the journal Organization Science by researchers at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Published: 22Jan2016

Should You Go to College in Canada?

Both familiar and foreign, Canada has fine schools at bargain prices. But you'd better bundle up.

...Matthew Reid, an analyst at Sabal Financial Group in Newport Beach, Calif., attended the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill from 2009 to 2013. He also cites lower costs as a factor in his decision. The Canadian dollar is now worth only about 70 cents U.S., and tuition costs are generally much lower to begin with. The University of Toronto costs $19,754 to $25,584 a year in U.S. dollars, for example.

Published: 22Jan2016

Could introverted leadership be the way forward?

The CEO of a major multinational recently shared with me that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor. He’d realised that as a CEO of a big company, you need to act like, at times, as an extrovert. After studying introverts and extroverts in the C-Suite, I have come to the conclusion that extroverts, like myself, must also put on this “game face” and occasionally act like an introvert in order to be more effective leaders.

...Professor Karl Moore is from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Published: 21Jan2016

Une diplômée de McGill dans le 30 Under 30 de Forbes!

Quelle meilleure façon de commencer l’année 2016 pour Shobhita Soor, sortie diplômée en droit en 2015 de l’Université McGill ?
Car en effet, comme le rapporte Canadian Lawyer Mag, la jeune femme de 26 ans, qui s’est dit très « reconnaissante de figurer en si bonne compagnie » a été identifiée par le magazine Forbes comme l’une des avocates les plus prometteuses de l’année.

Lire l’article complet: Droit-Inc, 20 Janvier, 2016

Published: 21Jan2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The challenges with being on multiple teams at work

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks with his former colleague from McGill who is now at INSEAD, Mark Mortensen.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 20 January, 2016

Published: 21Jan2016

A Wittgensteinian perspective on strategizing

Author: Mantere, S.

Publication: Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice


Published: 20Jan2016

NewLeaf Travel grounded

NewLeaf Travel will not be taking off next month. The airline says it’s suspending operations and refunding ticket sales as the Canadian Transportation Agency reviews its aviation licence.

...McGill Professor Karl Moore has offered consulting advice to several airlines including British Airways and feels this is just a speedbump.

Read full article: News 1130, January 18, 2016

Published: 20Jan2016

John Wood: ‘I had to get out of Microsoft and make education for the world’s poorest children my job’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with John Wood, the founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in education.

Read full article: Financial Post, January 19, 2016

Published: 20Jan2016