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McGill management student puts his best foot forward

Published: 15Feb2017

Patara is a fairtrade, sustainably-produced shoe line made by a small factory in Thailand. It’s also the brainchild of Desautels Faculty of Management student Kilian Rosier, who got the idea while...

For McGill alumnus, seaweed is green gold

Published: 15Feb2017

Jean-Paul Deveau sells seaweed — or rather, products derived from it. His company, Acadian Seaplants Limited, is the world’s biggest producer of seaweed-based fertilizers and products for human and...

A Statement on Mutual Respect

Published: 14Feb2017

Dear Members of the Desautels Community:...

A look at William Shatner’s net worth

Published: 13Feb2017

Though he’s best-known as Captain Kirk, William Shatner has had a long career on screen and stage. After graduating from McGill University’s  Faculty of Management in 1952, he took a job as...

The Bombardier loan is good business

Published: 13Feb2017

Though Ottawa’s $372.5 million loan to Bombardier is causing a commotion in some quarters, Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore says that a plane like the CSeries is a rare thing in Canadian...

Social value and content value in social media: Two paths to psychological well-being

Published: 10Feb2017

Authors: Jiao, Y., Jo, M.S., Sarigollu, E. Publication: Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce  Abstract: 

Special Section Introduction—Online Community as Space for Knowledge Flows

Published: 10Feb2017

Authors: Faraj, S., Krogh, G., Monteiro, E., Lakhani, K.R. Publication: Information Systems Research  Abstract: 

When statistics lie: politics and the US education system

Published: 10Feb2017

For 2014-15, the graduation rate from US high schools hit a record 83%. As far as statistics go, that’s one that anyone would love, but there’s more going on than you’d think — and, according to...

McGill Dobson Cup 2017 Semi-Finals

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After reviewing 136 submissions in this year’s McGill Dobson Cup, 121 McGill startups are moving on to the next round of the competition where over $100,000 in seed funding will be awarded to the...

How business can adapt to the new political realities in 2017

Published: 9Feb2017

An uncertain business environment and the appeal of leaders such as Donald Trump provide a challenge to the consensus that has existed around leadership styles in recent years. Those at the top...

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