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Professor Alain Pinsonneault receives Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award

Professor Alain Pinsonneault has received an Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award at the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS). The AIS Fellow Award was established in 1999, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding research, teaching and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.

Find out more about the AIS Fellow Award.

Published: 7Jan2015

Credit default swaps: A survey

Authors: Augustin, P., Subrahmanyam, M.G., Tang, D.Y., Wang, S.Q.

Publication: Foundations and Trends in Finance


Published: 6Jan2015

Recovery efforts for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continue

Officials say they've located bodies and debris from the missing AirAsia Flight. Homerun's Morgan Dunlop talked to Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, about how its disappearance compares to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Watch full video: CBC, December 30, 2014

Published: 6Jan2015

Risks and Responsibilities in the Chemistry Industry

Bronfman Building CA

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Time: 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry: An Afternoon with the Experts

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Bombardier among companies using legal tax havens at expense of home country

The problem is not that Bombardier Inc. played a complex shell game since at least 2010 by refinancing and redirecting US$500 million of its financing activities to Luxembourg, a notorious tax haven.
... Ken Lester, adjunct professor of finance at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said in an interview that “this is a social thing we have to resolve.”

Published: 22Dec2014

The Elusiveness of Leadership

When your correspondent entered the leadership field in the early nineties, not long after starting work as a middle manager, the economy was rebounding from a recession and a new buzz around leadership was emerging. Fueled by the writings of a growing cast of respected thinkers, this buzz not only re-introduced the writings of such luminaries as Peter Drucker, Mary Parker Follett and Jay Forrester, but also sought to explore the interconnection between leadership and management.

Published: 22Dec2014

The Next Big Thing In Business Education

Everyone is looking to start-ups in Silicon Valley to find the next big thing in the business world, but what if the next big thing in business education isn’t coming from a start-up or even a big name school in the US, but from established institutions in Europe.

Published: 22Dec2014

The social media trend you may have missed

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, December , 2014

Published: 22Dec2014

Cuba moves could drive Canadian tourism

Cuba has always held a certain allure for the traveller: the music, the food, the beaches and even the cigars.
... McGill University business professor Karl Moore said that while Canadian sun seekers won’t likely feel an immediate impact from the news, he expects U.S. companies will begin to think about investing there.

Read full article: Our Windsor, December 17, 2014

Published: 22Dec2014