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Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.

...Nancy J. Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. She conducts research and consults worldwide on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and arts-inspired leadership practices.

Published: 14Jan2016

Majority of COC staff exposed to Marcel Aubut harassment: probe

An independent probe of alleged impropriety by former Canadian Olympic Committee president Marcel Aubut says a majority of the more than 100 staff members interviewed for the review experienced or saw sexual and personal harassment.

...The detailed recommendations drew praise from organizational behaviour expert Mallika Banerjee, an assistant professor at McGill University’s Desautels School of Management, who said they are broadly aligned with the latest management scholarship.

Published: 14Jan2016

3 Ways IT Can Solve Retail’s Labor Challenges

Retailers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On top of growing competition, retailers now have to deal with new, challenging regulations and rising wages. Many retailers are struggling to keep up due to their heavy reliance on traditional, manual and top-down employee management processes. Luckily, retailers are starting to realize that operating with such outdated processes won’t cut it anymore, and more companies are turning to tech-driven solutions to help lower labor costs, drive increased sales and reduce employee turnover.

Published: 12Jan2016

How to become Everyone's Favorite Boss

There are plenty of ways to define a good boss. And just what that really means has changed dramatically in the last generation.

...Workplaces with a long history of male workers getting more regularly promoted will have the most difficulty changing, said Karl Moore, associate professor of strategy and organisation at Desautels, the business school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Read full article: Canadian Business, January 5, 2016

Published: 11Jan2016

2016, l'année où l'entrepreneuriat social se diversifie

La société Aspire, fondée en 2012 par 5 diplômés de McGill, apparaît au classement de Forbes. Aspire, qui a remporté le prestigieux prix Hult en entrepreneuriat social, se spécialise en agriculture et en alimentation.

Lire l'article complet: Les Affaires, Janvier 5, 2016

Published: 11Jan2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: What superbosses do differently

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Sydney Finkelstein, a Canadian who is at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2015

Watch full videao: The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2015

Published: 11Jan2016

Entreprise en mouvement

Au départ, Laura Vidal, Lavalloise de 31 ans, est sommelière. C'est le légendaire Don-Jean Léandri qui lui a tout appris avant qu'elle ne parte travailler dans des restaurants montréalais comme Le Club Chasse et Pêche ou le Leméac.

Mais Laura a aussi fait des études de commerce à l'Université McGill.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, Janvier 11, 2016

Published: 11Jan2016

Louise Richer is appointed to the Order of Canada

Louise Richer is among the 69 Canadians newly appointed to the Order of Canada by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.  She was nominated “for her contributions to the development and dissemination of the performing arts as director of the École nationale de l’humour.”  Louise founded the Ecole national de l’humour in 1988.  Since its launch, she has imagined, designed, developed, defended, reflected, enriched and propelled the school, which is now recognized internationally.  Louise is currently completing her EMBA with the

Published: 8Jan2016

Organizing risk: Discourse, power, and "riskification"

Authors: Hardy, C., Maguire, S.

Publication: Academy of Management Review

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Published: 8Jan2016

The Impact of Investability on Asset Valuation

Authors: Errunza, V.Ta, H.

Publication: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

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Published: 8Jan2016

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