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Want to Improve Diversity? Look to Networks

Industry-leading tech companies recruit heavily from the most selective colleges and universities in the U.S., so is it any wonder that their employees lack diversity? The top 150 higher-ed institutions would have to recruit an additional 50,000 black students and 58,0000 Hispanic students each year if they want their student bodies to reflect the American population, according to research from the Posse Foundation, a New York-based organization that works to improve diversity on campus.

Published: 3May2016

‘Up until recently I was a rock star’s agent, now I’m a true CEO’: Cirque du Soleil’s Daniel Lamarre

Daniel Lamarre, 62, is the president and chief executive officer of Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil, which has about 4,000 employees working on more than 20 shows in about 50 countries.

Lamarre was born and raised in Grand-Mere, Quebec, about 170 kilometres northeast of Montreal. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa, which later honoured him with a doctorate.

Lamarre spoke to Karl Moore, a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Published: 3May2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: P. Judson Kenney

27May201610:15
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Mr. P. Judson Kenney, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Operations Management will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:

Information Sharing Behaviour in Assembly Systems

Research Proposal Presentation: Zachary T. Mendenhall

12May201612:00
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Zachary T. Mendenhall, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Marketing area will be presenting his research: 

Two Essays on Charitable Behaviour

Mini MBA: Executive Development Course (EDC) - Montreal

7Dec201615:00
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14Jan201721:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Mini-MBA for changing times
 

 

Mini MBA: Executive Development Course (EDC) - Montreal

12Sep201615:00
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5Dec201621:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Mini-MBA for changing times
 

 

PhD alumnus wins AMR’s 2015 Best Paper Award

Warren Nilsson, PhD’10, won the Academy of Management Review’s 2015 Best Paper Award for his paper entitled, “Positive Institutional Work: Exploring Institutional Work Through the Lens of Positive Organizational Scholarship.” This paper was rooted in the theory portion of his thesis at Desautels. Warren is currently a Senior Lecturer in Social Innovation at the Graduate School of Business of University of Cape Town. Read paper here. 

Published: 29Apr2016

Professor Etzion Receives Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Desautels Professor Dror Etzion has received a Knowledge Synthesis Grant given by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in the Energy and Natural Resources category for his project entitled, “From availability to accessibility: effectively using information disclosure to govern energy production.”

Published: 29Apr2016

Mini MBA: Driving High Performance and Results

28Mar201709:00
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29Mar201717:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Developing organizations through people, processes and decisive action
 

 

Mini MBA: Driving High Performance and Results

1Nov201609:00
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2Nov201617:00
Bronfman Building McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

Developing organizations through people, processes and decisive action
 

 

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