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Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

2Feb2016
New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

Date: Tuesday, February 2nd

Location: New Residence Hall

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..."

... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published: 15Jan2016

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

23Jan2016
La Plaza (EVO) 420 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B4, CA

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

Date & Time: January 23, 2016 from 9am to 5pm.

World's Most International Universities 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions. McGill University ranks 76, second in Canada after University of British Columbia at 40th.

Read full article: Times Higher Education, January 14, 2016

Published: 14Jan2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why decision making at a company suffers with more information

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talks with Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Published: 14Jan2016

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

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