After 2,000 votes, a trio of distinguished alumni took home the title of Top MBA Impact Maker at the MBA 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner on May 23: Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author; Bertrand Cesvet, MBA’88, Executive Chairman and Senior Partner, Sid Lee; and the 2013 Hult Prize team.
After three months of mentorship and start-up plan pitches, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship rewarded over $100,000 in cash and other prizes to the winners of the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition.
Read full article: McGill Reporter, June 4, 2015
Written by Professors Henry Mintzberg and Karl Moore
We Canadians may be tough guys on the ice, but off it, we’re wimps. We have allowed ourselves to lose control of our own game.
Read full article: The Globe and Mail, June 4, 2015
In an era of information overload, getting the right information remains a challenge for time-pressed executives. Is it time to overhaul your personal knowledge infrastructure?
... We are not the first researchers to make this claim. More than 40 years ago, organizational theorist Henry Mintzberg suggested that information was central to managerial work and that the most important managerial roles revolved around information (monitoring, disseminating and acting as a spokesperson).
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 2, 2015
‘Quebec Inc.’ goes on a global buying binge: Why ‘La belle province’ is expanding beyond North America
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard just wrapped up a four-day European trip that doubled as an opportunity to invite Pope Francis to Montreal’s 375th anniversary in 2017, and a chance to reiterate why the province should play a bigger role on the global stage.
... “When an industry is global, you have to compete everywhere in order to compete anywhere,” said Omar Toulan, an associate professor at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Featuring Thibault Trancart, BCom'15 and Fiona, guide dog.
View full video: Breafast Television, June 1, 2015
NEW president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), Lisa Padmore , has promised not to shy away from continuing to voice ICAB’s opinion on matters of national importance.
Read full article: The Barbados Advocate, June 1, 2015
One hears a lot about balance in politics these days. About finding the right balance between the economy and environmental protections. The right balance between security and civil liberties. The right balance between the rights of victims of crime, and compassion and rehabilitation for the offender. The right balance between tax cuts and government spending, and a balanced budget. It might not take a great deal of cynicism to suggest that after the political calculations have been done, the balance rarely works out to 50-50.
Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou deviendra doyenne de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill à compter de janvier 2016.
Read full article: Les Affaires, May 30, 2015