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5 questions organisations must ask when surprised

There are five key questions to ask when adapting to surprise situations in business, according to Samer Faraj, Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management and Healthcare at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.

The researchers examined police data from an infamous 2011 murder – where a Dutch criminal was shot whilst under surveillance, but the assailant evaded capture due to police failings – to highlight the challenges of adaptability in high intensity situations.

Published: 15Sep2016

Are you quicker than the police? Five questions to ask when reacting to business surprises

There are five key questions to ask when adapting to surprise situations in business, according to Samer Faraj, research chair at McGill University.

In 2011, a Dutch criminal under surveillance was shot in plain sight. The assailant evaded capture due to police failings, which is why researchers at McGill examined police data on this case to study the challenges of adaptability in high intensity situations.

Published: 15Sep2016

Professor Saibal Ray named a Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists, RSC

Congratulations to Professor Saibal Ray on being named a Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada. This distinguished honour is conferred upon Professor Ray for his accomplishment in the study of social entrepreneurship operations and recognizes the impact that his research has made on society.

The McGill community will celebrate Professor Ray, along with other award winners, at the 2017 Bravo gala this March.

Published: 14Sep2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte

30Sep201613:15
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Mr. Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Information Systems will be presenting his thesis defense entitled:

Five questions organisations must ask when reacting to surprises

There are five key questions to ask when adapting to surprise situations in business, according to Samer Faraj, Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management and Healthcare at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.

The researchers examined police data from an infamous 2011 murder – where a Dutch criminal was shot whilst under surveillance, but the assailant evaded capture due to police failings – to highlight the challenges of adaptability in high intensity situations.

Published: 13Sep2016

People on the Move (August/September 2016)

A monthly roundup of  ‘people on the move’ in Canada’s life science and biotech sectors.

...Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. , has joined the Knight Therapeutics Inc. team as president and as member of the company’s board of directors. Ms. Sakhia served as the CFO at Paladin (acquired by Endo International plc February 2014), from 2001 to 2015. She holds an MBA and a Bachelors of Commerce degree from McGill University and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Published: 13Sep2016

Join McGill’s world-leading MBA program

Why McGill MBA Japan?

The McGill MBA Japan program, of the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University in Montreal, is a weekend MBA program offered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The Program is entirely taught in English by professors who fly in from our home campus in Montreal, Canada. The McGill MBA Japan program is the leading MBA program in Japan, and one of the top programs in Asia.

Read full article: The Japan News, September 5, 2016 

Published: 12Sep2016

Applications Open for $50K Bloomberg Manulife Prize

The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, valued at $50,000 CAD, is offered each year by McGill University to an academic whose research has contributed to understanding how factors, such as physical activity, nutrition, fitness or psychosocial context, can influence personal health and well-being, and whose work could have a positive impact on behavior and lifestyle choices.

Published: 12Sep2016

Jaclyn Fisher Management Career Fair

16Sep201610:00
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Centre Mont Royal 2200 rue Mansfield, 4th Floor, Montreal, QC, H3A3R8, CA

Date & Time: September 16, 2016, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Centre Mont Royal, 2200 rue Mansfield, 4th floor

Ferring Canada's donation to have lasting impact on Desautels Faculty of Management

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean and Professor of Finance

Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, has contributed a $2-million dollar donation to the Faculties of Management and Medicine at McGill University, which will create new fellowships for graduate students working in the domains of health sciences and health management and leadership.

Published: 9Sep2016

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