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2016 MBAs To Watch: Fatoumata Diane, Cambridge (Judge)

Fatoumata Diane

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Age: 26

Hometown: Conakry, Guinea

Undergraduate School and Degree: McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce

Where did you work before enrolling in business school? I started my career in Montreal in the Investment Banking Division of CIBC, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Later, I took over a Financial Analyst role at Air Canada, initially focusing on labor negotiations with major unions. Following this, I was promoted to Financial Analysis Manager.

Published: 22Jun2016

Fortune 500 CEO on the strengths of introverts

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 sit down with Kevin Lobo, who is the CEO of a Fortune 500 Company, Stryker.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, June 21, 2016 

Published: 22Jun2016

The evolution of an ICT platform-enabled ecosystem for poverty alleviation: The case of Ekutir

Authors: Jha, S.K., Pinsonneault, A., Dubé, L.

Publications: MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems


Published: 22Jun2016

Four things you must do before retiring

Retirement is not an end but a beginning - an opportunity to experiment and explore, to engage in pursuits you value, and perhaps to reinvent your legacy. Rather than just slipping quietly into retirement, here's why you should create new opportunities towards the end of your career.

Mary Dean Lee is professor Emeritus, organisational behaviour and human resource management at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Published: 22Jun2016

Week 2 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap Series

As week 2 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator comes to an end, we’re happy to see our 6 teams — Appetite, Fractal, FRSH, NXTSENS Microsystems, UGo Smoothies, and Venndor — swiftly settling into their space.

Day by day, the walls and windows are increasingly covered with sticky notes of all colours shapes and sizes, every writable surface is covered with notes, and each desk has someone calling it home — for the next 8 weeks at least.

Published: 22Jun2016

Are Women Exiting Engineering Because Men Have All the Fun?

Researchers Caroll Serron at the University of California at Irvine, Susan S. Silbey at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Erin Cech (who performed the research at Rice University but is now at the University of Michigan), and Brian Rubineau at McGill University conducted the study to try to get a better idea of just why women who made it through years of STEM education start migrating out of tech. The effort, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, looked at 40 undergraduate engineering students, male and female, spread among the four schools.

Published: 22Jun2016

Spotkanie i debata z prof. Reuvenem Brennerem

„Na czym powinna polegać skuteczna polityka proinnowacyjna?” – to temat wykładu profesora Reuvena Brennera, który we wtorek został zorganizowany dla członków Narodowej Rady Rozwoju oraz ekspertów z zakresu innowacji w Pałacu Prezydenckim.

Read full article: Prezydent, June 7, 2016 

Published: 21Jun2016

We Need To Learn How To Manage With A Soul

“Managing without soul has become an epidemic in society. Many managers these days seem to specialize in killing cultures, at the expense of human engagement.” That’s what management guru Henry Mintzberg recently wroteabout the current state of corporate culture on his blog.

Read full article: Forbes, June 19, 2016 

Published: 21Jun2016

Alain Pinsonneault Inducted into Ordre National du Québec

Professor Alain Pinsonneault will be inducted into the Ordre National du Québec as a Chevalier (Knight) on June 22nd, 2016, for his outstanding contribution to Quebec’s reputation internationally.  This is the highest honour that the Government of Quebec awards to a citizen.

Published: 17Jun2016