The Faculty of Management at McGill University is proud to announce that Massimo Fiore, an MBA who is graduating this month, has been awarded a $10,000 award by the Association des MBA du Québec, in collaboration with the Fédération des Caisses populaires Desjardins.
At the 15th annual Networking Dinner, with this year's theme "Rare Pearls," the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal paid tribute to 33 exceptional and authentic women from various sectors of activity who have distinguished themselves through their commitment and exceptional accomplishments. The prestigious annual event took place at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel on Thursday, June 5, 2003. Dr. Adler was selected as one of the rare pearls amongst the 33 who were paid tribute to during this event.
Professor Bob Hebdon (Industrial Relations) awarded SSHRC grant, and Industrial Relations Research Association accepts his workshop on privatization
Prof. Hebdon recently was awarded a three-year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant to study workplace conflict in Canada. This research will build on his earlier work on conflict and will be performed with Prof. Jean-Guy Bergeron of Université de Montréal. Prof. Hebdon's proposal for a workshop on privatization was accepted by the Program Committee of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, to be held in Philadelphia in January of 2005.
Jonathan Ross Goodman, MBA'94, President and CEO, Paladin Labs Inc., Montreal, and sessional at the Faculty of Management, has been selected as one of the Caldwell Partners "Top 40 Under 40."
Professor Wonseok Oh receives Best Paper award at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
McGill Information Systems professor Wonseok Oh, along with co-author Michael J. Gallivan from Georgia State University, received the Best Paper award at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) in January 2004 for his paper entitled "An Empirical Assessment of Transactional Risks of IT Outsourcing."
Professors from McGill's Finance Area won two out of three awards presented at the Northern Finance Association meetings in Quebec City, September 19-21, 2003.
The Best Paper Award for the Track Society at European Conference on Information Systems — ECIS, Naples, Italy, June 19-21, 2003, was given to Maira Petrini and Marlei Pozzebon for their paper "The Value of Business Intelligence in the Context of Developing Countries."
From January 9-12, 2004, the Université de Sherbrooke hosted the 16th edition of Jeux du Commerce. The McGill delegation excelled in all categories to earn a solid third position overall on the podium. Seven McGill teams earned first or second positions out of nine podiums, a nice reward for the months of preparation and tedious efforts directed towards this prestigious academic event.
Professor Frances Westley was named as one of seven Knight School Pioneers — a distinction awarded by Corporate Knights magazine to celebrate and recognize Canadian business school professors who have furthered the evolution of corporate social responsibility issues.
For an intensive three-week summer session, McGill MBA students are joined by MBA Japan students who fly in from Tokyo. Both groups are experienced professionals who pursue their McGill MBA within two years while maintaining their full-time jobs. "The international perspective of our MBA colleagues is very enriching. Working in teams with students from different cultures may be a little uncomfortable at first, but one quickly sees the value of building this cross-cultural capacity — and global network. This is what the business world today is all about," says Joseph McCarthy, Delivery Project Executive at IBM Global Services.