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"Collaborating through Social Media to Create Health Awareness," Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Fri, 2013-04-12 14:22

Authors: Lapointe, Liette; Ramaprasad, Jui; Vedel, Isabelle

Publication: Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

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"Extraordinary" Canadian Physician Wins National Award for Contributing to Global Health

Wed, 2013-03-06 09:32

Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL participant), FRCPC, winner of the 2013 Royal College Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian award! Dr. Liu is a Montreal-based emergency pediatrics physician who has had an extraordinary career with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). She has worked in such countries as Haiti, Sudan, Congo, has acted as president of MSF Canada and is currently a board member with MSF Geneva. Learn more about her amazing contributions to global health.

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Scoring an MBA & Hockey Fame

Fri, 2013-03-22 13:27

There’s lots of reasons for girls to play hockey — the fun, the athleticism, the opportunity to travel and introduce Canada’s game to new circles of fans.
But for Montreal native Catherine Ward (BCom'09), who will be playing defence for Team Canada next month, one of the perks of playing top-level hockey was the chance to score a solid post-secondary education with hockey scholarships.

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Boise Inc. CEO Alexander Toeldte Receives ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award

Tue, 2013-03-26 12:15

The Association of Supplier to the Paper Industry (ASPI) has awarded Alexander Toeldte (MBA'86), President and CEO of Boise Inc., with the ASPI 2013 Customer Executive of the Year Award.
The Customer Executive of the Year Award is the highest honor that ASPI bestows on an individual. It is granted to a paper industry executive who has demonstrated extraordinary effectiveness in working with a range of suppliers to enhance productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of his or her company using a wide spectrum of supplied products and services.

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New Klondike Exploration Ltd.: New Klondike Appoints Chairman and Grants Options

Tue, 2013-03-26 12:15

New Klondike Exploration Ltd. (TSXV: NK) ("New Klondike" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. William Ollerhead (MBA'89) to the position of Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board since February 2008 and will also continue to act as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Ollerhead will take a leading role in advancing the Company's corporate governance policies and have a more active, day-to-day role, assisting management to meet the Company's objectives.

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Russian Business Tips

Tue, 2013-03-26 11:09

McGill professor Karl Moore recently travelled to Russia with his students to help develop their business knowledge as a part of their class.

Watch full interview: Global News, March 26, 201

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: It Takes an Entrepreneurial Spirit to Be Competitive Today

Tue, 2013-03-26 11:09

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to David Teece, senior professor at the Haas Business School University of California, Berkeley.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, March 26, 2013

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Profession: homme de ménage

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:28

«Votre emploi ne devrait pas vous définir, vous définissez ce que vous faites, rappelle Tolulope Ilesanmi (MBA'05), cofondateur de l’entreprise d’entretien ménager Nettoyage Zénith. Être homme de ménage ne me définit pas, mais je le fais d’abord parce que j’aime ça.»
C’est pendant ses études au MBA à l’Université McGill que le Nigérian d’origine a eu la piqûre et où l’idée de lancer une telle compagnie, avec la complicité de sa femme Ibironke Oyekanle, a germé, parcours étonnant s’il en est. Le point sur ce domaine des plus méconnus.

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Feeding the World's Under-Nourished... With Crickets

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:19

Insects are not regular fare on Western menus, but a surprising number of people worldwide--perhaps as many as 2.5 billion--eat them happily on a regular basis. High in protein, low in fat, and rich in iron and omega-3, bugs like grasshoppers and cicadas are vital staples--a crunchier, and more sustainable, alternative to beef, pork, and lamb.

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The Case for a Three Year College Degree

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:17

Reducing the time it takes for a student to complete college could add trillions of dollars in wealth to the U.S. economy. Changes in the labor market and educational institutions mean that now is the perfect time to alter the required time to attain a college degree, says Reuven Brenner, the Repap Chair at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.

Read full article: National Center for Policy Analysis, March 28, 2013

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