Faculty

Desautels alumni included on Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list

Published: 29Jun2017

According to a piece at BNN.ca, over 900 nominations have been reviewed and pared down to the final Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list. The list is a roundup of some of Canada’s most outstanding...

Innovation at law firms? Depends on who you ask

Published: 28Jun2017

A recent Lexpert Magazine article looks at a study by Aly Háji, a joint MBA- Law student supervised by Professor Karl Moore. The paper, The Illusion of Innovation at Canadian Law Firms, exposes the...

For a Desautels alumna, the road to the Bermuda Bar was a bumpy ride

Published: 28Jun2017

Alexis Haynes (BCom'08) had a degree from Desautels and a plan. Then life got in the way: in quick succession, her sister and father both fell sick, and her mother suffered a seizure that required...

A conversation with McGill Dobson Cup judge Kelly Megyery

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels alumna Kelly Megyery (MBA’92) was one of the Health Sciences judges at the McGill Dobson Cup 2017. She is a partner at Pivot Strategic Transformation, where she works on healthcare policy...

Desautels alumnus named director at Sama Graphite Inc.

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels alumnus Yves Grou (BCom’77, DPA’78) has been appointed to Sama Graphite Inc’s Board of Directors, effective June 14, 2017. Mr. Grou has pertinent experience, which makes him a good fit...

Ottawa’s pot pricing plan likely to be affected by low rates in Quebec

Published: 28Jun2017

Ottawa is going to have to find a way to keep legalized cannabis on the affordable side, thanks to the already low prices in Quebec. A new Public Safety Canada report states that, for comparable...

Lowered competition leads to even lower customer satisfaction in Canadian air travel

Published: 28Jun2017

If you feel like customer satisfaction is an afterthought with airlines today, you aren’t alone. An op-ed in Cantech Letter quotes Desautels professor Karl Moore as naming competition, or a lack...

Desautels alumnus Peter Cundhill was a Canadian Warren Buffett

Published: 28Jun2017

According to an op-ed in The Chronicle Journal, Desautels alumnus Peter Cundill (BCom’60) was an investor’s investor. He was inspired by Benjamin Graham’s investment philosophy, and used it to...

For millennials, emotion has a role to play at work

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels professor Karl Moore writes for Forbes that millennials in the workforce take a different view of the emotion/facts balance than boomer workers do. He says that, whereas emotional...

As Lush expands, pressure on producers mounts

Published: 28Jun2017

According to the Globe and Mail, times are good for UK-based bath-bomb producer Lush. Right now, all of its North American stores are supplied from two Canadian production centres, but as business...

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