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Why Female Managers Are in Short Supply?

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

It took Mary Barra more than three decades at General Motors to become the company’s first female chief executive. Even then we celebrated a woman reaching the pinnacle of her profession. The same happened again when Inga Beale became Lloyd's of London's first female CEO in the company’s 325-year history.

-Article by Lisa Cohen

Read full article: Financial, February 4, 2014

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Heenan Blaikie Collapse a Lesson for Other Law Firms, Expert Says

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Other Canadian law firms would do well to examine this week’s implosion of Montreal-based Heenan Blaikie LLP to determine if they are in similar danger of collapse, according to one expert.

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Tempted to ‘Delete All’? Try Managing Your E-mails Instead

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:23

Whether it’s steady trickle of daily e-mails or the hundreds of messages streaming in during your vacation, hitting the reset button on your inbox may seem like the easiest way to cope with the digital deluge – even if the freedom is fleeting.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at YVR

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Excitement is taking off today for aviation lovers; the first scheduled service to use a Boeing 787 Dreamliner has made its arrival at YVR this morning; it was a Japan Airlines flight arriving from Tokyo.

... Aviation expert Karl Moore with McGill University says it’s a game changer.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Nike Ran With the Notion of Environmental Sustainability

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Glen Dowell, associate professor at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, February 3, 2014

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‘Hot Cities’ Tour Takes Business Students to Mongolia

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

More than 40 students and alumni from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University are visiting Mongolia this March, to help them understand the realities of doing business in a fledgling emerging market.

... Mia Bernhardt, a student organiser for the trip, says:

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McGill #1 Again in Maclean’s Rankings

Fri, 2013-11-08 11:19

Maclean’s has once again ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions offering medical-doctoral programs. This is the ninth consecutive year the magazine has placed McGill as the top institution in that category in its annual issue devoted to Canada universities.

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When Clever People do Silly Things with Money

Tue, 2014-02-11 15:24

Many years in investment banking taught McGill University Professor Gregory Vit that risky decisions ‘happened’ far more frequently than they were thoughtfully ‘made’.

We asked Professor Vit about this and his new book 'The Risk in Risk Management' in which he addresses risk management in financial organizations.

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Spring Convocation 2014

Fri, 2014-05-30 14:00 - 16:00
Bronfman Building

Spring Convocation 2014

Date: May 30, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lower Campus

For more information, please click here

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Women at Business School – Joanne Liu, MiM student

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:07

Joanne Liu is president of Médecins Sans Frontières, an international medical humanitarian organisation that has 30,000 medical professionals delivering emergency aid in more than 60 countries. She trained at McGill University School of Medicine and has a fellowship in paediatric emergency medecine from New York University School of Medicine.

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