Montreal’s celebrated Just for Laughs festival is arguably the world’s premier showcase for international comedy.
Founded in 1983, the annual summer festival attracts over two million people, and has booked thousands upon thousands of comics, pantomimes, and acrobatic acts over the decades.
Target's stock dropped 3.46 percent today after the retailer reported third-quarter net income dropped by nearly half.
... "The retail price in Canada is much higher, compared to the retail price in the U.S.," said Minha Hwang, a management professor at McGill University in Montreal. "The Canadian price is about 20 percent higher compared to the U.S. price."
Read full article: MPR News, November 21, 2013
"Whose Jobs Are These? The Impact of the Proportion of Female Managers on the Number of New Management Jobs Filled by Women versus Men," Administrative Science Quarterly
Authors: Cohen, Lisa E.; Broschak, Joseph P.
Publication: Administrative Science Quarterly
"Pursuing Career Success while Sustaining Personal and Family Well-Being: A Study of Reduced-Load Professionals over Time," Journal of Social Issues
Authors: Hall, Douglas T. Hall; Lee, Mary Dean; Kossek, Ellen Ernst; Heras, Mireia Las
Publication: Journal of Social Issues, December 2012
"Do Women Choose Different Jobs from Men? Mechanisms of Application Segregation in the Market for Managerial Workers," Organization Science
Authors: Barbulescu, Roxana; Bidwell, Matthew
Publication: Organization Science, May-June 2013
"Friend or Foe? The Effects of Contingent Employees on Standard Employees' Work Attitudes," The International Journal of Human Resources Management
Authors: Banerjee, Mallika; Tolbert, Pamela S,; DiCiccio, Thomas
Publication: The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2012
La Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) a choisi de recruter à l’interne pour remplacer le PDG sortant Philippe Duval, qui n’a pas sollicité de nouveau mandat.
Alain Brunet (EMBA'11), qui est actuellement vice-président et chef de l’exploitation de la société d’État, occupera ses nouvelles fonctions à compter du 1er janvier prochain.
... M. Brunet détient une maîtrise en administration des affaires des universités McGill et HEC.
Professor Vedat Verter was interviewed by Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today – CHQR NEWS TALK 770 radio. The interview focused on the protective directive issued by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt requiring rail companies to inform municipalities about the volume and type of hazardous materials being shipped through their jurisdiction.
Listen to full interview (choose November 20, 5:00 PM, 47:00): CHQR 770, November 20, 2013
"Triangulating Environmental Performance: What Do Corporate Social Responsibility Ratings Really Capture?," Academy of Management Perspectives
Authors: Delmas, Magali A.; Etzion, Dror; Nairn-Birch, Nicholas
Publication: Academy of Management Perspectives, August 2013