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Megan Munroe: FBU Director of Communications & Fashion Blogger Extraordinaire

Her Campus McGill is pleased to present you with this week's über fabulous profile, Megan Munroe! Although her roots lie in both San Francisco and Vancouver, she has found her temporary home at McGill as a U1 Management student majoring in Marketing. Along with her studies, Megan is the Director of Communications for the MUS club Fashion Business Uncovered. She also runs a seriously incredible and successful blog (that I frequent when I should be studying, but her major style gives me life), theClosetCraze.

Published: 19Jan2016

Communityship

The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context.

Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

Published: 18Jan2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place

Teams:

MIS: Camille Favreau and Mykolas Raizys;
Accounting: Isabel Moreno and Tate Lin;
Ethics: Alexandra Del Val and Alexander Norman;
Debate: Grace Chen and Matthew Meyer.

Published: 18Jan2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list. 

Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published: 18Jan2016

Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

2Feb2016
New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

Date: Tuesday, February 2nd

Location: New Residence Hall

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..."

... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published: 15Jan2016

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

23Jan2016
La Plaza (EVO) 420 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B4, CA

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

Date & Time: January 23, 2016 from 9am to 5pm.

World's Most International Universities 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions. McGill University ranks 76, second in Canada after University of British Columbia at 40th.

Read full article: Times Higher Education, January 14, 2016

Published: 14Jan2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why decision making at a company suffers with more information

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talks with Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Published: 14Jan2016

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.

...Nancy J. Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. She conducts research and consults worldwide on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and arts-inspired leadership practices.

Published: 14Jan2016

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