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Henry Mintzberg - La Société Plurielle

Henry Mintzberg enseigne la gestion à l’Université McGill depuis 45 ans. La renommée de ce Montréalais d’origine dépasse les frontières du Québec et du Canada. Iconoclaste avéré, le pro-fesseur Mintzberg aime quitter les sentiers universitaires battus pour emprunter des chemins moins fréquentés, des chemins parfois même marqués « à gauche ».

Read full article: Magazine Forces, November 3, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

When it comes to short-selling, flair for the dramatic growing in importance

“To me it treads on that fine line because, in a way, you create your own insider information,” said Kenneth Lester, a finance professor at McGill University in Montreal and CEO of Lester Asset Management.

Read full article: Financial Post, November 2, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

Nuvo Research® Announces Appointment to its Board of Directors

Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI) (Nuvo or the Company), a specialty pharmaceutical company with growing revenues and a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the appointment of Samira Sakhia to its Board of Directors. 

Read full article: Dallas South News, November 3, 2015


Published: 3Nov2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities Makes Key Strategic Hires, Expands Renewable Energy Team

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, LLC (CohnReznick Cap Markets) has added three new members to its renewable energy team to further support its growing industry practice.
Nick Sangermano
A notable industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements.  Nick will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Published: 3Nov2015

Club attempts to expand use of bitcoins on campus

This September during Frosh week, the McGill Cryptocurrency Club (MCC) initiated a “bitcoin airdrop,” handing out paper envelopes with vouchers for bitcoin, a form of digital currency, to be redeemed within three months. According to Michael Gord, a U4 Management student and co-founder of MCC, over $1,000 in bitcoin has been given away to McGill students to date, with around a 50 per cent claim rate.

Published: 3Nov2015


Bombardier et le gouvernement du Québec ont créé une société en commandite pour y placer tous les actifs liés à la C Series et le milliard de dollars américains offert par Québec pour mener à bien le projet. Comment ça fonctionne ?
... « Dans ce cas-ci, c’est un véhicule approprié, commente Ken Lester, professeur à la faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill. Ainsi, le Québec ne va jamais perdre plus du milliard qu’il a investi. »

Published: 3Nov2015

Jennifer Heil inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame 0

 The first pieces of the puzzle came together for Jennifer Heil when she was a Grade 2 student at Millgrove School in Spruce Grove. She drew the Olympic rings on a picture for her teacher Mrs. Wrangler, who responded, “I believe you can do it.”

Read full article: Stony Plain Reporter, October 30, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

Quebec’s US$1B deal gives Bombardier ‘breathing room’

Bombardier says a US$1-billion lifeline from the Quebec government will help complete development of the CSeries and restore customer faith in the delayed and costly commercial jet program. 
... Karl Moore, professor at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said the deal doesn’t solve all of Bombardier’s cash flow problems, but does give it “breathing room.”

Published: 3Nov2015

Why corporate social responsibility isn't a piece of cake

Written by Professor Henry Mintzberg with his colleague J.C. Marques 

Although corporations can play important roles in addressing some of society’s problems, it’s naïve to think that corporate social responsibility can turn the corporate landscape into a win-win wonderland.

Read full article: MIT Sloan Management Review, June 16, 2015


Published: 3Nov2015

MCCHE Strategic Advisory Board meeting


The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) Advisory Board will have its biannual meeting on the morning of November 27, 2015.