Between Social Cause and Industrial Commodity: How Commercial Actors Gain Legitimacy from Movement Challenge
Date: March 27, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 245
Woulfe Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michel Gaucher (MBA'69) as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Gaucher replaces Hubert Marleau as CEO although Mr. Marleau remains a member of the Company's Board of Directors. The Company wishes to extend its gratitude to Mr. Marleau for his tenure as Interim Chief Executive Officer.
Managing is easy. Getting people to do what you tell them that is hard.
... In his book “Simply Managing” Henry Mintzberg emphasizes the concept of “engaging management” in a way that utilizes a sense of respecting, trusting, caring, inspiring and listening to get the best of everyone in the organization.
Read full article: The Nonprofit Times, March 17, 2014
Alexis Ohanian is many things: a dedicated entrepreneur who is an ambassador for the prestigious Y Combinator program he graduated from; a political and social web activist; the founder of Reddit; the author of Without their Permission; and as it turns out, extraordinarily tall.
Thanks to the McHacks organizing committee, and McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, he came to speak to a jam-packed room in the center of Montreal.
-Article by Roger Huang (BCom'13)
Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You're a Millennial or Eyeing Retirement, Here's What You Really Need to Get Right about Work
Ogilvy One's Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79) spends a lot of time thinking and talking about careers. Here, he offers a detailed plan for each stage of work life, designed with long-term success in mind.
Having spent over 35 years in business in global firms, I have seen tens of thousands of career trajectories--from the first steps of entry-level millennials to the long journeys of Fortune 500 CEOs.
Demographic changes and increased mobility of people and ideas are posing significant challenges for global commerce, with even emerging economies struggling to match capital with talent. But, in spite of the glacial pace at which the West is adapting to the new realities, there may be cause for cautious optimism.
-Article by Reuven Brenner
Read full article: Quantum, April 2014
'MMICC is a world-class undergraduate case competition taking place over the week of March 17th-23rd 2014. Founded in 2001, it is the largest student-run event at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and has welcomed schools from over 20 countries to date.
Come watch our brilliant participants present on March 22nd in rooms 422 and 423!
To learn more about MMICC: http://mmicc.org/
“We have to leave behind the linear politics of left, right, and center, to understand that a balanced society, like a stable stool, has to rest on three solid legs: a public sector of political forces rooted in respected governments, a private sector of economic forces based on responsible businesses, and a plural sector of social forces manifested in robust communities.”
Read full paper: www.mintzberg.org
How do you like your morning coffee - black or double-double? How about an espresso or a vanilla latté, with or without an extra pump of vanilla and whipped cream? What shirt will you wear? How about your shoes? Will you drive to work or take the subway?
You haven't even started your day, but you already have been bombarded with decisions that must be made.
"Hybrid Simulation-Analytical Modeling Approaches for the Reverse Logistics Network Design of a Third-Party Logistics Provider," Computers and Industrial Engineering
Authors: Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin; Altekin, Fatma Tevhide; Şahin, Güvenç
Publication: Computers and Industrial Enginering, April 2014