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Moving away from sports analogies in business

Published: 11Oct2017

A piece for Forbes.com argues that good management is not akin to a competitive sport, and that managing a company as if it were can yield disastrous results. The sports analogy often used in...

Citron hits Shopify in short attack, Professor Lester weighs in

Published: 11Oct2017

Shopify recently came out in defense of its business model following an attack on the company by short seller Andrew Left of Citron. According to Desautels professor Kenneth Lester, short sellers...

EMBA alumnus on her journey to the top of the PR world

Published: 11Oct2017

As the general manager at Edelman Montréal, Eve Laurier (EMBA'11) recently sat down to share some insights into building a successful career in the PR world. She credits her MBA studies with...

Desautels makes mark at Unleash 2017

Published: 11Oct2017

In response to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put forward by the United Nations, Unleash 2017 assembled youth from across all continents to Denmark for ten days of untethered ideation...

In the midst of change comes reassurance for SFL

Published: 11Oct2017

As with any major organisation, reassessing the services offered in relation to market demand and future directions is key to remaining competitive and relevant....

The next frontier for the Business of Fashion? Podcasts.

Published: 11Oct2017

Podcasts have become an integral part of people’s daily media browsing, and the Business of Fashion’s Founder and Editor-in Chief, Imran Amed (BCom'97), is set to expand into this influential...

McGill-Notman partnership takes McGill startups one step further

Published: 11Oct2017

Established under the McGill Innovation Collective, the McGill-Notman partnership offers short-term residencies to startup cofounders affiliated with McGill either as students, alumni, or as staff...

Revered chef Antonio Park on his upbringing and unshakable work ethic

Published: 11Oct2017

Montreal-based chef Antonio Park is behind some of the city’s most renowned restaurants, including Park, Lavandaria, and Jatoba. In a recent interview with Desautels professor Karl Moore, Park...

BRIDGE Webinar with Bill Wheaton, Senior Geospatial Scientist at RTI International

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Synthetic Populations and Agent-Based Models Date: Friday, October 20, 2017Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST/desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management

UK business and the need for introverted leadership

Published: 6Oct2017

Research has shown that organizations worldwide are recognizing the strengths that introverts can bring to leadership positions. Britain, on the other hand, continues to favour exclusively...

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