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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: To lead many, just show them the way

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:34

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGIll University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Marc Poulin who is the CEO of Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of Sobeys, one of Canada’s top retail supermarket chains.

You have almost 100,000 people working for you now, how can you possibly lead 100,000 people? How do you do that?

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The mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:30

Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge.

... Mini-MBAs, an MBA boot camp aimed mostly at middle managers, might seem like a new phenomenon, but they can be traced back in Canada to the late 1940s at McGill University in Montreal.

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Rankings are not No. 1 in some schools’ hearts

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:22

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management consistently does well in rankings of the world’s best business schools. For instance, Bloomberg Businessweek, the granddaddy of rankers, says the Toronto school is the 11th best globally, outside the United States.

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Clean homes, clear corporate minds

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:20

Deb Nelson’s first “aha” moment came as she stood on the pavement outside a Montreal restaurant, struggling to summon the courage to go inside. 

... Montreal resident Tolulope Ilesanmi, company founder and chief executive officer, believes cleaning is as much a spiritual service as a physical act. For the past two years, he has invited executives to tap into a deeper sense of purpose by coming to Montreal and working alongside his professional cleaning crews. Ms. Nelson was one of those pilgrims.

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Elite Business Magazine Nov 2014 - We need to create a level playing field

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:17

By: Lisa Cohen, assistant professor, Desautels Faculty of Management

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Join us November 20th for the “Dynamite – Tour & Cocktails”

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:00 - 20:30

Graduating in December or Looking for a Summer Internship program and have a love for fashion! (Jobs are available for all streams)

Groupe Dynamite is Launching two new programs-a Full-time rotational program starting in January and a Summer Internship program and they are Looking for McGill students who want to work in the fashion business.

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Eduniversal announces the 2014 Rankings of the Best 1000 Business Schools in 154 Countries

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:16

McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management remains but shares N°2 Business School in Northern America.

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Human touch key to success, Marvin Corber tells graduating students

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:08

Marvin Corber has carried a secret with him for some 60 years and on Oct. 29, he decided to tell all during the Convocation in which he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from McGill.

“Truth be told, I don’t have an undergraduate degree from McGill,” Corber told the graduating Class of 2014 during his address at Place des Arts.

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Earth Alive Clean Technologies Inc. Announces a New Board Nomination

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:58

Earth Alive Clean Technologies Inc. (CSE: EAC) ("Earth Alive") is pleased to announce the nomination of Michel Ringuet to its Board of Directors.

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The Most Powerful Women in Business

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:48

Quest for Excellence Growing up in Canada, Lubna Al Kharusi did her Bachelor's in Commerce from McGill University. She returned to Oman because 'it was sunny, tax free and her family was here.' She joined the finance department of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in 1997. In her stint covering 10 years at the company she handled various responsibilities like budgeting, treasury, financial accounting, change management, investor relations, well engineering, financial services etc. She was cross posted to Shell in London from PDO.

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