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Professor Sujata Madan, McGill University

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:59

Written by Professor Sujata Madan

Career Change – How can an MBA help?
There are generally two types of career change sought out by MBAs—a complete switch of role and industry, or a move within the same field.

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How technology affects our search for love

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:57

Love in the digital era has changed many aspects of romance in our times. Richard Dagenais chats with Jui Ramaprasad, Assistant Professor at the Information Systems, Desautels Faculty of Management about how online dating sites have impacted the search for "love".
 
Watch full interview: Yahoo News Canada, February 10, 2014

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Can Pharrell, Bono and other Davos regulars really change the world?

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:51

The Globe’s roundup of research from business schools.
... Social media efforts prove good for a firm’s bottom line

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KeyCorp : Terry Jenkins Appointed President Of Key Private Bank

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:47

KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced that Terry Jenkins has joined the bank as president of Key Private Bank. In this role, Mr. Jenkins will be responsible for the development and execution of the strategy for Key's wealth management segment, which includes trust and investment management, institutional trust, and banking services for affluent individuals, families, business owners and institutions. He will be based in Cleveland, and report to E.J. Burke, co-president, Key Community Bank.

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Les angles morts des enterprises

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:45

Written by Professor Estelle Metayer

Les entreprises ont de nombreux angles morts, ces zones non visibles d'où peut provenir le danger. Elles peuvent pourtant s'en prémunir. par Estelle Metayer, professeure adjointe à McGill University.

Read full article: La Tribune, February 9, 2014

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Desautels BCom students to contribute over $500,000 to facilities

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:43

BCom students will have contributed over $500,000 by 2018 towards enhancement and construction of undergraduate space in the Bronfman Building.

Read full article here: Mcgill Reporter, February 9, 2015

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Women in Business — Rei Hasegawa

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:42

Rei Hasegawa’s role at LinkedIn, which she joined in 2011, involves educating and inspiring members via public relations, social media and training. She has also worked on welcoming prime minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese business leaders as LinkedIn Influencers.

Read full article here: Financial Times, February 8, 2015

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Management Students Learn from Businesses Born Out of Poverty

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:37

A group of executive students from organizations around the world recently visited disadvantaged Indian districts to learn how micro-entrepreneurship is helping transform emerging economies. Witnessing the growth of entrepreneurship in underprivilidged areas first-hand, stduents on the International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM) visited Myrada, a non-profit organization in Bangalore which helps people generate their own income.

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Prochaine étape prometteuse pour le Centre Magnétique

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:32

C’est avec beaucoup d’émotions et d’ambitions que Cécile Branco-Côté et Bernard Darche étaient de retour à McGill la semaine dernière, eux qui avaient remporté la Coupe Dobson en juin 2014 avec leur projet de Centre Magnétique, un lieu favorisant la collaboration de la communauté entrepreneuriale de Lac-Mégantic.


Read full article: McGill Reporter, Feburary 5, 2015 

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A Brief History of Decision Making in Business

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:29

Sometime in the midst of the last century, Chester Barnard, a retired telephone executive and author of the Functions of the Executive, imported the term "decision making" from the lexicon of public administration in to the business world. There it began to replace narrower descriptors such as "resource allocation" and "policy making". ... So Barnard -- and such later theorists as James March, Herbert Simon and Henry Mintzberg -- laid the foundation for the study of managerial decision making.

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