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Being busy: Blights and beatitudes

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:45

Focus means concentrated attention. It refers to conscious and intentional actions by a person to achieve a particular objective. One needs discipline to overcome tendencies to deviate. It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. 

... It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. Henry Mintzberg, a veteran management scholar discussed this in his book, The Nature of Managerial Work. Managers must typically work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and rely on their colleagues to complete a job.

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Resarch Proposal: Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures

Thu, 2015-04-30 10:00

STRATEGY & ORGANIZATION AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents

Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures

Donghoon Shin

Research Proposal

Location: Bronfman 245

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Professor Sebastien Betermier wins CFR Best paper award

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:42

Professor Sebastien Betermier wins 2015 CFR Best Paper Award at the 14th Colloquium on Financial Markets

“Who are the Value and Growth Investors?”

Authors:  Sebastien Betermier, Laurent Calvet and Paolo Sodini

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Correcting for Misspecification in Parameter Dynamics to Improve Forecast Accuracy with Adaptively Estimated Models

Fri, 2015-04-17 15:34

Authors: Ceren Kolsarici and Demetrios Vakratsas

Publication: Management Science

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Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations

Thu, 2015-04-16 14:00
Bronfman Building

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents

Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations

Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte

Research Proposal

Thursday, April 16th

2:00 pm, Room 245

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FDI motives, market governance, and ownership choice of MNEs: A study of Malaysia and Thailand from an incomplete contracting perspective

Fri, 2015-04-10 09:55

Authors: Yu, J., Lee, S.-H., Han, K.

Publication: Asia Pacific Journal of Management

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Joint procurement and demand-side bidding strategies under price volatility

Fri, 2015-04-10 09:33
Authors: Nie, X., Boyacı, T., Gümüş, M., Ray, S., Zhang, D.
Publication: Annals of Operations Research

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Desautels wins Canadian Brandstorm for the second year in a row!

Wed, 2015-04-08 09:39

Congratulations to Maripaz Fernández, Marianne El Yordy Morera and Juan de los Santos who will be headed to Paris to compete at L’Oreal’s Brandstorm finals on June 18 in Paris.

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Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation

Thu, 2015-04-02 14:45

The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis). 

The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Anna Birnie-Lefcovitch
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)
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More Corporate Actions, More Insider Trading?

Thu, 2015-04-02 11:57

Authors: Patrick Augustin, Jianfeng Hu, Menachem Brenner and Marti Subrahmanyam

Publication: The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

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