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Does CSR create shareholder wealth?

Due to increasing pressures on organisations to behave in socially responsible ways, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming a “must have” component of corporate strategy. This is a good development for the society at large as the massive rate of industrialization in the last century has placed a heightened burden on the limited resources our planet has to offer. However, the primary responsibility of managers of corporations, particularly of the publically owned ones, is not to increase social welfare but to maximize the returns on investments of their shareholders.

Published: 8Mar2016

Africa: Why It's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Published: 8Mar2016

Highlights from the 2015 TLS Symposium

Teaching and Learning Services supports the McGill commitment to provide all students with a stimulating, innovative and inquiry-based educational experience. We work with faculty, staff and students to create a culture that promotes the importance of teaching and learning – both inside and outside the classroom. We offer individual consultations, program-specific initiatives and universitywide workshops in an effort to continuously explore new ways of encouraging excellence in teaching and learning. 

Published: 7Mar2016

Why it's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Published: 7Mar2016

IMHL Information Session at McGill University

30Mar201618:00
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To change, not only education for health leadership, but health care itself.

IMHL Information Sesssion at McGill University 

Date & Time: March 30th, 2016, 6pm-8pm 

Location: Room 245, Bronfman Building 

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Authors: Barras, L.Malkhozovb, A.

Publication: Journal of Financial Economics

Abstract:

Published: 4Mar2016

Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare says CSeries is en route for success

Alain Bellemare, 54, took the helm of Bombardier Inc. in February. The company’s US$5.4-billion CSeries passenger jet, the largest plane built by the company, was certified on Friday by Transport Canada.

Published: 3Mar2016

Via Rail boss speaks about a $1 billion investment, high-speed trains and what it takes to be successful

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, who oversees Canada’s national passenger rail service, which runs on a 12,500 kilometres track, serves more 400 communities, transports about 4 million passengers a year and employs about 2,500 people.

Published: 3Mar2016

Forget What Trump Can Do, Voters Likely Won't Allow It

What are the main issues that David Cameron negotiated with the EU and put up for the coming referendum?

Published: 3Mar2016

Washington-Montréal-Paris : mercato dans les écoles de commerce

La mondialisation concerne aussi les dirigeants d’écoles de management les plus réputées. Approchée par des chasseurs de têtes alors qu’elle était vice-doyenne de l’école de commerce de l’université George-Washington, dans la capitale américaine, la Française Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou est ainsi devenue, en septembre 2015, doyenne de l’école de gestion Desautels de l’université McGill de Montréal (Canada).

Published: 3Mar2016

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