Driving Transformative Change
Throughout her 30-year career, Melissa Sonberg has been a driving force for transformative change. Never one toshy away from a challenge, her career path has immersed her in the corporate, nonprofit and academic sectors, touching on many aspects of human resources along the way.
Today, Sonberg is executive in residence/ adjunct professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Message from Professor Anthony C. Masi, Provost
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou as the next Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, beginning 1 January 2016.
Prof. Bajeux-Besnainou’s appointment was made Tuesday, 28 April 2015 by McGill’s Board of Governors, following the recommendation of a committee that conducted an international search for top candidates.
Le regard d'Alain Brunet s'illumine lorsqu'il parle de vin et de commerce de détail. L'homme se passionne pour ces sujets depuis qu'il a décroché son premier emploi à la SAQ, il y a 34 ans.
Read full article: Argent Canoe, April 27, 2015
Omar Allam was just 32 years old and already he’d climbed a significant portion of the steep government bureaucracy ladder at the Foreign Affairs Department.
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.
STRATEGY & ORGANIZATION AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents
Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures
Location: Bronfman 245
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
Correcting for Misspecification in Parameter Dynamics to Improve Forecast Accuracy with Adaptively Estimated Models
Authors: Ceren Kolsarici and Demetrios Vakratsas
Publication: Management Science
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents
Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations
Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte
Thursday, April 16th
2:00 pm, Room 245
FDI motives, market governance, and ownership choice of MNEs: A study of Malaysia and Thailand from an incomplete contracting perspective
Publication: Asia Pacific Journal of Management