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Research into project team makeup arrives at surprising conclusion

Published: 12May2017

A research paper authored in part by Desautels Professor and Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management, and Healthcare Samer Faraj compared the traditional management style (where the most...

Bombardier in major shareholder showdown

Published: 12May2017

The fallout from Bombardier’s executive compensation scandal isn’t over yet. After the company’s recent bad-news cocktail of layoffs, ballooning C Series development costs, and a heavy taxpayer...

Desautels alumnus nominated for Wesdome directorship

Published: 12May2017

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the slate of 2017 director nominees to be voted on at the annual meeting, which will be in Toronto on June 21, 2017. Among the list of nominees is Charles B....

McGill Dobson Centre reveals 2017 X-1 Accelerator cohort

Published: 12May2017

This year’s X-1 cohort has been announced. It’s a diverse group, and one that boasts participants from the McGill Dobson Cup and the McGill Lean Startup Program, as well as a higher number of women...

Welcome new GCPA cohort

Published: 12May2017

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program is delighted to have welcomed 49 new students, along with a returning cohort of 45 that will write the Chartered Professional...

McGill to launch international retail-management school with gift from Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

McGill University is on its way to becoming a global centre for retail-management training, thanks to a $25-million gift from Aldo Bensadoun (BCom'64, LLD'12) via the Bensadoun Family Foundation....

Quality at the Source or at the End? Managing Supplier Quality Under Information Asymmetry

Published: 11May2017

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming Abstract:

Desautels alumnus ran brokerage firm, was president of TSX

Published: 11May2017

J. Pearce Bunting  (BCom'52) grew up during the Great Depression, then rose through the ranks of his father’s brokerage firm to become president in 1967. Ten years later, he became president of the...

McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus gets top job at Longueuil Police

Published: 11May2017

Lebanon native Fady Dagher (EMBA'12) has lived in Montreal since 1986. When he took over from Denis Desroches as chief of the Longueuil police in February, many on the south shore force didn’t want...

Karl Moore on introverts, extroverts, and Warren Buffett

Published: 11May2017

Back in January, Karl Moore took a group of Desautels students to meet Warren Buffett at his Omaha offices. Mr. Buffett is known to be an introvert, and his conduct during the visit bore that out;...

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