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Bombardier down but not out

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:20

Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University discusses the hurdles Bombardier faces and why he says it's inappropriate to compare Bombardier with other Canadian corporate titans that have fallen from grace.

Read full article: BBN, July 24, 2015

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India Inc's inheritors

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:19

If the family-run set-up typifies Indian business, its future is in good hands. The next generation is infusing new entrepreneurial energy to take their firms to greater heights.
... Henry Mintzberg, who has authored several books on business and management, however notes that an MBA, for instance, gives one the tools but not leadership ability and that such degrees can even be counterproductive as they tend to reduce the importance of gut feeling and emotional intelligence.

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Como combater o sexismo no trabalho

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:16

Dan Shapiro teve uma luz em 2012, quando percebeu que deveria fazer algo para combater o sexismo infiltrado em sua área de atuação profissional.
... Mas a mudança de mentalidade tem que partir da gerência. "São os chefes quem têm que assegurar que as mulheres com filhos sejam valorizadas como todos os outros funcionários", diz Karl Moore, professor de estratégia e organização na Desautels, a escola de negócios da Universidade McGill, em Montreal, no Canadá.

Read full article (in Brazillian Portuguese): BBC Brazil, July 23, 2015

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Civil Society appeals to policymakers to declare malnutrition as a medical emergency

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:15

Almost eight million children in India are severely malnourished and have nine times higher risk of death compared to normal children. These children deserve to live. In January 2015 over 100 organisations and individuals collectively urged the government to take action and save the lives of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) through the Generation Nutrition Campaign.

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MBA?: l’avis de décès était prématuré?!

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:13

Courrier des lecteurs: des dirigeants d’entreprises internationales se prononcent pour la réinvention, l’innovation et la créativité.
Des articles récemment publiés ont mis en doute l’avenir des programmes de MBA et leur pertinence dans le monde. Les programmes de MBA sont-ils encore viables?? Les diplômés de MBA sont-ils toujours appréciés par les employeurs??

Read full article: Les Affaires, July 23, 2015

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Appointments & Retirements

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:12

July 20, 2015Peter Todd has been named the next dean of HEC Paris. He was most recently dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, and he also has held positions at the University of Virginia, the Queens School of Business, and the University of Houston.

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Thesis Defense Presentation: Mr. Yasser Rahrovani

Wed, 2015-08-12 09:45

Mr. Yasser Rahrovani, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Information Systems will be presenting his thesis entitled:

User Innovation with IT as a Second-Wave Innovation: A Slack Perspective

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 

9:45 am, Room 210

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Managers’ work and retirement: understanding the connections

Thu, 2015-07-23 11:58

Authors: Martin, B. and Lee, M. D.

Publication: Work, employment and society


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Cultural Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

Thu, 2015-07-23 11:42

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership. In 2015, he collaborated with Datin Shalini Ganendra’s gallery and cultural center, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art (SGFA), headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has previously served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute, and as the Special Situations Analyst of Global Equities at Natcan Investment Management.

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Measuring the short-term spillover impact of a product recall on a brand ecosystem

Wed, 2015-07-22 14:05

Authors: Mackalski, Robert and Belisle, Jean-Francois

Publications: Journal of Brand Management


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