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McGill Team wins Japan MBA Case Competition

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:46
McGill MBA Japan students receiving their 1st place award

On November 17, McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa took 1st place at the inaugural Japan MBA Case Competition (JMBACC). 12 teams from universities across Japan participated at this competition held in Tokyo.

Find out more about the JMBACC.

(From left to right: McGill MBA Japan students Deb Tripathy, Lyal Clough, Satishi Juriani, and Taka Ishikawa, receiving their 1st place award) 

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Mining and the MBA – B-School Students Work with Iron Ore Company of Canada Mines

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:23

45 MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada, have engaged in a partnership with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), where they will play the role of consultants to eight on-going projects. The students were recently taken on a field trip to visit Labrador City and the mines, located in Canada’s Far North. During their trip they met with President and CEO of IOC, Zoe Yujnovich, who is co-teaching their CEO Insights Class with Professor Karl Moore on the Desautels MBA program.

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Who Is the Most Influential Living Management Thinker?

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:42

The Thinkers50 2013 provides the answer. Described as the Oscars of Management Thinking, the global ranking is published every two years and is the essential guide to which thinkers and which ideas matter now - and which have been consigned to business history. Who gets the plaudits in 2013?

... Hall of Fame: 2013 also sees the creation of the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame. Among those given this accolade are Tom Peters, Henry Mintzberg, and the originators of the Blanaced Scorecard Robert Kaplan and David Norton.

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Regado Biosciences, Inc. Adds Global Pharmaceutical Business Veteran to Board of Directors

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:36

Regado Biosciences, Inc. (RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced the appointment of Pierre Legault (MBA'89), MBA, CA, CPA, to its Board of Directors, where he will serve as Chairman of the audit committee.

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For Two Dancers, Business School Is Their Next Act

Tue, 2013-11-19 14:29

Just over a year ago, when Antonios Bougiouris suffered a dance-related injury that required hip surgery to repair, he figured his days as a ballet dancer where numbered.
... The answer lay in McGill University’s MBA program at the Desautels Faculty of Management, where Mr. Bougiouris is enrolled as a student in the graduating class of 2015.
... Like Mr. Bourgiouris, Ms. Viswanathan, 26, came to the MBA program after a satisfying performing career that started when the Canadian-born dancer of Indian descent was 9.

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McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Fri, 2014-01-31 08:30 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Date: January 31, 2014 
Time: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Bronfman building

The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC) Start-UP Boot Camp is all about action, training, knowledge, and collaboration. You will learn from successful start-UP veterans, students, lawyers, as well as, through interactive activities with your peers. Keep your eyes open for potential business partners, they are all around you! 

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Why Analysis Is Not Enough And Passion Is So Important - A Story From Henry Mintzberg

Mon, 2013-11-18 11:44

In the Analytic module of our International Masters In Practicing Management and our Advanced Leadership Program for executives, my colleague Henry Mintzberg likes to use this story to show how analysis can get in the way of really understanding an organization and its purpose.

“A young, enthusiastic MBA was finally given the opportunity to apply his learning. He was asked to carry out a survey of a group with which he was not normally familiar and submit recommendations as to how its efficiency could be increased.

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Amazon Competes Against Canadian Supermarkets by Entering Grocery Business

Mon, 2013-11-18 09:55

Online retailer Amazon is taking on supermarkets by delivering food directly to Canadians’ doorsteps.

The retail giant, which built its business selling books and entertainment through the mail, launched its new grocery category Thursday, in what’s certain to be an intensifying battle between grocers.

Amazon says the initial selection includes 15,000 non-perishable grocery products, like coffee, cereal and baby food, from a variety of brands such as Campbell, Nestle, Pepsi, and Kellogg.

(Video features Professor Animesh Animesh)

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Northern Approaches

Mon, 2013-11-18 09:51

In many ways, Canada, the world’s second biggest country by area, is a global leader in the effective use of technology in its public health system. Almost all X-rays, MRIs, CTs and other imaging tests in its hospitals are now filmless, which equates to adding the equivalent of up to 500 radiologists and 11 million more exams annually.

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"Raising Quality Consciousness among Chinese Manufacturing Personnel: Testing the Effectiveness of Performance Management Tools," Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Fri, 2013-11-15 16:30

Authors: Daniel, Shirley J.; Lee, Dongyoung; Reitsperger, Wolf D.

Publication: Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2013


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