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Obituary: War veteran Bernard Finestone shared his stories of battle and loss with schoolchildren

Fri, 2013-05-24 12:34

Bernard Finestone (BCom'41), a veteran of the Second World War who shared vivid stories of battle, death and loss from the front with Montreal schoolchildren, has died at age 93.

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Event Hall at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Named in Honour of Marcel A. Desautels

Fri, 2013-05-24 12:34

A newly-opened event space at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management which has already hosted events with global leaders from the fields of management, politics and academics, has been named in honour of one of the School’s leading benefactors.
... The space will be known as Desautels Hall in honour of Dr. Marcel A. Desautels (LLD'07), befitting the school’s most generous donor, who has given an extraordinary $41 million to the Rotman School.

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Se lancer en affaires, c'est du sport

Fri, 2013-05-24 12:34

Rien ne prédestinait la triathlète Kathy Tremblay et la joueuse de volleyball de plage Marie-Andrée Lessard à lancer une entreprise ensemble. Pourtant, c'est au coeur du village olympique des Jeux de Londres, l'été dernier, qu'une rencontre fortuite leur a permis de jeter les bases d'Équipe Altius, qui propose des services de santé aux entreprises.

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Quebec Cracking Down on AirBnB

Fri, 2013-05-31 10:06

Professor Animesh Animesh talks to CTV Canada AM about Quebec government cracking down on AirBnB.

Watch full interview (starts at 07:09:00): CTV Canada AM, May 28, 2013

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Innovation the ‘lifeblood’ of GE Healthcare

Fri, 2013-05-31 10:06

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Tom Gentile, CEO of GE Healthcare’s Health Systems division.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, May 28, 2013

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What The Younger Generation Wants At Work - With OgilvyOne CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh

Fri, 2013-05-31 10:06

One of the youngest and with-it industries is advertising and no where more so than the new media side. One of the smarest people I know is Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79), who is the CEO of OgilvyOne, the new media part of Ogilvy, the great advertising company. So it quite interesting to talk to Brian about the younger generation and how it likes to be worked with, he has got many on his staff. Over to Brian.

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Conducting an Energy Design Review [Chemical Engineering Progress]

Thu, 2013-06-06 14:14

Formal energy design reviews help to ensure that energy is treated as a key factor in decision-making throughout the various stages of a design project. This approach can significantly improve a site's energy performance.

... ROBERT GRIESBACH (MBA'74), P.Eng., CMC, is Director of Energy Consulting for Hatch, Ltd., where he is responsible for Hatch's energy management practice and its supply-side energy consulting work.

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Bombardier’s CSeries Jet Expected for First Flight, But Other Hurdles Remain

Wed, 2013-06-12 11:29

Later this month, a plane will be sent up high into the skies near Montreal to ensure flying conditions are ideal. Then, if its pilots give the go-ahead, spectators will hold their breath and the Bombardier CSeries jet will take off for its much-anticipated maiden flight.
“The CSeries is, not quite, but almost bet-your-company for Bombardier,” said McGill University business professor Karl Moore, noting that the company also runs a large rail division.

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Is an MBA the Next Step for You?

Fri, 2013-05-24 12:34

If you’re looking to further your career in business, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered undertaking an MBA. Yes, a programme such as this can bring about great future benefits and has real potential to accelerate your career. But how much do you actually know about MBAs, and have you weighed up all the pros and cons?

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: The Two Most Underrated Leadership Skills

Tue, 2013-06-04 10:13

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks with MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Deborah Ancona.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 4, 2013

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