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Religious Communities Keep Companies from Sinning

Tue, 2014-02-11 15:24

Here’s a stock tip you’re unlikely to hear from your broker: For a safe bet, invest in firms with headquarters in cities and regions where residents go to church.

... A long-term study of senior managers and high-ranking professionals who worked a shorter work-week found few differences in their career outcomes compared to those of their colleagues who went back to full-time work.

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Thesis Defense - Fatou Farima Bagayogo, McGill University

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:15 - 15:45
Sherbrooke 1010 : Room 1610W, 1010 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal Québec Canada , H3A 2R7

Ms. Fatou Farima Bagayogo, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Information System will be presenting her research defense entitled:

Three Essays on Users' Reactions to Information Technology

Fatou Farima Bagayogo
Doctoral Student in Information Systems, McGill University

Date: February 27, 2014
Time: 02:15 pm - 03:45 pm
Location: Room 1610W, 1010 Sherbrooke W.

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New Management Concentrations Developed by Two Students

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Starting in Fall 2014, students in the Faculty of Management will be able to major in Strategic Management. 

... “Social Business is a type of company that runs just as a normal business—selling a product, earning revenue—but whose ultimate goal is to solve a social problem­ as opposed to maximizing profit, like many companies aim to do,” explained Joanna Klimczak, U3 Management, one of the two students who started the project. 

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Advances in Sustainable Agriculture: Solar-powered Irrigation Systems in Pakistan

Wed, 2014-02-12 14:55
Observing the tunnel farmingmechanism on seasonal yields
The photovoltaic panels of the Solar-Powered Irrigation SystemMBA student Usman Chohan

Usman W. Chohan is a consultant with the World Bank Institute in the field of Social Accountability, and is pursuing an MBA at Desautels with a concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He was invited to the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council site at Fatehjang to analyze their sustainability initiatives, including their highly promising Solar-powered Irrigation Systems.

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Seminar: Alexandre Jeanneret, HEC Montréal

Fri, 2014-02-14 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

The Dynamics of the Equity Risk Premium 

Alexandre Jeanneret
HEC Montreal

Date: February 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

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"Improving Hospital Efficiency: A Process Model of Organizational Change Commitments," Medical Care Research and Review

Wed, 2014-02-12 12:26

Authors: Nigam, Amit; Huising, Ruthanne; Golden, Brian R.

Publication: Medical Care Research and Review, 2014 

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Crunch Time for the Insect-Eating Entrepreneurs

Wed, 2014-02-12 11:47

The sight of bilios celebrities gagging on anything from witchetty grubs to cockroaches is a staple of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here. But could edible insects offer a solution to world hunger? That is the million dollar award-winning business idea of a team of MBAs. 

... Mohammed Ashour (26), Gabriel Mott (37), Jesse Pearlstein (29), Shobhita Soor (24), and Zev Thompson (31) are championing the consumption of insects such as grasshoppers as an affordable, safe and accessible food source. 

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McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:52

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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Male (Job) Insecurity

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:50

The long debate over whether America has gotten more economically unequal in the last few decades is over; all but the most recalcitrant acknowledge it. (As a recent New York Times story reported, sharp-eyed salesmen have acted on this reality, increasingly marketing to the top few percent.) The economic argument has now shifted to whether average Americans have nonetheless done alright even as the rich have become super-rich. Here one detects a subtle difference in vocabulary. Defenders of the broadening inequality insist that average family incomes have been nonetheless increasing.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Do Quiet Leaders Succeed? By Earning Respect

Tue, 2014-02-11 15:24

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks with Pierre Boivin, CEO of Claridge Inc.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, February 11, 2014

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