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Bombardier down but not out

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

Published: 27Jul2015

India Inc's inheritors

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.

Published: 27Jul2015

Como combater o sexismo no trabalho

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

Published: 27Jul2015

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

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.

Published: 27Jul2015

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

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

Published: 27Jul2015

Appointments & Retirements

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.

Published: 27Jul2015

Thesis Defense Presentation: Mr. Yasser Rahrovani


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

Managers’ work and retirement: understanding the connections

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

Publication: Work, employment and society


Published: 23Jul2015