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Corey Phelps Discusses Organizational Knowledge

How Would You Define Organizational Knowledge for Someone Who is not Familiar with the Term?

COREY PHELPS: Corey Phelps.I work at McGill University in Montreal,Canada. [Corey Phelps, Associate Professor of Strategyand Organization, McGill University]And my field of research is in the areaof innovation and strategy.[How would you define organizational knowledgefor someone who is not familiar with the term?]So organizations are collections of individuals.So organizational knowledge wouldbe the collection of knowledge of the individuals.

Published: 15Apr2016

Professor Huising appointed William Dawson Scholar

The Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that Professor Ruthanne Huising has been appointed William Dawson Scholar by McGill University. William Dawson Chairs are intended to recognize the outstanding work of younger scholars at McGill.

Published: 15Apr2016

How A Team Of Graduate Students Are Planning To Significantly Enhance Ticketmaster’s Business

For those who may not know, every year the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference holds the First Pitch Case Competition. The competition is designed to give top graduate students the opportunity to work with a major sports organization to analyze and evaluate their most challenging issues. This year, teams worked with Ticketmaster to explore better ways for the company to improve its partnership with the NBA through a multitude of different technological advancements.

Published: 12Apr2016

Panama Papers May Trigger Demand for Good Government

The parallel universe of some of the world’s wealthy and their bankers was exposed just over a week ago by a massive leak on its inner workings. The Panama Papers concerning more than 200,000 offshore companies continue to create enough waves internationally that the whistleblower on the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca will, when identified, probably become known as the world’s leading “Information Patriot.”

Published: 12Apr2016

La voix mène à tout

La voix a révélé des artistes plus éclectiques que ceux de Star Académie. Des « enfants du millénaire » bilingues qui ont attendu de gagner en maturité artistique plutôt que de sortir un album rapidement après leur passage à l'émission. Voici trois artistes pour qui l'intégrité passe avant la visibilité: Charlotte Cardin, Matt Holubowski et Geoffroy.

Avant La voix, Geoffroy a étudié en gestion à l'Université McGill. Il a voyagé, travaillé pour l'étiquette Analekta, puis il a fait une maîtrise en gestion des arts au campus espagnol de l'Université Berkeley.

Published: 12Apr2016

MMF Online Information Session


MMF Online Information Session 

Date: April 12

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

14 of the most influential women in EMS

With over 30 years of expertise in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Penny Price, IMHL’10, continues to lead change and advancement for heath care. She was recently recognized in a 2016 list of the top 14 most influential women in EMS. 

Price is the director at Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario. In 1999, she left Canada to become executive director of the National Ambulance Service of Qatar in the Middle East. Though there was limited ambulance service in the capital city, her role was to build an EMS system to serve the entire nation.

Published: 11Apr2016

Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule.

Published: 10Apr2016

CTV Montreal: Understanding Tax Invasion

Ken Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed by Mutsumi Takahashi on Panama Papers.

Watch full video: CTV News, 8 April, 2016 

Published: 8Apr2016

New Study Obliterates Hollywood Execs’ Excuses for Not Casting Black Lead Actors

For years, Hollywood executives presented the argument that Black lead actors were not marketable. A recent study done by UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, wanted to determine how movies featuring African-American actors performed at the box office compared to all-white casts. The results show that Black actors bring in much more money than previously believed.

Published: 8Apr2016