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15Sep201509:05
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Bronfman Building Room 360, CA

How to conduct yourself as a leader

As an extrovert, Karl has to learn to put on his “game face” and act like an introvert to be a better leader. Introverted leaders, too, need to act like extroverts at times for the same reason. But recent research from Oxford suggests an interesting turn: leaders need to incorporate characteristics of both types at the exact same time to be the best leaders they can be.

Published: 11Sep2015

Why climate change will restrict economic growth

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with an American who teaches at Leeds University in the U.K., Timothy Devinney.

Published: 11Sep2015

LifeSciences BC announces new Board of Directors leadership at AGM

The Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC announced today at their Annual General Meeting, thatJames P. Hatton Q.C. has been appointed new Chairman of the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors. 

It was also announced that Nancy Harrison, Board of Director member since 2012, will take over as Vice Chair.

Read full article: Money News, September 9, 2015

Published: 11Sep2015

新文盲时代(完结篇):你以为的 其实误读了

文盲和半文盲以外,还有一种时代进步的產物「消费文盲」。一般分成两类,一类看不懂品牌背后的內涵,靠价位获得优越感;第二类则崇尚无標籤。新时代文盲或称全球文盲(Global Illiteracy),指的並不是读不懂文字,而是「误读」语言或文化。
... EMBA是用公款消费的Easy MBA(商管硕士在职班),人人爭著上课,为的是迅速累积社交资源,高校纷纷开办EMBA课程,意在谋「財」而非「才」。套用国际知名管理学大师亨利明茨伯格(Henry Mintzberg)的话:「EMBA和MBA的区別在于,招收更有经验的学员,

Read full article: Oriental Daily News, September 11, 2015

Published: 11Sep2015

Henry Mintzberg: Social learning for social impact

Global’s Elysia Bryan-Baynes speaks to Professor Henry Mintzberg on his new “Social Learning for Social Impact” course at McGill University, which aims to inspire social change to create a positive and sustainable impact on the world.

Watch the interview: Global News, September 8, 2015

Published: 9Sep2015

Women in Business — Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou is the first female dean of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. She joined the Canadian business school on September 1st, having spent 21 years at George Washington University in the US in a number of roles, including associate dean for undergraduate programmes. Before this, she taught at Essec Business School in France.

Read full article: Financial Times, September 6, 2015

Published: 9Sep2015

Une troisième génération à la barre du Riôtel Matane

Riôtel Group confirms the arrival of the third generation of the family to Rioux direction Riôtel Matane. En effet, Marie-Frédérik Rioux occupe maintenant les fonctions de directrice de l’établissement. L’hôtel compte 120 chambres, un spa, deux piscines, le restaurant Cargo et six salles de réunions complètement rénovées. 

Published: 9Sep2015

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