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Professor Animesh appointed Associate Editor of Information Systems Research Journal

Wed, 2014-12-10 10:51

Professor Animesh has been appointed Associate Editor of Information Systems Research (ISR) Journal. ISR is a leading peer-reviewed, international journal focusing on theory, research, and intellectual development for information systems in organizations, institutions, the economy, and society. It is dedicated to furthering knowledge in the application of information technologies to human organizations and their management and, more broadly, to improving economic and social welfare. Read more about the journal here.

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Le nouveau cadre d'intégrité d'Ottawa tuera-t-il SNC-Lavalin?

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:26

Une nouvelle politique anticorruption adoptée sans consultations formelles au printemps dernier par Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada (TPSGC) suscite un tollé dans le monde des affaires, en plus de soulever des questions sur l'avenir de SNC-Lavalin...

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L'épidémie d'obésité: un échec de la médecine?

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:14

Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites.

... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.

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Niagara native Oxford bound

Thu, 2014-12-04 11:01

Joanna Klimczak doesn't want to support poverty-reduction, she wants to end it.

And, she's going to England to further her cause.

... The 23-year-old student in the faculty of management at McGill University applied for the prestigious scholarship last summer and learned on the weekend that she'd earned one of the coveted spots.

Read full article: St. Catharines Standard, December 3, 2014

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Leaders don’t need to be extroverted

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:52

Many people strive to be leaders in their society so they can make a difference in the world and improve people’s lives. As many of us know, it takes just one person to create even the most significant of changes around us — this thought alone should push everyone to develop their inner leader, no matter what their personality may be.

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Big doesn’t mean you aren’t nimble in business

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:46

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Jacobites from the London Business School.

Michael, tell us about value migration.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2014

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Shameful advertising

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:43

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says:

“To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time’.

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Un Québécois à la tête de Bell Helicopter à Mirabel

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:38

Le Québécois Raymond Leduc prend la tête de la filiale canadienne de Bell Helicopter située à Mirabel. Il remplace l’actuel patron Barry Kohler qui retourne au siège social du Texas, a appris la chaîne Argent.

... M. Leduc avait rallié les rangs du fabricant d’hélicoptères en 2012. Il avait auparavant travaillé chez IBM Bromont durant neuf années. Ingénieur de formation, il a aussi une maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) de l’Université McGill.

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Andrew Peller Limited Announces Senior Management Change

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:32

 The Board of Directors of Andrew Peller Limited (TSX: ADW.A)(TSX: ADW.B) ("APL" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian D. Athaide has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Human Resources and Information Technologies of the Company effective January 5, 2015. In conjunction with this appointment Mr. Peter Patchet, Chief Financial Officer CFO and Executive Vice President Human Resources, will be retiring January 5, 2015.

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Decisive Dividend Corporation Announces Proposed Qualifying Transaction

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:30

Kelowna, British Columbia: Decisive Dividend Corporation (TSX-V: DE.P) (the "Corporation"), a capital pool company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share purchase agreement dated November 26, 2014 (the "Share Purchase Agreement") with each of Patrick C. Turner of Penticton, British Columbia, Leslie Gray Cameron of Peachland, British Columbia and Ronald Sutcliffe of Penticton, British Columbia (the "Vendors"), being all of the shareholders of PGR Ventures Inc.

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