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Meet the HR Influencers: Melissa Sonberg

Thu, 2015-04-30 21:06

Driving Transformative Change

Throughout her 30-year career, Melissa Sonberg has been a driving force for transformative change. Never one toshy away from a challenge, her career path has immersed her in the corporate, nonprofit and academic sectors, touching on many aspects of human resources along the way.

Today, Sonberg is executive in residence/ adjunct professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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A New Dean for the Desautels Faculty of Management: Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:43

Message from Professor Anthony C. Masi, Provost


I am delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou as the next Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, beginning 1 January 2016.

Prof. Bajeux-Besnainou’s appointment was made Tuesday, 28 April 2015 by McGill’s Board of Governors, following the recommendation of a committee that conducted an international search for top candidates.

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De commis à président de la SAQ

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:57

Le regard d'Alain Brunet s'illumine lorsqu'il parle de vin et de commerce de détail. L'homme se passionne pour ces sujets depuis qu'il a décroché son premier emploi à la SAQ, il y a 34 ans.

Read full article: Argent Canoe, April 27, 2015

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Bringing a world of expertise to would-be exporters

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:51

Omar Allam was just 32 years old and already he’d climbed a significant portion of the steep government bureaucracy ladder at the Foreign Affairs Department.

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Being busy: Blights and beatitudes

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:45

Focus means concentrated attention. It refers to conscious and intentional actions by a person to achieve a particular objective. One needs discipline to overcome tendencies to deviate. It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. 

... It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. Henry Mintzberg, a veteran management scholar discussed this in his book, The Nature of Managerial Work. Managers must typically work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and rely on their colleagues to complete a job.

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Resarch Proposal: Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures

Thu, 2015-04-30 10:00

STRATEGY & ORGANIZATION AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents

Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures

Donghoon Shin

Research Proposal

Location: Bronfman 245

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Professor Sebastien Betermier wins CFR Best paper award

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:42

Professor Sebastien Betermier wins 2015 CFR Best Paper Award at the 14th Colloquium on Financial Markets

“Who are the Value and Growth Investors?”

Authors:  Sebastien Betermier, Laurent Calvet and Paolo Sodini

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Correcting for Misspecification in Parameter Dynamics to Improve Forecast Accuracy with Adaptively Estimated Models

Fri, 2015-04-17 15:34

Authors: Ceren Kolsarici and Demetrios Vakratsas

Publication: Management Science

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Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations

Thu, 2015-04-16 14:00
Bronfman Building

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents

Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations

Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte

Research Proposal

Thursday, April 16th

2:00 pm, Room 245

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FDI motives, market governance, and ownership choice of MNEs: A study of Malaysia and Thailand from an incomplete contracting perspective

Fri, 2015-04-10 09:55

Authors: Yu, J., Lee, S.-H., Han, K.

Publication: Asia Pacific Journal of Management

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