Professor Alain Pinsonneault’s research paper, “Virtual Teams Demystified: An Integrative Framework for Understanding Virtual Teams” was selected as the best article published in the International Journal of e-Collaboration (IJeC) during the year 2013.
Mr. Yan Wang, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance will be presenting his research proposal entitled:
Three Essays on Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University
Date: December 10, 2013
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Room 1610W, 1010 Sherbrooke W.
Mr. Jose Carlos Marques, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Strategy & Organization will be presenting his research proposal entitled:
Private Regulatory Interactions in the Global Apparel and Electronics Industries
Jose Carlos Marques
Doctoral Student in Strategy & Organization, McGill University
Date: December 16, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 310, Bronfman Building
On November 17, the first business case competition conducted in English in Japan took place. The main event was hosted by Aoyama Gakuin, in Shibuya, Tokyo, with a networking event following elsewhere in the area.
... This time, teams from Waseda University, Globis, McGill Japan and Desautels Faculty of Management won a prize in each section, and the winning presentation was given by the McGill Japan team.
Date: January 17, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bronfman Basement
"On the Impact of Advertising Initiatives in Supply Chains," European Journal of Operational Research
Authors: Zhang, Wenqing; Li, Shanling; Zhang, Dan; Hou, Wenhua
Publication: European Journal of Operational Research, 2013
"Unmasking the Conflicting Trends in Job Tenure by Gender in the United States, 1983-2010," American Sociological Review.
Authors: Hollister, Matissa N.; Kristin E. Smith
Publication: American Sociological Review (Forthcoming)
The EMBA McGill - HEC Montreal is launching a scholarship program aimed at Canada’s Indigenous population. Each year, a manager of Indigenous origin will be chosen to receive a $40,000 scholarship. The selection will be based on merit.
The McGill - HEC Montreal EMBA program looks for individuals with different but complementary profiles. The diversity of candidates within each cohort is essential to the learning approach of the program. The Indigenous Peoples scholarship will help to further enrich this diversity.
L’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal crée une nouvelle bourse à l’intention des gestionnaires issus des Premières nations du Canada
Montréal, le 2 décembre 2013 — L’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal est heureux d’annoncer la création d’un programme de bourses dédié aux gestionnaires des peuples autochtones du Canada. Chaque année, une bourse d’un montant de 40 000 $ sera octroyée en fonction du mérite.
En créant ce programme de bourses, l’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal a pour objectif d’appuyer les gestionnaires issus des peuples autochtones du Canada dans la poursuite de leur parcours académique et leur cheminement professionnel.
What happens when people don’t understand the work you do? Worse still, what happens when your job relies on the input (financial and otherwise) of the public and clients who incorrectly think they understand the nature of your work?
Research I conducted in conjunction with researchers at a number of universities analysed just this, and we found that in complex professions such as the legal, nursing, accountancy and architecture sectors, both pay and performance can suffer when clients don’t fully understand a profession.
-Article by Heather Vough