Forty years ago, Henry Mintzberg, of McGill University, asked the simple question: “What do managers do?”
To Mintzberg managers were not just corporate CEOs but also “vice presidents, bishops, foremen, hockey coaches and prime ministers”—people with “formal authority” for some kind of “organizational unit.”
Read full article: Government Executive, January 8, 2015
Written by DaHee Han
You’d be right in thinking that shame and guilt are negative emotions, but they can actually be used to create successful marketing campaigns. What marketers really need to know is that both emotions have different effects on consumers.
Read full article: Digital Marketing, January 9, 2015
Industry leaders have been reacting to the news that the US Congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor or reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for six years. The vote stalled before Christmas after a senator objected but passed through both houses of Congress on Wednesday.
... Meanwhile an academic has warned that policies on protecting locations need to be more flexible. Professor Mehmet Gumus of Desautels Faculty of Management says that governments need to allow funds for analysis of terrorists’ behaviours.
Congratulations to all of those who participated and supported our 2015 Jeux du Commerce delegation
Winning 6 distinctive podiums, the academic teams cummulatively placed Desautels in the 3rd spot of the academic ranking:
2nd place in Debate: Djavan Habel-Thurton, Evan Weiser, Justin Kieran, and Jade Vaillancourt.
3rd place in Marketing : Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Rachel Burk, and Louisa Guo.
3rd place in Operations Management: Asma Diallo, Thalia Duhamel, and Francois Boisvert.
2nd place Human Resources: Graydon Clerk, Elie Lubendo, and Kangni Chen.
24 Desautels undergraduate accounting students recently received scholarships from the Order of CPAs of Quebec!
Congratulations to Gabriel Alary, Marc-André Benoit, Jenny Bradley-Tessier, Michael Cohen, Richard Despatie, Luisa Di Benedetto, Nicolas Glaudemans, Kaihua He, Nathaniel Kirsh, Christina Kontaxis, Cédric Lalonde-McNicoll, Elizabeth Lefebvre, Antoine Legault, Patrick Lorange, Matthew Minuk, Marc-Benoit Roch, Adam Shapiro, Sebastian Soch, Arina Tcherniavskaia, Xinning Zheng and Kaixin Zheng for receiving 21 of the 100 scholarships awarded in Quebec based on academic performance and extra-curricular involvement.
Health Management Seminar
Risk and Cost in Healthcare Delivery Networks:Data-driven and Analytical Models
Fernanda Bravo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan School of Management
Professor Alain Pinsonneault has received an Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award at the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS). The AIS Fellow Award was established in 1999, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding research, teaching and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
Find out more about the AIS Fellow Award.
Authors: Augustin, P., Subrahmanyam, M.G., Tang, D.Y., Wang, S.Q.
Publication: Foundations and Trends in Finance
Officials say they've located bodies and debris from the missing AirAsia Flight. Homerun's Morgan Dunlop talked to Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, about how its disappearance compares to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Watch full video: CBC, December 30, 2014