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Technology Vision for Radical Innovation and Its Impact on Early Success

Mon, 2015-02-16 15:30

Authors:Reid, S. E., Roberts, D. and Moore, K.

Publication: Journal of Product Innovation Management, Forthcoming.

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The impacts of social trust on open and closed B2B e-commerce: A Europe-based study

Mon, 2015-02-16 15:19

Authors: Qu, W.G., Pinsonneault, A., Tomiuk, D., Wang, S., Liu, Y.

Publication: Information and Management, March 2015

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SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:29

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

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Entrepreneurs Prepare Lac-Mégantic's Rebirth

Fri, 2015-02-06 20:01

The rebirth of Lac-Mégantic may very well have begun with an online survey. The questionnaire, written last year by a pair McGill University students in a social entrepreneuship class who had never before stepped food in Lac-Mégantic, asked the people there what kinds of businesses and services they felt the town was missing. More than 100 people filled out the survey in three days, and that's when Bernard D'Arche, 21, and Cécile Branco-Côté, 23, knew they were on to something.

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Insect Cuisine Coming Soon to a Store Near You

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:46

"Stinkbugs have an apple flavor, and red agave worms are spicy. A bite of tree worm apparently brings pork rinds to mind," reports National Geographic. "This information will come in handy for those of us following the latest recommendation from the United Nations: Consume more insects," the magazine adds... A case in point is "power flour" - a product created by MBA students from McGill University in Montreal, which assists in providing food security for impoverished countries. The flour couldn't be more timely.

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The Case for Year-Round Pell Grants

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:45


As congress takes up reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this year, it will have to address several policy concerns, including the rising cost of college and the need to increase degree attainment rates in the U.S. Notwithstanding those concerns, college access will continue to be a major issue. How can our nation expand college opportunities to those who have long been underrepresented, including lower-income students, minorities, and those who are the first in their families to attend college, ramping up the number of degree earners?

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Jenny Bradley and Lili Lafrance: Co-Directors and Founders of Fashion Business Uncovered

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:44

Last week, Her Campus McGill had the chance to interview the co-founders (both pictured at the bottom right of the picture) and directors of Desautels' Fashion Business Uncovered conference. If you're interested in a career in fashion this is definitely a conference for you! Of, if you're just interested in hearing women CEOs talk about their careers, find out what more this conference can offer in our interview below.

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Bridging the Gap Between Gender and Leadership: Exploring the Real - Explicit and Implicit - Reasons Behind the Absence of Women on the 2014-2015 MUS Executive Council

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:43

McGill Women in Leadership (MWIL), Deautels Women in Business (DWIB), TEDxMontreal Women, the National Women in Business Conference, the Intercollegiate Business Convention. Evidently, as the non-exhaustive list above demonstrates, there are many occasions for women at McGill to thrive and shine in the area of leadership, where they are chronically and critically underrepresented. Within Bronfman, and McGill as a whole, women apply to volunteer, speak, participate, and join a host of clubs and initiatives highlighting female leaders.

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Second Generation Bias: A Subtle but Powerful Presence

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:41

Deeply embedded and frequently unconscious cultural and organizational biases can be challenged both through small "wins" and by establishing policies that take a whole-organization rather than a women-only approach. Second-generation gender bias is making its way into the lexicon of women's workplace issues as a subtle, covert, and at times unintentional, phenomenon that thwarts women's power and potential. ...

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Institutional Resilience in Extreme Operating Environments: The Role of Institutional Work

Fri, 2015-02-06 19:39

Authors: Luciano Barin Cruz, Natalia Aguilar Delgado, Bernard Leca, and Jean-Pascal Gond
Publication: Extreme Operating Environments, Special Topic Forum

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