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A new way of MBA thinking pulls on outside disciplines

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:17

Great minds may think alike, but for some MBA programs, different minds can lead to great thinking.

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Warp Speed: 6 CEOs who climbed the corporate ladder crazy fast

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:16

At 34, Daniel Schwartz isn’t exactly a child anymore. But it’s certainly tempting to label him as some kind of “wunderkind” given his meteoric career trajectory. He was 33 when he landed the top executive job at Burger King.

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EXECUTIVE MBA Alumni Profile - France Margaret Bélanger, McGill-HEC Montreal

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:15

Executive MBA degrees are renowned for providing candidates with the skills and confidence to embark on a career change. For corporate attorney, France Margaret Bélanger, the qualification from McGill-HEC Montreal saw her career change from legal practice to the ice hockey arena with the Montreal Canadiens.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Don’t tempt your employees to do the wrong thing

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:14

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Northwestern’s Keith Murnighan.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail

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CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:11

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report.


Watch full video: CTV Montreal

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Doobop, le chouchou d’Oprah et de Xavier Niel

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:09

On dit souvent qu’Oprah Winfrey a le pouvoir de faire ou de défaire les rois. Le business de Benjamin Bernet, un Français de New York, lui doit en tout cas beaucoup.

... Ce Parisien au CV sans faute (études à McGill, MBA à l’Insead) était il y a peu à la tête du marketing des parfums Armani chez L’Oréal, à New York. 

Read full article (in French): French Morning

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Why leaders should learn to channel their inner introverts

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:08

The chief executive officer of a major Canadian multinational came to our MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor.

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There's no such thing as a strategic plan

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:07

'Strategic' and 'Plan' are two different concepts. A strategy iswhat we need to do to get from A to B (and deciding on what point B actually is). The plan is more specific and tells ushow we will get to point B (the details).

... No review of the concept of 'Plan' would be complete without the contribution of the renowned academic Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University. He contends that the definition of strategy is a multiple one, composed of 5Ps: Plan, Pattern, Position, Perspective and Ploy. 

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Creativity And Teamwork

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:02

There’s plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace.

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Cool courses: Full credit for variety

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:01

What do monster monsoons and costume design have in common? No, it’s not the eye of the storm and the eye of the needle (but good guess).

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