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How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:36

KARL MOORE

Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Tuesday, Feb. 04 2014, 7:00 PM EST

KARL MOORE – 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 [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University.

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Trei Modele Culturale

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Professor Roxana Barbulescu's article is featured in Business Magazin, one of the leading business magazines in Romania. 

Read full article (in Romanian): Business Magazin, February 3, 2014 

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Study Untangles Divergent U.S. Job-Tenure Patterns

Thu, 2014-02-06 12:50

Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past?

Many Americans would probably say the answer to these questions is an obvious yes. Yet, for the past few decades researchers looking at the data haven’t been so sure: average job tenure (the number of years working for the same employer) has been surprisingly stable over time.

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SEI Impact Internship Program - Call for 2014 Student Applications

Sat, 2014-02-01 18:04

Introduction

The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The SEI is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The Institute’s mandate is to foster an integrated approach to management.

The goals of the SEI are threefold:

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Seminar: Jean-Sébastien Fontaine, Bank of Canada

Fri, 2014-02-07 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Funding Liquidity Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Jean-Sébastien Fontaine
Bank of Canada

Date: February 7, 2014 
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

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"Capacity Planning with Financial and Operational Hedging in Low-Cost Countries," Production and Operations Management

Fri, 2014-01-31 16:09

Authors: Chen, Lijian; Li, Shanling; Wang, Letian

Publication: Production and Operations Management, 2014

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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability Information Session

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:00 - 17:00
Bronfman Building

Date: February 25, 2014
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Please register here

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Mintzberg's Five Types of Organizational Structure

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:23

Henry Mintzberg graduated from McGill University with a degree in mechanical engineering and holds a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a Cleghorn professor of management studies at McGill since 1968. His early books include "The Structuring of Organizations: A Synthesis of the Research," published in 1979, and "Structure in 5's: Designing Effective Organizations," published in 1983. In these books he introduces his five types of organizational structure and how they influence the functioning of organizations.

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YouTube 101: Class at McGill University Uses Video Site’s Creator Playbook to Teach Marketing

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:20

Most professors exhaust themselves trying to get their students off of social media. Andy Nulman (BCom'83), however, has designed his entire class around being on it.

In what’s believed to be the first syllabus of its kind, McGill University’s marketing and society class uses YouTube’s Creator Playbook as its sole course book. And, in lieu of a final exam, students will be evaluated on their launch of a unique channel on the video-sharing site.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Beyond the Rack Fashions Its Strategy

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:18

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Yona Shtern, CEO of Beyond the Rack.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, January 28, 2014 

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