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2017 Finalist for AMR Best Paper Award: Organizing Risk - Discourse, Power and ‘Riskification'

Published: 26Apr2017

Professor Steve Maguire’s paper published in the Academy of Management Review, 41(1): 80 – 108 with co-author Cynthia Hardy was selected by the Best Paper Awards Committee for the prestigious...

Affordable water purification arrives in India

Published: 26Apr2017

There are many parts of India where access to clean drinking water is a constant stressor. Now, a product invented by Desautels alumna Dr. Padma Venkat (IMHL’14) and funded in part by a $100,000...

The Desautels alumnus at the centre of a CAE/JAL joint venture

Published: 26Apr2017

Quentin O’Mahony is a long way from his Abbottsford, BC home. He lives, works and plays in Japan as the General Manager of CAE’s joint flight-simulator and flight training venture with Japan...

Dobson Cup judge on Montreal’s startup scene

Published: 25Apr2017

Kristina Tomaz-Young knows a thing or two about startups. She’s been involved with several projects since 2007, both as an adviser and as founder of her own companies, including Venture Cap TV and...

Supremex announces addition of Desautels alumnus as CFO

Published: 25Apr2017

Packaging specialist Supremex has announced the addition of Bertrand Jolicoeur to the executive team as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Jolicoeur comes off a stint as CFO and...

Desautels alumnus featured in new sports series’ debut episode

Published: 25Apr2017

Montreal-based YouTube mega-channel Watchmojo recently launched a hockey web show through its new Watchmojo Studios division. The Lineup is part panel show and part gameshow, pitting teams of...

From class project to the Grit Prize: one Dobson Cup team’s journey

Published: 25Apr2017

CardioLink was the winner of this year’s Dobson Cup Grit Prize, which honours “outstanding dedication towards establishing [a] business venture.” The multidisciplinary team’s members are pulled...

Leadership, management and a false dichotomy

Published: 25Apr2017

In a letter to Malaysia’s The Star Online, management consultant Dr Ranjit Singh Malhi takes issue with the widely-held distinction between managers and leaders. Though many theorists draw a line...

Movies that MBAs can learn from: professors have their say

Published: 25Apr2017

Poets and Quants recently asked business educators to name their top picks for films from which MBAs could learn a lesson or two. The range of movies mentioned was wide, and included some films...

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