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Prof. Nancy J. Adler among Top 30 Global Gurus for 2016

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been ranked #29 in the Leadership Professionals category in the 2016 Global Gurus Ranking.

Published: 15Mar2016

MBA students win MIT Sloan Sports Analytics First Pitch Case Competition

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

Published: 15Mar2016

Ambition internationale, logique industrielle, risques financiers : le dilemme d’EDF

Dans un contexte économique de plus en plus difficile à décrypter et à anticiper, l'agilité est devenue une compétence essentielle des organisations, qui se doivent de développer leur adaptabilité sans sacrifier le volontarisme et la vision de long terme également indispensables à leur succès, voire à leur survie.

Published: 14Mar2016

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability 2016

Event Date & Time: 
Mar 18 2016 - 9:00am to Mar 19 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: New Residence

Published: 14Mar2016

GCPA Students Receive Scholarships from the Fondation des CPAs du Québec

Congratulations to the Desautels GCPA students who were awarded scholarships from the Fondation des CPAs du Quebec:

  • Jennifer Diodati
  • Brittany Klumak
  • Christina Kontaxis
  • Patrick Lorange
  • Lauren Love
  • Jonathan Ngo
  • Isabella Nirchi
  • David Song

Visit their website for more information: Fondation des CPAs du Québec

Published: 11Mar2016

Professor Mukherjee appointed member of the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Advertising and Journal of Business Research

Professor Ashesh Mukherjee has been appointed  member of the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Advertising and Journal of Business Research. The Journal of Advertising (JA) is the premier academic publication covering significant intellectual development pertaining to advertising theories and their relationship with practice. The Journal of Business Research applies theory developed

Published: 11Mar2016

Desautels BCom students make finals at CBS CC 2016

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Jordan Bonneville, Wendelina Lai, Joshua Phoon and Luohan Wei made the finals at the 15th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held on February 29 to March 5, 2016. 

Published: 11Mar2016

How Sun Life executives encourage innovation

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Isabelle Hudon, who is the Executive Chairman of Sun Life in Quebec.

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 9 March, 2016

Published: 11Mar2016

Why it's time for business schools to radically rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Published: 11Mar2016