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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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Desautels Faculty of Management launches App for iOS and Android

Thu, 2014-08-28 16:27
Desautels Faculty of Management launches App for iOS and Android

Powered by Blackboard Mobile, the Desautels App brings an interactive campus experience to members of the Desautels community.

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Contact: Ryan Beaupre
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Office Phone: 514-398-8818
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Thesis Defense - Saied Samiedaluie, McGill University

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:00

Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Mr. Saied Samiedaluie, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Operations Management area will be defending his research titled: 

Strategic and Tactical Decision-Making for Inpatient Admission and Hospital Bed Allocation: An Application to Neurology Wards

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Thesis Defense - Salman Nazir, McGill University

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:15

Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Mr. Salman Nazir, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Information Systems area will be defending his research titled: 

The Effect of Internal and External Electronic Integration on Business Unit Agility

Salman Nazir
Doctoral student in Information Systems, McGill University

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Henry Mintzberg receives 2014 CK Prahalad Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award

Tue, 2014-08-26 16:28

Professor Henry Mintzberg has been selected to receive the 2014 CK Prahalad Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award given by the Strategic Management Society. This prize, created in 2011 to honour the legacy of CK Prahalad, is awarded annually to a scholar-practitioner who has used applied learning to influence how theory and research guide practice. Special attention is given to a scholar-practitioner whose contributions have shaped the understanding of global strategic leadership.

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Thesis Defense - Ali Boloor Foroosh, Concordia University

Tue, 2014-08-26 15:00

John Molson School of Business Building: Room MB 14.250, 1450 Guy Street, Montreal Quebec Canada

Mr. Ali Boloor Foroosh, a doctoral student at Concordia University in the Finance area will be defending his research titled: 

Three Essays in Theoretical and Empirical Derivative Pricing

Ali Boloor Foroosh
Doctoral student in Finance, Concordia University

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Urquhart appointed full-time assistant coach of McGill men's hockey team

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:36

David Urquhart has been appointed as full-time assistant coach of the McGill University men's hockey team. He replaces Dan Jacob, who stepped down a few weeks ago to take a similar post with Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

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