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Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian on How to Change the World with a Little Code and Some Internet

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:38

Alexis Ohanian is many things: a dedicated entrepreneur who is an ambassador for the prestigious Y Combinator program he graduated from; a political and social web activist; the founder of Reddit; the author of Without their Permission; and as it turns out, extraordinarily tall.

Thanks to the McHacks organizing committee, and McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, he came to speak to a jam-packed room in the center of Montreal.

-Article by Roger Huang (BCom'13) 

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Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You're a Millennial or Eyeing Retirement, Here's What You Really Need to Get Right about Work

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:36

Ogilvy One's Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79) spends a lot of time thinking and talking about careers. Here, he offers a detailed plan for each stage of work life, designed with long-term success in mind.

Having spent over 35 years in business in global firms, I have seen tens of thousands of career trajectories--from the first steps of entry-level millennials to the long journeys of Fortune 500 CEOs.

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Match of the Day

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:35

Demographic changes and increased mobility of people and ideas are posing significant challenges for global commerce, with even emerging economies struggling to match capital with talent. But, in spite of the glacial pace at which the West is adapting to the new realities, there may be cause for cautious optimism. 

-Article by Reuven Brenner

Read full article: Quantum, April 2014 

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McGill Management International Case Competition 2014 (MMICC)

Mon, 2014-03-17 (All day) - Sun, 2014-03-23 (All day)
Bronfman Building

'MMICC is a world-class undergraduate case competition taking place over the week of March 17th-23rd 2014. Founded in 2001, it is the largest student-run event at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and has welcomed schools from over 20 countries to date. 

Come watch our brilliant participants present on March 22nd in rooms 422 and 423!

To learn more about MMICC: http://mmicc.org/

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Rebalancing Society: Radical Renewal Beyond Left, Right and Center

Fri, 2014-03-14 13:07

“We have to leave behind the linear politics of left, right, and center, to understand that a balanced society, like a stable stool, has to rest on three solid legs: a public sector of political forces rooted in respected governments, a private sector of economic forces based on responsible businesses, and a plural sector of social forces manifested in robust communities.”

Read full paper: www.mintzberg.org

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Choose to Prevent “Decision Fatigue”

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:46

How do you like your morning coffee - black or double-double? How about an espresso or a vanilla latté, with or without an extra pump of vanilla and whipped cream? What shirt will you wear? How about your shoes? Will you drive to work or take the subway?

You haven't even started your day, but you already have been bombarded with decisions that must be made.

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"Hybrid Simulation-Analytical Modeling Approaches for the Reverse Logistics Network Design of a Third-Party Logistics Provider," Computers and Industrial Engineering

Fri, 2014-03-14 10:18

Authors: Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin; Altekin, Fatma Tevhide; Şahin, Güvenç

Publication: Computers and Industrial Enginering, April 2014 

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"Using Telecare for Diabetic Patients: A Mixed Systematic Review," Health Policy and Technology

Fri, 2014-03-14 09:53

Authors: Mignerat, Muriel; Lapointe, Liette; Vedel, Isabelle

Publication: Health Policy and Technology, 2014

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McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition

Wed, 2014-03-19 (All day) - Wed, 2014-03-26 (All day)
Bronfman Building

Now accepting applications.

Click here to register your start-up into the competition

Click here for competition guidelines

WHAT IS THE MDC START-UP COMPETITION?

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McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Plan Writing Workshop

Thu, 2014-03-13 17:30 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Do you want guidance on how to write your social enterprise or for-profit start-up plan for the MDC Start-UP Competition? This workshop is for you!

The MDC Start-UP Competition is giving away $60,000 in prizes - 2 page start-up plans are due the week of March 19-26. 

Open to EVERYONE affiliated with McGill. 

You'll be given guidance on what should be included in your social enterprise or for-profit start-up plan. If you are looking to win from $60k in prizes, be sure to put all the odds on your side. 

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