Adventurous CEOs make great innovators

Published: 28Feb2017

According to a study performed in part by Desautels Assistant Professor of Accounting Jingjing Zhang, when it comes to chasing innovation, companies with risk-loving CEOs tend to pursue more...

Macroeconomics, accountability and the 2008 financial crisis

Published: 24Feb2017

In a recent essay for the inaugural issue of American Affairs, Desautels Faculty of Management professor Reuven Brenner writes that it is time to drop the macroeconomic myths that have been...

Bloomberg Prize winner motivates kids and families towards better health

Published: 24Feb2017

The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health is a $50,000 award for research that can influence North Americans’ well-being. It is partially administered by the Desautels Faculty...

From the Dean's Desk: The Desautels Management Achievement Awards

Published: 23Feb2017

On behalf of the Desautels Faculty of Management, I wish to congratulate the deserving recipients of the 2017 Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA), Mitch Garber (BA'86), CEO, Caesars...

CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship

Published: 23Feb2017

Congratulations to BCom student Stephanie Ng-Lun, recipient of this year’s Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship. Award recipients from across Canada were present in Toronto...

Professor Brenner marks launch of American Affairs

Published: 23Feb2017

Professor Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management was in Manhattan, NY on February 21 to mark the inauguration of American Affairs, a quarterly journal of public policy and political...

A typology of user liability to IT addiction

Published: 23Feb2017

Authors: Vaghefi, I., Lapointe, L., Boudreau-Pinsonneault, C. Publication: Information Systems Journal  Abstract: 

Dobson Cup hopefuls: 40 startups through to 2017 finals

Published: 23Feb2017

The Semi-finals of the McGill Dobson Cup 2017 powered by National Bank are over, and of the 121 teams that competed, 40 of them are still standing. After four days of pitches, the event’s judges...

Student events and the McGill context

Published: 23Feb2017

The McGill context can be a make-or-break thing when it comes to the University’s ability to take disciplinary action in the case of breach of the Code of Student Conduct at an event that is only...

“Omnichannel” is the keyword for personalized shopping in 2017

Published: 23Feb2017

From last year’s emphasis on personalized in-store shopping, Desautels alumnus and Salesfloor CEO Oscar Sachs (MBA'99) writes that many retailers are kicking up their online game for 2017 by...