Brenda Plant, BA'92, BSW'95, is a businesswoman who mixes a passion for social justice with hard-headed capitalism. Plant is the co-founder of Ethiquette.ca, a for-profit web-based company that takes all the work out of responsible purchasing.
Montreal scientists and business leaders put heads together to accelerate life sciences innovation and socio-economic gains
Montreal will soon have a new life sciences accelerator that will galvanize the city's solid footing on the international research stage.
So... did ya hear the one about the Executive Vice-President, Business Solutions, who attended the McGill Creative Thinking & Innovation Seminar for Managers? On tap July 19 to 21, this unique collaboration between the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management's International Executive Institute and the Just For Laughs festival teaches businesspeople to manage more effectively by using key comedic elements such as improvisation, timing and creativity.
McGill professor Karl Moore interviewed business leaders as part of the Desautels Faculty of Management CEO Speaker Series. The first conversation is with Bombardier's Pierre Beaudoin, who reflects on the challenges and rewards of leading a family-controlled business on the world stage.
Seventeen highly accomplished individuals, including acclaimed actor Christopher Plummer, author Nancy Huston, diplomat James Bartleman and civil aviation pioneer Pierre Jeanniot, will receive honorary McGill University degrees during this year's spring convocation ceremonies, May 29-June 6.
Oft-decorated management guru Henry Mintzberg cops the $50,000 Canada Council Molson Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities. He'd better add a wing to his home to store all his hardware.
McGill University's Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, Henry Mintzberg, has been awarded this year's Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities for his outstanding lifetime and ongoing contribution to the cultural and intellectual life of Canada.
As the price of oil smashed through the $75-a-barrel record in recent days and gasoline prices in Canada rose from three to five percent last week over the previous week, media and consumers are sifting through the implications; from micro to macro, from wallet to voting intention to economic ramifications.
Six McGill English professors appeared in a photo that dominated a full page of the National Post as part of a series the newspaper published regarding what people in different occupations wore to work.
Continuing the work she began as a McGill undergraduate, Laure Waridel, BA'96, is winning government praise and penning best-sellers. More importantly, she is changing the way consumers think about the products they purchase.