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A Wittgensteinian perspective on strategizing

Author: Mantere, S.

Publication: Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice


Published: 20Jan2016

NewLeaf Travel grounded

NewLeaf Travel will not be taking off next month. The airline says it’s suspending operations and refunding ticket sales as the Canadian Transportation Agency reviews its aviation licence.

...McGill Professor Karl Moore has offered consulting advice to several airlines including British Airways and feels this is just a speedbump.

Read full article: News 1130, January 18, 2016

Published: 20Jan2016

John Wood: ‘I had to get out of Microsoft and make education for the world’s poorest children my job’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with John Wood, the founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in education.

Read full article: Financial Post, January 19, 2016

Published: 20Jan2016

Megan Munroe: FBU Director of Communications & Fashion Blogger Extraordinaire

Her Campus McGill is pleased to present you with this week's über fabulous profile, Megan Munroe! Although her roots lie in both San Francisco and Vancouver, she has found her temporary home at McGill as a U1 Management student majoring in Marketing. Along with her studies, Megan is the Director of Communications for the MUS club Fashion Business Uncovered. She also runs a seriously incredible and successful blog (that I frequent when I should be studying, but her major style gives me life), theClosetCraze.

Published: 19Jan2016


The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context.

Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

Published: 18Jan2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place


MIS: Camille Favreau and Mykolas Raizys;
Accounting: Isabel Moreno and Tate Lin;
Ethics: Alexandra Del Val and Alexander Norman;
Debate: Grace Chen and Matthew Meyer.

Published: 18Jan2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list. 

Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published: 18Jan2016

Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference

Date: Tuesday, February 2nd

Location: New Residence Hall

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..."

... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published: 15Jan2016

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

La Plaza (EVO) 420 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B4, CA

Desautels African Business Initiative Second Annual Conference

Date & Time: January 23, 2016 from 9am to 5pm.