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Thesis Defense - Yan Wang, McGill University

Tue, 2014-05-20 10:15 - 12:15
Bronfman Building

Mr. Yan Wang, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance will be defending his research entitled:

Three Essays on Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions

Yan Wang
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University

Date: May 20, 2014
Time: 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Room 245, Bronfman building 

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Seminar: Moritz Fleischmann, University of Mannheim

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:00 - 14:00
Bronfman Building : Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Revenue Management Approaches to Supply Chain Demand Fulfillment

Moritz Fleischmann 
University of Mannheim 

Date: May 2, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 310


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Good Leaders Don't Forget About Community

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:38

Since the 1980s we have heard much about ‘leadership’; its impact on organizations and being a valued and rare quality. Countless numbers of books, articles, research projects, seminars and papers have been devoted to this subject. A Google search of the term leadership will yield 147 million hits. Must be important!

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Oakville Doctor New Halton Medical Officer of Health

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:37

Halton Region’s new Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health (MOH) is looking forward to beginning what she characterized as a ‘dream job’ in a community she already knows.

The Region announced the appointment of Oakville resident Dr. Hamidah Meghani (IMHL participant) to the position Wednesday.

Read full article: Inside Halton, April 17, 2014 

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CEO Relearns, Rebuilds After Brain Injury

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:35

On Aug. 17, 2011, everything changed for Jonathan Goodman (MBA'94).

The aggressive, hard-driving executive - at the time the CEO of hugely successful drug distributor Paladin Labs Inc. - had just sealed one of Paladin's biggest acquisitions. Taking a celebratory bicycle ride with fellow employees in the hills north of Montreal, he fell off his bike and hit his head. Despite wearing a helmet, the result was a serious brain injury.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Sobeys’ Complicated Relationship with Food

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:32

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Marc Poulin, CEO of Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of Sobeys Inc., one of Canada’s top retail supermarket chains.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 22, 2014

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The CEO Series with Karl Moore

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:31

Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more. This week's guest is Zoe Yujnovich, President & CEO, Iron Ore Company of Canada. 

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Column: There Was No One Else Like Herb Gray

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:29

Nothing so became Herb Gray (BCom'52) than the manner in which he left the House of Commons, where he was the third-longest serving parliamentarian in our history.

... Gray was proud to be Canada’s first Jewish cabinet minister. He grew up in a Canada that was not always kind to people of his ilk, but he succeeded nonetheless, studying commerce at McGill and law at Osgoode Hall.

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Erdos City – 鄂尔多斯市 The “Horde” That Wasn’t

Thu, 2014-04-24 15:11

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on Economics and Urbanization Trends in China, for the China Roots Seminar II (Industry & Society) at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

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Desautels Teaching Awards 2014

Thu, 2014-04-24 11:44

Professors Ruthanne Huising and Phil Levy have been selected as recipients of the 2013-14 Desautels Faculty Teaching Awards for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching respectively.  

The selections were made by a group chaired by Professor Yalovsky and included student representatives of the BCom and MBA programs who brought forward nominations from their peers. The awards will be presented at the May 30th convocation ceremony.

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