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A Guide for CMOs on Corporate Social Responsibility

Written by Melissa Sonberg

Historically, corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity was concerned with brand building, not ROI. It was the old philanthropic model: people with resources, power, and access choosing to donate or share assets. Today, brands are putting a heightened importance on creating more than just goodwill with new initiatives, and that puts chief marketing officers front and center in this new era of strategic social responsibility.

Published: 5Jun2015

Honorary Doctorate

NR Narayana Murthy will receive an honorary doctorate from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada on May 28. Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys Ltd, will be acknowledged for his accomplishments in business and dedication to fairer wealth distribution. 

Read full article: The Times of India, May 25, 2015

Published: 4Jun2015

Corporate governance and state expropriation risk

Authors: Col, B., Errunza, V.

Publication: Journal of Corporate Finance


Published: 4Jun2015

New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.

Published: 4Jun2015

Postdoctoral Research Associate at McGill University and the Social Innovators’ Integration Lab (SIIL)

To download the job description in English and French, please click here.

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Start Date: January 2016, possibly adjustable

Duration: 2 years, with possibility of 1 year extension

Published: 3Jun2015

The psychology of appraisal: Specific emotions and decision-making

Authors:  So, J., Achar, C., Han, D.H., Agrawal, N., Duhachek, A., Maheswaran, D.

Publication: Journal of Consumer Psychology


Published: 29May2015

The emergence of online community leadership

Authors: Johnson, S.L., Safadi, H., Faraj, S.

Publication: Information Systems Research

Published: 29May2015

Feudalism and Macroeconomic Cannibalism

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from McGill University in Global Strategy and Leadership (2014). He has served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute (WBI) and as Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities team at Natcan Investment Management.

Published: 29May2015

Thesis Defense Presentation: Mr. Youngsok Bang


Mr. Youngsok BANG, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Information Systems will be presenting his thesis entitled: