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Porter Airlines ‘assessing’ after expansion plan nixed

Porter Airlines would not elaborate on the airline’s future strategy at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport now that its expansion plan is dead.
... McGill University professor and aviation expert Karl Moore said the news was a blow to Porter’s future strategy.

Read full article: Yahoo News, December 14, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

Ultimate Campus Celebrity: Professor Ashesh Mukherjee

It's a busy time for both students and professors as final exams and grades loom upon us. But this week, Her Campus McGill was lucky enough to get a hold of Desautels's renowned consumer behaviour professor and DJ for an interview - Professor Ashesh Mukherjee

Read full article: Her Campus, December 12, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

Why ‘behavioral economics’ is neither ‘behavioral,’ nor ‘economics’

Written by Reuven Brenner

Over the years, some economists carried out laboratory experiments and argued that people are inconsistent in ways they assess risks and probabilities. They concluded that it is misleading to rely on other economists’ view of risk, and that economics cannot be separated from psychology. This field of study is known today as “behavioral economics” (Kahneman and Tversky its founders), which, as briefly shown here, is neither “behavioral,” nor “economics,” nor makes sense.

Published: 18Dec2015

Canadian bank CEO on his different approach to managing people

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Peter Aceto, who is the CEO of Tangerine, an innovative Canadian Bank.

Read full transcrip: The Globe and Mail, December 9, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

McGill to Offer a Master of Management in Finance

Canada's McGill University will launch a Masters of Management in Finance program beginning in 2016.

Read full article: Find MBA, December 8, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

End of hierarchy boosts front line managers' power

The transition of work structures from 20th century hierarchical org structures to the more flexible, collaborative, networked work structures emerging in various organizations may herald the end of hierarchy but it does not mean a flat world of work, nor does it mean the end of management.

Published: 18Dec2015

Who’s on the move: December 7, 2015

Van de Water-Raymond, a family-owned 3PL logistics and management services company, appointed Claude Hardy to the role of vice-president and general manager, sales and Marketing for the Quebec market. He will take on the management of the entire sales team.

Read full article: Materials Management & Distribution, December 7, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

Bureaux partagés

Entrevue avec Jean-Nicolas Reyt, professeur à la Faculté de management de l'Université McGill.

Voir l'entrevue complet: RDI Economie, le 7 décembre 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

GROOC: Reflections

I had always been slightly skeptical about online jobs but I’ve never been so sure about the influence of the Internet until now. This course has made it possible for thousands of people from around the globe to connect, regardless of age, social background, pre-requisites, and location.

Read GROOC facilitators' blog posts: GROOC Reflections, December 3, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015

University town: Montreal ranked best city in Canada for students

Montreal is the best Canadian city, and seventh best city on the planet for students, wedged in between Singapore (6) and Hong Kong (8). In the 2015 rankings, Montreal was in eighth spot, according to QS.

Read full article: The Montreal Gazette, December 1, 2015

Published: 18Dec2015