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Why it's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Published: 7Mar2016

IMHL Information Session at McGill University

To change, not only education for health leadership, but health care itself.

IMHL Information Sesssion at McGill University 

Date & Time: March 30th, 2016, 6pm-8pm 

Location: Room 245, Bronfman Building 

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Authors: Barras, L.Malkhozovb, A.

Publication: Journal of Financial Economics


Published: 4Mar2016

Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare says CSeries is en route for success

Alain Bellemare, 54, took the helm of Bombardier Inc. in February. The company’s US$5.4-billion CSeries passenger jet, the largest plane built by the company, was certified on Friday by Transport Canada.

Published: 3Mar2016

Via Rail boss speaks about a $1 billion investment, high-speed trains and what it takes to be successful

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 Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, who oversees Canada’s national passenger rail service, which runs on a 12,500 kilometres track, serves more 400 communities, transports about 4 million passengers a year and employs about 2,500 people.

Published: 3Mar2016

Forget What Trump Can Do, Voters Likely Won't Allow It

What are the main issues that David Cameron negotiated with the EU and put up for the coming referendum?

Published: 3Mar2016

Washington-Montréal-Paris : mercato dans les écoles de commerce

La mondialisation concerne aussi les dirigeants d’écoles de management les plus réputées. Approchée par des chasseurs de têtes alors qu’elle était vice-doyenne de l’école de commerce de l’université George-Washington, dans la capitale américaine, la Française Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou est ainsi devenue, en septembre 2015, doyenne de l’école de gestion Desautels de l’université McGill de Montréal (Canada).

Published: 3Mar2016

Écoutez, partagez

L'acteur Serge Postigo a été le premier à monter sur la scène du Centre Bell lors de la conférence Apex 2016, en février dernier. J'ai bien aimé l'une de ses anecdotes.

Un jour, alors que l'acteur était vice-président du Festival Juste pour rire, son patron Gilbert Rozon lui a demandé : «Serge, ça ne te tenterait pas de faire un EMBA1 ?» Serge Postigo croyait qu'il s'agissait d'une plaisanterie. Lui, faire une maîtrise en gestion ? Ben voyons ! «Je suis un acteur, pas un gestionnaire», a-t-il répondu.

Published: 3Mar2016

How learning at work has changed over the past decade

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Michele Rigolizzo from the Harvard Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 2 March, 2016 

Published: 3Mar2016

Socially responsible behavior boosts profit - if marketing is strong

That can complicate the situation for managers who must balance between doing good and keeping shareholders happy, said Sachin Modi, an associate professor in Iowa State University's College of Business.

According to a new study by Modi and Saurabh Mishra, an associate professor at McGill University, a strong marketing department is crucial to helping a firm leverage its efforts to be socially responsible.

Published: 3Mar2016