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Fourteen Personalities to Receive Honorary Degree from McGill University

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:30

Honorees include particle physicist who co-led the discovery of the Higgs boson, Room to Read founder and agronomist who created “super rice”

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Seminar: Yonca Ertimur, University of Colorado at Boulder

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:00 - 14:00
Bronfman Building : Room 210, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Inside Director Elections: Determinants and Consequences 

Yonca Ertimur 
University of Colorado at Boulder

Date: May 2, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Room 210


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The 'Why' Of When Family Businesses And Countries Prosper

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:39

“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country,” is the saying now famously associated with John F. Kennedy, though Oliver Wendell Holmes said it eight decades before.
This same statement is the precise recipe for the survival and success of family businesses too, though as far as I know, nobody put it quite this way: “And, so, my dear relatives, ask not what the business can do you for you; ask what you can do for the business.”

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CEO Series April 27th, 2014 with Andy Nulman

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:37

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 Andy Nulman (BCom'83), CEO, Just for Laughs. 

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Being a Winner in Business Doesn’t Mean You’re Not a Jerk

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:35

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s alleged derisive comments against visible minorities will likely cast an enduring cloud over the successful career the billionaire built, despite a pattern of racially charged behaviour.

... Success, however, can lead to overconfidence, and a reluctance to let go long-held beliefs even when evidence suggests otherwise, said Karl Moore, associate professor of leadership and strategy at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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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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