A number of the Silver and Magic Circle law firms are offering to part fund MBAs as a method of retaining their top performers, according to recruitment firm Legal Professionals. The legal recruitment specialist revealed that firms have become increasingly creative with their retention methods in an effort to prevent talent with three to five years’ experience from moving on. One way of doing this is to tap into the growing trend of some lawyers who are looking to develop wider business skills.
The exceptional economic success of many European countries in the post-War period was characterised by the wide presence of family firms across the Continent. Particularly, in countries like Germany and Italy, family ownership came to be seen as the best guarantee of economic and social development. However, the consensus that family firms are good for growth has come under scrutiny in recent years.
This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Christopher Marquis from the Harvard Business School.
Read full transcript here: The Globe and Mail, February 17, 2015
In the fall of 2014, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University began offering one of the first programs of its kind in Canada. Driven largely by student input and faculty collaboration, the concentration in Social Business and Enterprise is intended for students interested in harnessing the not-for-profit, civil and for-profit sectors to tackle social issues.
Roughly 3,300 striking engineers and conductors at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. are headed back to work, but experts say serial government intervention is making future strikes more likely. The workers abruptly ended a two-day strike Monday, after CP and the Teamsters union agreed to arbitration, just as the federal government was poised to order them back on the job.
... “It chills bargaining,” explained Robert Paul Hebdon, an organizational behaviour professor at McGill University’s Desautels business school. “It becomes institutionalized.”
Aareal Bank : Award of Excellence in Real Estate Research conferred – winners honoured for outstanding work in real estate economics
The Real Estate Management Institute of the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht (EBS REMI) and Aareal Bank AG have conferred the Aareal Award of Excellence in Real Estate Research for the eighth time. This academic prize, worth €12,000, is advertised internationally and recognises outstanding research work in real estate economics. The focus was on the topics of Real Estate Management, Real Estate Finance and Real Estate Economics.
If you did not apply for the exclusive BCom Mentoring Program while in your U2, you now have the opportunity to apply for the 2015-2016 year.
Tim Malloy, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, UCLA Sustainable Technology and Policy Program
McGill Bronfman Building, Room 360, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal
Policy insights from the nutritional food market transformation model: The case of obesity prevention
Authors: Struben, J., Chan, D., Dubé, L.
Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014
A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Lara Ballantyne, Jaylen Gadhia, Rachel Kirby and Sami Zubair took 1st place at the 14th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held February 22 to 27, 2015.