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BRP largely immune to malaise afflicting Bombardier

Published: 2Aug2017

Since being sold off by Bombardier in 2003, BRP has enjoyed a string of successes while its parent has staggered under the weight of economic, management and public relations woes. And though the...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: seventh week at a glance

Published: 2Aug2017

Week seven of the McGill X-1 Accelerator was all about two things: Announcing a transformative $2 million gift from the John Dobson Foundation, and setting up for the upcoming Demo Days.

A Desautels alumnus steps towards international stardom

Published: 2Aug2017

Geoffroy Sauvé (BCom'10) built on his 2014 stint on Quebec’s La Voix music competition show to make music his full-time job and land a record contract. But he’s not exactly a newcomer: Geoffroy...

Giving disruption a new face

Published: 2Aug2017

A recent article in Forbes India looks at the buzz-concept of disruption, and how many companies are caught up in a disrupt-or-die philosophy....

Catherine Dagenais talks about being at the top of the SAQ

Published: 27Jul2017

SAQ VP and COO  Catherine Dagenais, an EMBA student, recently appeared on 98.5 FM’s Inspiration, Inc to talk about being a woman at the top of her game, her management style, and how she has dealt...

A new French technology takes aim at drones

Published: 27Jul2017

An Air Traffic Management article states that French airport operator Groupe ADP and DSNA Services are working together on a system designed to detect drones in areas where they shouldn’t be. The...

A new networking company aims to get Quebec IoT-ready

Published: 27Jul2017

By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be the next major paradigm shift in online technology. Rather than being about information transfer between humans, the IoT is all about...

Women speak out on gender and comedy

Published: 27Jul2017

Though today’s female comics are making breakthroughs, stand-up is still very much a men’s game. In a recent Le Devoir article, Louise Richer (EMBA’16), Director General of Quebec’s École nationale...

From influential to bossy, why perceived gender affects workplace authority

Published: 26Jul2017

A study partly authored by Desautels professor Laura Doering explores the broader issue of gender and jobs. The authors studied microfinance loan managers as a profession that hasn’t yet become...

How interviewing CEOs informed Adam Bryant’s views on leadership

Published: 26Jul2017

According to a Financial Post article by Desautels professor Karl Moore and BCom undergrad Sara Avramovic, New York Times journalist Adam Bryant has spent the past eight years interviewing some of...

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