goeasy Ltd. Announces Senior Executive Appointment

goeasy Ltd. the leading full service provider of goods and alternative financial services that improve the lives of everyday Canadians, is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Fiederer to Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Published: 4Nov2016

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
IT professionals are far less likely to leave a company when their chances of promotion are higher, yet businesses cut back on these to avoid the costs of large salary increases. Therefore, smaller but more frequent promotions increase employee retention whilst keeping costs low.

Published: 4Nov2016

McGill grad Rehman earns World Series ring with Cubs

When the Chicago Cubs defeated Cleveland in Game 7 of an epic World Series in the wee hours of Thursday morning, the celebrations reverberated all the way north of the border to the campus of McGill University in Montreal. Only three days after McGill captured its third consecutive national championship in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association, Shiraz Rehman, an assistant general manager with the Cubs, became the first McGill grad to earn a World Series championship ring.

Published: 4Nov2016

Taj : arrivée de Thibaut Lasserre, Isabelle de La Gorce et Florence Théodose

Thibaut Lasserre, avocat Associé spécialisé en droit des sociétés, diplômé du MBA de l’université McGill, revient à Paris pour renforcer l’offre Corporate - M&A après avoir passé deux ans au bureau de Marseille. Il intervient principalement sur des opérations de fusionsacquisitions et de private equity. Avant de rejoindre Taj, Thibaut a exercé pendant 15 ans au sein de cabinets d’avocats d’affaires français et anglo-saxons, notamment, en dernier lieu au sein de Jones Day.

Published: 4Nov2016

To Each Their Own: Giving Feedback To Introverts And Extroverts

We all like receiving recognition and appreciation at the workplace, whether it’s a pat on the back, an award for a job well done, or some one-on-one time with our boss. We have unique emotions attached to what makes us feel appreciated, and the nature of what we find motivating varies from person to person.

Published: 3Nov2016

Factors influencing cancer specialists' decision to collaborate with geriatricians in treating older cancer patients

Authors: Fatou Farima BagayogoAnnick LepageJean Louis DenisLise LamotheLiette Lapointe and Isabelle Vedel

Publication: Age and Aging 


Published: 3Nov2016

Why female engineering students leave the field

Female engineers are leaving an already male-dominated engineering field due to a culture that does not take them seriously, according to Professor Brian Rubineau of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Read full article: Times Higher Education, October 27, 2016 

Published: 3Nov2016

Building a Culture of Innovation shortlisted for Management Gold

The Management Book of the Year competition, which is now in its seventh year, was created to uncover the best books on management and leadership, and help raise the profile of the great management writing published in the UK.

Last year’s overall winner was Frugal Innovation by Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu, published by Profile (Economist Books). Previous overall and category winners include Steven D’Souza and Diana Renner, Richard Newton, Christopher Bones, Henry Mintzberg, Clayton M. Christensen and Philip Kotler.

Published: 3Nov2016

Dominique Nadeau: Safari Condo

Au départ, Dominique Nadeau ne se destinait pas à reprendre Safari Condo, l'entreprise de véhicules récréatifs et de roulottes fondée par son père Daniel en 1998. «Pour mes études universitaires, j'avais appliqué à l'école des Hautes Études Commerciales, à la Faculté de management de McGill et à la Faculté des arts de McGill», explique Dominique Nadeau.

Lire l'article complet: La Presse, le 28 octobre, 2016 

Published: 3Nov2016

Heading down the Road to 200

A cornerstone of the Road to 200 is a series of events in Montreal and cities around the world with sizeable alumni communities. On September 22, more than 260 alumni and friends attended a fascinating discussion in Pointe Claire on memory loss as part of the Healthy Brains for Health Lives theme, featuring several leading brain researchers from the MNI and a special presentation from neuroscience pioneer Brenda Milner.

Published: 3Nov2016