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Shameful advertising

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:43

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says:

“To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time’.

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Is an MBA worth it? What business school can do for your salary in 2014

Thu, 2014-11-27 10:17

Desautels, Ivey, Rotman, Sauder and Schulich all cracked the top 100 on the Financial Times’ business school rankings in 2014. While FT’s list is the global standard by which programs are measured, determining the “best” business school is ultimately complicated and subjective, dependent on a plethora of metrics each individual can and should weigh differently.

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How to successfully use shame and guilt in advertising

Thu, 2014-11-20 11:05

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time!’

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Neither crisis mode nor complacency

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:56

In September, the Quebec government announced that McGill’s operating grant would be almost $15 million less than what it had proposed in the spring — and warned that a second wave of cuts were to come. On Nov. 12, Quebec’s universities and CEGEPs were hit with that new round of cuts, amounting to $31.6 million. McGill’s share is close to $5 million. Provost Anthony C. Masi talked to the McGill Reporter about this development, and the University’s ongoing underfunding situation.

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McGill celebrates top teachers

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:43

With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.

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Université McGill: trois nouveautés en commerce

Thu, 2014-11-13 12:12

Cette année, le baccalauréat en commerce de l'Université McGill offre trois nouveautés destinées aux étudiants désireux de nourrir leur conscience sociale.

... Première chose à noter, l'ajout de la majeure Managing for Sustainability, ou «gérer dans une optique de développement durable». Celle-ci jumelle des études en gestion avec un apprentissage des sciences environnementales et de la gestion durable. Elle est offerte conjointement avec l'École d'environnement et le département de géographie.

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The mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:30

Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge.

... Mini-MBAs, an MBA boot camp aimed mostly at middle managers, might seem like a new phenomenon, but they can be traced back in Canada to the late 1940s at McGill University in Montreal.

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Eduniversal announces the 2014 Rankings of the Best 1000 Business Schools in 154 Countries

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:16

McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management remains but shares N°2 Business School in Northern America.

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Business Schools Find Own Way To Remember Lessons Of War

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:43

On the eleventh day of November, people around the world will again honour those who have served in the armed forces through ceremonies such as Veterans Day in the US and Remembrance Day in the UK. Those of us fortunate to have not experienced battle will doubtless give thanks because, as the Civil War general, William T. Sherman succinctly put it, “War is all hell.” But no matter how terrible war has been and continues to be, philosophers, social scientists and, of course, business school academics have been able to extract valuable lessons from it.

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Samer Faraj, Associate Dean, Research and International RelationsManagement research is a form of disciplined inquiry that not only tries to shed light on challenges faced by organizations and their members, but also seek

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