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How McGill students created a new, more respectful Frosh

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:38

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

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Extraordinary Pakistanis

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:38

It takes a certain type of courage to bite the hand that feeds you. Dr Shahid Qureshi is a fierce critic of the way business schools churn out graduates in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. 

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Deux profs de McGill parmi les 50 profs de gestion à suivre sur Twitter

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:33

Qui sont les 50 professeurs de management les plus pertinents sur Twitter ? Pas évident de dresser une telle liste. L’Américain David Burkus, auteur, professeur et blogueur spécialisé en management a plongé.

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Incentive alignment through performance-focused shareholder proposals on management compensation

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:12

Authors: Fortin, Steve; Subramaniam, Chandra; Wang, Xufrank; Zhang, Sanjian

Publication: Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics

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World’s second richest man calls for three-day working week

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:04

Carlos Slim’s proposal that we work a three-day week sounds crazy. But many, in 1922, thought Henry Ford crazy when he announced that his staff would work a five-day week.

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The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01

Author: Karl Moore

Publication: Journal of Management History

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Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.

Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.

Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What sports taught Roger Martin about business

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:13

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 Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:54

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

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Matthew Willsher Confirmed as CEO of Etisalat Nigeria

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:51

Board of Directors of Etisalat Nigeria has announced the appointment of Matthew Charles Willsher as its new chief executive officer. Willsher previously held the position of chief commercial officer and acting chief executive officer replacing previous CEO, Steven Evans in August 2013.

... Matthew Willsher, a physics graduate from the prestigious University of Oxford with a Masters in Management from McGill, started his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble. He joins Etisalat Nigeria with over 20 years in telecommunications.

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