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Professor Henry Mintzberg Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Henry Mintzberg was conferred the honorary degree of "Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa" from the University of Economics, Prague on November 11, 2016. The award recognizes Professor Mintzberg’s influence as a leading thinker in the field of Management, as well as the far-reaching impact of his work.

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Published: 29 Nov 2016

Former prime minister Paul Martin speaks about business, issues he’s passionate about and Donald Trump

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Paul Martin.

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Published: 1 Dec 2016

Trump : à défaut de pouvoir voter, nous pouvons agir

Ecrit par Henry Mintzberg 

Nous, au Canada, aux côtés d'autres personnes du monde entier, n'avons pas pu voter aux dernières élections américaines. Toutefois, nous devrons vraisemblablement en souffrir les conséquences à l'échelle internationale. Devons-nous rester inactifs, comme à l'habitude, et assister au déroulement des choses, y compris des possibles effets catastrophiques des changements climatiques, si rien n'est fait?

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Published: 25 Nov 2016

LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Written by Karl Moore 

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Published: 25 Nov 2016

The Rest Of The World Couldn't Vote, But We Can Act

We in Canada, along with many other people around the world, did not get to vote in the recent American election -- yet we are meant to suffer the international consequences of it. Shall we sit back, as usual, and watch events unfold, including the possibly catastrophic effects of climate change left unchecked?

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Published: 24 Nov 2016

« Les avocats ont un cerveau différent »

...Le fait est que ça ne suffit pas de connaître seulement la loi : il faut avoir des connaissances en gestion, en relations interpersonnelles, mais les Facs de droit continuent d’enseigner ce qui était utile voici 25 ans. Il faut que ça change. Le spécialiste de la gestion de l’Université McGill, Harry Mintzberg, l’a écrit : le monde a besoin de gestionnaires, pas de détenteurs de MBA. C’est la même chose en droit : il faut des avocats bien formés, pas seulement des juristes.

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Published: 24 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

Metrolinx ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

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Published: 14 Nov 2016

The growing trend of social engagement in companies

Part 2 of an interview with Paola Pérez-Alemán, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, McGill University. 

Read full interview: Christian News Today, November 14, 2016 

Published: 14 Nov 2016

Eric Friedman: ‘I’ve always had trouble disconnecting from my work’

Eric Friedman, 39, is co-founder and chief technology officer of Fitbit Inc., a maker of wearable fitness monitors that can track and share user data.

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Published: 14 Nov 2016

Reputation management: facing contentious issues head-on may be the best approach say researchers

Denial and resistance in the face of public pressure on organizations is ineffective, according to Professor Robert David of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

In many industry sectors, contentious issues – such as pertaining to the environment, corporate governance, or social equity – can incite media attention and public pressure on organizations to change their behaviour.

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Published: 11 Nov 2016

Global business schools turn to Asia for inspiration

What will business schools look like when they are created on the surface of Mars some decades from now? That is the question Santiago Iniguez, dean of Spain's IE Business School, has been asking himself for the past several years.

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Published: 10 Nov 2016

The Growing Trend of Social Engagement in Companies

Part 2 of an interview with Paola Pérez-Alemán, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, McGill University.

Read full interview: Latin Trade, November 10, 2016 

Published: 10 Nov 2016

Metrolinx threatens to cancel $770 million Bombardier contract

Metrolinx is frustrated with Bombardier after it missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Read full article: Design Engineering, November 7, 2016 

Published: 8 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent.

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Published: 8 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier’s largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

Metrolinx ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

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Published: 7 Nov 2016

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