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Bombardier down but not out

Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University discusses the hurdles Bombardier faces and why he says it's inappropriate to compare Bombardier with other Canadian corporate titans that have fallen from grace.

Read full article: BBN, July 24, 2015

Published: 27 Jul 2015

India Inc's inheritors

If the family-run set-up typifies Indian business, its future is in good hands. The next generation is infusing new entrepreneurial energy to take their firms to greater heights.
... Henry Mintzberg, who has authored several books on business and management, however notes that an MBA, for instance, gives one the tools but not leadership ability and that such degrees can even be counterproductive as they tend to reduce the importance of gut feeling and emotional intelligence.

Published: 27 Jul 2015

Como combater o sexismo no trabalho

Dan Shapiro teve uma luz em 2012, quando percebeu que deveria fazer algo para combater o sexismo infiltrado em sua área de atuação profissional.
... Mas a mudança de mentalidade tem que partir da gerência. "São os chefes quem têm que assegurar que as mulheres com filhos sejam valorizadas como todos os outros funcionários", diz Karl Moore, professor de estratégia e organização na Desautels, a escola de negócios da Universidade McGill, em Montreal, no Canadá.

Read full article (in Brazillian Portuguese): BBC Brazil, July 23, 2015

Published: 27 Jul 2015

Civil Society appeals to policymakers to declare malnutrition as a medical emergency

Almost eight million children in India are severely malnourished and have nine times higher risk of death compared to normal children. These children deserve to live. In January 2015 over 100 organisations and individuals collectively urged the government to take action and save the lives of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) through the Generation Nutrition Campaign.

Published: 27 Jul 2015

MBA?: l’avis de décès était prématuré?!

Courrier des lecteurs: des dirigeants d’entreprises internationales se prononcent pour la réinvention, l’innovation et la créativité.
Des articles récemment publiés ont mis en doute l’avenir des programmes de MBA et leur pertinence dans le monde. Les programmes de MBA sont-ils encore viables?? Les diplômés de MBA sont-ils toujours appréciés par les employeurs??

Read full article: Les Affaires, July 23, 2015

Published: 27 Jul 2015

Appointments & Retirements

July 20, 2015Peter Todd has been named the next dean of HEC Paris. He was most recently dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, and he also has held positions at the University of Virginia, the Queens School of Business, and the University of Houston.

Published: 27 Jul 2015

Cultural Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership. In 2015, he collaborated with Datin Shalini Ganendra’s gallery and cultural center, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art (SGFA), headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has previously served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute, and as the Special Situations Analyst of Global Equities at Natcan Investment Management.

Published: 23 Jul 2015

World Wide Hearing receives funding

After winning the McGill Dobson Cup, World Wide Hearing received a $113,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada to pilot its hearing aid delivery model, Hearing Express. In 2013-2014, the pilot project was run in Kraimeh, a rural community in Western Jordan, in collaboration with a new outreach centre for children with disabilities. Over the course of the project, Hearing Express female technicians visited Jordanian households and held hearing camps to provide affordable hearing aids to people who need them, validating the model. 

Published: 3 Jul 2015

Tailor2Go remporte une deuxième place au Concours québécois en entreprenariat

Catégorie Commerce

Deuxième Prix

Tailleur Nathon Kong inc.

Cet entrepreneur passionné se distingue par les valeurs qu’il met au service de son entreprise. La technologie 3D est utilisée au profit de la mode et permet d’offrir à sa clientèle un produit de qualité remarquable, à prix plus abordable. www.tailor2go.com • Région de Montréal.

Published: 3 Jul 2015

The Sunday Edition, May 31, 2015

Animal rights; Mintzberg on "rebalancing society"; Stiller & Meara; Dying in Switzerland; ALEC

Listen to the full episode: CBC, May 31, 2015

Published: 12 Jun 2015

Total Assimilation Outcomes in Migration Studies

It is possible to be too successful as an immigrant group. Scholars of migration studies have come to identify a pattern of immigrant groups that are so successful that they assimilate into their new countries to the point of disappearing altogether, because overtime their outcome is such that they simply cannot be distinguished from the local population.

Published: 12 Jun 2015

Desautel's New Programming in Managing for Sustainability Wins Page Prize Award

We are pleased to announce that the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N.

Published: 9 Jun 2015

Teaching the business of sustainability

A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.

Published: 5 Jun 2015

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