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Desautels MBA Delivers the Global Leadership Lecture in Sydney, Australia

Usman W. Chohan, a graduate of Desautels MBA in Strategy and Leadership (2014) delivered the 2015 Foreign Affairs Lecture in the Global Leadership Program (GLP) at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. The lecture was titled "The World Bank and the New Dynamics of Development", and drew on Mr. Chohan's WB experience to map the development field, particularly in the context of emergent institutions such as AIIB....

Published: 7 Nov 2016

La Conference Fashion Business Uncovered: On Y Sera!

Depuis quelques années, des étudiants de l’université McGill ont pris l’initiative d’organiser des journées conférences permettant aux passionnés de la mode d’échanger sur le sujet. Au menu cette année: présentations, tables rondes et séance de réseautage qui promettent d’en inspirer plus d’un! Une excellente occasion d’en apprendre plus sur l’industrie et de rencontrer des personnes clés pouvant donne run coup de main à notre carrière....

Published: 4 Nov 2016

American discontent stems from the pretense of caring

"If we can prevent the Government from wasting the labor of the people under the pretense of caring for them, they will be happy,” Thomas Jefferson said.

The last few decades in the US showed that the “we” Jefferson referred to were not successful achieving this goal.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

Le cabinet d'avocats Taj renforce son activité juridique

Taj confirme son dynamisme et sa volonté de développer ses expertises juridiques en renforçant ses équipes en droit des affaires avec un nouvel associé et deux nouvelles directrices.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

Remporter la Coupe Dobson de McGill a aidé Samuel Bruneau à démarrer son entreprise Taiga Motors

Gagner la Coupe Dobson a permis à Taiga Motors d’avoir la reconnaissance nécessaire pour à l'international et obtenir le financement nécessaire afin de fabriquer la première motoneige électrique au monde.

La Banque Nationale est partenaire du Dobson Cup de McGill, qui aide les entreprises telles que Taiga Motors à réaliser leurs projets d’affaires.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

Chicago Cubs executive Rehman become first McGill grad to earn World Series ring

Only three days after McGill captured their 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. 

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

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).

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 4 Nov 2016

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....

Published: 4 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

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: 3 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

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.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

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