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Surgery Not A Magic Cure For Obesity

It is alarming, but obesity has reached epidemic proportions in Kuwait. Oil has not only brought great wealth to the Gulf, but a huge change in lifestyle and food habits. Fast food, fast cars and everything else that money can buy has led to the rise of obesity so much so that today at least 88 percent of Kuwaitis are considered overweight. 

Published: 8 Apr 2014

The CEO Series with Karl Moore

Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more.

Listen to full interview: CJAD, April 6, 2014 

Published: 8 Apr 2014

Leading with Impact: Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal

On March 21st, the McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program organised an event to celebrate its 5th anniversary. Participants from five alumni classes and the current class joined together for the first time as one group and discussed with an energy and openness you’d expect from people who have known each other for years.  The EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal was the common thread and common language which made that possible.  Fully 60% of the alumni took part in the day’s activities, confirming the strong link they feel to the program and the network it has created.

Published: 8 Apr 2014

«Diriger avec impact»: L’EMBA McGill – HEC Montréal célèbre son 5e anniversaire

Le 21 mars dernier, l’EMBA McGill HEC Montréal a tenu un événement afin de célébrer son 5e anniversaire. Les participants provenant de cinq cohortes de diplômés et de la cohorte actuelle étaient réunis pour la première fois et ont discuté, tous ensemble, avec une énergie et une ouverture qui se retrouvent généralement chez les gens qui se connaissent depuis de nombreuses années. Pas moins de 60 % des diplômés ont participé aux activités de la journée, ce qui confirme le fort engagement qui lie les diplômés au programme et entre eux.

Published: 8 Apr 2014

Hot Cities 2014: From Camping on the Gobi Desert to Touring the Gangnam Financial District

If a year ago someone told me I’d be spending my spring break camping in the Gobi desert, 30 degrees below zero, I probably wouldn’t believe them. Yet “expect the unexpected” seems to be the tagline for the week we experienced during the sixth edition of the Hot Cities of the World Tour, led by Professor Karl Moore.

Published: 3 Apr 2014

Reveal Yourself And Others Will Follow - Authentic Leadership

Being an authentic leader is something that the Millennials are increasingly demanding. Though as a Boomer, I find that I also want authenticity in my leaders. I guess times and people change.

In this interview I speak to Jennifer Petriglieri from INSEAD, a top business school located just outside Paris. 

-Article by Karl Moore

Read full article: Forbes, April 2, 2014 

Published: 3 Apr 2014

The Creative Approach Strikes a Chord with Students

It started out like any ordinary business school lecture. Jack McCarthy, professor of organisational behaviour at Boston University’s School of Management, talked about the dynamics of high-performing teams using jazz musicians as an example. “In jazz, there are chords and notes but the performance requires improvisation: the musicians play off each other and play off the audience.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Montreal Firm Formula Growth Makes Donation to Four Business Schools

Montreal-based investment firm Formula Growth Ltd. is hoping its $1.1-million gift to four business schools on Monday will inspire other private companies to help out the province’s struggling universities.

... Four Quebec business schools — Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, Bishop’s University and HEC Montréal — got a much-needed private injection of funds with the $1.1-million donation, which is intended to foster entrepreneurship and innovative learning environments.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Darren Entwistle to Step Aside as Telus CEO, President But Remain as Executive Chairman

Darren Entwistle (MBA'88) is stepping down as chief executive of Telus, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone service into a $25-billion national wireless player will remain.

... McGill University professor Karl Moore said most CEOs leave after six to 10 years and don’t stick around as long as Entwistle.

“It may be a little long, but I wouldn’t be too critical of it because of the kind of change he has brought to Telus in the time that he has been there and been in charge,” he said.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Déséquilibre social

À l’occasion de la sortie de son pamphlet «Rééquilibrer la société», l’académicien de renommée mondiale Henry Mintzberg discutait au Cercle Universitaire de McGill, jeudi 27 mars, de sa conception des priorités sociales. La société, dit-il, est composée de trois piliers qu’il faut savoir équilibrer: le public, le privé, et ce qu’il appelle le pluriel, «la société civile». Ces trois piliers donnent lieu à trois types de besoins: les besoins individuels, communs et nationaux.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Une guerre pour aider des femmes

Women for Women International est une organisation non gouvernementale (ONG) œuvrant à aider les femmes dans des pays qui ont été affectés par des conflits militaires. Depuis quelques mois, un groupe de dix étudiants a décidé de lutter pour cette cause à l’échelle de l’Université McGill. Le Délit a pu avoir une entrevue avec Zoë Holl, responsable médias et communications et Faustine Rohr-Lacoste, co-fondatrice et responsable événements et levées de fonds.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Talking Management witk Karl Moore: Why You Need to View a Company as 'a Community of Human Beings'

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to professor Henry Mintzberg about his new e-pamphlet "Rebalancing Society."

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 1, 2014 

Published: 2 Apr 2014

BCom Students Finish Strong at Happening Marketing

Desautels BCom students claimed five podiums at the 22nd edition of Happening Marketing, which took place in March at Laval University in Quebec City. Happening Marketing is a interuniversity competition for all business students from eastern Canada. Gathering over 365 participants each year, the event promotes exchanges between students and the business world. Find out more about Happening Marketing.

2014 results for Desautels teams

Published: 2 Apr 2014

Bugging Out: Why We Should Be Eating More Creepy Crawlies

Two McGill MBA students (Gabriel Mott and Jesse Pearlstein) on their mission to promote edible insects as a meat alternative for countries facing high rates of food insecurity.

Watch full interview: CTV Canada AM, March 26, 2014

Published: 28 Mar 2014

Malaysia Airlines : message de condoléances

L’Université McGill tient à offrir ses plus sincères condoléances aux parents et amis des passagers du vol MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, à bord duquel se trouvaient Muktesh Mukherjee (MBA'98), diplômé de McGill âgé de 42 ans, et son épouse Xiaomo Bai, 37 ans.

Published: 24 Mar 2014

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