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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

Desautels celebrates 50 years of MBA impact

After 2,000 votes, a trio of distinguished alumni took home the title of Top MBA Impact Maker at the MBA 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner on May 23: Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author; Bertrand Cesvet, MBA’88, Executive Chairman and Senior Partner, Sid Lee; and the 2013 Hult Prize team.

Published: 5 Jun 2015

McGill Dobson Cup awards $100,000 to promising start-ups

After three months of mentorship and start-up plan pitches, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship rewarded over $100,000 in cash and other prizes to the winners of the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition.

Read full article: McGill Reporter
, June 4, 2015

Published: 5 Jun 2015

We’ve lost control of our own game

Written by Professors Henry Mintzberg and Karl Moore

We Canadians may be tough guys on the ice, but off it, we’re wimps. We have allowed ourselves to lose control of our own game.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail
, June 4, 2015

Published: 5 Jun 2015

Staying in the Know

In an era of information overload, getting the right information remains a challenge for time-pressed executives. Is it time to overhaul your personal knowledge infrastructure?
... We are not the first researchers to make this claim. More than 40 years ago, organizational theorist Henry Mintzberg suggested that information was central to managerial work and that the most important managerial roles revolved around information (monitoring, disseminating and acting as a spokesperson).

Published: 5 Jun 2015

Why you should let your company show emotion

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail
, June 2, 2015

Published: 5 Jun 2015

‘Quebec Inc.’ goes on a global buying binge: Why ‘La belle province’ is expanding beyond North America

Quebec premier Philippe Couillard just wrapped up a four-day European trip that doubled as an opportunity to invite Pope Francis to Montreal’s 375th anniversary in 2017, and a chance to reiterate why the province should play a bigger role on the global stage.
... “When an industry is global, you have to compete everywhere in order to compete anywhere,” said Omar Toulan, an associate professor at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 5 Jun 2015

The first blind graduate from Mcgill Desautels Faculty of Management shares his story

Featuring Thibault Trancart, BCom'15 and Fiona, guide dog.

View full video: Breafast Television
, June 1, 2015

Published: 5 Jun 2015

Business Monday: New President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados elected

NEW president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), Lisa Padmore , has promised not to shy away from continuing to voice ICAB’s opinion on matters of national importance.

Read full article: The Barbados Advocate
, June 1, 2015

Published: 5 Jun 2015

Money and politics part 1 - Henry Mintzberg

One hears a lot about balance in politics these days. About finding the right balance between the economy and environmental protections. The right balance between security and civil liberties. The right balance between the rights of victims of crime, and compassion and rehabilitation for the offender. The right balance between tax cuts and government spending, and a balanced budget. It might not take a great deal of cynicism to suggest that after the political calculations have been done, the balance rarely works out to 50-50.

Published: 5 Jun 2015

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