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El fenómeno de las estrategias emergentes

Por Jerko Juretic. Si usted le pregunta a cualquier persona de su empresa qué es una estrategia, la mayoría le respondería que es un plan de acción elaborado por la alta dirección.

... En 1978, el experto en management, Henry Mintzberg, propuso que la estrategia también podía ser entendida como un patrón consistente de acciones en el tiempo, desarrollada de manera intencional -o no- por una compañía. 

Published: 10 Jun 2014

The Importance of Integrative Thinking

I can still remember when I got into McGill University as an undergraduate in the Arts program. I couldn’t switch my status from “undeclared” quick enough. I knew what I was going to study—I was going to major in psychology. I had taken an AP Psychology (Advanced Placement) class in Grade 11 and had been itching for more ever since. Over time, many of my peers followed suit. In fact, in my year, for many students, psychology became that major you declared when you really weren’t sure what you wanted to do.

Published: 9 Jun 2014

McGill turns to crowdfunding for donations

McGill University is taking a new approach to online fundraising. The university’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) has launched Seeds of Change, an online crowdsourcing platform. Prospective donors will be able to see details on specific initiatives and choose which projects they would like to support.

Published: 9 Jun 2014

Prix D'Excellence Winners 2014 - Desautels wins Gold for Best Institutional Annual Report

The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the annual awards program of the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, recognizing outstanding achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, communications, marketing, development, advancement services, stewardship, student recruitment and overall institutional Advancement.

Category 13: Best Institutional Annual Report 
GOLD
McGill University: Desautels Faculty of Management
Desautels Impact Report

Published: 6 Jun 2014

Canadian startup banks on bugs as ‘the new sushi’

Mohammed Ashour dreams of a world where gourmet grasshoppers are devoured by urban professionals, where savoury palm weevils are slurped back as delicacies.

Published: 6 Jun 2014

Eric Muller rejoint le cabinet De Pardieu Brocas Maffei en qualité d’associé

Pour renforcer son équipe corporate Fusion & Acquisition, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei a fait appel à Eric Muller.

Published: 5 Jun 2014

McNicoll continues McGill tradition with Guy Lafleur Award

In what is becoming an annual rite of spring, McGill’s Cedric McNicoll has won the Guy Lafleur Award of Excellence as the Quebec university player who combines hockey excellence with academic success and citizenship.

Published: 5 Jun 2014

Why efforts against obesity aren’t working

Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

Christine Lagarde, Joe Oliver, Christian Noyer, Lawrence H. Summers, Jean-Claude Trichet, Philippe Couillard and Several other Political and Economic Leaders to Open the 20th Conference of Montreal

Organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal will begin on June 9, 2014, under the theme of “Economy, Governance and Pension“.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

06-04-14 Say it Again and Again

Your strategy to accomplish great results personally, at home and at work has the best chance of success if you invest in it, live it out, and communicate it widely. How often do you hear of plans that are promised but never even attempted? Those are strategies with no life; they are not authentic. Remember, all those implicated in a strategic plan and its actions ought to know it, have the opportunity to embrace it, and promote it.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

The psychology of strategy

The psychology of strategy is all about achieving desired objectives, according to business strategy experts. Inherent in this definition is a process of prioritising and focus.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

How to Integrate e-Signatures into Your Cloud Applications

Electronic signatures are an important component of any web application. They make it possible to keep business processes online even when a signature is required on a contract, form or application.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

Il lavoro manageriale in pratica

Il lavoro manageriale, di Henry Mintzberg, è considerato uno dei più importanti e influenti testi di management degli ultimi anni. Un vero e proprio must per ogni manager. In questo nuovo volume “Il lavoro manageriale in pratica. Quello che i manager fanno e quello che possono fare meglio”, edito da Franco Angeli, l’autore ha voluto aggiornare e distillare l'essenza del suo pensiero in un libro più snello, operativo, orientato all'azione.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

Pédiatre sans limites

Cette semaine, je n'ai pas mangé avec Joanne Liu. Nous avons simplement pris un café sur Notre-Dame Ouest, non loin du marché Atwater.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

Sobeys drives sales with fuel discounts

Like ice cream and baseball, grocery store fuel discounts are fast becoming part of Canada’s summer landscape.

Published: 4 Jun 2014

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