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ACS-GCI Director on the MDIIM Sustainable Innovation Workshop

The past six weeks have been eventful. In early September there was the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis and that was an enjoyable week.  Indianapolis turned out to be a great venue with lots of good programming and some very memorable events. I especially enjoyed the Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture by Dr. Marin Burke entitled “Making molecular prosthetics with a small molecule synthesizer,” and the address by Alan Alda.

Published: 23 Oct 2013

May 3 - Elections in Canada; Fund Drive Interview with Robert McChesney

Henry Mintzberg, a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal discusses the potential change in Canada's social democracy.

Listen to full interview: Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Published: 5 Oct 2013

MBA Diary: Do Good Or Do Well?

Scott Weatherhead, an MBA student at McGill University in Canada and the Social Economy Initiative's impact intern, travels through North Korea and South Africa in search of a use for his theoretical knowledge.
MBA students are preoccupied with doing well. We pull all-nighters for the highest marks, to land the best internships, to get the biggest salary upon graduation. Rarely do we take enough time to assess the impact of our actions. Yes, working harder may raise our marks but, beyond that, what is it all for?

Published: 5 Oct 2013

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Prosperity

What is the common ground between the economic successes of the Netherlands in the XVII-XVIII centuries, nineteenth century England, twentieth century U.S. and, more recently, countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Israel? Although the question could be answered from different angles, fundamentally it can be inferred: in their own time, these countries promoted economic systems where resources were efficiently channeled to the most competent entrepreneurs and endeavors.

Published: 5 Oct 2013

Personnalité: Dre Joanne Liu

Pédiatre-urgentiste à Sainte-Justine, professeure adjointe de clinique au département de pédiatrie de l’Université de Montréal et étudiante à la maîtrise internationale en gestion de la santé à l’Université McGill, Joanne Liu s’apprête à tourner la page. Ses effets personnels sont emballés, les démissions ont été acceptées (à regret) et son mémoire a été remis au mois d’août, même si « l’étudiante » avait jusqu’aux Fêtes…

Published: 5 Oct 2013

MBA Travellers Aim to Broaden Their Horizons

Over the past year, thousands of MBA students will have travelled overseas with the aim of ensuring that they graduate as well-rounded global business people.
... Henry Mintzberg, professor of management studies at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, who is renowned for his rejection of conventional MBA education, has strong views on the topic.

Published: 5 Oct 2013

Academia Rolls Out Insect-Based Flour to Feed Malnourished Populations in Developing Countries

Reality dictates that there is actually more than enough food on this planet, not to mention vastly more food-growing potential, than we have all been led to believe by social engineers and the mainstream media.

Published: 5 Oct 2013

Why do anti-hunger and anti-obesity initiatives always fall short?

To view the article, please click here.

Published: 24 Sep 2013

Statements from Dean Peter Todd and Chancellor Arnold Steinberg

Dean Todd, Desautels Faculty of Management:

Published: 23 Sep 2013

Transforming the Chinese Manufacturing Industry through Global Production Sharing -- The GMSCM Program Opening Ceremony & Seminar

On May 7, 2012, Zhejiang University signed a partnership agreement with McGill University to launch an innovative dual-degree program called the Master in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (GMSCM). After a year of preparation, on September 13, 2013, the GMSCM program was officially launched with an opening ceremony, welcoming 27 newly admitted students.

Published: 23 Sep 2013

Taking a Gamble on Illegal Betting

As the English Premier League season starts, punters play the odds despite the country's ban on wagers - and millions are taking the risk.

Published: 15 Sep 2013

Bypassing the Corporate Ladder

The term "future leader" is frequently used to describe those with the potential to lead, but not quite yet.
New grads entering the workforce, or individuals with one or two years of experience, seem destined to spend 10 years of their lives developing basic skills and climbing - slowly - the rungs of their chosen career ladder. So what if you don't want to spend years of your life preparing to be a leader? Simple: You don't have to.

Published: 15 Sep 2013

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How to Manage Superstars at Work

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks with Pierre Boivin, CEO of Claridge Inc.

 

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, September 10, 2013

Published: 15 Sep 2013

CPP Bags Luxury Retailer Neiman Marcus

Canadians won't be able to shop at local outlets of Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman any time soon, but they can soon claim a piece of the storied luxury retailer through our national Canada Pension Plan.

Published: 15 Sep 2013

Bombardier’s CSeries Jet Due for First Flight

As aviation geeks eagerly await the first flight of Bombardier’s new CSeries jet, expected within days, analysts wonder whether the event will trigger much-needed orders.
... But McGill University business professor Karl Moore argues that Bombardier doesn’t expect to get 100 per cent of the market and they don’t need that for the CSeries to be successful.

 

Read full article: Toronto Star, September 11, 2013

Published: 15 Sep 2013

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