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3 Silicon Valley-Tested Tips For Introvert Networking

In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industries we’ve studied in our research of over 200 C-Suite Executives. There are some great lessons that we can learn about introverts from the Valley.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Our Favorite MBA Professors Of 2016

Henry Mintzberg: The first rule of academia: “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.”

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Montreal physician bridges North-South divide to bring quality care to Nunavik

At the Inuulitsivik Health Centre, where she is chief of medicine, Dr. Auclair oversees the scheduling for physicians in three remote Inuit communities clustered along the shores of Hudson Bay: Puvirnituq, Inukjuak and Salluit. She also recruits new doctors who, like her, have travelled thousands of kilometres to practise medicine in the Canadian North. Its a balancing act....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

More than 1,000 students to participate in stock-picking contest

Last year, McGill University finance student Charles Feng’s big investment idea was buying stock in Tesla Motors Inc.

This year, he is searching for better investments, as the stakes are far higher, and a strategy that worked in the past may not pay dividends going forward: Tesla shares were down 11 per cent in 2016.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Passengers lament nickel-and-dime fees as airlines face thin profit margins

Consumers have greater access to air travel than ever before, but with long lines, uncomfortable seats and additional fees now commonplace for most travellers, it s tempting to long for a time when things were simpler.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

McGill s’attaque à la réalisation d’un atlas de l’innovation sociale à Montréal

Détentrice d’un doctorat en sciences économiques et de gestion de l’Université de Liège en Belgique, la professeure Rijpens est la nouvelle boursière postdoctorale de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

St. Catharines Hydro victim of cyber fraud

St. Catharines Hydro has fallen victim to cyber fraud after more than $655,000 was removed from one of its accounts.

At a special meeting last Friday the board appointed Mark Steinman, a member of the board, to oversee the investigation and the utility’s operations.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

An Extrovert’s guide to Introverts

...An obvious person to ask for help on understanding how to deal with introverts is fellow extrovert Professor Karl Moore of McGill University, whose work on the treatment of introverts in the corporate environment has gained much attention, including in this popular Economist article. He combines real-world experience with academic thinking, which has led him to publish 28 refereed journal articles and ten books, leading to over 1,950 Google Scholar cites....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

Opinion: In Montreal, leadership diversity remains a work in progress

Efforts to advance evidence-based approaches to diversity and inclusion are more important than ever, particularly in the wake of the U.S. election. The campaign and its outcome exposed misogyny and racism and seemingly legitimized barbaric views on women and immigrants.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

The best thing I read all year — 2016

Business school professors share the books and articles that changed their outlook.

Henry Mintzberg, John Cleghorn professor of management studies, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Le Brésil se tourne vers l’OMC pour contrer Bombardier

La bataille qui a ponctué les 20 dernières années recommence : après l’avoir évoqué il y a quelques mois, le Brésil a confirmé lundi qu’il se tournera vers l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) au sujet des appuis gouvernementaux reçus par le constructeur Bombardier, lequel répond n’avoir rien à se reprocher. Son concurrent brésilien, Embraer, est ravi.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Nouveaux défis pour l'avocate du CH!

Cette avocate vient d’être promue vice-présidente exécutive, affaires commerciales et corporatives du Club de hockey Canadien, Centre Bell et Evenko...

Diplômée de la Faculté de droit de l'Université d'Ottawa, l’avocate est également titulaire d'une maîtrise en administration des affaires (EMBA) McGill-HEC Montréal obtenue en 2015.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Pourquoi les manufacturiers doivent augmenter leur productivité de 5 % par année

«C’est extrêmement ambitieux, il faut en être conscient. Electricity symbols ks2 Mais je pose la question : avons-nous le choix ?» demande le patron des MEQ dans un entretien avec Les Affaires.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Here are all the UK tech figures named in the Queen's New Year's Honours list

Imran Amed is founder and CEO of The Business of Fashion, the online news site for the fashion industry.

Amed started his site in 2007 as a blog about the fashion industry, but it has become one of the leading sources of news in the fashion world. The site raised a Series A funding round in 2015 from investors including Index Ventures, LVMH, Carmen Busquets, and Felix Capital.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Business schools heed the call for more data-literate graduates

Deloitte Analytics and other companies have been pushing Canadian universities for years to produce more data-literate graduates to fill their talent needs. Their efforts appear to be paying off, with business schools ramping up their offerings in data analytics. [...]

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

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