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Desautels BCom Students Win 2016 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

A Desautels BCom student team defeated 116 undergraduate and graduate teams from 45 schools around the world to place 1st at the 2016 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge.

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Published: 18 Mar 2016

Meet Dalhousie’s new business dean

Big Data continues as hot curriculum topic

Whether offered as a graduate degree or program specialization, Big Data (interpreting large volumes of information to gain insights for the bottom line) is a growing presence in business school curriculums.

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal plans to offer a concentration in business analytics for its incoming MBA class this fall, according to a school spokeswoman.

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Published: 18 Mar 2016

If You Ever Needed Proof To Follow Your Dreams, This Is It

Sara (a.k.a. Swa) Diamond is a young and talented Canadian singer and songwriter. She’s known for her memorable performance singing the American and Canadian anthems at Montreal Canadiens playoffs. Sara is so inspiring and fresh, just like a breath of fresh air. She’s following her dreams and wants to inspire others to do the same. Never stop working at what you believe in!

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Published: 17 Mar 2016

« Hygiène de vie et bien-être au travail » 100 questions pour comprendre et agir

La généralisation de la complémentaire santé obligatoire et la prise de conscience de la réalité du burn out placent les employeurs au cœur d’un changement inéluctable. Ils ne peuvent plus s’affranchir de veiller à la bonne santé de leurs collaborateurs, pour des raisons sociales mais aussi économiques....

Published: 17 Mar 2016

De Washington à Montréal

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou a pris les rênes de la Faculté de gestion Desautels en septembre dernier

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Published: 17 Mar 2016

New Platform Launched To Help Tackle Obesity Through Pulses

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products by discovering new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition.

The Global Pulse Innovation Platform (PIP) aims to boost consumption of protein-rich pulses, a sustainable food product that helps prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes.

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

#McGill24: McGill students chat about fundraising efforts

Listen to full recording: SoundCloud, 16 March, 2016

Published: 16 Mar 2016

eQube Gaming appoints Murray as board adviser

eQube Gaming Ltd. has appointed Bill Murray as an adviser to the company's board of directors. Mr. Murray will be formally appointed to the board subject to regulatory approval.

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

Portex firms up deal to acquire Direct Metals Recycling

Portex Minerals Inc. has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Walker Norris Capital Partners III, doing business as Direct Metals Recycling (DMR). DMR is company based in Atlanta, Ga., excelling in the procurement of platinum-grade metals (PGM) through the processing of catalytic converters.

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

Why workplace factors can have a psychological impact on mothers returning to work

 Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to Jamie Ladge, from Northeastern University in Boston.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 15 March, 2016 

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

How Donald Trump became Adam Smith’s street-fighting man

Despite being an icon of economic liberty, Smith did not think that government intervention was always bad: it depended on the circumstances

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

How introverts can successfully manage extroverts

As introverts have become an increasing part of the leadership conversation we are becoming more aware of the strong presence of introverts in the management suite. But the vast majority of the leadership literature seems to be written to and for extroverted managers. In this article I want to talk about a key way that introverted managers can be better managers for their extroverted employees.

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

Assessment of U.S. firm-level climate change performance and strategy

Authors: Yu, Y., Wang, D.D., Li, S., Shi,

Published: 16 Mar 2016

Prof. Nancy J. Adler among Top 30 Global Gurus for 2016

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been ranked #29 in the Leadership Professionals category in the 2016 Global Gurus Ranking.

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Published: 15 Mar 2016

MBA students win MIT Sloan Sports Analytics First Pitch Case Competition

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

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Published: 15 Mar 2016

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