In a recent New York Times column, “How to Get a Job at Google,” Thomas Friedman interviews Laszlo Bock, the company’s senior vice president for people operations (which seems to be Google-speak for talent management). Bock notes that because constant innovation is increasingly a group endeavor, people who succeed in the company “tend to be those with a lot of soft skills: leadership, humility, collaboration, adaptability, and loving to learn and re-learn.”
The Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Research Centre, Professor Brigitte Kieffer, will receive the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in a ceremony to take place on March 19, in Paris.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law invites you to a conference that will examine the cohabitation, in Canada, of the civil law and the common law. Our main speaker will be the Hon. Marie Deschamps. Her respondents will be Professor Adrian Popovici and Professor Stephen Smith.
Authors: Strumpf, Erin; Faraj, Samer; Verter, Vedat
Author: Isenberg, Jordan
Voilà 41 ans que le professeur Henry Mintzberg jette son regard critique sur les organisations, leurs stratégies et leurs leaders. Son 17e livre, sorti le 1er mars, est un fait un e-pamphlet, ou brochure électronique. Sous le titre Rebalancing Society, Mintzberg tourne cette fois son regard inquiet sur la société. Mais qu'est-ce qui trouble ainsi le sommeil du plus international des professeurs québécois de gestion ?
Public lecture by Professor Armando Salvatore, Orientl Studies University, Naples — L'Orientale. "The Interaction Among Faith Traditions: Regional Entanglements and Global Circulation."
Thursday, March 13, 2:30-4:00 p.m., Birks Building, 3520 University Street, Room 100.
Ms. Alice Labban, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Marketing will be presenting her research defense entitled:
The Impact of Food Marketing on Purchase and the Moderating Role of Motivational Quality and Socio-Economic Status
Doctoral Student in Marketing, McGill University
Date: March 12, 2014
Time: 09:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Room 310
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
A Program of Research on Improving Customer-Information Technology-Company Communications in Electronic Commerce
University of British Columbia
Date: March 28, 2014
Time: 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
Location: Room 002