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Social Media and Their Affordances for Organizing: A Review and Agenda for Research

Mon, 2016-12-05 14:21

Authors: Leonardi, P., Vaast, E. 

Publication: Academy of Management Annals 

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Why is the media on the left? Why the contempt for workers?

Mon, 2016-12-05 14:06

I spent the first fourteen years of my life under communism. When my parents got out in 1962, I realized to my utter astonishment that much of academia was on the left, praising communism, rationalizing increased centralization of powers under a variety of jargons. Even the US was not immune to these ideas, and that the left and academia despised workers who wanted routine lives, rather than revolutions.

Read full article: Asia Times, December 4, 2016 

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McGill MBA Japan Program teaches timeless business principles

Mon, 2016-12-05 14:03

In today’s fast-changing corporate world, team-building, global leadership and how to build start-up companies are more important than ever. Those business principles are all taught at the McGill MBA Japan Program, one of the most well-known programs in Asia.

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Trump’s election a reminder that ‘happy talk’ about diversity isn’t enough

Mon, 2016-12-05 14:00

The pollster-defying results of the recent presidential election in the United States have left many people around the world reeling in surprise, but don’t count Wendy Cukier and Suzanne Gagnon among them.

Source Site: /desautels

Air Miles rep: 'Options' may exist for panic redeemers

Mon, 2016-12-05 13:52

Air Miles Canada may have thought abandoning its unpopular expiration policy would calm the cardholder backlash from those who rushed to spend miles, but were frustrated by full flights, sold out merchandise, and long customer service delays. In fact, many fans of the popular loyalty rewards program are still fuming mad.

“Air Miles is going to increase the number of miles it takes to redeem a particular product or service,” said Corey Phelps, an associate professor of strategy and organization at McGill University.

Source Site: /desautels

McGill Conservatory: Student Soloist Concerts

Sat, 2016-12-10 14:00
Strathcona Music Building : Clara Lichtenstein Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free Admission

Concerts at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm

Source Site: /music

Sylvain Williams, PhD "Determining the role of sleep in memory consolidation; An optogenetic study in freely behaving mice"

Mon, 2016-12-19 12:00 - 13:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P8

Sylvain Williams

Full Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Faculty of Medicine

Douglas Mental Health University Institute – McGill University

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Daniel De Carvalho, PhD “DNA methylation as biomarker and therapeutic target in cancer”

Mon, 2016-12-12 12:00 - 13:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P8

Daniel De Carvalho, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medical Biophysics

MaRS Centre

University of Toronto

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Stephen R Hammes, M.D., Ph.D. “Where do LAMs come from? Probing the mysteries of lymphangioleiomyomatosis”

Mon, 2016-12-05 12:00 - 13:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P8

Stephen R Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.
Louis S Wolk Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Medicine University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry

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