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Five questions organizations must ask when reacting to surprise incidents

Thu, 2016-09-22 15:05

According to researchers there are five key questions to ask when adapting to ‘surprise situations’ in business operations, whether this is an incident occurring ‘out of the blue’ or a change in direction of an ongoing crisis.

The researchers at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University examined police data from an infamous 2011 murder – where a Dutch criminal was shot whilst under surveillance, but the assailant evaded capture due to police failings – to highlight the challenges of adaptability in high intensity situations and relate these to businesses.

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Sustainable Contruction @ McGill Series: Living Building Challenge

Fri, 2016-11-18 12:45 - 13:15

Want to learn more about sustainable construction and development practices?

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Keep calm and ask yourself this

Thu, 2016-09-22 15:02

Researchers from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University have examined police data from an infamous 2011 murder – where a Dutch criminal was shot whilst under surveillance, but the assailant evaded capture due to police failings – to highlight the challenges of adaptability in high-intensity situations.

Samer Faraj is the Canada research chair in technology, management and healthcare at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Quebec

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Brett Hickey to Speak at the Southern Capital Forum's 2016 Annual Conference

Thu, 2016-09-22 14:58

Brett Hickey, CEO of Star Mountain Capital, LLC, a Specialized Asset Management Firm in New York, Will Speak at this Year's Annual Conference in Georgia. 

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Succès accéléré pour une entreprise appuyée par un programme de McGill

Thu, 2016-09-22 14:55

Lancée l’an dernier, la jeune entreprise Key2Access peut déjà compter sur une expertise variée au sein même de la famille qui l’a fondée : Sarah est étudiante en droit à McGill, Sophie est diplômée en gestion internationale et leur père, Motaz, est ingénieur. C’est lui qui a conçu le produit de l’entreprise : une application destinée à rendre les passages piétons dotés d’un bouton d’appel plus faciles à traverser pour les personnes en fauteuil roulant ou aux prises avec une déficience visuelle.

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Doctoral Oral Defence: Stacy Bradley, "The Practice of Psychology and Psychotherapy in Quebec"

Fri, 2016-10-14 14:15 - 17:15

Doctoral Oral Defence

Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

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Update on negotiations with AMURE (research associates and research assistants)

Thu, 2016-09-22 14:11

The first two negotiation meetings regarding the renewal of the collective agreements of research associates and research assistants – now part of the same accreditation unit – were held on Sept. 15 and 16. The parties agreed to issue joint statements on the progress of the negotiations throughout the process.

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On learning from a master: an interview with pianist Anna Peletsis

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:21

Blog post by Chris Maskell:

Since she became part of the faculty of the Schulich School of Music in 1992, ten of Professor Marina Mdivani’s students have won the McGill Concerto Competition. The most recent of these, Anna Peletsis, shares an interesting parallel with Mdivani’s past – both attended the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and eventually relocated to Canada.

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Montreal EMBA weaves together cultural threads in clothing line

Thu, 2016-09-22 12:39

On first meeting Jean-Claude Tshipama, the exiting CEO of Groupe Canal+ in Montreal with 14 years of experience in the global telecommunications and IT industries, the expectation is that his reputation as an executive who has worked in 47 countries worldwide will dominate the ensuing conversation.

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