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No MBA? You Can Still be a Great Leader; Maybe Even a Better One

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:36

According to Forbes, there are “three major disconnects” that “prevent business schools, especially those with full-time MBA programs,” from developing leaders. Topping the list is a lack of sufficient emphasis on soft “people” skills, Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, told the magazine.

Source Site: /desautels

Panama Papers May Trigger Demand for Good Government

Tue, 2016-04-12 10:03

The parallel universe of some of the world’s wealthy and their bankers was exposed just over a week ago by a massive leak on its inner workings. The Panama Papers concerning more than 200,000 offshore companies continue to create enough waves internationally that the whistleblower on the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca will, when identified, probably become known as the world’s leading “Information Patriot.”

Source Site: /desautels

Self-directed coaching for McGill employees and teams

Wed, 2016-04-06 14:00

Co-developed by Professor Henry Mintzberg and McGill grad Phil LeNir, CoachingOurselvesis a tool for sparking employee discussion and growth. It’s found success across Canada and around the world, and if you’re a McGill employee, you can use it for free to grow, network, and help achieve your full professional potential.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, April 5, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

Managing Upward: A Key Part Of Being A Really Useful Manager For Your People

Tue, 2016-03-29 10:15

The most important part of being a great boss is focusing on the people who work for you. Perhaps the second most important element is learning to effectively manage upward. Doing this well can be a great help to the people that work for you.

Source Site: /desautels

Ambition internationale, logique industrielle, risques financiers : le dilemme d’EDF

Mon, 2016-03-14 14:31

Dans un contexte économique de plus en plus difficile à décrypter et à anticiper, l'agilité est devenue une compétence essentielle des organisations, qui se doivent de développer leur adaptabilité sans sacrifier le volontarisme et la vision de long terme également indispensables à leur succès, voire à leur survie.

Source Site: /desautels

Why it's time for business schools to radically rethink the MBA

Fri, 2016-03-11 10:21

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Source Site: /desautels

Africa: Why It's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Tue, 2016-03-08 09:51

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Source Site: /desautels

Why it's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Mon, 2016-03-07 13:31

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

In this tough economic and political climate it's important to question whether business schools should be doing something differently.

Source Site: /desautels

IMHL Information Session at McGill University

Wed, 2016-03-30 18:00 - 20:00

IMHL Information Sesssion at McGill University 

Date & Time: March 30th, 2016, 6pm-8pm 

Location: Room 245, Bronfman Building 

Source Site: /desautels

3 questions à se poser pour bien cerner son nouveau rôle de gestionnaire

Wed, 2016-02-17 13:09

Après quelques années de loyaux services au sein de votre entreprise, vous venez d’être promu gestionnaire. Bien que vous soyez du genre confiant et que vous ayez l’habitude de tout prendre en charge rapidement, vous avez soudainement l’impression de perdre pied. Comment apprivoiser ce nouveau rôle?

Source Site: /desautels