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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.

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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 

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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?

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The real (and shocking) story of Kevin O'Leary's business career

Thu, 2016-01-28 09:35

Buried in the back pages of the financial press last October was a story about the sale of his mutual fund company, O’Leary Funds, to Canoe Financial, an investment firm run by former Dragons’ Den cast member and entrepreneur Brett Wilson.

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«Manager wälzen Kosten auf die Gesellschaft ab»

Tue, 2016-01-26 09:34

Henry Mintzberg ist ein BWL-Doyen. Mit den heutigen Managern und Business Schools geht er hart ins Gericht. Die Gier der VW-Manager sei nur die Spitze des Eisberges.

In einer losen Reihe widmet sich die «Handelszeitung» den Gurus der Business Schools. Wie sehen sie die Welt? Was läuft falsch in der Wirtschaft? Und was muss sich ändern? Den Auftakt macht Henry Mintzberg.

Source Site: /desautels

The bull in the China shop: Money managers short on history and long on panic

Fri, 2016-01-22 10:45

The money managers have started 2016 in a blue funk – but most are too young to remember what kicked off at the end of the 1980s and the fact that, with the exception of the instigator, we weren’t then doomed to years of economic gloom.

...Of course, professor Henry Mintzberg described the Davos gathering as the event "where the people who spend all year causing our problems take a few days prentending to fix them."

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Communityship

Mon, 2016-01-18 14:18

The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context.

Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

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Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

Fri, 2016-01-15 13:18

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..."

... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

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