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Ontario co-op movement could use a legislative leg-up

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:32

Despite member-controlled and community-centric businesses gaining much appeal and generating billions in revenue, laws that govern co-ops in Ontario are strikingly outdated and restrictive.

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McGill celebrates top teachers

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:43

With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.

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Rethinking Management Education And Its Models

Mon, 2014-11-17 14:36

In their book, The Business School In The Twenty-first Century, Howard Thomas, Peter Lorange and Jagdish Sheth share insights on designing the business school of the future and how to make it work.

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¿Queremos una universidad burocrática o innovadora?

Tue, 2014-11-11 11:48

En los últimos años hemos asistido a una serie de cambios en la universidad española, entre los que destaca su creciente burocratización. Si bien es verdad que cuando hace una década se propusieron e introdujeron medidas que subrayaban la meritocracia, o promulgaban mejorar y normalizar en cierta medida los procesos de trabajo a través de organismos como la ANECA, en general estas fueron muy bien recibidas por la comunidad universitaria.

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The default mode for managers needs a reset

Tue, 2014-11-11 11:37

Grayson Perry, the transvestite artist, took aim last month at "default man": the cabal of white, middle-class, heterosexual, middle-aged males who run the British establishment.

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The fall of the Berlin Wall—a triumph for capitalism?

Tue, 2014-11-11 10:43

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago; hence we are now hearing a good deal about it. We are not, however, hearing much about the adverse impact this has been having on so many lives ever since. While the collapse of the wall freed the East Berliners of the shackles of communism, vast numbers of people around the world have since been shackled by another dogma, thanks to a misunderstanding of what brought that wall down. 

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Decepcionante Informe “España 2018” de las grandes empresas y la RSE

Thu, 2014-11-06 12:15

Una gran ocasión perdida

Las grandes empresas españolas se han manifestado con una batería de medidas sobre el empleo a través del “Informe España 2018”  presentado por el Consejo Empresarial de la Competitividad, formado por representantes del Instituto de la Empresa Familiar y los Presidentes de 15 grandes empresas globales españolas.

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New building to give Sheridan room to grow

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:48

College degree programs in business are proving popular with students, with one Ontario institution expanding its footprint to meet demand.

Sheridan College has announced plans for a 220,000-square-foot building to open in fall 2016 at its Mississauga campus, named for the municipality’s long-serving and just-retired mayor Hazel McCallion. The new building will house an expanded business faculty and other disciplines.

... New honours for Henry Mintzberg

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Henry Mintzberg receives McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:37

Henry Mintzberg has received the 2014 McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning for his extraordinary contributions to teaching and learning at the University over the last four decades.

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