A Chinese student and the Desautels Professors who inspired her

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In a recent op-ed on sohu.com, Chuqing Zhang describes the four months she spent in Montreal at the Desautels Faculty of Management as an important phase in her development as an academic.

Of her time in Montreal, Zhang fondly remembers the city’s culture and people, its bagels, and the three Desautels professors who fired up her inspiration: Henry Mintzberg, who famously challenges today’s MBA training; Dror Etzion, in whose class she realised that she was there as a Chinese cultural ambassador as much as she was a student; and her mentor, Elena Obukhova, who is currently researching labour mobility in China.

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