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Putting some soul into management

Nancy Adler,professor,Desautels Faculty of Management,McGill University,Canada,and an artist herself, says soon the Master of Fine Arts will become a much sought-after business degree because "designing innovative options requires more than the traditional analytical skills taught during the past half century.

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Published on : 31 Jul 2010

Professor Laurent Barras on Assessing the Skill of Mutual Fund Managers

Prof. Laurent Barras teaches at McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, Montreal: "How many mutual funds can consistently outperform the broad stock market? And does it make sense to try to identify these successful funds? These are essential questions that individual investors or pension funds face when they make investment decisions…"

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Published on : 29 Jul 2010

Professor Karl Moore gives his view on Canada's "Balanced Capitalism"

(Video) Canada occupies the precious middle ground between red meat capitalism on the right and risky deficit spending on the left. Desautels’ Karl Moore gives his view on Canada's "Balanced Capitalism" in The Mark News.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2010

McGill's Principal Heather Munroe-Blum Named to Prestigious Committee on the Future of Research Universities

Experience will provide valuable guide to solutions we need, Chancellor says McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum has been named to a blue-ribbon committee of academic and research leaders in the United States charged with determining key actions governments, universities and others could take in order to maintain research excellence at American universities.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2010

TALKING MANAGEMENT: Professor Karl Moore Talks to Dick Evans

Paul Tellier, former CEO of CN and of Bombardier and Dick Evans who just retired recently as the CEO of Rio Tinto Alcan talk to Desautels Faculty of Management's Karl Moore about how stepping down doesn’t have to mean slowing down.

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Published on : 14 Jul 2010

TALKING MANAGEMENT: Professor Karl Moore Talks to Ed Lawler

Desautels' Karl Moore talks to organizational adaptability expert Ed Lawler

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Published on : 07 Jul 2010

MBA Candidate, Ishana Gopaul, receives the Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Ishana Gopaul, MBA Candidate at the Desautels Faculty of Management, is the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She is currently pursuing research under the supervision of Prof. Karl Moore.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2010

TALKING MANAGEMENT: Professor Karl Moore Speaks with Jonathan Spector

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, talking management for The Globe and Mail speaks with Jonathan Spector, CEO of the Conference Board, which is a conference board in 130 countries around the world.

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Published on : 30 Jun 2010

Conférence de Michael Porter, LLD, sur l'environnement - l'inaction d'Ottawa nuit à l'économie

Tout le monde a fini par comprendre que le resserrement des règles environnementales ne nuisait pas nécessairement au succès des entreprises, bien au contraire. Tout le monde, à l'exception de certains gouvernements, notamment celui des États-Unis et du Canada, déplore le gourou américain de la compétitivité Michael Porter.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2010

Desautels Leaps to #6 (from 29) in 2010 Corporate Knights CSR Business School Rankings

The bulk of Canadian business schools are blinded by the status quo, despite the fact that leading schools are mapping out a path to sustainability. Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveils the seventh-annual Knight Schools ranking. The ranking analyzes how Canadian universities fare in integrating sustainability into the school experience.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2010

Prof. Reuven Brenner comments on the attemps to curb speculation before the G20 summit in Toronto

Financial markets are forcing governments to respond more quickly and correct their gravest mistakes. The politicians do not like it a bit. So why not try to blame rich speculators - prof. Reuven Brenner comments on the attemps to curb speculation before the G20 summit in Toronto.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2010

Professor Karl Moore on his First-Hand View of the Dubai Economy

Dr. Karl Moore with the McGill University discusses a recent class trip to Dubai to see how the economy in that part of the world has been affected by the global recession. Moore appeared on the PBS program, Mountain Lake Journal.

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Published on : 18 Jun 2010

Professor Karl Moore Talks to André Navarri About Bombardier's High Speed Ambitions

André Navarri, President of Bombardier Transportation, the train and transit side of Bombardier talks to Karl Moore about the long-term prospects for rail transportation.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

Alumnus Dick Pound Backs UW in Doping Scandal; Ex-Wada President Calls Sanction a 'Good Message'

Canada's foremost expert on doping control applauds the University of Waterloo's decision to cancel the upcoming season for its football team. "From the university's perspective, it probably had no alternative," Dick Pound, former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, said Tuesday. "It's clearly a very serious situation..."

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

McGill University Boosts Canada’s Ranking in the Top Countries With the Best Universities

"Still think Ivy League universities dominate the world's best institutions? Guess again. The landscape of the best and brightest universities is diverse and widespread. Using U.S. News and World Report data, determined which countries have the highest-rated universities in the world.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2010