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Two McGill researchers honoured with 2010 Prix du Québec

Again this year, McGill researchers are among the winners of the Prix du Québec, which were announced today at a news conference in Montreal.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2010

Transformation of HR management is underway

"If you're in business, you need to know the basics of technology," says Animesh Animesh, assistant professor of information systems at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. "That's what we're doing in our classes so that our students have the exposure to technology in their business classes they need for the new reality."

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Published on : 02 Nov 2010

New CN boss Claude Mongeau says efficiency is key

Quebec native and McGill MBA graduate Claude Mongeau is not content to rest on the imposing legacies of his predecessors, Paul Tellier and Hunter Harrison, who moulded CN corporation into one of North America's strongest rail companies.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2010

Swiss Direct Democracy: Good; Now What About California's?

Professor Reuven Brenner discusses how direct democracy has brought about greater accountability to Switzerland. But California's attempt has placed two conflicting propositions on its ballot, potentially confusing voters.

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Published on : 01 Nov 2010

Portrait of the artist as an MBA prof

The day Nancy Adler arrived in Montreal three decades ago to teach management at McGill University is still vividly etched in her mind. Perhaps it’s because she is also an artist.

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Published on : 01 Nov 2010

The evolution of leadership

After a decade notorious for the misuse of corporate power, our ideas about leadership in business have come full circle.

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Published on : 01 Nov 2010

Killing Yourself with Kindness

Being a pushover can be self-destructive.

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Published on : 01 Nov 2010

Desautels MBA #1 in Canada for Salary, GMAT and International Faculty

Canadian Business Magazine has unveiled its MBA Guide 2010 for students, showcasing the graduate-level business schools across Canada. Results show that the Desautels MBA Program has the highest post-graduation starting salary with an average of C$103,000.Desautels MBA students also have the second highest GMAT score in all of Canada, at 668.

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Published on : 01 Nov 2010

«L'informatique en nuage» brouille les frontières

« On a besoin d'un cadre international pour aider les entreprises à gérer des nouvelles technologies qu'elles comprennent parfois bien peu », explique Samer Faraj, titulaire de la Chaire canadienne de recherche en technologie, gestion et santé de l'Université McGill.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2010

To Stabilize the Economy, Fix the U.S. Dollar

Prof. Reuven Brenner, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, comments on how anchoring the dollar to gold would be the best solution for the U.S., China and the rest of the world.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2010

Talking Management: The New Global Economic Reality

Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management speaks to Robert Greenhill, who is the managing director of the World Economic Forum (WEF), aka Davos.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2010

Prof. Reuven Brenner to appear on Scully/The World Show

Prof. Reuven Brenner, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed by Robert Scully of Scully/The World Show about the financial crisis (in English), and about Prof. Brenner’s latest book, The World of Chance (in French). The English-language interview will be carried on WCFE Mountainlake PBS: Wednesday, October 27th at 8:30 pm Sunday, October 31st at 9:30 am.

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Published on : 25 Oct 2010

Teaching Business Leadership As Fine Art

By day Dr. Adler, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, teaches MBA students and advises major international corporations on cross-cultural management issues, but she also has been, for decades, one of the country's most highly respected watercolorists.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2010

Help Watch Muhammad Yunus Speak at Desautels Faculty of Management

Watch Grameen Bank founder and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. Muhammad Yunus speak at Desautels Faculty of Management. This event was filmed on October 1, 2010

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Watch Muhammad Yunus Speak at Desautels Faculty of Management

Watch Grameen Bank founder and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. Muhammad Yunus speak at Desautels Faculty of Management. This event was filmed on October 1, 2010

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010