Desautels Faculty of Management news
For the fifth year in a row, McGill University has been named one of the Top 25 universities in the world by the prestigious Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings (THES-QS). McGill's placing in the 2008 rankings was again the highest of any Canadian university.
Prof. Samer Faraj (Information Systems) has received the Organizational Communications and Information Systems (OCIS) division Best Paper award at the Academy of Management Annual meeting, Anaheim, CA. August 10-13, 2008. The paper is titled "Contested Meaning: Power & Frames in IT Implementation" and is co-authored with Bijan Azad of the American University of Beirut.
Doctoral student Olivier Caya (now on the faculty of Université de Sherbrooke) has won the Best Student Paper award at the Organizational Communications and Information Systems (OCIS) division at the Academy of Management Annual meeting, Anaheim, CA. August 10-13, 2008.
Doctoral Student Salman Nazir and Prof. Alain Pinsonneault (Information Systems) won the “Best Track Paper” at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) August 14-17, Toronto. The paper is titled: "The Role of Information Technology in Firm Agility: An Electronic Integration Perspective."
Professor Myung-Soo Jo (Marketing) has received a Research Funding Award of US$40,000 from the Korea Foundation for the research project entitled "Cultural Impacts on Country Images."
Gregory Vit's (Strategy & Organization) paper, "The Multiple Logics of Conformity and Contrarianism: The Problem With Investment Banks and Bankers" has been selected by the editorial board of the Journal of Management Inquiry (JMI) to receive the "Breaking the Frame Award" for the best paper in the Journal of Management Inquiry for 2007.
Finance’s Francesca Carrieri and Vihang Errunza (along with Ked Hogan of Barclays Global Investors) wrote the paper, "Characterizing World Market Integration through Time," which has won the 2007 William F. Sharpe Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA).
To: All McGill Staff and Students. Last night, AGSEM, the union representing Teaching Assistants and Demonstrators at McGill, declared a strike against the University.
Associate professor of operations management Saibal Ray has been selected for the 2008 Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE) Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics Best Application Paper Award.