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BCom Students and Former Dobson Cup Winners Named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 Student Entrepreneur Quebec Champions

Daniel Cohen and Mark Sadaka are co-owners of Sentrig, which offers marketers an innovative technology for promoting their products: a backlit billboard that doubles as a mirror when someone stands in front of it. They are also full-time students at McGill University. The two men were named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 student entrepreneur Quebec champions.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Painting outside the bottom line

"Simply let the words and music flow around you until they flow completely within you," advised the session's leader and the creator of the paintings, McGill University management professor Nancy Adler. "Can we come back to seeing the beauty in the world?" she asked. "How do we proclaim our profoundly human role as creators and as leaders?"

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Published on : 14 Aug 2010

Picture this: Business gets artistic in Montreal

Bridging two worlds, McGill management faculty professor, Nancy Adler, says finance and creativity go together.

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Published on : 06 Aug 2010

McGill's Nancy Adler and the Art of Management

McGill management professor Nancy Adler teaches with broad strokes -- the brush strokes of an artist. Adler, a professor of organizational behavior and international management at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management, has been painting for the last two decades.

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Published on : 02 Aug 2010

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