Desautels Faculty of Management

On the LDRLB podcast (@LDRLB), we draw much of our content from the research and writings of the world’s top professors. Most are from business schools, others from a variety of fields relevant to leading organizations. 

Classified as: Karl Moore, Leadership, Strategy, twitter, competia, estelle metayer, LDRLB
Published on: 15 Aug 2014

Montréal, le 12 août 2014 –  Louis Hébert et Alain Pinsonneault, les codirecteurs du programme d’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, ont le plaisir d’annoncer la remise de deux bourses d’étude d’une valeur de 40 000 $ chacune.

Classified as: EMBA, Executive MBA
Published on: 12 Aug 2014

Montreal, August 12, 2014Louis Hébert and Alain Pinsonneault, co-directors of the McGill HEC Montréal EMBA  are pleased to present this year’s two $40,000 scholarship winners.

Classified as: EMBA, Executive EMBA
Published on: 12 Aug 2014

LocoMobi are pleased to announce Luce Veilleux has joined the LocoMobi Board of Advisors.

Classified as: BCom, MBA, BCom Alumni, Luce Veilleux, Faculty Advisory Board
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

The value of research is best realised when academics are prepared to descend from their rarefied elevations and recognise that practitioners have an important role to play in knowledge production.

Classified as: Business, Henry Mintzberg, academic research, WITS business school
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

Finding information about oil and gas wells is about to become easier thanks to a new website that aims to provide data on all the wells drilled in Canada and the United States since 1859.

Classified as: Dror Etzion, federal government grant, gas well, oil well, wellwiki
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

If you've turned on the news lately, you may have gotten the sense that the world is falling apart. From rising body counts in Gaza and Israel to a plane getting shot down in Ukraine to increasing violence in Nigeria and Syria, it can often seem like a never-ending stream of grim realities.

Classified as: MBA, Hult Prize, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

Tom Peters has long argued the case for Customer Centricity. At the 2011 Progress Conference he said; “The magic formula that business has revealed is to treat their customers like guests and their employees like people.” So what is his 2013 take on strategy and leadership? Think of this as “Tom Peter’s Balanced Scorecard”.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Leadership, business management, customer centricity
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

Nouvelle « choc », en quelque sorte, dans le monde de la littérature à Montréal. Non, Michel Tremblay n’écrit pas un nouveau roman. Dany Laferrière n’a pas renoncé à son fauteuil à l’Académie française.

... Et selon Jui Ramaprasad, professeure de management et de technologie à l’Université McGill, cette tendance ira en augmentant.

Read full article (in French): Sympatico Actualités

Classified as: Jui Ramaprasad
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Timothy Devinney, Leadership Chair in International Business at Leeds University.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Classified as: Talking Management, Karl Moore, corporation, International Business, leeds university, Timothy Devinney
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, stick to their firm belief that a two-state solution is the only way to end the long-running Middle East conflict involving Israel and Palestine They are mistaken. 

Classified as: Reuven Brenner, repap chair, middle east
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.

Classified as: MBA, aspire food group, Mohammed Ashour, International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM), palm weevil, poverty
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

Amit Chatterjee is the Managing Director of the Sartorius India group of companies since2002. He has been with the company since 1993. Sartorius AG (, is a 140-year-old German technology major listed on the German and French stock exchanges. A post graduate in Chemistry, Amit has a diploma in Practising Management from INSEAD, France and a Master of Management from McGill University, Canada. His professional repertoire includes 15 years in Sales and Marketing and 17 years in Strategic Management.

Classified as: Marketing, masters in management, Amit Chatterjee, india, sales, sartorius, strategic management
Published on: 8 Aug 2014

La proposition de Carlos Slim d’une semaine de travail de trois jours semble folle. Mais beaucoup, en 1922, pensaient Henry Ford fou quand il a annoncé que son personnel travaillerait cinq jours par semaine.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, carlos slim
Published on: 31 Jul 2014