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Mme Edmée Métivier, membre du conseil consultatif de la Faculté est la leader des finances

Une femme qui veut réussir en affaires doit apprendre rapidement, prendre des risques et considérer la défaite comme passagère, selon Edmée Métivier. Vice-présidente exécutive, financement et consultation, à la Banque de développement du Canada (BDC), Edmée Métivier a une feuille de route brillante dans le monde de la finance canadienne.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

Dean Peter Todd and Professor Henry Mintzberg Offer Their Takes on the Connected Work World

To anyone who works in an office, it’s quite clear the proliferation of mobile computing technologies – from BlackBerries to laptops to iPhones – has a huge effect on the way managers and other workers go about their daily business. What may be surprising is that not many academics have researched these effects.

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Published on : 06 May 2010

Prof. Jang Comments on Three Problems Leading to Information System Failures

Businesses around the world are suffering from a chronic disease that has been vastly overlooked and misdiagnosed. ...Yeona Jang, professor of practice management, at McGill University, says one of the biggest examples of a failed information system is Canada's bungled eHealth initiative.

Published on : 04 May 2010

Prof. Moore comments on WestJet’s Bumpy Quarter

WestJet reported a 63-percent drop in first-quarter profit. Karl Moore, professor of business strategy at McGill University, tells BNN why the airline has good long-term prospects, and gives his outlook for the aviation industry.

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Published on : 04 May 2010

International business professor Alan Rugman tells Desautels’ Prof. Karl Moore that the world is regional not global

International business professor Alan Rugman tells McGill's Karl Moore that India and China are making huge strides, but they can’t yet equal Western firms’ technological, brand name and marketing savvy.

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Published on : 04 May 2010

Prof. Moore donne son commentaire sur le mariage United-Continental

Les voyageurs américains, habitués à de bons prix quand ils prennent l'avion, pourraient devoir payer davantage si le mariage United-Continental va de l'avant tel qu'annoncé hier.

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Published on : 03 May 2010

Faculty Advisory Board Member, Elliot Lifson, honoured as a member of the Club des entrepreneurs du Conseil de patronat du Québec

Desautels Faculty Advisory Board Member and Executive in Residence, Elliot Lifson, has been honoured as a member of the Club des entrepreneurs du Conseil de patronat du Québec.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2010

Talking Management: Bombardier’s Guy Hachey talks to Prof. Karl Moore

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management speaks to Guy Hachey, president and chief operating officer of Bombardier Aerospace, one of the top aerospace companies in the world.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2010

MBA Student Carla Aguirre is Awarded the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund announces its recipients for the 2010-2011 academic year. This program provides a $7,500 scholarship, a paid summer internship in the capital markets industry at one of the participating financial institutions, a mentor during the internship and final year of studies, and a one-year Women in Capital Markets (WCM) membership.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2010

William Shatner dans le rôle de gouverneur général du Canada?

Quelle est l'ineptie de l'heure dans le ROC? On verrait bien l'acteur William Shatner (le capitaine Kirk dans Star Trek) obtenir le rôle de gouverneur général du Canada, en remplacement de Michaëlle Jean dans la série. Selon un sondage, il recueillerait jusqu'à 43% d'appuis.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2010

Prof. Mintzberg is Tired of our Blind Devotion to Capitalism

A question and answer interview with Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies Henry Mintzberg, conducted in July 2009, has been published in the current issue of Corporate Knights Magazine (inserted in Thursday’s Globe and Mail): “I think the raising of money through capital markets to fund certain corporate activities will survive.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2010

Gov. Gen Kirk?

Continuing coverage on push for McGill grad for GG - Online campaigns are pushing for Canadian actor William Shatner, best known for playing Star Trek's Captain Kirk, to be appointed the country's next governor general.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2010

Le programme CREATE rejoint six universities

Le Devoir highlights various McGill initiatives that contribute to improving Quebecers’ lives, in a special supplement published in Saturday's edition. From neuroscience to heart disease, from cancer research to the training of family doctors, find out more about the many ways McGill and its affiliated hospitals are redefining health and wellness.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2010

Two Desautels Alumni Pitch Successfully to Dragon’s Den

Marc Bajramovic (BCom 1999, MBA 2002) and business partner Oren Tessler (BSc 1998, MBA 2005, MDCM 2005) pitched their business plan - to market a mouse designed to reduce repetitive stress injuries - to investors on the reality show Dragons' Den. [...] Tessler and Bajramovic persuaded two of the five "Dragons" to invest $75,000 for a 15-per-cent stake in the business.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2010

BCom Graduate William Shatner Appointed as the Next Governor General?

"It's time for Canada to boldly go where no country has gone before. It's time for Canada to appoint the incomparable William Shatner to the position of Governor General. Indeed, it's time to Back the Shat." So opens the Facebook page to "Help nominate William Shatner for Governor General of Canada". The movement has garnered 12,319 [16,000] fans since its start in late March.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2010