Desautels Faculty of Management news
Forty years ago, Henry Mintzberg, of McGill University, asked the simple question: “What do managers do?” To Mintzberg managers were not just corporate CEOs but also “vice presidents, bishops, foremen, hockey coaches and prime ministers”—people with “formal authority” for some kind of “organizational unit.” Read full article: Government Executive, January 8, 2015
Written by DaHee Han You’d be right in thinking that shame and guilt are negative emotions, but they can actually be used to create successful marketing campaigns. What marketers really need to know is that both emotions have different effects on consumers. Read full article: Digital Marketing, January 9, 2015
Industry leaders have been reacting to the news that the US Congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor or reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for six years. The vote stalled before Christmas after a senator objected but passed through both houses of Congress on Wednesday. ... Meanwhile an academic has warned that policies on protecting locations need to be more flexible. Professor Mehmet Gumus of Desautels Faculty of Management says that governments need to allow funds for analysis of terrorists’ behaviours.
Congratulations to all of those who participated and supported our 2015 Jeux du Commerce delegation Winning 6 distinctive podiums, the academic teams cummulatively placed Desautels in the 3rd spot of the academic ranking: 2nd place in Debate: Djavan Habel-Thurton, Evan Weiser, Justin Kieran, and Jade Vaillancourt. 3rd place in Marketing : Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Rachel Burk, and Louisa Guo. 3rd place in Operations Management: Asma Diallo, Thalia Duhamel, and Francois Boisvert. 2nd place Human Resources: Graydon Clerk, Elie Lubendo, and Kangni Chen.
24 Desautels undergraduate accounting students recently received scholarships from the Order of CPAs of Quebec!
Congratulations to Gabriel Alary, Marc-André Benoit, Jenny Bradley-Tessier, Michael Cohen, Richard Despatie, Luisa Di Benedetto, Nicolas Glaudemans, Kaihua He, Nathaniel Kirsh, Christina Kontaxis, Cédric Lalonde-McNicoll, Elizabeth Lefebvre, Antoine Legault, Patrick Lorange, Matthew Minuk, Marc-Benoit Roch, Adam Shapiro, Sebastian Soch, Arina Tcherniavskaia, Xinning Zheng and Kaixin Zheng for receiving 21 of the 100 scholarships awarded in Quebec based on academic performance and extra-curricular involvement.
Officials say they've located bodies and debris from the missing AirAsia Flight. Homerun's Morgan Dunlop talked to Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, about how its disappearance compares to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Watch full video: CBC, December 30, 2014
The problem is not that Bombardier Inc. played a complex shell game since at least 2010 by refinancing and redirecting US$500 million of its financing activities to Luxembourg, a notorious tax haven.... Ken Lester, adjunct professor of finance at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said in an interview that “this is a social thing we have to resolve.”
When your correspondent entered the leadership field in the early nineties, not long after starting work as a middle manager, the economy was rebounding from a recession and a new buzz around leadership was emerging. Fueled by the writings of a growing cast of respected thinkers, this buzz not only re-introduced the writings of such luminaries as Peter Drucker, Mary Parker Follett and Jay Forrester, but also sought to explore the interconnection between leadership and management.
Everyone is looking to start-ups in Silicon Valley to find the next big thing in the business world, but what if the next big thing in business education isn’t coming from a start-up or even a big name school in the US, but from established institutions in Europe.
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 Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, December , 2014
Cuba has always held a certain allure for the traveller: the music, the food, the beaches and even the cigars.... McGill University business professor Karl Moore said that while Canadian sun seekers won’t likely feel an immediate impact from the news, he expects U.S. companies will begin to think about investing there. Read full article: Our Windsor, December 17, 2014
Neil Petroff, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen McLennan to Vice-President, Natural Resources. Mr. McLennan reports to Ziad Hindo, Senior Vice-President, Tactical Asset Allocation & Natural Resources. ... Read full article: Financial Post, December 16, 2014
By DaHee Han There are ways to ensure marketers are not fumbling in the dark when it comes to getting the most out of using emotion in their marketing campaigns. From billboards and adverts to their company website, my research shows that emotions such as shame and guilt can be used to create a favourable response from consumers.
The Social Business Academia Report 2014 gives a comprehensive overview about many of the social business initiatives that take place at universities around the world. Social businesses aim to solve social problems in a financially self-sustainable way. ... Robert J. David is Associate Professor of Strategy & Organization and the Cleghorn Faculty Scholar at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. He is also Director of the Centre for Strategy Studies in Organization at McGill.
Cine sunt managerii care conduc cele mai mari mall-uri din România, în care intră zilnic 400.000 de oameni
Mallurile cu cele mai mari vânzări de pe piaţa locală - AFI Palace Cotroceni şi Băneasa Shopping City din Bucureşti - sunt conduse de doi manageri străini - israelianul Israel Vizel şi grecul Georgios Argentopoulos -, în timp ce proprietarii altor zece centre comerciale importante au decis să lase administrarea pe mâna unor manageri români, reiese dintr-o analiză a ZF. ... Georgios Argentopoulos CEO, Băneasa Developments