Quick Links

Desautels Faculty of Management news

Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data. ... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Published on : 18 Aug 2015

Geoffroy en pleine ascension

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. ... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Young moms using social media to find, buy products

A majority of Canadian mothers now rely on social media platforms to both discover and buy products, a new report by Mintel suggests.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Historic school yearbooks resurrected online

You probably thought (or hoped) your high school yearbook would never see the light of day again. ... And, William Shatner, known for his role as cultural icon Captain Kirk, was an active member of McGill University’s theatre world in the days before television became mainstream in Canada.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

¿Qué se entiende por estrategia de marca? (Parte I)

Vivimos en un mercado poblado de productos y servicios similares donde la competencia es muy fuerte, por lo cual, el diseño de la estrategia de una marca es muy importante para la vida y el futuro de los productos o servicios “bautizados” con un nombre. Iniciamos en esta edición el tema: Estrategia de Marca. 

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

How leaders can help employees find purpose at work

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak with Gianpiero Petriglieri from INSEAD.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

What effective leaders in online communities do differently

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to one of our senior I.T. professors at McGill, Samer Faraj.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015

OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015.... Pascal Tremblay is currently President, Managing Partner of Novacap. He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke and an MBA from McGill University.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

WestJet pilots reject vote to unionize

Airline analyst Karl Moore says a union goes against WestJet's family-approach to its business and employees. Watch full interview: The Loop, August 6, 2015

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

« Il faut offrir à chacun la chance de réveiller ses talents latents », affirme les professeur Henry Mintzberg

Management – Lorsqu’on leur demande s’ils se sentent engagés dans leur travail, 37 % des Canadiens répondent : « Mon travail ne sert qu’à joindre les deux bouts. Je m’épanouis, en fait, dans d’autres aspects de ma vie »... Y a-t-il moyen de relancer leur intérêt pour le travail ? De les remotiver ? De les réenchanter, même ? Henry Mintzberg, professeur de management à l’Université McGill et auteur d’une quinzaine de livres, dont celui à succèsGérer dans l’action(Éd. Transcontinental, 2014), a sa petite idée sur le sujet.

Published on : 07 Aug 2015

What does future hold for Laura clothing stores now that they are asking for creditor protection?

Professor Ken Lester talks about what the retailer Laura needs to do to survive in this market. Listen to the interview: CBC News, August 5, 2015

Published on : 07 Aug 2015