Desautels Faculty of Management

Riôtel Group confirms the arrival of the third generation of the family to Rioux direction Riôtel Matane. En effet, Marie-Frédérik Rioux occupe maintenant les fonctions de directrice de l’établissement. L’hôtel compte 120 chambres, un spa, deux piscines, le restaurant Cargo et six salles de réunions complètement rénovées. 

Classified as: BCom Alumni, EMBA Alumni, François Rioux, Marie-Frédérik Rioux
Published on: 9 Sep 2015

This op-ed is written by Reuven Brenner, the Repap Chair at McGill University’s Desautels faculty of Management. 

Much has been written on the “Dutch Disease” – how countries relying on their natural resources often fall on hard times, failing to develop. A Chinese observer, Laozi, in 81 BC had this to say: “A country is never as poor as when it seems filled with riches” (in Yan Tie Lun, A Discourse on Salt and Iron).  Only these days, the natural riches are oil (in Canada, Norway, Russia, Middle East) and in Australia, iron ore.

Classified as: Reuven Brenner
Published on: 9 Sep 2015

Full-time Desautels students are invited to apply to the 2015-16 MDIIM Student Associates Program. Each fall, a select few MBA and BCom students receive an award of $5,000 and become formally affiliated with MDIIM for a one-year term.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Integrated Management, Current student information
Published on: 2 Sep 2015

MDIIM Associate Director, Professor Saku Mantere, was recently awarded the 2015 Best Published Paper in Organization and Management Theory for his paper "The contraction of meaning: The combined effect of communication, emotions and materiality on sensemaking in the Stockwell shooting” with co-authors Joep P. Cornelissen and Eero Vaara. Click here to view the award winning paper. 

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Integrated Management
Published on: 2 Sep 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am sitting down with James Tansey from the University of British Columbia.

Classified as: Karl Moore
Published on: 27 Aug 2015

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene.
... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Sebastien Manigat
Published on: 27 Aug 2015

Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University and the author of Rebalancing Society (2015)

This is written on behalf of Canada’s silenced majority – those of us who care deeply about our country but have been shut out by a government of micromanaged dogma. We consider Canada to be a nation of decency and balance, but for years we have been getting nastiness and bullying, alongside disrespect for basic democratic institutions.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, the globe and mail
Published on: 27 Aug 2015

Though it was recently announced that productivity in the US rose 1.3% from the previous quarter, Alan Greenspan is worried about the collapse in productivity: “I think it’s the most serious problem that confronts not only the United States but the world at large and more exactly the developed world especially. American productivity is not significantly different from zero growth in the last 6 or 8 quarters. 
... Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. The article draws on his Force of Finance (2001).

Classified as: Reuven Brenner
Published on: 27 Aug 2015

For Immediate Release

World’s first Group MOOC set to ignite global social change

Classified as: edx, moocs, GROOC, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Group MOOC, press release
Published on: 26 Aug 2015

That plaintive cry you heard over the weekend was the sound of millions of teens and tweens around the world mourning the imminent loss of One Direction, the hugely popular British boy band launched by "X Factor" and "American Idol" svengali Simon Cowell.
... “There’s a spillover effect,” said Jui Ramaprasad, a professor at McGill University who teaches a course on the music business. “It’s not just the effect of One Direction’s sales.”

Classified as: Jui Ramaprasad, Entertainment Business, One Direction
Published on: 26 Aug 2015

Les étudiants d’été se voient souvent confier de nombreux dossiers lors de leur passage au bureau. Comment gérer la charge de travail parfois importante et les échéances ?
... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle passe son deuxième été au sein du cabinet Gowlings à Montréal.

Read full article: Droit-Inc, August 21, 2015

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Sabina Malderle
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

One of the most down to earth and helpful approaches to feedback that you should consider adding to your repertoire is one that I have taught to hundreds of managers in new manager courses: The Five Languages of Appreciation.

Written by Karl Moore.

Read full article: Forbes, August 20, 2015

Classified as: Karl Moore, forbes
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1.

Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Anthony Shaw
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Marc-Antoine La Rochelle
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

There are some places Wayne Griffith knows like the back of his hand.
... Griffith brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry to his new position at RBC. A graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, the Bajan holds a Bachelor’s degree of commerce and a number of other financial planning designations from Concordia, the Canadian Securities Institute, the Institute of Canadian Bankers and McGill University’s Executive Institute.

Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Wayne Griffith
Published on: 24 Aug 2015

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