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MBA: Baby Boom managers reinvent retirement

The research — led by Prof. Mary Dean Lee at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, with colleagues from McGill and York University in Canada, and Queensland University and the University of Melbourne in Australia — highlights the complexity of how managers are approaching the later stages of life.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Desjardins’ Monique Leroux on co-operative management

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Monique Leroux who is the Chair and CEO of the Desjardins Group, one of the largest co-operatives in the world.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2011

McGill Team Wins Trading Simulation

On March 5th, 200 participants competed in the annual McGill Trading Simulation, hosted by the McGill Investment Club. Congratulations to the winning team from McGill, the “Roaring Tigers”!

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Published on : 08 Mar 2011

The Real Value Of 7 Million Facebook Fans

"We used to create mixtapes and give to our best friends and now we have a means of doing that which sort of can spread word of mouth much faster and maybe reach a broader audience," says Jui Ramaprasad, a professor at McGill University in Montreal specializing in Information Systems and their effects on the music industry.

Published on : 07 Mar 2011

Basement salon put him on path to his own barbershop

William Biney greets a 20-something customer with a handshake and hands him a pair of slippers on a chilly March afternoon. Small business expert Ralph Cecere commented on the barbershop's potential for success: "Hair grows, so it is almost a guaranteed employment," said the professor who teaches at Mc-Gill's Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2011

Classroom India: From Politics to B-Schools, Social Media has Powered a Global Online Revolution

Is learning about what you learn outside the classroom? That's what students taking part in the annual 5 Hot Cities of the World Tour, a course offered by McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management would want you to believe.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2011

McGill women defeat Carabins to win Enos Cup

BCom student, Ann-Sophie Bettez and Katia Clement-Heydra each scored once and added three assists as No. 1-ranked McGill cruised to an 8-1 victory over the Montreal Carabins last night to capture the team’s sixth consecutive Ed Enos Cup as champion of the Quebec university women’s hockey league.

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Published on : 05 Mar 2011

Shatner treks onto GG's performing arts awards

Actor William Shatner (BCom’52), director Denis Villeneuve, composer and musician Howard Shore and Montreal choreographer and dancer Margie Gillis are among the winners of the 2011 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2011

In Wisconsin Are Public Workers Overpaid Or Underpaid?

As an employee signing a contractual agreement, your best alternative determines your negotiating power. If you are offered $100,000, a bonus, pension plan, health benefits, career path, severance payment and so forth, you can readily compare this to your alternatives and then decide. – Article by Professor Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 03 Mar 2011

B-School: Active Lessons in Sustainability

Business schools seem to be taking the view that the practical element is essential if CSR lessons are to be rammed home. The Desautels at Canada's McGill University, for example, has packed students off to India on a field trip this month to get a first-h

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Published on : 03 Mar 2011

MBA diary: Chaos theory

Last month, MBA students from Canada’s McGill University travelled to India to investigate business, culture and national competitiveness. Here one of them, Melanie Walsh, says that six-sigma management theory is thriving among the dabbawalas of Mumbai.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2011

Vente record d'avions d'affaires pour Bombardier

Bombardier Aéronautique a annoncé mardi la plus importante vente d'avions d'affaires de toute son histoire. Des contrats comme celui que vient de conclure la compagnie québécoise montrent que l'aviation d'affaires, particulièrement sensible aux soubresauts de l'économie, se remet enfin de deux années difficiles dues à la récession, note Karl Moore, professeur de management à l'Université McGill.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2011

Learning to build the 'big society'

In his highly readable book on management education, Managers not MBAs, Henry Mintzberg argues that learning is based on reflection, that real experience is the best thing for this reflection to centre on, and that the learning is reinforced as the student takes it back into his or her organisation – these tenets form the basis for our new Cert HE.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2011

Beyond MBA

An MBA is a useful tool for many students, especially those lacking business education or experience, but it’s not the only option for people looking to accelerate their careers.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2011

Canadian MBA Programs

Some key facts about all Canadian MBA programs including average GMAT scores, tuition price, years of work experience, etc…

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Published on : 01 Mar 2011