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Desautels Faculty of Management receives EQUIS accreditation

We are pleased to announce that McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management has been granted the prestigious European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation for a five-year period by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

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Published on : 14 Jun 2013

La faculté de gestion Desautels reçoit l’agrément EQUIS

Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer que la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’université McGill a obtenu l’agrément prestigieux European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) pour une période de cinq ans décerné par l’European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Jun 2013

Bombardier’s CSeries Jet Expected for First Flight, But Other Hurdles Remain

Later this month, a plane will be sent up high into the skies near Montreal to ensure flying conditions are ideal. Then, if its pilots give the go-ahead, spectators will hold their breath and the Bombardier CSeries jet will take off for its much-anticipated maiden flight.“The CSeries is, not quite, but almost bet-your-company for Bombardier,” said McGill University business professor Karl Moore, noting that the company also runs a large rail division.

Published on : 12 Jun 2013

Balancing the Pay Scale: ‘Fair’ vs. ‘Unfair’

Whether you are a shelf stocker at Walmart, a second-year associate at a consulting company, or an equity analyst at an investment bank, you may feel that you are not adequately compensated for the work you do; in other words, you are underpaid. But underpaid relative to what? How do employers determine compensation levels, and what consequences can these decisions have for an organization?

Published on : 12 Jun 2013

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Entrepreneurial Hotbeds ‘Popping Up Like Mushrooms’

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks withTarun Khanna, professor at the Harvard Business School and director of Harvard’s South Asia Institute. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 11, 2013

Published on : 12 Jun 2013

How Can Doctors Prepare for New Roles in Clinical Commissioning Groups?

Changes in how health care is delivered, the absence of significant new money for the foreseeable future, and ageing populations threaten to overwhelm our UK health system if we don't change.

Published on : 12 Jun 2013

Episode 11 with Reuven Brenner - The Force of Finance

Reuven Brenner holds the REPAP Chair in Economics at McGill University’s Faculty of Management. He has written numerous books, including The Force of Finance: Triumph of the Capital Markets (2002). Part 11 of a video series produced by the Montreal Economic Institute: www.iedm.org. Watch full interview: Frontier Centre for Public Policy

Published on : 04 Jun 2013

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The Two Most Underrated Leadership Skills

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks with MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Deborah Ancona. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 4, 2013

Published on : 04 Jun 2013

Low-cost water purifier wins Canadian $100,000 grant

In developing countries, particularly in rural villages and urban slums, people can hardly afford water-purification systems. The consequences are fatal, with infectious diarrhoea causing around 2.2 million deaths every year, most of which are children under the age of five from countries like Kenya and India.

Published on : 04 Jun 2013

Leadership: An Interview with Nancy J. Adler, PhD

Kristine Marin Kawamura, PhD, Lead Editor and Interviewer and Riane Eisler, JD and Contributing Editor and Interviewer, interview Nancy J. Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. Read full interview: Cross Cultural Management, 2013

Published on : 31 May 2013

Quebec Cracking Down on AirBnB

Professor Animesh Animesh talks to CTV Canada AM about Quebec government cracking down on AirBnB. Watch full interview (starts at 07:09:00): CTV Canada AM, May 28, 2013

Published on : 31 May 2013

What The Younger Generation Wants At Work - With OgilvyOne CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh

One of the youngest and with-it industries is advertising and no where more so than the new media side. One of the smarest people I know is Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79), who is the CEO of OgilvyOne, the new media part of Ogilvy, the great advertising company. So it quite interesting to talk to Brian about the younger generation and how it likes to be worked with, he has got many on his staff. Over to Brian.

Published on : 31 May 2013

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Innovation the ‘lifeblood’ of GE Healthcare

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Tom Gentile, CEO of GE Healthcare’s Health Systems division. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, May 28, 2013

Published on : 31 May 2013

Event Hall at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Named in Honour of Marcel A. Desautels

A newly-opened event space at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management which has already hosted events with global leaders from the fields of management, politics and academics, has been named in honour of one of the School’s leading benefactors. ... The space will be known as Desautels Hall in honour of Dr. Marcel A. Desautels (LLD'07), befitting the school’s most generous donor, who has given an extraordinary $41 million to the Rotman School.

Published on : 24 May 2013

Is an MBA the Next Step for You?

If you’re looking to further your career in business, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered undertaking an MBA. Yes, a programme such as this can bring about great future benefits and has real potential to accelerate your career. But how much do you actually know about MBAs, and have you weighed up all the pros and cons?

Published on : 24 May 2013