Desautels Faculty of Management news
One of the biggest growth areas in research in management is the role of emotions at work. When I was working at IBM in the 1980s, if anyone got emotional during a meeting, we’d stop the meeting and have coffee, until everyone calmed down. This seemed to happen whenever emotion “reared its’ugly head”. Of course, there was plenty of emotion back then, but we undervalued it. Analysis was sovereign. Things are different today.
The demands in today’s healthcare environment require those clinically prepared to have managerial and leadership skills that are not learned in traditional training. The delivery of healthcare services is ever more complex, interactive and team-oriented. A thorough understanding of the whole field and all aspects of delivery are critical to contain costs and errors as well as to improve patient outcomes.
According to the Economist’s recent EMBA ranking, the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal has the best quality of students in Canada, and 4th in the world. The Economist today provided a more detailed breakdown of the EMBA ranking released last week, and the news is good for the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA Program. Read full article: EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, July 24, 2013
"I've never managed to get used to seeing people die." - Dr. Bernard Rieux, from The Plague by Albert Camus (and one of Joanne Liu's favourite books) She has treated people near death from a cholera epidemic in Haiti. She was quick to respond to injured tsunami survivors in Indonesia in 2004. She braved war conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan's Darfur region.
Głosować na prawicę, czy lewicę? To prawie bez znaczenia, gdy wyborcy szybko mogą rozliczyć polityków. Dobrobyt nie zależy od wyniku wyborów, ale od tego, czy funkcjonują mechanizmy egzekwowania odpowiedzialności rządzących przed obywatelami i czy ludzie z pomysłami mają dostęp do kapitału – uważa prof. Reuven Brenner. Read full article (in Polish): Obserwatorfinansowy.pl, July 22, 2013
L'EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal se classe dans le top 30 mondial (1er au Québec) – The Economist publie son premier classement des programmes d’Executive MBA
19 juillet 2013--The Economist a publié son tout premier classement des programmes d’Executive MBA, dans lequel l’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal se retrouve au 29e rang mondial. Lancé en 2008 en tant que premier programme d’EMBA véritablement bilingue au monde, l’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal est issu d’un partenariat entre la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill et HEC Montréal.
McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA among Top 30 in the world – The Economist issues first global EMBA ranking
July 19, 2013--The Economist issued its first-ever global EMBA rankings, placing the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA program 29th in the world. Launched in 2008 as one of the world’s first truly bilingual executive programs, the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA is a partnership between McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montreal.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Professor Martin Kilduff of Cambridge University. Watch full interview: The Globe and Mail, July 16, 2013
As part of a small but growing collaboration between McGill University and the World Bank Institute, the International Management Institute in the Bronfman Building played host to Parliamentary Budget Officers, parliamentarians, academics and other experts from over a dozen countries for the "Seminar on Open Government, Information and Budget Transparency", held between June 17-19, 2013.
As China grows wealthier, the nation’s banks are looking to lock in more of the expanding pool of high-end customers. One of the targeted groups is families with enough cash on hand to consider a college education abroad for their kids. Bank of Communications, China’s fifth largest bank by assets, is one of those banks and it is hoping it has found a way to get to the front of the class.
A simple copper device based on an ancient method for storing water may save the lives of millions of children around the world, experts say. The device, now undergoing year-long tests in Kenya and India, is a coil of electric copper cables that is suspended in water. It has been proven in the laboratory to kill the pathogens.
We are pleased to announce that the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill has agreed to be a business school partner with the Latin American MBA Alumni Network (LAMBA). LAMBA is a professional association that connects Latin American MBA graduates with one another and with corporations in Canada.
An online social platform that accurately forecasts future sales of new products has won first place at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s entrepreneurial competition, the Dobson Cup. ... Team leader and Desautels graduate Grant Yim (BCom'03) says “It is unique in the fact that there is nowhere else to find, in one place, information about products that have not yet been released. Also, existing market research organisations do not leverage social media, and as such their data is expensive and the sample sizes are smaller.”
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to General Chris Whitecross, Canada's most senior female general. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, July 9, 2013
Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL Module 4 participant) has been elected President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International, effective October 1, 2013.