Desautels Faculty of Management news
A 1983 Whirlpool study asked people to identify their most reliable source of product information. Twenrty-three percent of responders answered “friends” (in the traditional, not the Facebook, meaning of the word); 15 percent said relatives; only 6 percent listed advertising. – Article by Prof. Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management
On Wednesday, on the verge of retiring from competitive moguls skiing and just in the nick of time, Jennifer Heil ticked off the one title that has eluded her for more than a decade as one of Canada’s most celebrated amateur athletes: world champion.
Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Ed Lawler, who is a professor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Students graduating from a two-year MBA programme in Canada receive an automatic working visa for a period of two years. “As you can imagine, this is an important incentive for international students to come to Canada,” says Jonathan Khayat, associate director of recruitment and international development at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.
The MBA program at the Desautels Faculty of Management has jumped 38 spots to 57th place in the 2011 Global Financial Times MBA rankings. This represents the most significant increase of any school on the list.
The celebrated investor Peter Cundill has died, but his influence will continue to be felt in his contributions to the financial world, to philanthropy and to the broader community. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill in 1960.
If and when the Federal Reserve should lose money on the $2 trillion plus of securities on its balance sheets so as to erase its capital, the central bank does not have to record the loss. – By Reuven Brenner
Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Jon Katzenbach, former partner at McKinsey and now a senior partner at [New York-based management consultantcy] Booz & Co.
The competition, run by CMI and the British Library, seeks to uncover the best books on management and leadership. Henry Mintzberg, a professor of management studies at McGill University in Montreal, won the competition from a field of 145 entries.
Congratulations to Henry Mintzberg, who was named the winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year, at an awards ceremony at the British Library last night.
She grew up here, learned to ski here, had her parents drive her eight hours from their home in Spruce Grove, Alta., to this snowy oasis on the western edge of Calgary. And now, Olympic gold and silver medalist Jennifer Heil gets to say farewell here.