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Putting A Value On Google And Facebook

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

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Published on : 03 Feb 2011

Jennifer Heil claims women’s moguls title

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.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The new triple bottom line

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.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

UK schools wary of new visa rules

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.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2011

Desautels Propels Through Financial Times Global MBA Rankings

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.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2011

Investor Peter Cundill shook up money management industry

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.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2011

The Federal Reserve: Fool Me Once, Shame On You …

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

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Published on : 28 Jan 2011

Business students try to save music

Students at McGill University have a chance to explore the question the industry and fans have been asking for the last 15 years or more: How can it stay viable?

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How to change corporate culture

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.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

Mintzberg manages to land book of the year award

Henry Mintzberg took the top gong at the inaugural CMI Management Book of the Year Awards last night.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2011

Britain's best management book revealed

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.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2011

Business Diary: Managing to win a writing award

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.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2011

Britain’s best management book is named

‘Managing’ written by Henry Mintzberg was named last night as the CMI Management Book of the Year, at an awards ceremony hosted by the British Library.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2011

Golden sunset for Jennifer Heil

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.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2011

Heil confirme sa retraite

Jennifer Heil prendra sa retraite à la fin de la saison.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2011