Desautels Faculty of Management news
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.
[T]he most effective coach of all is staring back at you from the bathroom mirror every morning, at least in the view of another business school, the Desautels Faculty at McGill University in Canada.
“Taxes are the chief business of a conqueror of the world,” says Caesar in George Bernard Shaw’s play “Caesar and Cleopatra.” And so they are. Look at IKEA and Google, whose taxes we will discuss in a moment. – Article by Professor Reuven Brenner
If you missed it live, you can now see all of the TEDXMcGill 2010 talks and performances online. Desautels participants include Professor Henry Mintzberg, Professor Karl Moore, and BCom student, Daniel Shiner.
Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Michael Useem, who is a senior professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Assistant Professor, Peter Younkin, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed by WERS 88.9FM radio station in Boston to offer his opinion on the pharmaceutical industry.