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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

Executive coaching – another set of clothes for the Emperor?

[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.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2011

Corporate Taxes: The Chief Business Of The Conquerors

“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

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Published on : 20 Jan 2011

TEDxMcGill 2010

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.

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Published on : 20 Jan 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Lessons from Indian management

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.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2011

Assistant Prof. Peter Younkin to be featured on Boston Radio

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.

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Published on : 18 Jan 2011