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Eric Muller rejoint le cabinet De Pardieu Brocas Maffei en qualité d’associé

Pour renforcer son équipe corporate Fusion & Acquisition, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei a fait appel à Eric Muller.

Published on : 05 Jun 2014

McNicoll continues McGill tradition with Guy Lafleur Award

In what is becoming an annual rite of spring, McGill’s Cedric McNicoll has won the Guy Lafleur Award of Excellence as the Quebec university player who combines hockey excellence with academic success and citizenship.

Published on : 05 Jun 2014

Why efforts against obesity aren’t working

Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Christine Lagarde, Joe Oliver, Christian Noyer, Lawrence H. Summers, Jean-Claude Trichet, Philippe Couillard and Several other Political and Economic Leaders to Open the 20th Conference of Montreal

Organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal will begin on June 9, 2014, under the theme of “Economy, Governance and Pension“.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

06-04-14 Say it Again and Again

Your strategy to accomplish great results personally, at home and at work has the best chance of success if you invest in it, live it out, and communicate it widely. How often do you hear of plans that are promised but never even attempted? Those are strategies with no life; they are not authentic. Remember, all those implicated in a strategic plan and its actions ought to know it, have the opportunity to embrace it, and promote it.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

The psychology of strategy

The psychology of strategy is all about achieving desired objectives, according to business strategy experts. Inherent in this definition is a process of prioritising and focus.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

How to Integrate e-Signatures into Your Cloud Applications

Electronic signatures are an important component of any web application. They make it possible to keep business processes online even when a signature is required on a contract, form or application.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Il lavoro manageriale in pratica

Il lavoro manageriale, di Henry Mintzberg, è considerato uno dei più importanti e influenti testi di management degli ultimi anni. Un vero e proprio must per ogni manager. In questo nuovo volume “Il lavoro manageriale in pratica. Quello che i manager fanno e quello che possono fare meglio”, edito da Franco Angeli, l’autore ha voluto aggiornare e distillare l'essenza del suo pensiero in un libro più snello, operativo, orientato all'azione.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Pédiatre sans limites

Cette semaine, je n'ai pas mangé avec Joanne Liu. Nous avons simplement pris un café sur Notre-Dame Ouest, non loin du marché Atwater.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Sobeys drives sales with fuel discounts

Like ice cream and baseball, grocery store fuel discounts are fast becoming part of Canada’s summer landscape.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Will An MBA Degree Make You A Good Leader?

Not necessarily, argues economist Vangelis Tsiligiris, stating that leadership is all about understanding change and nurturing innovation.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Canadian Air Travel Changes: New Planes, Full Flights, Less Service

The federal government recently announced two new rules that are set to change the way Canadians experience the evolving world of air travel. ... “The role of the flight attendant has changed,” says Karl Moore, an aviation expert and professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University.Read full article: Huffington Post Travel Canada

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Empathy the new watchword for multinational leaders

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Insead business school professor Subramanian Rangan.Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

A Europe losing cohesion

Ever since France's defeat in 1870-1 in the Franco-Prussian war, when military strength was identified with numerical superiority, demography, language and culture have become permanent parts of, and, at times, the focus of French politics. 

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Igniting the Spark of Innovation

From duct tape to smartphones, every great innovation started with a simple idea. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and donors, some of the game-changing ideas of the future are taking shape right now in the annual McGill Dobson Cup start-up competition. ... “We’ve had 450 participants in the previous three years, and have helped create 28 start-ups: they’re employing people, generating revenues, and attracting investors. That’s very exciting,” says Professor Gregory Vit, BCom’80, Director of the Dobson Centre.

Published on : 23 May 2014