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McGill will give laurels for Robert Rabinovitch and J.John Cohen

McGill University will honor two of its own at fall convocation exercises next week. Robert Rabinovitch, former president of the CBC and former chair of McGill's Board of Governors, and J.John Cohen, a medical researcher and educator, will receive honorary degrees. Rabinovitch, who will receive his laurels at the morning convocation, received a BCom from McGill in 1964.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Joseph Bower on CEO succession

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University, speaks to Joe Bower, a very senior professor at the Harvard Business School, on CEO succession.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Rediscovering What Money Is: Part I

Gold-defined money will reintroduce trust into economic activity. Contracts are the basis of commercial societies and prices are an essential part of these contracts. But prices relative to what?

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Published on : 22 Nov 2010

Desautels MBA Case Competition Teams in the Top 3

Two Desautels MBA case teams took 3rd place at the Financial Executives International (FEI) and TATA Cup Case competitions. McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management was the only school to finish in the Top 3 of both competitions, in which all the top business schools from Canada competed.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2010

Desautels is #1 Business School in Canada in Eduniversal Ranking 2010

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management has taken the top spot in Canada for a Universal Business School with major international influence (5 Palmes) according to the Eduniversal Ranking 2010. This is the third year in a row in which the Desautels Faculty has secured the number 1 spot.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2010

Stephanie Castagnier on The Apprentice

Montrealer and McGill graduate, Stephanie Castagnier (BCom’98) has been voted off the Apprentice. She and teammate Liza lost a TV-commercial challenge - and Donald Trump sent Stephanie packing.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2010

Bensadoun, Laliberte inducted into Business Hall

Two well-known business leaders (and McGill Management alumni) figure in the Canadian Business Hall of Fame's 33rd. Class of Inductees: Aldo Bensadoun, BCom’64, founder and CEO of national and international shoe retailer Aldo Group Inc., and Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, president of Nevada Capital Corp. Ltd., Toronto.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2010

IT Management Slideshow: Leadership Realities You Won't Learn in Management School

Whether you went to management school or not, there are many “truths” about leadership that rarely are discussed in the classroom, according to the book, Management? It's Not What You Think!. Authors Henry Mintzberg, Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel deliver hundreds of “leadership realities” that are often overlooked or undervalued in organizations these days.

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Published on : 18 Nov 2010

Getting the Government We Deserve

"Doesn't anybody deserve a government that works?" Lou Dobbs asked this over and over again in an advertisement on CNN. The answer is yes, Mr. Dobbs, for anybody who respects government and is not so quick to put it down. (Article by Henry Mintzberg)

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Published on : 17 Nov 2010

Young Entrepreneur Spotlight: Campus Vacation

McGill grads Aaron David (BA’06) and Paul Arlin (BCom’07) started Campus Vacations, a student travel company, while they were students in university.

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Published on : 17 Nov 2010

Renmin University Dean and Class Visit Desautels

In early November, the McGill Executive Institute hosted 15 Chinese participants from Renmin University’s CMPM program. Modeled after the International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM), the CMPM participants were here to participate in the Action Mindset Module.

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Published on : 16 Nov 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Edgar Schein

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Ed Schein, who is a senior professor, now professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Published on : 16 Nov 2010

Prix Léon-Gérin - Nancy Adler impose l'art aux gens d'affaires

Professeure en gestion et en comportement organisationnel à la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill, Nancy J. Adler est aussi titulaire de la Chaire S.-Bronfman en gestion. Elle reçoit cette année le prix Léon-Gérin pour sa contribution aux sciences sociales.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2010

When TED Talks, McGill listens to Henry Mintzberg, Gregory Dudek...

For this year's event, which takes place November 20 at Bonsecours Market, McGill's organizers have lined up 20 speakers to share their passions -- and, they hope, light a fire under audience members to go out and do something extraordinary themselves.

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Published on : 12 Nov 2010

Freedom fighters: The Memory Project: Bernard Finestone

As a part of CTV's commitment to Canadian veterans, and all whom have served Canada during war, armed conflict and peace, CTV has created a series of interviews in association with The Historica-Dominion Institute and its Memory Project. The short vignettes, tell stories of World War II Veterans including McGill alumnus, Bernard Finestone, BCom’41.

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Published on : 11 Nov 2010