Desautels Faculty of Management

One hears a lot about balance in politics these days. About finding the right balance between the economy and environmental protections. The right balance between security and civil liberties. The right balance between the rights of victims of crime, and compassion and rehabilitation for the offender. The right balance between tax cuts and government spending, and a balanced budget. It might not take a great deal of cynicism to suggest that after the political calculations have been done, the balance rarely works out to 50-50.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 5 Jun 2015

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou deviendra doyenne de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill à compter de janvier 2016.

Read full article: Les Affaires, May 30, 2015

Classified as: Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 5 Jun 2015

Karl Moore speaks with Principal emerita Heather Munroe-Blum, on leadership and her ten years as Principal of McGill: Heather Munroe-Blum had a formative childhood. Raised by her single mother and suffering from Polio, she has a deep appreciation for the public services Canada provides. Her background in social work and epidemiology has afforded her a colorful and varied career in education, research and wealth management. She is symbolic of strong female leadership and has left her mark on McGill, and the Canadian higher education system as a whole.

Classified as: Karl Moore, CEO series
Published on: 5 Jun 2015

Written by François Moscovici

I’ve just returned from McGill University where I participated in a debate about Millennials and loyalty. Gen Yers typically get bad press: they are seen as smart and connected but fickle and hard to please. So what do we, as leaders, need to know and do to engage and retain them?

Classified as: François Moscovici, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 5 Jun 2015

Written by Melissa Sonberg

Historically, corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity was concerned with brand building, not ROI. It was the old philanthropic model: people with resources, power, and access choosing to donate or share assets. Today, brands are putting a heightened importance on creating more than just goodwill with new initiatives, and that puts chief marketing officers front and center in this new era of strategic social responsibility.

Classified as: Melissa Sonberg, CSR
Published on: 5 Jun 2015

NR Narayana Murthy will receive an honorary doctorate from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada on May 28. Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys Ltd, will be acknowledged for his accomplishments in business and dedication to fairer wealth distribution. 

Read full article: The Times of India, May 25, 2015

Classified as: NR Narayana Murthy
Published on: 4 Jun 2015

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Steve Maguire, Sustainability, Emmanuelle Vaast, Dror Etzion, Tamer Boyaci, Jeroen Struben, Interim Dean Morty Yalovsky, Pavlo Kalyta
Published on: 4 Jun 2015


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Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Start Date: January 2016, possibly adjustable

Duration: 2 years, with possibility of 1 year extension

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation
Published on: 3 Jun 2015

Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from McGill University in Global Strategy and Leadership (2014). He has served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute (WBI) and as Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities team at Natcan Investment Management.

Classified as: Usman W. Chohan, Usman Waqqas Chohan
Published on: 29 May 2015

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating MBA class at McGill!

From the outstanding business leaders and philanthropists of the first MBA class of 1965 right up to our Hult Prize-winning students today, our MBA program has been a powerful catalyst for talent around the world—over 8,000 individuals who have had a tremendous impact on nearly every field of human endeavour, in business and society.

Join us May 22-23 as we celebrate your accomplishments and embark on the NEXT 50 years of impact.

Join the conversation on social media using #DesautelsMBA50.

Classified as: MBA Next 50
Published on: 22 May 2015

MDIIM is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2015 year. The SEI Impact Internship Program pairs top undergraduate students who offer various skills and managerial support with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 14 May 2015

Dr. Karl Moore from McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management joins us at the roundtable to discuss his Hot Cities Tour with students, the impact of the weaker Loonie on cross-border tourism, and the closing of Target stores across Canada. 

View full video: Mountain Lake PBS, May 4, 2015

Classified as: Karl Moore
Published on: 6 May 2015

Non seulement les formations en management offertes en Algérie ne préparent pas les managers à gérer les hommes, elles leur donnent l’illusion d’un pouvoir qui se révélera fictif sur la maîtrise de leurs affaires.
... Dans son fameux livre paru en 2005, Managers not MBAs1, le grand Henry Mintzberg a frappé un grand coup en démontrant de façon magistrale l’inadéquation des formations offertes dans les MBA classiques avec les réels besoins du management contemporain.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 6 May 2015

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) would like to congratulate Professor Beste Kucukyazici on her successful application to FRQS - Programme de subvention - Recherches sur l’urgence et le continuum des soins, for her project entitled “Recherchez au-delà des murs de l'unité d'urgence pour les facteurs de retards dans l'unité d'urgence: Modélisation des associations avec l'hôpital et les soins post-aigus et exploration d’interventions prometteuses”.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Health Care Management, MDIIM Health Initiative, Faculty Fellows Program
Published on: 5 May 2015

Bombardier's new CEO is expected to be on the hot seat next week as he meets for the first time with shareholders who are clamouring for a turnaround plan after enduring a rough year by the struggling transportation giant. After just six weeks on the job, Alain Bellemare is unlikely to be blamed for the company's poor financial performance, which drove its shares down 45 per cent in the past year and 66 per cent since 2011. 

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Faculty Advisory Board, Alain M Bellemare
Published on: 4 May 2015

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