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Professor Laurette Dubé receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Professor Laurette Dubé has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in February 2013 for her dedication to her peers, her community, and to Canada. This commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Published on : 12 Feb 2013

Professor Reuven Brenner receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Professor Reuven Brenner has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in February 2013 for his dedication to his peers, his community, and to Canada. This commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Published on : 12 Feb 2013

Few women and visible minorities among the senior decision-making ranks

MONTREAL, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – While women have gained ground, accounting for 31.2% of senior leadership roles in Montreal, visible minorities remain more markedly underrepresented in these ranks. In spite of accounting for 22.5% of the population, only 5.9% of senior leaders were visible minorities according to a study led by researchers from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute.

Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Rivals bury their differences to promote Canadian MBAs

Canada’s top business schools, usually active competitors, have joined forces to promote Canadian MBA programmes to both domestic and international students. The self-appointed group of six, to be called the Canadian MBA Alliance, includes Desautels (McGill), Ivey (Western Ontario), Queen’s, Rotman (Toronto), Sauder (British Columbia) and Schulich (York). The aim of the alliance is to attract top international students to Canada but also to retain local talent.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Professor Nancy Adler Elected Fellow of the International Academy of Management

Professor Nancy J. Adler was recently elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Management for her outstanding contribution to the science and management.

Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Desautels BCom Students Won KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition

BCom students Jean Vianney Cordeiro, David Gao and Shirley Xu Wang recently won the KPMG’s Ace the Case Local Competition. On March 2, Jean Vianney, David, Shirley Xu and their team will represent the KPMG Montreal office at the 2013 National Ace the Case competition, via video conference. The winners of the National Competition will go on to represent Canada at the International level in Madrid, Spain in April.

Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Leading business schools to speak with one voice as Canadian MBA Alliance

“Canadian Schools are experiencing growing demand with a 28% increase in GMAT scores sent to Canadian Programs relative to test taking volume five years ago. (Source: GMAC North American Trend Report.) TORONTO, ONTARIO– February 7, 2013—The Canadian MBA Alliance (comprised of Canada’s top six business schools) have joined forces to recruit prospective graduate students from around the world on the merits of studying business at a Canadian university.

Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Do you tease your co-workers? Maybe you should

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Peter McGraw, professor of Marketing at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, February 5, 2013

Published on : 06 Feb 2013

‘Community-ship is the only way’

“Governments all over the world have reached a point where they can do nothing at all for the society,” opened Henry Mintzberg, celebrated academician, author and faculty at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In town for a talk at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) on Tuesday, the author also said that it was time people stopped looking at their respective governments for solutions.

Published on : 06 Feb 2013

We need to balance private and public sectors with communities

Bangalore: Henry Mintzberg, ranked the 9th most influential management thinker by the Wall Street Journal, has been coming to India since 1996 on a joint course with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. On Tuesday, the McGill University professor was at IIM-Bangalore to deliver a talk on how nations need to move beyond the politics of the left and the right and achieve a balanced society. In an interview, he spoke on the need to balance the private and public sectors with what he calls the plural sector.

Published on : 06 Feb 2013

McGill Principal receives prestigious leadership award

Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, will receive tonight the Chief Executive Leadership Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award is one of six major distinctions that will be presented by CASE International’s chapter for northeastern United States and Eastern Canada (District I), at an event to be held in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Published on : 05 Feb 2013

Is environmental protection keeping pace with economic development?

Natural resources and international trade have always been at the heart of the Canadian economy and will very likely remain so into the future. Like other export-intensive countries, Canada faces critical challenges ahead. The global economy is undergoing fundamental changes as a result of the global economic downturn and the emergence of new consumer economies such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China.

Published on : 05 Feb 2013

A peek inside the marketing process

MONTREAL - The ad agency brief was clear: Get more people shopping at a Montreal bicycle store. The creative talent came cheap: 30 marketing students working free-of-charge for two weeks. And after an evening of pitches to a panel of judges and the selection of winners, the end game now approaches: A $10,000 publicity campaign to be launched in April.

Published on : 05 Feb 2013

IMHL Class 4 participant Joanne Liu Named Winner of 2013 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award

IMHL Class 4 participant Joanne Liu is the winner of the prestigious 2013 Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Every year, the Royal College allocates $1 million through its National and Regional Awards and Grants Program to honour the exceptional accomplishments of Fellows, as well as encourage excellence in specialty medicine.

Published on : 01 Feb 2013

Clean capitalism: Maybe it does exist?

A prolific author of 150 articles, 15 books, and a few short stories, Henry Mintzberg has been a professor at his alma mater McGill University for 40 years. He's currently the Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and for much of the past decade has been developing new approaches to management education and development.

Published on : 28 Jan 2013