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Slovenia's IEDC confers honorary doctorate to Prof. Nancy J. Adler

The Faculty for Postgraduate Studies at IEDC-Bled School of Management (Slovenia) has conferred academic title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Prof. Nancy J. Adler, a guru in organizational culture and one of the leading authorities in global leadership and cross-cultural management for her outstanding contribution to the global leadership development.

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Published on : 16 Dec 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Interview with Pierre Duhaime

Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to the chief executive officer of SNC-Lavalin, Pierre Duhaime.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2010

Keys To Economic Innovation And Rational Optimism

Why democratizing finance and dispersing power are the answers. Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management. This article draws on his books History - The Human Gamble and The Force of Finance.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2010

FT Lexicon: Professor of the Week - Karl Moore, McGill University

Karl Moore is an associate professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, Montreal, Canada, where he teaches graduate courses in globalisation and leadership.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2010

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Bringing solar energy to the poor

Prof. Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Peace Prize winner for microcredit, on his views on social business.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2010

Docteurs honoris causa à McGill

Deux éminents diplômés de l'Université McGill se sont vus octroyer des diplômes honorifiques lors de la collation des grades de l'automne. Robert Rabinovitch, B.Com. 1964, ex-président-directeur général de CBC/Radio-Canada et ex-président du Conseil des gouverneurs de l'Université McGill, et J. John Cohen.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2010

Rencontre avec Henry Mintzberg, gourou du management - La productivité à l'américaine tue les entreprises

Les principales causes de la grande récession qui vient de secouer le monde ne se trouvent pas dans des facteurs économiques, mais dans la façon dont les Américains ont géré leurs entreprises pendant des années, dit le gourou montréalais du management, Henry Mintzberg.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2010

Sky-high airfares

Back in 2008, the world’s airlines were in survival mode. Fuel prices had soared and consumers were cutting back. With analysts openly fretting about whether Air Canada might once again crash-land in bankruptcy court, mass layoffs of front-line staff and an array of new fees and penalties were but the most visible changes impacting travellers.

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Published on : 05 Dec 2010

Desautels Alumnus Wins Pinnacle Award

Nipun Sharma (BCom'97), founder of Tandori Indian Cuisine concept for MTY Group at Nipun Inc, would like to announce that MTY Group received the prestigious Pinnacle Award for the restaurant industry in Canada, winning National Company of the Year.

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Published on : 04 Dec 2010

All that glitters: Should we return to the gold standard?

For some economists, a suggestion that the financial system should go back to the gold standard is akin to saying that the Queen should be reinstated as supreme ruler.

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Published on : 04 Dec 2010

Desautels Makes National Honour Roll in 2010 UFE

Congratulations to Douglas Allan, BCom’08, of British Columbia, for making the National Honour Roll At the 2010 Uniform Evaluation (UFE)!

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Published on : 03 Dec 2010

How the enterprises trashed the economy

GET it America. The problem with the economy is not economics but enterprises. Accordingly, no manner of economic intervention will put an end to this “recession”. The problem has been created in corporate America, and that is where it will have to be solved.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2010

Ryan Abrams, BCom'09, DPA'10

Ryan Abrams, BCom'09, DPA'10 is the gold medalist of Quebec for the 2010 UFE.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2010

Desautels Gets Regional Gold Medal in 2010 UFE

Congratulations to our 27 graduates of the Desautels Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy Program for successfully passing the 2010 Uniform Evaluation (UFE). Desautels graduate Ryan Abrams, BCom'10 & DPA’10, took home the Regional Gold Medal in Quebec for receiving the highest score of any student in the province. We commend him for this outstanding achievement!

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Published on : 03 Dec 2010

Donations also need planning

Canadians are faced with almost constant appeals for support from worthy charities, and many give generously when asked. However, financial experts suggest that people should approach charitable giving with the same discipline and planning that they apply to the rest of their financial affairs.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2010