BMO Financial Group and Catalyst Canada have announced the launch of the BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council on Inclusion. The group is made up of 30 female student leaders from universities across Canada.
Scientists and Clinicians at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital receive funding for ALS research
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge One Year Later On November 19 2015, marking the anniversary of the announcement of the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge results and partnership between ALS Canada and Brain Canada, ALS Canada was at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, to announce the final recipients of their 2015 grant competition. Four researchers and clinicians at The Neuro were among those recipients for their groundbreaking work in the ALS research field.
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. I am delighted to speak to Jamie Ladge, from Northeastern University in Boston. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 18, 2015
Authors: Şahinb, G. and Suyabatmaza, A. C. Publication: Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
FOR well over a century, people have predicted that technology will make business travel obsolete. ... Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the dean of Desautels, a Canadian business school, says a big part of her job is scouring the world for potential benefactors. “When you are asking someone for money it is better to do it in person,” she observes. Some firms also use foreign jaunts as a reward for high-performing staff.
Over the weekend after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the email cancellations started to come in at the Travel Network Corp., a company with offices in Toronto in Montreal that offers “bespoke travel for the luxury sector.” ... Dr. Ken Lester, a professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University, noted that the Paris stock market barely flickered overall on Monday. Longer-term, investors, however, may be deterred by the city’s changing risks.
Nicholas Reichenbach believes in letting the ideas flow. Similarly, Alexander Kalil, a former portfolio manager in his 70s who teaches at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, encourages MBA students to take an open-minded approach to business creation. Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 16, 2015
To thine own self be true?: Facades of conformity, values incongruence, and the magnifying impact of leader integrity
Authors: Burnett, M., Dumas, T., Hewlin, P. Publication: Academy of Management
On November 13, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship co-sponsored a half-day workshop on social entrepreneurship. Entitled “Social Entrepreneurship: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact”, the event featured a broad range of attendees – from those new to the concept of entrepreneurship to established entrepreneurs.
Little Liars: Children’s Developing Concept of Truth and Lies and the Implications for Child Witness Testimony
Recently, Dr. Victoria Talwar’s 4-year-old was caught standing in suspicious circumstances. He was hiding behind the pantry door, but when questioned about what he was doing, he took on an air of complete innocence. “Were you eating one of the cookies?” –one of the forbidden cookies that he had been told he could not have. The 4-year-old shook his head “No!” but there was a chocolate smear around his lips. When questioned about these marks on his face, the 4-year-old paused and his mind feverishly searched for a reply. Finally, the answer came in a sigh “Dirt!
Debbie Blythe, a translator and lecturer at the McGill School of Continuing Studies' Translation and Written Communication unit, has been awarded the Cole Foundation Prize for Translation - French to English. Blythe received the award in recognition for her work on Turkey and the Armenian Ghost: On the Trail of the Genocide. The prize was awarded as part of the Quebec Writers' Federation QWF Literary Awards, the most important literary event of the year for Quebec English-language writers and readers.
Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now. 50. Imran Ahmed Founder, Business of Fashion Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry
The Canadian Interuniversity Sport student-athletes announced last month (Oct. 21) as Top Eight Academic All-Canadians for the 2014-2015 season were honoured in Ottawa on Monday morning.
Le conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ est heureux d'annoncer la nomination de M. Guy Larivée, président-directeur général de l'entreprise Hector Larivée, à titre de président du conseil. Read full article: CNW, November 16, 2015