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World's Top 30 Leadership Professionals for 2014

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been selected as one of the world's top 30 leadership professionals for 2014 by Global Gurus International.  Nancy J. Adler 

Published on : 28 Feb 2014

The Creative Approach Strikes a Chord with Students

It started out like any ordinary business school lecture. Jack McCarthy, professor of organisational behaviour at Boston University’s School of Management, talked about the dynamics of high-performing teams using jazz musicians as an example. “In jazz, there are chords and notes but the performance requires improvisation: the musicians play off each other and play off the audience.

Published on : 02 Apr 2014

Cross-border Business Teams and the Entertainment Arena

More and more companies are abandoning traditional organisational structures and creating cross-border teams of people who live and work thousands of miles apart. But there’s a catch. Nancy J Adler, the S Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University in Montreal, puts it like this: “Interconnectedness through modern technology has deluded many people. There is the false assumption that just because we can reach anyone in the world so easily through e-mail or Skype, we are therefore all the same.”

Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Réunions marchées : lève-toi, il faut qu’on parle

Deux ans. C’est le nombre d’années d’espérance de vie que nous gagnerions si nous passions moins de trois heures par jour assis, selon une étude américaine publiée en 2012. Selon les auteurs, la position assise prolongée est aussi néfaste pour la santé que le tabagisme ou l’obésité.

Published on : 21 Jan 2014

"Liderando com Maestria: Desenvolvendo a Capacidade de Contribuição Significativa," Revista Interdisciplinar de Gestao Social

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Published on : 12 Dec 2013

Leadership: An Interview with Nancy J. Adler, PhD

Kristine Marin Kawamura, PhD, Lead Editor and Interviewer and Riane Eisler, JD and Contributing Editor and Interviewer, interview Nancy J. Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. Read full interview: Cross Cultural Management, 2013

Published on : 31 May 2013

Metti un manager al museo

Altro che studenti, turisti o facoltose signore. A far la coda per entrare agli Uffizi o alla Cappella Sistina dovrebbero essere gli industriali. Manager e imprenditori, seduti davanti a Raffaello o a Picasso per prendere familiarità con la strategia più trendy del momento: la bellezza. Se ne parla sulla rivista di economia di Harvard, all "Acadamy of Management”, la Copenaghen Business School ha dedicato al rapporto fra arte e leadership un intero dipartimento.

Published on : 26 Apr 2013

Menedzerka V Sloveniji: Dragocenost!

Kaže, da so ženske boljše krizne menedžerke od moških kolegov. Kaj je potem vloga nas, menedžerjev,« je pred leti, ko je priznanje managerka leta prejela Sonja Gole iz Adria Mobila, na odru Managerskega koncerta zastavil vprašanje predsednik koncerta Slobodan Sibinčič. In udeležence nasmejal z ugotovitvijo: »Morda je poslanstvo menedžerjev, da kolegicam ustvarjamo delo, da torej povzročamo krize ...«Prispevek skuša osvetliti odlike slovenskih menedžerk. So te pogumne nosilke vala novega vodenja?

Published on : 19 Apr 2013

MOOC-Learning Studio

Professor Nancy Adler held the second Learning Studio with managers who are taking the Leading Strategic Innovation MOOC in Bled, Slovania. Read full article (in Slovenian): Si21, March 20, 2013 Related article (in Slovenian): InStore, March 20, 2013

Published on : 22 Mar 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

Professor Nancy Adler receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Professor Nancy Adler 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 Nancy Adler honoured by the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals (ISDIP)

Professor Nancy Adler has been selected by the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals (ISDIP) as an honoree at the Legends of Diversity Dinner. The dinner will take place during the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals 2nd Annual Conference, August 6-9, 2013 in Montreal. The theme of the conference is “International Insights and Innovation.” Professor Adler will be honoured for her work’s impact on the diversity and inclusion movement across the globe.

Published on : 10 Dec 2012

The Art of the MBA

Over the past decade or so it’s become accepted in the business education world that some of the best value that MBA students get from a year or two in the classroom comes not from their chosen school’s academics but from their peers. This is why all of the leading international schools have worked hard to build classes that often look like mini-United Nations, embracing representatives from almost every nationality and ethnicity under the sun.

Published on : 04 Dec 2012

Women at business school

Nancy Adler is an artist and professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill in Canada. Since joining the school in 1990, she has taught through the medium of art. She now teaches a three-day global leadership course called Redefining Success that encourages MBA students to appreciate beauty and not just financial wealth. Read full article: Financial Times, November 26, 2012

Published on : 27 Nov 2012