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2017 Finalist for AMR Best Paper Award: Organizing Risk - Discourse, Power and ‘Riskification'

Professor Steve Maguire’s paper published in the Academy of Management Review, 41(1): 80 – 108 with co-author Cynthia Hardy was selected by the Best Paper Awards Committee for the prestigious distinction as one of the top three finalists for best papers published in AMR in 2016.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2017

Desautels brings sustainability to the fore

An interdisciplinary specialization offered by the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), in conjunction with the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography, is giving business students a head start in the increasingly sustainability-concerned business world.

Published on : 20 Mar 2017

$9.6M from Genome Canada

Genome Canada and its partners have awarded $9.6 million towards the assessment of the risks that toxic chemicals pose to the environment. The funding will support an interdisciplinary team of McGill researchers, including Professor Steve Maguire of the Desautels Faculty of Management, along with partners in industry, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2016

Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

Published on : 21 Sep 2016

Sustainability Innovations in Business Programs

Launched in fall of 2014, Desautels’ new programming in Managing for Sustainability was designed for students who wish to combine managerial and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social, and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability and is offered in collaboration with its co-designers, the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography.

Published on : 09 Jun 2016

Organizing risk: Discourse, power, and "riskification"

Authors: Hardy, C., Maguire, S. Publication: Academy of Management Review Abstract:

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Published on : 08 Jan 2016

Teaching the impact of climate change to the leaders of tomorrow

The environmentalists and green groups at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which starts today in Paris, will inevitably call for better leadership on sustainability issues. They will not have to travel far to find those willing to teach them. Green topics become the norm The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Montreal, “normalised” the climate-change issue as a core topic a long time ago, says Steve Maguire, director of the school’s institute for integrated management.

Published on : 04 Dec 2015

Teaching the business of sustainability

A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner 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.

Published on : 05 Jun 2015

New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula

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.

Published on : 04 Jun 2015

Turning a ‘Black Soul’ Green: How CSR Became a Mainstay of Business Education

“I left Wall Street in 2004 when I decided I had a black soul,” says Stephanie Berger (MBA'06), a McGill Desautels Faculty of Management MBA alumna who is now the senior manager for corporate responsibility and environment at Bell Canada. “I didn’t know much about sustainability back then, but I knew Wall Street wasn’t doing it right.”

Published on : 27 Nov 2013

Montreal Case Competition Teaches Chemistry & MBA Students Sustainability for the Real World

Last Fall, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the McGill Department of Chemistry in Montreal collaborated to offer MBA and Chemistry Students the opportunity to participate in a unique two-day event. The case competition created opportunities to build a network of potential collaborators in business and chemistry. 

Published on : 19 Nov 2013

ACS-GCI Director on the MDIIM Sustainable Innovation Workshop

The past six weeks have been eventful. In early September there was the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis and that was an enjoyable week.  Indianapolis turned out to be a great venue with lots of good programming and some very memorable events. I especially enjoyed the Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture by Dr. Marin Burke entitled “Making molecular prosthetics with a small molecule synthesizer,” and the address by Alan Alda.

Published on : 23 Oct 2013

"From Autonomous Strategic Behavior to Emergent Strategy," Strategic Management Journal

Authors: Mirabeau, Laurent; Maguire, Steve Publication: Strategic Management Journal, 2013 Abstract:

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Published on : 15 Aug 2013

"Identity In and Around Organisations," The European Business Review

Authors: Schultz, Majken; Maguire, Steve Publication: The European Business Review Abstract:

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Published on : 24 May 2013

Postgraduate Law Degrees: Judge the Merits of a Masters

Postgraduate training in law can provide students with plenty of opportunities: a legal career is just one of them. Existing lawyers might seek to augment their skills with a Masters qualification. Those on other career paths might add another dimension to their knowledge with a little legal learning. Some might simply enjoy the academic rigour of legal study.

Published on : 26 Mar 2013