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Sepehr Pouresa, Isabelle Leduc-Cummings receive Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Medals

Sepehr Pouresa, a third-year B.Sc. Kinesiology student with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and Isabelle Leduc-Cummings, second year M.A.

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Published on : 11 May 2017

Professor Dennis Jensen named Canada Research Chair in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology

Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology.

Published on : 11 May 2017

Café Collab: Mediation Through Participatory Media-Making

Café Collab is a collaborative partnership with the Participatory Cultures Laboratory, situated within the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW) at McGill's Faculty of Education; and McGill's Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE). After their first year in action, Café Collab held its culminative event in the SSMU Building.

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Published on : 11 May 2017

Quality at the Source or at the End? Managing Supplier Quality Under Information Asymmetry

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming Abstract:

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Published on : 11 May 2017

McGill Sustainable Labs Guide for Researchers

**This message is sent on behalf of Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) Dear Colleagues,

Published on : 11 May 2017

Desautels alumnus ran brokerage firm, was president of TSX

J. Pearce Bunting  (BCom'52) grew up during the Great Depression, then rose through the ranks of his father’s brokerage firm to become president in 1967. Ten years later, he became president of the TSX and modernized the operation by introducing a computerized trading system. The technology was immensely unpopular with old-guard floor traders, but times were changing—and Mr. Bunting is now remembered as having been good for the exchange. Patrick Mars, who ran Bunting’s old company, said that “Under his watch the exchange prospered and did well.”

Published on : 11 May 2017

McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus gets top job at Longueuil Police

Lebanon native Fady Dagher (EMBA'12) has lived in Montreal since 1986. When he took over from Denis Desroches as chief of the Longueuil police in February, many on the south shore force didn’t want another Montrealer in charge.

Published on : 11 May 2017

Karl Moore on introverts, extroverts, and Warren Buffett

Back in January, Karl Moore took a group of Desautels students to meet Warren Buffett at his Omaha offices. Mr. Buffett is known to be an introvert, and his conduct during the visit bore that out; rather than expounding on everything that came up, Mr. Buffett stuck to speaking on subjects he knows well. He also avoided working the crowd, rather staying with a small group of students and having a full-on conversation.

Published on : 11 May 2017

Maybe it’s time to second-guess the Harvard MBA and its ilk

In a recent op-ed, Financial Times editor Andrew Hill takes issue with the methodologies of the MBA programs offered by the Harvard Business School and other schools worldwide. In this, he aligns himself with The Golden Passport author Duff McDonald and Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, who says that the HBS doesn’t train its MBA students to be good managers, but is rather “putting them on a fast-track they don’t deserve to be on.”

Published on : 11 May 2017

Desautels alumna and Ericsson senior VP on travel, networking, and engaging others in decision-making

Rima Qureshi (BCom'87, MBA'96) knows all about learning to adapt. In an interview with Desautels Professor Karl Moore, she says that as a highly analytical, self-contained decision-maker, her position as senior VP and North American head of Ericsson has taught her the importance of listening, getting others involved in decision-making early, and finding a common position to build on.

Published on : 11 May 2017

MCCHE is at the centre of efforts to support Indian pulse production

The Pulse Innovation Platform of the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) brings new methods of food production and marketing to India.

Published on : 11 May 2017

RESOLVED: uPrint system now available

Update - May 11 at  10:57 am: The issues affecting uPrint have been resolved. You should now be able to print, copy and scan from uPrint machines.   Original announcement- May 11 at 9:33 am: Due to a server connection issue, the uPrint system is currently unavailable.  Although you may be able to send jobs to uPrint machines, you will not be able to print, copy or scan using these machines. IT Services is investigating this issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Published on : 11 May 2017

Opinion: Quebec should screen newborns for cystic fibrosis by Dr. Larry Lands in Montreal Gazette

Half of all CF patients in Canada do not live to see the age of 34, and these are the best results in the world. Treatment is complex, requiring a daily routine that includes consuming many pills and physical therapy that can take up to two hours per day. Robert’s case shows why it is high time we had newborn screening for CF in Quebec. - Montreal Gazette   You may read the entire article HERE.

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Published on : 10 May 2017

Demand and Revenue Impacts of an Opaque Channel: Evidence from the Airline Industry

Authors: Nelson F. Granados, Kunsoo Han, Dan Zhang Publication: Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming Abstract: 

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Published on : 09 May 2017

New podcast by Desautels alumnus looks at growth through company founders’ stories

Deron Triff (MBA'98) has had an enviable career; he’s worked for PBS, TED, and Scholastic. Now, he’s founded a new media incubator with another former TED executive, June Cohen. Wait, What? specializes in creating VR series, apps, and video for social media. The company’s latest creation is a 10-episode podcast called Masters of Scale. Each episode sees host and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman explore the ways that iconic founders grew their companies into major players, often from nothing.

Published on : 09 May 2017