By Chris Chipello

Word-of-mouth recruitment is the most common way to fill jobs, and management scholars have long thought that this practice contributes to job segregation by gender: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

Classified as: diversity, management, faculty of management, Organization Science, job segregation, society and culture, MIT Sloan School of Management, referral, job referral, gender de-segregation
Published on: 22 Jan 2016

Forty years ago, Henry Mintzberg, of McGill University, asked the simple question: “What do managers do?”
To Mintzberg managers were not just corporate CEOs but also “vice presidents, bishops, foremen, hockey coaches and prime ministers”—people with “formal authority” for some kind of “organizational unit.”

Read full article: Government Executive, January 8, 2015

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, management
Published on: 20 Jan 2015

The Montreal native realized his boyhood dream of playing for The Montreal Canadiens. Armed with a marketing and management degree from McGill; Mathieu Darche is bringing that same determination to a new career in business.

Classified as: BCom, Marketing, BCom Alumni, management, Delmar International, Mathieu Darche, Montreal Canadiens, NHL, The Montrealer
Published on: 27 Oct 2014

Heralding significant positive change, the Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, introduced his first Cabinet at Government House today.

... Hon. Steve Kent, Member for Mount Pearl North 

Mr. Kent holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Certificate in Public Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Masters degree in Management from McGill University.

Classified as: alumni, IMPM, management, IMPM Alumni, cabinet, International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM), masters in management, Steve Kent
Published on: 2 Oct 2014

They come from Antigua to Zimbabwe, and almost every country in between.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, international students, management, mcgill reporter, Sumeet Duggal
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

Classified as: BCom, McGill University, MBA, students, management, MUS, frosh, management frosh, montreal gazette
Published on: 22 Sep 2014

It takes a certain type of courage to bite the hand that feeds you. Dr Shahid Qureshi is a fierce critic of the way business schools churn out graduates in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. 

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, management, Professor, cleghorn professor, the express tribune
Published on: 8 Sep 2014

Qui sont les 50 professeurs de management les plus pertinents sur Twitter ? Pas évident de dresser une telle liste. L’Américain David Burkus, auteur, professeur et blogueur spécialisé en management a plongé.

Classified as: Karl Moore, management, twitter, estelle metayer, professors
Published on: 22 Aug 2014

Authors: Fortin, Steve; Subramaniam, Chandra; Wang, Xufrank; Zhang, Sanjian

Publication: Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics


Classified as: Accounting, Economics, management, journal of contemporary accounting and economics, shareholder, Steve Fortin
Published on: 21 Aug 2014

Carlos Slim’s proposal that we work a three-day week sounds crazy. But many, in 1922, thought Henry Ford crazy when he announced that his staff would work a five-day week.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, management, carlos slim
Published on: 31 Jul 2014

Author: Karl Moore

Publication: Journal of Management History


Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.

Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.

Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

Classified as: Karl Moore, management, journal of management history, Kathryn Harrigan, senior scholar
Published on: 24 Jul 2014

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

Classified as: Talking Management, Karl Moore, management, the globe and mail, roger martin, rotman school, university of toronto
Published on: 4 Jul 2014

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, management, MOOC, GROOC, mcgill reporter
Published on: 26 Jun 2014

Board of Directors of Etisalat Nigeria has announced the appointment of Matthew Charles Willsher as its new chief executive officer. Willsher previously held the position of chief commercial officer and acting chief executive officer replacing previous CEO, Steven Evans in August 2013.

... Matthew Willsher, a physics graduate from the prestigious University of Oxford with a Masters in Management from McGill, started his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble. He joins Etisalat Nigeria with over 20 years in telecommunications.

Classified as: management, masters, masters in management, Matthew Willsher
Published on: 26 Jun 2014