When it comes to long-term thinking, family-controlled businesses have an advantage

Published: 14 December 2023

Family-controlled businesses demonstrate exceptional long-term performance. Since 2005, such businesses have significantly outperformed the S&P/TSX Composite. Family-controlled businesses...

A combination of approaches results in better decisions

Published: 14 December 2023

Navigating decision-making complexities is no easy feat, but Henry Mintzberg, John Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University, and Frances Westley, J.W. McConnell Chair in social...

Asking the right questions can help leaders understand their business

Published: 8 December 2023

After working in investment banking in Amsterdam, New York and Tokyo, Sarab Hans (MBA’00) returned to Canada to take the reins of the family business. Mississauga-based Hans Dairy specializes in...

Navigating the retail conundrum: striking the right balance in inventory management

Published: 8 December 2023

It has been a challenging few years for supply chains. After pandemic-related supply chain disruptions, many retailers increased their inventory for the 2022 holiday season. After all, demand was...

Alberta’s withdrawal from Canada Pension Plan means leaving one of the world’s best-managed funds

Published: 10 November 2023

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) launched in 1966 and pays retirees a monthly amount based on contributions deducted from their paycheques throughout their working lives. "You contribute with the...

Suggestion that out-of-province students don’t contribute to Montreal’s dynamism false

Published: 8 December 2023

Brett Miller (BCom’86) moved to Montreal to study at McGill, but he has made the city his home and become a leader in Quebec’s business community. Now the CEO of the real estate development company...

Public sector organizations need to ensure fair AI implementation

Published: 10 November 2023

Artificial intelligence can identify patterns in data much faster and more effectively and efficiently than humans can, but it is only applicable to the specific contexts in which data was created....

Two McGill Desautels units achieve silver sustainability certification

Published: 10 November 2023

This Fall, McGill University awarded new Sustainable Workplace Certifications to nine units. Among them, two McGill Desautels units earned the silver-level distinction: The Bensadoun School of...

MMF students excel in Deloitte Synergy Challenge

Published: 6 November 2023

Students in the McGill Desautels Master of Management in Finance (MMF) program showcased their financial prowess at the 6th Deloitte MMF Synergy Challenge on October 26.

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