Henry Mintzberg

Jose Carlos Marques Finalist for 2017 AOM SIM Dissertation Award

Published: 18Jul2017

The dissertation of Desautels PhD alumnus Jose Carlos Marques (PhD'17) was selected as one of the three finalists for the Academy of Management Social Issues in Management Best Dissertation Award...

Microservices are a boon for adaptability-focused firms

Published: 18Jul2017

Author Ronnie Mitra writes in The New Stack about how businesses are focussing on adaptability like never before, and how that is weighing heavy on tech teams. It looks more and more like the...

Coop Director suggests that we trust our teams

Published: 29Jun2017

In a piece for Cooperateur, La Coop Fédérée Director Colette Lebel asks what would happen if if we just trust our teams instead of depending on our individualism all the time?...

A Chinese student and the Desautels Professors who inspired her

Published: 27Jun2017

In a recent op-ed on sohu.com, Chuqing Zhang describes the four months she spent in Montreal at the Desautels Faculty of Management as an important phase in her development as an academic.

Mintzberg on healthcare management and how to fix it

Published: 8Jun2017

In his new book, Managing the Myths of Healthcare, Desautels professor Henry Mintzberg decries the current management culture being foisted on society by leadership programs, describing it as ...

Getting the terminology right: Just what is a ‘strategic plan,’ anyway?

Published: 31May2017

In a recent blog post, Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry Executive Director Sid Peimer of South Africa asks just what a “strategic plan” is, pointing out that a strategy and a plan are two...

Essay calling for a complete revamp of executive education cites Henry Mintzberg

Published: 24May2017

A recent essay in Chief Learning Officer calls for a massive rethink of how executive education is designed and delivered....

Connectivity is more than a smartphone and online access

Published: 18May2017

A recent article in Graphic Arts makes the point that the word “connectivity” brings to mind images of smartphones and online transactions, but that according to Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg...

Karl Moore on introverts, extroverts, and Warren Buffett

Published: 11May2017

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;...

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