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Professor Yang invited to prestigious retail conference

Professor Nathan Yang will share his research as an invited speaker at the eTail 2019 Conference. The conference will take place over May 7-9, 2019 in Toronto.

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Published: 20 Feb 2019

SNC-Lavalin: Too big to fail?

Professor Karl Moore joins Power and Politics to discuss the possible fallout should SNC-Lavalin be criminally prosecuted.

For Professor Moore, its new leadership has already admitted to past wrongdoings publicly and has been effective at steering the company on the right course.

Published: 20 Feb 2019

Making strides to integrate immigrants into the workplace

Montreal attracts around three-quarters of immigrants to Quebec, but many new arrivals have a hard time finding work due to institutional barriers. Frantz Saintellemy (EMBA'20), President of Groupe 3737, is part of a new city-wide initiative determined to improve this reality.

For Saintellemy, integrating new arrivals into the workforce is not just an economic matter, it’s also a question of dignity.

Published: 20 Feb 2019

Why big law firms are failing at retaining millennials

Joint Law-MBA graduate Aly Haji (BCL/LLB’18, MBA’18) shares his take on why the traditional values and incentives that underpin operations in major law firms do not appeal as strongly to millennial lawyers.

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Published: 20 Feb 2019

Much to learn from bedtimes stories

With the launch of Henry Mintzberg’s twentieth book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, a recent review takes stock of the important lessons that it has to offer.

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Published: 20 Feb 2019

At home and at work: Is racial segregation becoming more pervasive?

Citing recent research co-authored by Professor John-Paul Ferguson, Vox explores how racial segregation in American workplaces has gotten worse over the last generation, suggesting that the shadows of residential segregation follow individuals wherever they go during the day.

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Published: 20 Feb 2019

Criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin fan fears of takeover

If SNC-Lavalin is found guilty of corruption and fraud charges, it could mean a closing nail in the coffin for the Quebec-based company’s chances of preventing a takeover. Professor Karl Moore shares his perspective.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Everyday creativity for an extraordinary impact

We don’t have to possess the brilliance of Tchaikovsky to create something exceptional.

In a recent blog post, Professor Henry Mintzberg makes the case for the power of everyday creativity.

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Published: 18 Feb 2019

Calling all international students: McGill is place to be

According to a list compiled by Forbes, McGill University places among the top 10 universities worldwide for international students.

McGill is one among three Canadian universities to make the list with Management being one of the most popular subjects overall. 

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Published: 18 Feb 2019

A record-breaking donation will open doors for business students

Following the historic announcement of a $200-million donation to McGill, John and Marcy McCall MacBain join Professor Karl Moore to discuss their philanthropic vision, as well as how the scholarships will be available for students aspiring to make an impact in business.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Desautels MBA’s score second place at Ivey

Congratulations to MBA students Julio Castañeda and Daniel Franco who were awarded 2nd place out of 18 local and international teams in the MBA Business Plan Competition.

Hosted by Ivey Business School, Castañeda and Franco were recognized for their solution involving the digitalization of small grocery stores in Latin America.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Ottawa Networking Trip Recap - Jan 23-25, 2019

 

We thank our many collaborators in the Canadian federal government as well as PGSS, CaPS, and University Advancement for helping make McGill’s Annual Federal Careers and Networking Trip to Ottawa a smashing success.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Staying afloat: The hectic job of school principals

A recent blog post examines the daunting array of roles that school principals will play and uses Professor Henry Minztberg’s study of how managers allocate their time in a workday.

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Published: 15 Feb 2019

MBAs return home after experience of a lifetime in Dubai

MBA students: Tegan Boaler, Jessica Erdman, Aakash Gopalakrishnan, Robson Lazzarotto, and Duy Nguyen were recently in Dubai to participate in the World Government Summit 2019 Global Universities Challenge – an experience that was transformative in many ways.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

BCom student becomes CEO for the day

Congratulations to BCom student O’Nell Agossa, a finalist in the CEOX1Day competition, who got to spend the day learning from Montreal’s mayor, Valérie Plante.

Published: 14 Feb 2019

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