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Parker: Farm upbringing grew Hunter's work ethic

Sharie Hunter says growing up on a Saskatchewan farm south of Cypress Hills nurtured a positive attitude that, with hard work and the pioneering spirit of family members, has greatly influenced her approach to business.

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Published: 11 Mar 2016

Marketing Corporate Social Responsibility: Tips for B2B enterprises

The new study by Dr. Saurabh Mishra, Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and Dr. Sachin B. Modi, Associate Professor, College of Business, Iowa State University, was recently published in the Journal of Marketing.

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Published: 11 Mar 2016

Companies and universities tackle obesity through pulses

To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products.

The Global Pulse Innovation Platform (PIP) aims to boost consumption of protein-rich pulses, a sustainable food product that helps prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes.

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Published: 11 Mar 2016

Une nouvelle plateforme aide les entreprises et les universités à lutter contre l’obésité grâce aux légumineuses

MONTRÉAL, 10 mars 2016 – Pour découvrir de nouvelles façons de promouvoir les légumineuses comme les lentilles et les pois, et lutter contre l’obésité et la dénutrition, la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill a lancé une plateforme qui permet aux entreprises et aux instituts de collaborer afin d’améliorer la valeur nutritive des produits alimentaires.

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Published: 10 Mar 2016

New Platform Helps Companies and Universities Tackle Obesity through Pulses

MONTREAL, Mar. 10, 2016 – To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has launched a platform that enables companies and institutes to work together towards improving the nutrition of food products.

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Published: 10 Mar 2016

#McGill24 set to make its mark

In the TV series 24, the ever-resourceful (and perpetually sleep-deprived) Jack Bauer experienced a truly terrible day once every year, a day during which he would be confronted with a deadly series of threats against the country he was sworn to protect.

On March 16, during #McGill24, the plan is for McGill graduates and supporters around the world to take action in far less harrowing circumstances.

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Published: 9 Mar 2016

Sylvie Bernier: la quête ultime de la pureté

En 1984, à Los Angeles, Sylvie Bernier devenait la première Canadienne à remporter l'or en plongeon et la première Québécoise à atteindre la plus haute marche du podium à des Jeux olympiques. Loin d'être réduite à ce moment qui aurait pu la figer dans le temps, elle est plus présente que jamais et elle s'est retrouvée cette année là où on ne l'attendait pas, à participer à la mise en nomination de futurs sénateurs et à commenter l'affaire Aubut.

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Published: 9 Mar 2016

MBA students in Canada tackle sustainability to get a competitive edge

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management ranked second in the latest list, which was released in October 2015, while the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business was fifth. Those Canadian universities all outranked some big name American schools, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.

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Published: 9 Mar 2016

Africa: Why It's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

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Published: 8 Mar 2016

Why it's Time for Business Schools to Radically Rethink the MBA

Employers love business school graduates. That's not just a wild claim: 96% of employers globally polled by the Graduate Management Admission Council in January 2016 said that hiring such graduates creates value for their companies.

But that most-sought-after of business qualifications, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), is not above criticism. It has been accused by some of not meeting the needs of a changing market.

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Published: 7 Mar 2016

Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare says CSeries is en route for success

Alain Bellemare, 54, took the helm of Bombardier Inc. in February. The company’s US$5.4-billion CSeries passenger jet, the largest plane built by the company, was certified on Friday by Transport Canada.

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Published: 3 Mar 2016

Via Rail boss speaks about a $1 billion investment, high-speed trains and what it takes to be successful

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, who oversees Canada’s national passenger rail service, which runs on a 12,500 kilometres track, serves more 400 communities, transports about 4 million passengers a year and employs about 2,500 people.

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Published: 3 Mar 2016

Forget What Trump Can Do, Voters Likely Won't Allow It

What are the main issues that David Cameron negotiated with the EU and put up for the coming referendum?

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Published: 3 Mar 2016

Washington-Montréal-Paris : mercato dans les écoles de commerce

La mondialisation concerne aussi les dirigeants d’écoles de management les plus réputées. Approchée par des chasseurs de têtes alors qu’elle était vice-doyenne de l’école de commerce de l’université George-Washington, dans la capitale américaine, la Française Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou est ainsi devenue, en septembre 2015, doyenne de l’école de gestion Desautels de l’université McGill de Montréal (Canada)....

Published: 3 Mar 2016

Écoutez, partagez

L'acteur Serge Postigo a été le premier à monter sur la scène du Centre Bell lors de la conférence Apex 2016, en février dernier. J'ai bien aimé l'une de ses anecdotes.

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Published: 3 Mar 2016

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