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Delve: Is Business Ethics an Oxymoron? with Jo-Ellen Pozner and Saku Mantere

Craft business, such as microbreweries and ethical chocolate companies, has seen a rise in the past several years, with many claiming to put values over excessive profit. Meanwhile, larger, more economically driven businesses have imploded in the wake of questionable decision making. Are craft businesses somehow more ethical or moral than others? Or is business ethics an oxymoron? The answer depends on values.

Published: 31 May 2023

A Recap on BHM 2023 at Desautels

This Black History Month, McGill Desautels hosted a lineup of five in-person and virtual events that not only promoted equity in the workplace for Black people, but also highlighted uplifting aspects of Black culture through enterprise.

Published: 31 Mar 2023

Delve: How Organizations Can Increase Gender Diversity by Rethinking Job Recruitment, with Brian Rubineau

In the past few years of the Covid pandemic, many people have left or lost their jobs and sought out new ones. Who has succeeded and who hasn’t depends not only on merit and ability, but on who you know—word-of-mouth is one of the most common ways that people learn about and are encouraged to apply for jobs. And who you know typically reflects your gender, race, and other influential differences that in policy terms are markers of diversity.

Published: 20 Jan 2023

Official launch of the Laidley Centre for Business Ethics

On November 14, the Laidley Centre for Business Ethics hosted students, faculty, staff, donors, alumni and friends of McGill Desautels for the official launch of the Centre.

Published: 23 Nov 2022

McGill Desautels undergraduate team wins ethics case competition

Congratulations to Karen Zhuang, Lara Landauro, Maë Vernet, and Thanh Nguyen who won the $2500 first place prize in the 2022 Scotiabank Ethics in Action Case Competition (undergrad track) hosted by Dalhousie University. The team, coached by Dr.

Published: 8 Nov 2022

Desautels alumnus David Laidley donates $5 million to create new Laidley Centre for Business Ethics

Thanks to alumnus David Laidley (BCom’67), the Desautels Faculty of Management will soon unveil a Laidley Centre for Business Ethics. Endowed by Laidley’s gift of $5 million, the Centre will carve out a space for McGill researchers across disciplines to advance ethics in the workplace through academic programming, leading-edge research, and public engagement.

Published: 4 Feb 2022
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