Desautels Faculty of Management

This year’s McGill Alumni Association (MAA) awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of many leading members of the Desautels community, including Donald Lewtas (BCom’75), Professor Henry Mintzberg, and Shawn Errunza (BEng’10, MDCM).

Classified as: Donald Lewtas, International advisory board, Henry Mintzberg, BCom Alumni
Published on: 25 Apr 2018

Professor Ashesh Mukherjee appeared on Context with Lorna Dueck to talk about the pros and cons of social media.

Drawing from the findings in his new book, The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online, he outlines some of the biggest drawbacks to social media use, which include the proliferation of fake news and feelings of inadequacy.

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Classified as: Ashesh Mukherjee, Marketing
Published on: 25 Apr 2018

April 4, 2018 marked the launch of Professor Ashesh Mukherjee’s latest book, The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online, in which he uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight the five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy.

Classified as: Ashesh Mukherjee, Marketing, bertrand cesvet, MBA Alumni, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

For the past two years, the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA has been awarding a $ 50,000 scholarship to a manager of indigenous origin to cover part of the program’s tuition fees.

Two scholarships are available this year and the application deadline is May 1, 2018.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Geneviève Comtois (EMBA’12) has been nominated in the category of Young Executive by the Club canadien de Toronto.

All award recipients, including those in the categories of Young Professional and Young Entrepreneur, will be announced at the RelèveTO gala on April 26.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Manon Jeannotte (EMBA’16), Chief of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg attended an event announcing that the Federal Government will be providing $500,000 to support the economic growth and diversification of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg.

Chief Jeannotte comments on the road to making this agreement a reality.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Nathalie Bourdon (EMBA’10) is the Director of Distribution and Market Development at the National Film Board of Canada.

In a recent interview, she shares the challenges faced by documentary filmmakers to secure broad distribution and project funding – something that her organization is working to overcome.

As she explains, more times than not, when audiences give documentaries a try, they are pleasantly surprised by the viewing experience.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Recognizing that President Trump’s style of leadership is not easily slotted into the traditional categories, some writers have coined a new term to describe it, divert-autocracy, and cite Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg along the way.

They argue that a divert-autocracy stands in stark contrast to organizational theory, as described by Professor Mintzberg.

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Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Dr. Jean-Pierre Després, Professor of Kinesiology at Université Laval and pioneer in developing screening techniques for visceral obesity, was presented with the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health at a breakfast hosted my Manulife and in collaboration with the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) on April 10, 2018.

Professor Després hopes that this prize will help bridge the gap between sound scientific research and the practice of healthy living.

Classified as: Manulife Prize, McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics
Published on: 16 Apr 2018

With the growing demands of modern life, not everyone can commit the time or money to pursuing a full-time MBA.

According to Eric Saine, Executive Director of the McGill Executive Institute, this is where the MEI comes in, offering a flexible business education portfolio, such as its popular Mini-MBA program, to suit the needs of today’s learners.

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Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Executive Education, Mini-MBA
Published on: 16 Apr 2018

Almost one year since the Bensadoun Family Foundation announced the landmark gift to McGill University of $25 million, the proposed Bensadoun School of Retail Management has received official approval from the University as of March.

According to Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative, “We see ourselves as having a unique opportunity to do something on a global level that can differentiate us.

Classified as: Saibal Ray, Bensadoun School of Retail Management, Aldo Bensadoun
Published on: 16 Apr 2018

BCom student Geneviève Côté shares with The McGill Reporter the sights and learnings that dazzled her on this year’s Hot Cities of the World Tour led by Professor Karl Moore.

On the itinerary this year were Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

Classified as: Hot Cities of the World Tour, Karl Moore, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 16 Apr 2018

Professor Karl Moore sat down with PBS Mountain Lake to chat about some of his favorite topics, including the latest edition of his popular Hot Cities of the World Tour, the U.S. and Canada trade relations, and the Quebec-based aerospace and rail manufacturer, Bombardier.

Classified as: Hot Cities of the World Tour, Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 16 Apr 2018

Hosted by the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Suzanne Gagnon, the Co-LEAD Montreal workshop will bring 40 management and public administration scholars from Canada, the US, Europe, Israel, Australia and New Zealand to the Faculty from May 1-3, 2018.

Classified as: Suzanne Gagnon, Organizational Behaviour, Centre for Strategy Studies in Organizations (CSSO)
Published on: 13 Apr 2018

The 33rd International Conference on Narrative will be held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from April 18 – 22, 2018.

The International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN) sponsors this international conference each year.

In her role as Conference organizer, Professor Lindsay Holmgren invites the Desautels Community to attend the Panels and Talks hosted at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Classified as: Lindsay Holmgren, 2018 International Conference on Narrative
Published on: 13 Apr 2018

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