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Dean Julia Christensen Hughes participates in responsible management education discussion

College of Business and Economics dean Julia Christensen Hughes recently facilitated a collaborative discussion with fellow business school deans from across North America about growing strong and sustainable businesses and business leaders. The discussion took place at the Responsible Management Education (RME) Affinity Group meeting at the recent AACSB International Deans Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Questioning a local solution to a global climate change problem

Since the start of Ontario’s cap and trade program at the beginning of 2017, criticism and concern have been heard loud and clear across the province. While many in the scientific community believe there needs to be greater measures taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, economists, including professor Talat Genc, question the economic viability of the Province’s most recent plan of attack in the battle against climate change.

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War Child founder shares lessons in leadership

War Child Canada founder and executive director Dr. Samantha Nutt has spent the last two decades leading change around the world in some of the most dangerous and corrupt countries in existence. During this time she has learned valuable - and sometimes unconventional - lessons in how to be an effective leader, wisdom she shared with about 100 MA Leadership students and alumni at the Leadership Call to Action Speaker Series event on January 18.

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