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Mintzberg at Schulich

Posted on November 26, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Henry Mintzberg (5th from the left), with host Dirk Matten (1st from left) and Schulich PhD students

Henry Mintzberg, one of the most famous management ‘gurus’ (The Economist), visited the Schulich School of Business last Saturday (11/23/13). He shared with faculty, PhD students and instructors some of his experiences in crafting his own groundbreaking research contribution. Mintzberg, whose work is a staple on MBAs, nonetheless has never joined the mainstream ideologies in management. Mintzberg, who is still active as a Professor at McGill University in Montreal has always been a contrarian – be it in debunking the myths around managerial efficiency, questioning the effectiveness of MBA education or, more recently, fleshing out a new layout for business-government-civil society interactions. Professor Mintzberg gave us an inspiring tour de force through his research approach and thinking.

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