Wednesday May 29, 2013
Montreal, May 29, 2013 – Sylvie St-Onge, Full Professor with the HEC Montréal Department of Management, has received the prestigious Prix du ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie, in the university textbooks category. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Parliament buildings in Quebec City on May 24. Line Dubé, Full Professor with the Department of Information Technologies, earned an honourable mention in the same category.
These awards, from the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, recognize exceptional quality in French-language learning materials and the choice of an appropriate teaching strategy for books intended for college and undergraduate university students.
Entitled Gestion de la performance, the textbook written by Professor St-Onge is intended for students looking to become generalist managers or human resources management specialists. The author analyzes performance management from different theoretical perspectives and shows how managing employee performance can contribute to a company’s success.
“The textbook is excellent in terms of its pedagogical organization, rich content and effective learning activities,” according to the selection committee. “It is an original and avant-garde reference, with a focus on supporting learning, and one that the selection committee considers a model for the entire university community.”
Professor Dubé received an honourable mention in the same category for La gestion des technologies de l'information. Un guide pratique pour l'expert-comptable, co-written with Carmen Bernier of Université Laval. The authors present best practices in the main fields of information technology management, to prepare future accountants for their professional examination and train them to work effectively in a professional setting.
About HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal is a university institution with over 12,000 students enrolled in its many management programs, from the undergraduate to postgraduate level, and also trains more than 7,000 executives and managers every year. It is one of the most active Canadian business schools in research, thanks to some fifty research units, with 25 chairs including 7 Canada Research Chairs. HEC Montréal is a Francophone institution, with 270 professors, that offers a number of programs in more than one language. Since its founding in 1907, the School has trained more than 71,000 students in a wide variety of management fields.
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