The term “future leader” is frequently used to describe those with the potential to lead, but not quite yet. New grads entering the workforce, or individuals with one or two years of experience under their belts, seem destined to spend the next 10 years of their lives developing basic skills and climbing — slowly, inexorably — the rungs of their chosen career ladder. So what if you don’t want to spend years of your life preparing to be a leader? Simple: You don’t have to.
Talking Mangement with Karl Moore: Management Practices: Just Because Everyone Else Is Doing It Doesn’t Make It Right
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Freek Vermeulen, a professor at the London Business School.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, September 3, 2013
According to every company I talk to, innovation is one of the keys to success moving forward. Without exception…. let me know if you can think of an exception. In most great businesses today, the executives need their people to bring outstanding, new ideas to life. However, the key question remains: how? A countless number of researchers and executives have developed their own methods of establishing innovation in the workplace; but is it about having idea-jams and giving lectures to your employees every few months, or rather integrating it as part of daily work flow?
The top 50 professors on Twitter – so ranked this month by online think tank LDRLB for their 140-character commentaries on research on leadership, innovation and strategy – include six from Canadian business schools.
Professor in the Desautel Faculty Management Program at McGill University Karl Moore tells us about some of the problems an eastbound oil pipeline might face in Quebec.
Listen to full interview: CBC, August 2, 2013
Phil and I remember being younger managers in large multinationals (IBM for me) back in the 90′s, and in my case, the 80′s. We were sent to a variety of short training courses, and we honestly can’t say that we remember anything they tried to teach us. Except for one lesson. In fact, it was so powerful that we never forgot it. In many ways, you can say it shaped much of Phil’s career and eventually led both of us to work with Professor Henry Mintzberg in management development.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Claude Mongeau (MBA'88), CEO of CN.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2013
One of the biggest growth areas in research in management is the role of emotions at work. When I was working at IBM in the 1980s, if anyone got emotional during a meeting, we’d stop the meeting and have coffee, until everyone calmed down. This seemed to happen whenever emotion “reared its’ugly head”. Of course, there was plenty of emotion back then, but we undervalued it. Analysis was sovereign. Things are different today.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Neal Ashkanasy, a professor from Australia’s University of Queensland.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, July 31, 2013
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Professor Martin Kilduff of Cambridge University.
Watch full interview: The Globe and Mail, July 16, 2013