This week on Focus Montreal, meet a doctor who is part of a new film highlighting the high rate of depression among physicians, hear from a McGill prof and student about a life-altering trip and listen to what one teacher is saying about Quebec's new history course.
Hot Cities of the World tour
For eight years, a group of 40 McGill University students and alumni have gone to countries of the world which are enjoying strong economic growth.
This year was no exception.
Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Toronto-based Ben Smith, Air Canada’s president of passenger airlines. Air Canada is the country’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Last year, about 41 million people flew with the company.
Every year, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal assesses emerging economic areas around the globe. They then take about 40 students, alumni and faculty to an area pinpointed as experiencing the strongest growth. This year’s “Hot Cities” tour has just returned from three cities in Latin America.
This is the eighth year a group from McGill University has traveled to areas of the world experiencing considerable economic growth. This year the targeted cities are Santiago, Chile and Bogota and Cartagena, Colombia.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to Jamie Ladge, from Northeastern University in Boston.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 15 March, 2016
As introverts have become an increasing part of the leadership conversation we are becoming more aware of the strong presence of introverts in the management suite. But the vast majority of the leadership literature seems to be written to and for extroverted managers. In this article I want to talk about a key way that introverted managers can be better managers for their extroverted employees.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Isabelle Hudon, who is the Executive Chairman of Sun Life in Quebec.
Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 9 March, 2016
Alain Bellemare, 54, took the helm of Bombardier Inc. in February. The company’s US$5.4-billion CSeries passenger jet, the largest plane built by the company, was certified on Friday by Transport Canada.
Via Rail boss speaks about a $1 billion investment, high-speed trains and what it takes to be successful
Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, who oversees Canada’s national passenger rail service, which runs on a 12,500 kilometres track, serves more 400 communities, transports about 4 million passengers a year and employs about 2,500 people.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Michele Rigolizzo from the Harvard Business School.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 2 March, 2016
Continued government support for global firms such as Bombardier Inc. is critical if Canada wants to diversify its economy beyond natural resources, say two business experts.
Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) announced Wednesday it's cutting 7,000 jobs over two years, including roughly 3,000 in Canada, months after the Quebec government pledged US$1 billion of public money for the firm.
The federal Liberals say they are studying Bombardier's request for more funding, which reports say is also $1 billion.