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How business can adapt to the new political realities in 2017

Thu, 2017-02-09 11:08

An uncertain business environment and the appeal of leaders such as Donald Trump provide a challenge to the consensus that has existed around leadership styles in recent years. Those at the top need to be able to adapt, as Nick Martindale reports

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Ottawa gives Bombardier a $372.5-million helping hand

Thu, 2017-02-09 10:52

Bombardier has been asking Ottawa for a billion dollars since 2015, and the Feds have finally stepped up to plate — with $372.5 million in interest-free loans. The money will go towards the company’s CSeries and Global 7000 business jets.

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Recruiting and retaining millennials: a new HR approach

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:52

HR specialist Scotia Lockwood writes that, to maintain growth, a business must adjust its management style to suit millennials; they form a fast-growing demographic with a whole new set of expectations. Ms. Lockwood references an interview with Professor Karl Moore on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation podcast to point out that, to a millennial, feedback should be instantaneous, career growth fast, the money and benefits great — and the opportunity to relocate overseas is a plus.

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Ericsson SVP talks tech disruption, family and prepping for change

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:49

Rima Qureshi is Ericsson’s senior VP for North America and an expert on the cloud, the Internet of Things and 5G networks, but she readily admits that change is the order of the day. As the industry undergoes huge changes, Ms. Qureshi works to stay ahead of the curve — and as a board member for both MasterCard and Great-West Life, she recognizes the same changes starting to impact those industries.

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Millennials in business: honesty transparency and authenticity in Trump’s America

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:49

Millennials value authenticity even more than GenXers or Boomers do, and that affects everything from the workplace to the recent US election, says Peter Kozodoy, chief strategy officer at GEM Advertising. In a recent blog post that draws from the work of Professor Karl Moore, Mr. Kozodoy uses six definitions to describe the ideal candidate for the millennial vote. A quick glance at the list will reveal that neither candidate made the grade.

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1-800 Got-junk CEO on what drives him

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:27

Brian Scudamore got the idea that led to 1-800-GOT-JUNK while sitting at a McDonald’s drive-through at the age of 18, and has since built his company to the largest junk-removal service in the world, as well as the centrepiece of a group of companies that cover everything from house painting to moving services. How did he do it? In conversation with Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore, Mr Scudamore dishes on his drive to succeed, his razor-sharp focus and how he keeps his job fun.

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Mitch Kowalski: McGill study reveals the ‘illusion’ of innovation at Canadian law firms

Fri, 2017-01-27 12:25

A new study out of the Faculty of Management at McGill University suggests that while Canadian law firms talk a good “innovation” game, little innovation is actually taking place.
McGill law and MBA student Aly Háji conducted the study under the supervision of management professor Karl Moore. Háji also received “mentorship support and guidance” from Mike Ross and strategy consulting boutique, Juniper.

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Desautels students meet Warren Buffett

Mon, 2017-01-23 12:38

In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led McGill students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett. Given the tremendous success of the first visit, the Desautels Faculty of Management, along with Professor Moore, gave twenty students from Desautels another opportunity to meet with Mr. Buffett on January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day in the U.S.

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Kevin O’Leary’s business history back in spotlight after entering race for Conservative Party leader

Thu, 2017-01-19 11:37

Kevin O’Leary’s sales pitch for himself as Conservative Party leader revolves around one main argument: He understands business and the economy better than the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

...There are two ways to look at the SoftKey saga: O’Leary may have built a company that turned out to be a lemon, but McGill University management professor Karl Moore pointed out he came out on top.

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How Introverted Leaders Can Be Better Bosses for Extroverts

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:50

Karl Moore, Associate Professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

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