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Montreal professor’s feud with United Airlines heads to court over complaint website

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:29

 What started as a series of mishaps while flying with United Airlines 20 years ago will culminate Friday in a McGill University professor and one of the world’s largest passenger carriers facing off in a Montreal courtroom.

United Continental Holdings Inc. is suing Jeremy Cooperstock, an engineering professor at McGill, over his customer complaint website, Untied.com. The airline wants Cooperstock to delete contact information for its management and lawyers; he has refused.

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Networking For Introverts: A Cheetah At A Lion's Game

Wed, 2016-04-06 13:32

This post was cowritten with Daniel Metlitski, a senior at McGill University.

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Karl Moore's take on Bombardier, the Beaudoin family & investor sentiment

Wed, 2016-04-06 13:13

BNN has done in-house survey of a number of our regular money managers to provide their thoughts on Bombardier. Meanwhile, how much should the Beaudoin family take investor sentiment into account and how important it is for the success of the company? We follow up with Karl Moore, professor of business strategy at McGill University. 

Watch full video: Business News Network, April 4, 2016 

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Fri, 2016-04-01 10:12

Most experienced leaders believe that leadership is more like art than science. And as with art, perfecting the craft of leadership requires training under a mentor or a master. Of course, an aspiring leader must have a foundation of communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, some of which can be obtained through degree programs in organizational leadership, but owning the tools and knowing how to use them to maximum effect are two different things.

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Why corporate social responsibility doesn’t help a company

Thu, 2016-03-31 10:12

 Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Timothy Deviancy from Leeds University.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 30 March, 2016 

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Managing Upward: A Key Part Of Being A Really Useful Manager For Your People

Tue, 2016-03-29 10:15

The most important part of being a great boss is focusing on the people who work for you. Perhaps the second most important element is learning to effectively manage upward. Doing this well can be a great help to the people that work for you.

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Talking Management: The downsides of power

Wed, 2016-03-23 14:13

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Columbia Business School professor Adam Galinsky.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 22 March, 2016 

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 22 March, 2016 

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This week on Focus Montreal: March 19

Mon, 2016-03-21 13:24

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.

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Air Canada boss speaks about learning from WestJet and fighting Porter

Fri, 2016-03-18 13:52

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.

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Annual McGill University Tour To Emerging Economic Cities Returns From Latin America

Fri, 2016-03-18 13:49

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.  

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