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Moore: Bombardier will get federal bailout despite contested share structure

Thu, 2016-02-18 11:04

McGill University's Professor of Business Strategy Karl Moore tells BNN why Bombardier will get support from Ottawa and why it's not all bad when it comes to the company's share structure.

Watch full video: Business News Network, 17 February, 2016

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Bombardier: «merci de donner un nouvel élan à la C Series»

Thu, 2016-02-18 10:59

Bombardier a reçu un important vote de confiance pour sa C Series, hier, avec la décision d'Air Canada d'acquérir 45 avions CS300 de 130 places. Il s'agit de la première commande en près d'un an et demi pour cette nouvelle gamme d'avions qui représente une bonne partie de l'avenir du constructeur québécois.

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Liberals Should Support Bombardier In Order To Diversify Economy: Experts

Thu, 2016-02-18 10:57

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.

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Bombardier: A 'no brainer' investment or a 'house built on quicksand'?

Thu, 2016-02-18 10:54

With the announcement that Bombardier will be cutting 7,000 jobs over the next two years as it faces declining revenues and a net loss, the spotlight is now firmly on the federal government and whether it will heed the aerospace company's plea for more money.

But where some analysts see the Montreal-based firm, with its 64,000 global workforce, as a prudent investment in an important Canadian industry, others believe it may be time for Ottawa to turn off the government money tap.


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Reverse Mentoring

Wed, 2016-02-17 13:18

Getting a workplace mentor can help you achieve your performance objectives. They will support you in planning, completing and recording the ACCA Practical Experience Requirement (PER) necessary to become an ACCA member. But you may also find yourself being asked to mentor your more experienced and more qualified colleagues. 

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How a company apologizing can improve a bad situation

Thu, 2016-02-11 19:00

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Maurice Schweitzer, a professor at the Wharton Business School.

Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, 10 February, 2016

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Susan Cain: ‘Introverted leaders often deliver better outcomes than extroverted leaders’

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:01

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 Susan Cain, a self-described introvert, who wants to create a world that empowers other introverts and recognizes their strengths.

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Péladeau likely won't scuttle Rona deal: Moore

Mon, 2016-02-08 14:09

Pierre Karl Péladeau is calling on the Caisse de Depot to intervene in Lowe's takeover of Rona, but Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University says he likely won't be able to scuttle the deal, as the Caisse has a duty to maximize value for Quebec pensioners.

Watch full video: Business News Network, 3 February, 2016 

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One-fifth of largest companies now Chinese, but no need to worry

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:56

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Cornell’s Chris Marquis.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 3 February, 2016 

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Lowe's Pitch to Acquire Rona Seen Succeeding This Time Around

Mon, 2016-02-08 13:46

Second time will likely be a charm for Lowe’sCos. in its attempt to acquire Quebec’s Rona Inc.

The fact both boards agreed to the C$3.2 billion ($2.3 billion) offer, along with Lowe’s commitment to preserve head-office jobs and maintain supply agreements, will likely seal the deal. Political conditions in Canada’s second-most populous province also favor the acquisition after helping to scupper a hostile offer in 2012.

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