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Lower prices could be on the way with airline ownership announcement: airline analyst

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:41

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49.

Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive.

Read full article: 630 CHED, November 4, 2016

Source Site: /desautels

Fed-up Metrolinx threatens to cancel $770M Bombardier deal for LRT

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:38

Metrolinx has threatened to cancel a contract with Bombardier over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

Ontario’s regional transportation agency ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

Source Site: /desautels

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx threatens to cancel deal

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:36

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent.

Read full article: Macleans, November 4, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

Cheaper fares could be coming if airline ownership rules change: airline analyst

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:32

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49.

Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive.

Read full article: iNews880, November 4, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:22

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

...McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Read ful article: CTV News, November 4, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

To Each Their Own: Giving Feedback To Introverts And Extroverts

Thu, 2016-11-03 12:29

We all like receiving recognition and appreciation at the workplace, whether it’s a pat on the back, an award for a job well done, or some one-on-one time with our boss. We have unique emotions attached to what makes us feel appreciated, and the nature of what we find motivating varies from person to person.

Source Site: /desautels

How Edward Rogers got involved amid Guy Laurence's ouster

Thu, 2016-10-27 11:41

Rogers Communications Deputy Chairman Edward Rogers is making his presence felt at the company bearing his family name, after the ousting of Guy Laurence.

“You can’t have a company of Rogers’ size moving forward in a competitive marketplace without existing leadership filling the void,” management expert Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University, told BNN in an interview. "You’re not just going to keep the chair warm for that length of time."

Source Site: /desautels

'Had to be done'

Mon, 2016-10-24 13:39

McGill University professor Karl Moore discusses the challenges Bombardier faced and why the layoffs 'had to be done'.

Watch full video: CTV News, October 21, 2016 

Source Site: /desautels

To Give or Not to Give Federal Fundings to Bombardier after more Job Cuts

Mon, 2016-10-24 13:35

Another bad day for Bombardier, but will that accelerate possible federal funding?

Saying it needs to be more profitable and more competitive, Bombardier is cutting more than 7,000 jobs over the next few years with 1,500 in Quebec and 500 elsewhere in the country. 

McGill business professor Karl Moore spoke with CTV saying financial public investments are still needed for a company as big as Bombardier even though it's making cuts. 

Source Site: /desautels

Bombardier layoffs a symptom of Canada’s failure to stay competitive, says expert

Mon, 2016-10-24 13:29

Bombardier is eliminating 7,500 workers around the world, with roughly 2,000 positions being cut in Canada. But they’re hiring 3,700 in countries with lower costs. One expert says Canada’s struggle to be competitive in the international marketplace is one reason why.

Karl Moore, professor at the Desautels faculty of management at McGill University, said that Bombardier will have to “suffer some pain” here in Canada as it restructures in an attempt to return to profitability and competitiveness.

Source Site: /desautels