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Asia and a happy future for opera

With classical music's popularity thriving in Asia (as millions of youngsters in China in particular are studying piano and violin from early age), and with the financial difficulties facing classical music in the West, opera houses in particular (as the New York City Opera bankruptcy, the present negotiations at the Metropolitan Opera, the last minute rescue of this year's season at the Rome opera house, and the constant strikes at classical music venues in France suggest), the question is: can classical music be financed without significant government subsidies? 

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

New Schulich certificate adds to an undergrad’s ‘global mindset’

When Cassy Kwong graduated with a four-year international bachelor of business administration (iBBA) honours degree in June, he was immediately hired by HSBC Securities in Toronto as an investment representative. ... (EDC also is partnering with McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal in developing a program for international competitiveness. This comprises a series of practical, industry-friendly case studies on international business and corporate competitiveness.)

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Learn from companies doing weird and crazy things

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for the Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

Top Professors on Twitter

On the LDRLB podcast (@LDRLB), we draw much of our content from the research and writings of the world’s top professors. Most are from business schools, others from a variety of fields relevant to leading organizations. 

Published on : 15 Aug 2014

L’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal remet deux bourses d’une valeur de 40 000 $ à deux gestionnaires exceptionnelles : Louise Richer et Manon Jeannotte

Montréal, le 12 août 2014 –  Louis Hébert et Alain Pinsonneault, les codirecteurs du programme d’EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, ont le plaisir d’annoncer la remise de deux bourses d’étude d’une valeur de 40 000 $ chacune.

Published on : 12 Aug 2014

The EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal presents two $40,000 scholarships to two outstanding managers: Louise Richer and Manon Jeannotte

Montreal, August 12, 2014 – Louis Hébert and Alain Pinsonneault, co-directors of the McGill HEC Montréal EMBA  are pleased to present this year’s two $40,000 scholarship winners.

Published on : 12 Aug 2014

Prominent Banker and Bill Gates Foundation Award Winner Luce Veilleux Joins the LocoMobi Board of Advisors

LocoMobi are pleased to announce Luce Veilleux has joined the LocoMobi Board of Advisors.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

The worth of academic research for business

The value of research is best realised when academics are prepared to descend from their rarefied elevations and recognise that practitioners have an important role to play in knowledge production.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

New ‘WellWiki’ to Provide Info on Every Oil and Gas Well in Canada

Finding information about oil and gas wells is about to become easier thanks to a new website that aims to provide data on all the wells drilled in Canada and the United States since 1859.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

7 Reasons The World Isn't Totally Screwed Right Now

If you've turned on the news lately, you may have gotten the sense that the world is falling apart. From rising body counts in Gaza and Israel to a plane getting shot down in Ukraine to increasing violence in Nigeria and Syria, it can often seem like a never-ending stream of grim realities.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

Customer Centric Metrics rescue retailer from Strategic Eccentrics: Customers take care of The Profits

Tom Peters has long argued the case for Customer Centricity. At the 2011 Progress Conference he said; “The magic formula that business has revealed is to treat their customers like guests and their employees like people.” So what is his 2013 take on strategy and leadership? Think of this as “Tom Peter’s Balanced Scorecard”.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

Littérature : entre livres et porte-jarretelles, il faut choisir…

Nouvelle « choc », en quelque sorte, dans le monde de la littérature à Montréal. Non, Michel Tremblay n’écrit pas un nouveau roman. Dany Laferrière n’a pas renoncé à son fauteuil à l’Académie française.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The socially responsible corporation? It’s a myth

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Timothy Devinney, Leadership Chair in International Business at Leeds University.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

The 'non-state' solution

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, stick to their firm belief that a two-state solution is the only way to end the long-running Middle East conflict involving Israel and Palestine They are mistaken. 

Published on : 08 Aug 2014