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Stephen McLennan: Vice-President, Natural Resources, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Neil Petroff, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen McLennan to Vice-President, Natural Resources. Mr. McLennan reports to Ziad Hindo, Senior Vice-President, Tactical Asset Allocation & Natural Resources. ...  Read full article: Financial Post, December 16, 2014

Published on : 16 Dec 2014

How shame and guilt can be used to your advantage in marketing

By DaHee Han There are ways to ensure marketers are not fumbling in the dark when it comes to getting the most out of using emotion in their marketing campaigns. From billboards and adverts to their company website, my research shows that emotions such as shame and guilt can be used to create a favourable response from consumers.

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Social Business Academia Report 2014

The Social Business Academia Report 2014 gives a comprehensive overview about many of the social business initiatives that take place at universities around the world. Social businesses aim to solve social problems in a financially self-sustainable way. ... Robert J. David is Associate Professor of Strategy & Organization and the Cleghorn Faculty Scholar at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. He is also Director of the Centre for Strategy Studies in Organization at McGill. 

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Cine sunt managerii care conduc cele mai mari mall-uri din România, în care intră zilnic 400.000 de oameni

Mallurile cu cele mai mari vânzări de pe piaţa locală - AFI Palace Cotroceni şi Băneasa Shopping City din Bucureşti - sunt conduse de doi manageri străini - israelianul Israel Vizel şi grecul Georgios Argentopoulos -, în timp ce proprietarii altor zece centre comerciale importante au decis să lase administrarea pe mâna unor manageri români, reiese dintr-o analiză a ZF. ... Georgios Argentopoulos CEO, Băneasa Developments

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Emotional Power: Coaching For Leaders Who Dare to Care

I have been interviewing CEO’s for my new book on emotional power. I interview those who are at the top of their game to get advice for my new book and for our new business coaching certification program. ... “Maybe I will find freedom and happiness after I retire.”

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Forget big, hairy goals. Think small instead

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 Andrew Shipilov from [international business school] Insead, just outside of Paris. When you look at alliances, trust is really important. Tell us more about this. Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 9, 2014

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Schools of Thought in Strategic Management

Strategic management focuses solely on the process a business goes through in creating a sustainable competitive advantage. Just as there’s usually more than one option for solving most business problems, there’s more than one school of thought for creating a strategic management plan. Some of the most commonly implemented by both large and small businesses are those identified by Henry Mintzberg, Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel in 1998. ... Small-Business Significance

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Giving S.M.A.R.T. Feedback to Millennials

Article by Karl Moore Many managers today don’t relish giving feedback. In the past, feedback was associated with the annual review, a thoroughly unenjoyable hour where everyone involved couldn’t wait for it to end. Today with Millennials as the future of our organizations, feedback is more central to the role of manager than ever before. ... This was written with Sema Burney.

Published on : 11 Dec 2014

Le nouveau cadre d'intégrité d'Ottawa tuera-t-il SNC-Lavalin?

Une nouvelle politique anticorruption adoptée sans consultations formelles au printemps dernier par Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada (TPSGC) suscite un tollé dans le monde des affaires, en plus de soulever des questions sur l'avenir de SNC-Lavalin...

Published on : 05 Dec 2014

L'épidémie d'obésité: un échec de la médecine?

Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites. ... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.

Published on : 05 Dec 2014

Niagara native Oxford bound

Joanna Klimczak doesn't want to support poverty-reduction, she wants to end it. And, she's going to England to further her cause. ... The 23-year-old student in the faculty of management at McGill University applied for the prestigious scholarship last summer and learned on the weekend that she'd earned one of the coveted spots. Read full article: St. Catharines Standard, December 3, 2014

Published on : 04 Dec 2014

Leaders don’t need to be extroverted

Many people strive to be leaders in their society so they can make a difference in the world and improve people’s lives. As many of us know, it takes just one person to create even the most significant of changes around us — this thought alone should push everyone to develop their inner leader, no matter what their personality may be.

Published on : 04 Dec 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Big doesn’t mean you aren’t nimble in business

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Jacobites from the London Business School. Michael, tell us about value migration. Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2014

Published on : 04 Dec 2014

Shameful advertising

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds. ... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time’.

Published on : 04 Dec 2014

Un Québécois à la tête de Bell Helicopter à Mirabel

Le Québécois Raymond Leduc prend la tête de la filiale canadienne de Bell Helicopter située à Mirabel. Il remplace l’actuel patron Barry Kohler qui retourne au siège social du Texas, a appris la chaîne Argent. ... M. Leduc avait rallié les rangs du fabricant d’hélicoptères en 2012. Il avait auparavant travaillé chez IBM Bromont durant neuf années. Ingénieur de formation, il a aussi une maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) de l’Université McGill.

Published on : 04 Dec 2014