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The End of Thinking?

Francis Fukuyama revisited his influential "End of History?" article recently and told readers of the Wall Street Journal (on June 6) that he was right after all.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Four signs your employer is going down the drain

When Jonathan Cutler joined eToys in the summer of 1999, he thought he might be at the company forever.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Thomas Lecordier returns to BCP as Executive Vice President

Alain Tadros, Chief Operating Officer of the Publicis Worldwide companies in Québec, announces the return of Thomas Lecordier to BCP and his appointment as Executive Vice President. ... Passionate about digital, Thomas is renowned in the industry for his skills in strategic branding and new trends. Thomas holds an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from McGill University.Read full article: TMC Net

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Scripps Networks Interactive Names Executive to Guide Multi-Platform Video Distribution

Sameer Deen, a seasoned corporate development and new business strategist, will guide initiatives for Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) to make its lifestyle video content accessible to consumers on emerging video distribution platforms, devices and services.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Es más probable que rechace las jerarquías si no se siente atractivo

Harvard Business Review. Cuando las personas creen que son atractivas consideran que tienen una clase social más alta y su percepción hacia la desigualdad es más favorable, señala un estudio.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Why Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are so successful, in one word

When Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett, their host at dinner, Gates’ mother, asked everyone around the table to identify what they believed was the single most important factor in their success through life. Gates and Buffett gave the same one-word answer: “Focus.”

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Are Bugs the Secret Weapon to Fighting World Hunger?

Mohammed Ashour has an idea he is certain will help the world’s millions of impoverished, ill-nourished slum dwellers. It’s simple: Feed them bugs.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Are your co-workers giving you bad ideas?

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 [Columbia University professor] Sheen S. Levine.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Working With Millennials -- Why You Need To Listen More And Talk Less

Article by: Karl Moore & Sienna Zampino When working with Millennials, it is imperative to listen to them – really listen.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

The Canadian Shopping Mall: Neither Canadian Nor A Mall, Anymore

There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

L'heureuse double vie de Glenn B. Miller

Le type a la carrure, le look et l’entregent d’une vedette de cinéma. Son sourire est dévastateur. Et si on reprend le cliché de celui dont on dit qu’il mord dans la vie à pleines dents, il en est la parfaite incarnation. Son cellulaire sonne en permanence. C’est qu’il est recherché pour financer des entreprises de tous genres pour toutes sortes de raisons. Glenn B. Miller est président et fondateur de MBG Finance.

Published on : 08 Jul 2014

Hillshire Options Bring in the Bacon

Bullish options bets on Hillshire Brands Co. stand to deliver millions of dollars in profits to one or more traders who correctly wagered in recent weeks that the company's stock would surge.

Published on : 08 Jul 2014

Re-building Lac-Megantic

McGill students Cecile Branco and Bernard d’Arche [winners of the McGill Dobson Cup] tell Camille Ross about their innovative plan to help re-build Lac-Megantic after the devastating train accident. Watch video: Global Montreal

Published on : 07 Jul 2014

McGill student Bernard D'Arche, on helping to rebuild Lac Megantic

Bernard d’Arche, McGill Student [and one of the winners of the Dobson Cup], who came up with a unique idea to help rebuild Lac Megantic.Listen: Tommy Schnurmacher Show

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What sports taught Roger Martin about business

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 Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

Published on : 04 Jul 2014