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Alumnus Dick Pound Backs UW in Doping Scandal; Ex-Wada President Calls Sanction a 'Good Message'

Canada's foremost expert on doping control applauds the University of Waterloo's decision to cancel the upcoming season for its football team. "From the university's perspective, it probably had no alternative," Dick Pound, former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, said Tuesday. "It's clearly a very serious situation..."

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

Professor Karl Moore on Canada Competing with the Economy

(Karl Moore, Desautels Faculty of Management): Innovation is the lifeblood of today’s global economy. What used to take five years to be adopted in advanced economies now takes two or three.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2010

McGill University Boosts Canada’s Ranking in the Top Countries With the Best Universities

"Still think Ivy League universities dominate the world's best institutions? Guess again. The landscape of the best and brightest universities is diverse and widespread. Using U.S. News and World Report data, determined which countries have the highest-rated universities in the world.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2010

Professor Karl Moore comments comments on Quebec in the Economic Crisis

Desautels Professor Karl Moore comments for CBC on how Quebec has weathered the economic storm at the Economic Forum held on Sunday.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2010

Professor Henry Mintzberg on Managers Learning from Each Other

Sometimes the wisdom you are seeking can be found within. One Montreal-based firm has developed a program that enables teams of managers to coach each other. "(It's) the concept of practical learning in a team meeting setting," Coaching Ourselves founder and executive director Phil LeNir said in a phone interview.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2010

Prof. William Polushin on The Fundamental Question of Business: 5 of a 5-part series

(William Polushin, Founding Director of the Program for International Competitiveness at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill): In this, the fifth of FP Executive's five-part series on Competing to Win in the Global Economy, William Polushin discusses creating wealth and prosperity in the Google Age.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2010

At McGill University, Star Trek Can Be a Touchy Subject

...Star Trek, as every Trekkie knows, is more than an exploration of space, it's also an exploration of morals and ethics…. In the early 1990s, McGill students passed a referendum renaming the school's University Centre in honor of William Shatner, who played Capt. James T. Kirk in the Star Trek series and who is a McGill alum.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2010

NSERC CREATE Grants

"Thanks to an investment by the Government of Canada at universities across the country, young researchers will have an opportunity to expand their professional and personal skills to prepare for the workplace. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), made the announcement while speaking at Dalhousie University.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2010

Is Alumnus William Shatner a Fine Choice for Governor General?

(Editorial in the Waterloo Record): Who should be Canada's next governor general? With Michaëlle Jean soon to step down from the position, a national search has begun to replace her. But who possesses the unique set of prerequisites for a job like none other in the land yet one that is vital to our democracy?

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Published on : 03 Jun 2010

Prof. William Polushin on The Fundamental Question of Business: 4 of a 5-part series

The challenge we face is that our competition isn't just the U.S., the E.U. and Japan. In this, the fourth of FP Executive's five-part series on competing to win in the global economy, William Polushin looks at the rise of the global value chain. William Polushin is the founding director of the Program for International Competitiveness at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2010

Professeur Karl Moore donne son commentaire sur le fait de pouvoir acheter son détersif en ligne

Après avoir testé son site de commerce en ligne auprès de 5 000 clients pendant cinq mois, Procter & Gamble (P&G) s'est lancée dans ce créneau aux États-Unis le 20 mai. Loin d'être un pied de nez aux détaillants, cette stratégie permettra au géant d'établir un lien direct avec les consommateurs qui bénéficiera aux... détaillants, estime Karl Moore, professeur de gestion de l'Université McGill.

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Published on : 31 May 2010

Professor Karl Moore on Porter Aviation Seeking C$120 Million in IPO Amid Stock Slump

...Porter has “nice assets” including 20 new fuel- efficient planes, an expanding network of 14 destinations, and an island airport near Toronto that’s free of competitors, according to Karl Moore, a professor of business at McGill University in Montreal who specializes in the airline industry. “Porter’s IPO would appeal to someone with nerves who’d accept some risk,” Moore said.

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Published on : 30 May 2010

TALKING MANAGEMENT: Professor Karl Moore sits down with Guy Hachey

Desautels Prof. Karl Moore sits down with Guy Hachey, who’s the CEO of Bombardier Aerospace, one of the top aerospace companies in the world.

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Published on : 26 May 2010

Prof. William Polushin on The Fundamental Question of Business: 3 of a 5-part series

In the third of FP Executive's five-part series on competing to win in the global economy, William Polushin looks at the need for entrepreneurs, not managers. Polushin is the founding director of the Program for International Competitiveness at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.

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Published on : 25 May 2010

Professor David Lank Promotes Entrepreneurship Education

Are you an entrepreneur with a business you want to take to the next level or a bright idea you'd like to develop? Do you have $25,000 and two years to learn how to make it happen? Then you might want to consider applying now to what could be the world's first private school for entrepreneurs.

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Published on : 21 May 2010