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One Direction Breakup Could Have A Big Impact On Global Music Sales In 2016

That plaintive cry you heard over the weekend was the sound of millions of teens and tweens around the world mourning the imminent loss of One Direction, the hugely popular British boy band launched by "X Factor" and "American Idol" svengali Simon Cowell. ... “There’s a spillover effect,” said Jui Ramaprasad, a professor at McGill University who teaches a course on the music business. “It’s not just the effect of One Direction’s sales.”

Published on : 26 Aug 2015

Quand le travail ne manque pas

Les étudiants d’été se voient souvent confier de nombreux dossiers lors de leur passage au bureau. Comment gérer la charge de travail parfois importante et les échéances ? ... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle passe son deuxième été au sein du cabinet Gowlings à Montréal. Read full article: Droit-Inc, August 21, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Five Ways To Give Great Feedback To Millennials

One of the most down to earth and helpful approaches to feedback that you should consider adding to your repertoire is one that I have taught to hundreds of managers in new manager courses: The Five Languages of Appreciation. Written by Karl Moore. Read full article: Forbes, August 20, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: New chief executive for Nation Group

Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1. Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Nouveau conseiller juridique à la Société Générale

Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

TONY BEST: Proud to be a banker

There are some places Wayne Griffith knows like the back of his hand.... Griffith brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry to his new position at RBC. A graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, the Bajan holds a Bachelor’s degree of commerce and a number of other financial planning designations from Concordia, the Canadian Securities Institute, the Institute of Canadian Bankers and McGill University’s Executive Institute.

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Quebec company developing a legal alternative to Uber

Taxi companies are playing catch-up in the battle for a smartphone presence. A Quebec company is developing its own app to allow taxi customers to order a cab from their phone, to track its location while en route and allow them to pay via their phone as well. ... “Uber has such a strong presence here already and has sort of become the market leader all of a sudden. Whether the taxi companies can get that back with this app will be interesting to see.” – says Jui Ramaprasad.

Published on : 21 Aug 2015

Making Your Passion Pay

When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story... “I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "

Published on : 21 Aug 2015

Montreal Is The Best Student City In Canada, Says QS Top Universities

Choosing a post-secondary school is one of life's most important decisions. But Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top Universities is making the choice a little easier for anyone who's considered studying in Montreal. 

Published on : 20 Aug 2015

« Le G20 des jeunes sera un grand partage des meilleures pratiques partout dans le monde »

Entrevue 60 secondes— Vous représenterez le Canada au Sommet de l’Alliance des jeunes entrepreneurs du G20 à Istanbul, du 7 au 9 septembre prochain. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Reinventing the Face of Your Frontline Through Digital Recruitment

When it comes to retail, there's one aspect of the customer experience that's substantially more influential than the rest: frontline employees. Because they're often a customer's first touchpoint with a retailer and interact with customers directly on a regular basis, frontline employees act as brand ambassadors who can easily make or break the customer's shopping experience.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Leadership is about a lot more than being the boss

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with my colleague Henry Mintzberg.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

First Air, Canadian North codeshare has Nunavut passengers worried

Nunavut travellers are worried that increased co-operation between two of the North's biggest airlines will leave them with fewer options and higher fares. ..."If you had two flights a day where there weren't the seats filled, it might make sense economically to have one flight," says Karl Moore, an associate professor with McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, who has studied the airline industry in Canada.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Economic performance: Evaluation

Desautels' Professor of Practice Mo Chaudhury evaluates economic performance of Bangladesh. Read full article: BD News 24, August 18, 2015

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Tricon Capital Group Announces Q2 2015 Results and Changes to Senior Management Team

Tricon Capital Group Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015