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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Want to Keep Younger Employees? You've Got to Play by Their Rules
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79), CEO and Chairman of OgilvyOne in New York City. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2013
Kaže, da so ženske boljše krizne menedžerke od moških kolegov. Kaj je potem vloga nas, menedžerjev,« je pred leti, ko je priznanje managerka leta prejela Sonja Gole iz Adria Mobila, na odru Managerskega koncerta zastavil vprašanje predsednik koncerta Slobodan Sibinčič. In udeležence nasmejal z ugotovitvijo: »Morda je poslanstvo menedžerjev, da kolegicam ustvarjamo delo, da torej povzročamo krize ...«Prispevek skuša osvetliti odlike slovenskih menedžerk. So te pogumne nosilke vala novega vodenja?
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Imagine, if you can, America’s most influential celebrity telling the world that she loves you and she loves your product.And all of this, at the low price of next-to-nothing.... All in all, David’s Tea “hit the jackpot,” marketing expert Demetrios Vakratsas concluded Friday.For any company, especially one that relies on word-of-mouth advertising — rather than paid advertising in traditional media — Oprah’s endorsement “is a dream placement,” the McGill University, Desautels faculty of management professor, said.
International talent management specialists, a&dc believe resilience is a key focus for addressing the lack of progression of women in business. Responding to research from the Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders a&dc do not believe quotas are necessarily the best way to address the issue although Cranfield found that over the last six months, levels of FTSE 100 board appointments going to women have dropped significantly.
Back in August 2003, Timothy Koller wrote in McKinsey Quarterly an article “Numbers investors can trust”, where he emphasized the importance of “genuine disclosure” of financial information by public companies. It was a call to corporations that wished to regain the trust of investors after the 2000 dot-com collapse. By strange coincidence, that year was marked by a new crisis of sub-prime mortgages, which was again partly related to the lack of proper disclosure of business and financial information.
Porter Airlines Inc.’s bid to more than double the reach of its network hinges on winning over governments in Toronto and Ottawa amid potentially fierce opposition from local residents in its hometown. ... “The noise profile of the CSeries is dramatically better than conventional aircraft,” said Karl Moore, a professor of business strategy at Montreal’s McGill University who specializes in the airline industry. “Some people on the island understandably will fight it so it will take persuasion to win them over. There is uncertainty, there’s no question about it.”
Bombardier announced a big deal with Porter Airlines today, but it all depends on whether or not Porter can convince Toronto to expand its airport. Karl Moore is a professor of management at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. Listen to full interview: CBC, April 10, 2013
What's it like to work at struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry, one of Canada's big banks or scandal-ridden engineering firm SNC-Lavalin? ... McGill University associate professor Lisa Cohen said job review websites provide useful information to prospective employees, especially when it comes to salaries and corporate culture. The information is also potentially valuable for a company's human resources staff, she said. "This is a read on how well you're doing," said Cohen, who teaches organizational behaviour at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Major General Chris Whitecross, chief military engineer of the Canadian Forces. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 9, 2013
Russia has been widely promoted as one of the BRICS nations, full of energy and dynamism like many leading emerging economies. Indeed, with its low unemployment figures, growing GDP, and recent WTO membership, it could be heralded as a poster child of the shifting concentration of wealth from the west to the east. Yet after spending 11 days in Moscow and St. Petersburg in February and March, we came away with mixed feelings. -Article by Karl Moore and Tarek Dabbous
Should business school students be made to foot the bill for academic research that no one reads? Not any more, says Larry Zicklin, a former chairman of Wall Street investment firm Neuberger Berman, a clinical professor at New York University’s Stern School and a lecturer on ethics at the Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania.
Insects are not regular fare on Western menus, but a surprising number of people worldwide--perhaps as many as 2.5 billion--eat them happily on a regular basis. High in protein, low in fat, and rich in iron and omega-3, bugs like grasshoppers and cicadas are vital staples--a crunchier, and more sustainable, alternative to beef, pork, and lamb.
ICT is transforming healthcare worldwide. Our North America correspondent takes a look at a range of ehealth applications that are attracting attention across the continent. Paul Turek doesn’t bother with the phone much anymore. The doctor, who runs a male fertility clinic, uses a web service called Healthloop to monitor his young patients after surgery, ensuring that they are recovering properly and using the right dose of medication.
This fall, Carleton alumnus Gabe Mott and his team will stand before world business leaders and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ask for $1 million. His goal is to help put crickets on dinner tables around the world.