Karl Moore

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Academic Unit

Career and Professional Development


Associate Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College, Oxford University

After completing his MBA at the University of Southern California and Ph.D. at the Schulich School, York University, Karl worked for eleven years in sales and marketing management positions in the high technology industry with IBM, and Hitachi. Before McGill he taught at Oxford University for five years. He came to McGill to work with Henry Mintzberg, they co-direct McGill’s Advanced Leadership Program. In 2002 he won the Faculty teaching award at the MBA level.        

He has taught extensively in executive education programs including at Oxford, Cambridge, Duke, LBS, RSM, Queens, McGill, IIM Bangalore, Renmin (Beijing), and Darden. An active consultant Dr. Moore has worked with Air Canada, BA, Nokia, IBM, Volvo, HP, Motorola, Accenture, Morgan Stanley and other firms.  

Karl has long experience both the high tech industry and the Airline/Aerospace industry working with Air Canada, British Airways, Lufthansa, IATA, CAE, Bombardier and others. He has taught courses on Leadership, Strategy, Being a New Manager Being a Change Leaders and New Approaches to Product Management.

Dr. Moore's publications include over a hundred and fifty articles, books, chapters in books, and papers. His research has been published in a number of leading journals including: Strategy Management Journal, Business History, MIR, Canadian Journal of Public Health, Journal of Applied  Behavioral Science, Chief Executive, Human Relations, Leader to Leader, and Strategy + Business. 

He has recognized as a world expert on strategy and leadership. For over two years he has blogged for Forbes and for six years he had done a weekly interview for the Globe and Mail where he interviews leading CEOs one week and the other week the top business professors in leadership and strategy and the world’s best universities.