Humility is the key to ‘good’ leadership and the antidote to those models of ‘heroic’ leadership that were always doomed to fail, writes Sharon Turnbull.
Guest host Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with Karl Moore. He is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. For more on this story, tune in to The National on CBC Television tonight. Susan Bonner will look at why extra fees seem tied to the future of air travel.
Listen to full interview: CBC, May 19, 2014
After waiting seven years, Air Canada executives will finally head to Seattle this weekend to pick up a Boeing 787 plane, the first of 37 Dreamliners on order.
... McGill University business professor Karl Moore believes the Dreamliner gives Air Canada a competitive edge against Canadian rivals.
WestJet is looking to expand into international markets, with a possible wide-body fleet eventually. It is beginning service to Dublin next month, but because it is using Boeing 737 planes, flights from Toronto require a stop in St. John’s.
Society needs to undergo an empathic revolution if we are to survive as a species, says Anita Nowak of McGill University speaking at PINC 15 in the Netherlands.
There is a spectrum of empathy, says Nowak, with pity at one end, empathy at the other and compassion and sympathy somewhere in between.
Read full article: Wired, May 20, 2014
Just a week after upsetting the heavily-favoured Boston Bruins in a thrilling seven-game series in the second round of the NHL playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens find themselves in tough against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals.
... Students of the Chartered Professional Accounting Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management and program staff show their support for the Habs.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to three McGill students, soon to be alumni: Sebastian Dragnea, Charles-Edouard Desmarais and Brian Luong (BCom'13).
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, May 20, 2014
Professor Gagnon Ranks Second in Annual Grants Competition of the Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture
Professor Suzanne Gagnon’s grant proposal entitled, “Revitalizing organizational diversity: Towards new knowledge of inclusive practices and why they work,” was ranked second of applications across all disciplines in the 2014 competition by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs. The study, which received funding for three years, addresses several gaps in current research.
Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on Leadership Models for China and the Art of War, for the course Business Leadership in China at the Tsinghua SEM.
Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Global Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics and Management (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on the “Ubiquitous City” of Songdo, South Korea, where he was based in early May, 2014 as part of an analysis of Urbanization Trends in Asia.
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management has won the Research Excellence Award in the Primarily Doctoral/Medical University category at the 2014 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) conference held in Muskoka, Ontario. This award reflects the highest contribution of research papers from PhD students and faculty of the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Read more about ASAC.