“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country,” is the saying now famously associated with John F. Kennedy, though Oliver Wendell Holmes said it eight decades before.
This same statement is the precise recipe for the survival and success of family businesses too, though as far as I know, nobody put it quite this way: “And, so, my dear relatives, ask not what the business can do you for you; ask what you can do for the business.”
Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more. This week's guest is Andy Nulman (BCom'83), CEO, Just for Laughs.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s alleged derisive comments against visible minorities will likely cast an enduring cloud over the successful career the billionaire built, despite a pattern of racially charged behaviour.
... Success, however, can lead to overconfidence, and a reluctance to let go long-held beliefs even when evidence suggests otherwise, said Karl Moore, associate professor of leadership and strategy at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Mr. Yan Wang, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance will be defending his research entitled:
Three Essays on Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University
Date: May 20, 2014
Time: 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Room 245, Bronfman building
Revenue Management Approaches to Supply Chain Demand Fulfillment
University of Mannheim
Date: May 2, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 310
Since the 1980s we have heard much about ‘leadership’; its impact on organizations and being a valued and rare quality. Countless numbers of books, articles, research projects, seminars and papers have been devoted to this subject. A Google search of the term leadership will yield 147 million hits. Must be important!
Halton Region’s new Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health (MOH) is looking forward to beginning what she characterized as a ‘dream job’ in a community she already knows.
The Region announced the appointment of Oakville resident Dr. Hamidah Meghani (IMHL participant) to the position Wednesday.
Read full article: Inside Halton, April 17, 2014
On Aug. 17, 2011, everything changed for Jonathan Goodman (MBA'94).
The aggressive, hard-driving executive - at the time the CEO of hugely successful drug distributor Paladin Labs Inc. - had just sealed one of Paladin's biggest acquisitions. Taking a celebratory bicycle ride with fellow employees in the hills north of Montreal, he fell off his bike and hit his head. Despite wearing a helmet, the result was a serious brain injury.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Marc Poulin, CEO of Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of Sobeys Inc., one of Canada’s top retail supermarket chains.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 22, 2014
Imagine Inside the Actors Studio with top CEO's. In this four-part special series McGill University professor and noted author, Karl Moore, sits down with Montreal business leaders. Each week he asks a different CEO about their path to success, their advice to budding entrepreneurs, their work/life balance and more. This week's guest is Zoe Yujnovich, President & CEO, Iron Ore Company of Canada.