Author: Mo Chaudhury
Publication: Journal of Investing, Fall 2014
In a dramatic shakeup at family controlled Bombardier Inc., Pierre Beaudoin is stepping down as president and chief executive officer while his father, Laurent, is retiring as chairman and there are plans afoot for the possible sale of some business units.
Former United Technologies Corp. executive Alain Bellemare is set to replace Pierre Beaudoin – who held the CEO position for 6 1/2 years – on Friday and Pierre Beaudoin will become executive chairman of Bombardier.
The exceptional economic success of many European countries in the post-War period was characterised by the wide presence of family firms across the Continent. Particularly, in countries like Germany and Italy, family ownership came to be seen as the best guarantee of economic and social development. However, the consensus that family firms are good for growth has come under scrutiny in recent years.
Written by Professor Sujata Madan
Career Change – How can an MBA help?
There are generally two types of career change sought out by MBAs—a complete switch of role and industry, or a move within the same field.
Love in the digital era has changed many aspects of romance in our times. Richard Dagenais chats with Jui Ramaprasad, Assistant Professor at the Information Systems, Desautels Faculty of Management about how online dating sites have impacted the search for "love".
Watch full interview: Yahoo News Canada, February 10, 2014
The Globe’s roundup of research from business schools.
... Social media efforts prove good for a firm’s bottom line
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced that Terry Jenkins has joined the bank as president of Key Private Bank. In this role, Mr. Jenkins will be responsible for the development and execution of the strategy for Key's wealth management segment, which includes trust and investment management, institutional trust, and banking services for affluent individuals, families, business owners and institutions. He will be based in Cleveland, and report to E.J. Burke, co-president, Key Community Bank.
Written by Professor Estelle Metayer
Les entreprises ont de nombreux angles morts, ces zones non visibles d'où peut provenir le danger. Elles peuvent pourtant s'en prémunir. par Estelle Metayer, professeure adjointe à McGill University.
Read full article: La Tribune, February 9, 2014
BCom students will have contributed over $500,000 by 2018 towards enhancement and construction of undergraduate space in the Bronfman Building.
Read full article here: Mcgill Reporter, February 9, 2015
Rei Hasegawa’s role at LinkedIn, which she joined in 2011, involves educating and inspiring members via public relations, social media and training. She has also worked on welcoming prime minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese business leaders as LinkedIn Influencers.
Read full article here: Financial Times, February 8, 2015