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Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare says CSeries is en route for success

Alain Bellemare, 54, took the helm of Bombardier Inc. in February. The company’s US$5.4-billion CSeries passenger jet, the largest plane built by the company, was certified on Friday by Transport Canada.

Published: 3Mar2016

Via Rail boss speaks about a $1 billion investment, high-speed trains and what it takes to be successful

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, who oversees Canada’s national passenger rail service, which runs on a 12,500 kilometres track, serves more 400 communities, transports about 4 million passengers a year and employs about 2,500 people.

Published: 3Mar2016

Forget What Trump Can Do, Voters Likely Won't Allow It

What are the main issues that David Cameron negotiated with the EU and put up for the coming referendum?

Published: 3Mar2016

Washington-Montréal-Paris : mercato dans les écoles de commerce

La mondialisation concerne aussi les dirigeants d’écoles de management les plus réputées. Approchée par des chasseurs de têtes alors qu’elle était vice-doyenne de l’école de commerce de l’université George-Washington, dans la capitale américaine, la Française Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou est ainsi devenue, en septembre 2015, doyenne de l’école de gestion Desautels de l’université McGill de Montréal (Canada).

Published: 3Mar2016

Écoutez, partagez

L'acteur Serge Postigo a été le premier à monter sur la scène du Centre Bell lors de la conférence Apex 2016, en février dernier. J'ai bien aimé l'une de ses anecdotes.

Un jour, alors que l'acteur était vice-président du Festival Juste pour rire, son patron Gilbert Rozon lui a demandé : «Serge, ça ne te tenterait pas de faire un EMBA1 ?» Serge Postigo croyait qu'il s'agissait d'une plaisanterie. Lui, faire une maîtrise en gestion ? Ben voyons ! «Je suis un acteur, pas un gestionnaire», a-t-il répondu.

Published: 3Mar2016

How learning at work has changed over the past decade

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Michele Rigolizzo from the Harvard Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 2 March, 2016 

Published: 3Mar2016

Socially responsible behavior boosts profit - if marketing is strong

That can complicate the situation for managers who must balance between doing good and keeping shareholders happy, said Sachin Modi, an associate professor in Iowa State University's College of Business.

According to a new study by Modi and Saurabh Mishra, an associate professor at McGill University, a strong marketing department is crucial to helping a firm leverage its efforts to be socially responsible.

Published: 3Mar2016

CAE’s Sonya Branco appointed Chief Financial Officer

CAE today announced that it has appointed Sonya Branco as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 23, 2016, after the Company has reported its fiscal 2016 year-end results. She succeeds Stephane Lefebvre who has recently accepted a leadership position with le Cirque du Soleil, a company held by private equity.


Published: 3Mar2016

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences takes the next step

My associate editors and I were very pleased to hear that Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (SEPS) has been selected for coverage in Thomson Reuters’ products and services, including Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports. It will be added to the Operations Research & Management Science, Management and Economics categories. The journal's first Impact Factor will be available in June 2016, and will be based on citations during 2015 to papers published in 2013-2014.

Published: 3Mar2016