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Bombardier among companies using legal tax havens at expense of home country

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:41

The problem is not that Bombardier Inc. played a complex shell game since at least 2010 by refinancing and redirecting US$500 million of its financing activities to Luxembourg, a notorious tax haven.
... Ken Lester, adjunct professor of finance at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said in an interview that “this is a social thing we have to resolve.”

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The Elusiveness of Leadership

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:27

When your correspondent entered the leadership field in the early nineties, not long after starting work as a middle manager, the economy was rebounding from a recession and a new buzz around leadership was emerging. Fueled by the writings of a growing cast of respected thinkers, this buzz not only re-introduced the writings of such luminaries as Peter Drucker, Mary Parker Follett and Jay Forrester, but also sought to explore the interconnection between leadership and management.

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The Next Big Thing In Business Education

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:26

Everyone is looking to start-ups in Silicon Valley to find the next big thing in the business world, but what if the next big thing in business education isn’t coming from a start-up or even a big name school in the US, but from established institutions in Europe.

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The social media trend you may have missed

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:23

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, December , 2014

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Cuba moves could drive Canadian tourism

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:21

Cuba has always held a certain allure for the traveller: the music, the food, the beaches and even the cigars.
... McGill University business professor Karl Moore said that while Canadian sun seekers won’t likely feel an immediate impact from the news, he expects U.S. companies will begin to think about investing there.

Read full article: Our Windsor, December 17, 2014

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"The Erosion of Expert Control Through Censure Episodes," Organization Science

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:24

Author: Huising, Ruthanne

Publication: Organization Science, November 2014 

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Stephen McLennan: Vice-President, Natural Resources, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:07

Neil Petroff, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen McLennan to Vice-President, Natural Resources. Mr. McLennan reports to Ziad Hindo, Senior Vice-President, Tactical Asset Allocation & Natural Resources.

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Read full article: Financial Post, December 16, 2014

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Career Prep 101

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:30 - 13:00

MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, and U2s who have not attended

Career Advisor on duty: Cathy Yee
Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.

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Career Prep 101

Wed, 2015-01-14 11:30 - 13:00

MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, and U2s who have not attended

Career Advisor on duty: Peg Brunelle
Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.

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Career Prep 101

Tue, 2015-01-13 14:30 - 16:00

MANDATORY for all U0/U1s, and U2s who have not attended

Career Advisor on duty: Julia Riscaldino
Learn the importance of engaging in your career development from day one. This workshop is your introduction to the Soutar Career Centre team dedicated to enhance the professional development of all Management students.

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