Strategic management focuses solely on the process a business goes through in creating a sustainable competitive advantage. Just as there’s usually more than one option for solving most business problems, there’s more than one school of thought for creating a strategic management plan. Some of the most commonly implemented by both large and small businesses are those identified by Henry Mintzberg, Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel in 1998.
... Small-Business Significance
Article by Karl Moore
Many managers today don’t relish giving feedback. In the past, feedback was associated with the annual review, a thoroughly unenjoyable hour where everyone involved couldn’t wait for it to end. Today with Millennials as the future of our organizations, feedback is more central to the role of manager than ever before.
... This was written with Sema Burney.
Professor Animesh has been appointed Associate Editor of Information Systems Research (ISR) Journal. ISR is a leading peer-reviewed, international journal focusing on theory, research, and intellectual development for information systems in organizations, institutions, the economy, and society. It is dedicated to furthering knowledge in the application of information technologies to human organizations and their management and, more broadly, to improving economic and social welfare. Read more about the journal here.
Une nouvelle politique anticorruption adoptée sans consultations formelles au printemps dernier par Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada (TPSGC) suscite un tollé dans le monde des affaires, en plus de soulever des questions sur l'avenir de SNC-Lavalin...
Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites.
... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.
Joanna Klimczak doesn't want to support poverty-reduction, she wants to end it.
And, she's going to England to further her cause.
... The 23-year-old student in the faculty of management at McGill University applied for the prestigious scholarship last summer and learned on the weekend that she'd earned one of the coveted spots.
Read full article: St. Catharines Standard, December 3, 2014
Many people strive to be leaders in their society so they can make a difference in the world and improve people’s lives. As many of us know, it takes just one person to create even the most significant of changes around us — this thought alone should push everyone to develop their inner leader, no matter what their personality may be.
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Michael Jacobites from the London Business School.
Michael, tell us about value migration.
Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2014
Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.
... Professor DaHee Han says:
“To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time’.
Le Québécois Raymond Leduc prend la tête de la filiale canadienne de Bell Helicopter située à Mirabel. Il remplace l’actuel patron Barry Kohler qui retourne au siège social du Texas, a appris la chaîne Argent.
... M. Leduc avait rallié les rangs du fabricant d’hélicoptères en 2012. Il avait auparavant travaillé chez IBM Bromont durant neuf années. Ingénieur de formation, il a aussi une maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) de l’Université McGill.