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Total Diving, a PADI Scuba Center in Montreal, Announces the Opening of a New Dive Shop in the East-End of Montreal

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

'Total Diving - Montreal Scuba', a PADI Career Development Center, is announcing the opening of a new dive shop to serve scuba divers in the East-End of Montreal.

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WCM Announces Appointment of New President

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

The Women in Capital Markets Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Reynolds (MBA'98) as President, effective April 22, 2013.
... Ms. Reynolds received her MBA from McGill University, where she had earlier obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Political Science. She is currently Chair of the Board of the Microskills Business Incubator. She is also a Director on the Board of Studio 180, and a member of Canadian Women in Private Equity.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: A True Leader Inspires People and Knows What Makes Them Tick

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to Major General Chris Whitecross, chief military engineer of the Canadian Forces.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 9, 2013

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W. Brook Hamilton Named President of Tredegar Corporation’s Bonnell Aluminum Subsidiary

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG) announced that W. Brook Hamilton (BCom'78) has been named President of the William L. Bonnell Company (“Bonnell”), effective June 1, 2013. Mr. Hamilton, who currently serves as Bonnell’s Director, Business Planning, will succeed Duncan A. Crowdis, who will retire June 1, 2013.

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Website Lets Workers Rate Their Bosses Anonymously

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

What's it like to work at struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry, one of Canada's big banks or scandal-ridden engineering firm SNC-Lavalin?
... McGill University associate professor Lisa Cohen said job review websites provide useful information to prospective employees, especially when it comes to salaries and corporate culture.
The information is also potentially valuable for a company's human resources staff, she said.
"This is a read on how well you're doing," said Cohen, who teaches organizational behaviour at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Porter-Bombardier Deal

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Bombardier announced a big deal with Porter Airlines today, but it all depends on whether or not Porter can convince Toronto to expand its airport. Karl Moore is a professor of management at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Listen to full interview: CBC, April 10, 2013

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Porter's Jets Pit Bay Street Versus Islanders

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Porter Airlines Inc.’s bid to more than double the reach of its network hinges on winning over governments in Toronto and Ottawa amid potentially fierce opposition from local residents in its hometown.
... “The noise profile of the CSeries is dramatically better than conventional aircraft,” said Karl Moore, a professor of business strategy at Montreal’s McGill University who specializes in the airline industry. “Some people on the island understandably will fight it so it will take persuasion to win them over. There is uncertainty, there’s no question about it.”

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Silicon Valley's Azure Capital Partners Opens its Canadian Office in Alberta to Actively Seek Investments across Canada

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Azure Capital Partners, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology and internet companies, announced today the opening of its Canadian office in Calgary, Alberta. Headquartered in San Francisco, Azure has extensive relationships in Silicon Valley, which it has leveraged by investing almost half of its funds outside of the Bay Area across North America over the past thirteen years.

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Leveraging XBRL Data in Financial Analysis

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

Back in August 2003, Timothy Koller wrote in McKinsey Quarterly an article “Numbers investors can trust”, where he emphasized the importance of “genuine disclosure” of financial information by public companies. It was a call to corporations that wished to regain the trust of investors after the 2000 dot-com collapse. By strange coincidence, that year was marked by a new crisis of sub-prime mortgages, which was again partly related to the lack of proper disclosure of business and financial information.

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Professor Robert Hebdon and PhD student Sung Chul Noh's Paper Selected to be Published in Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:04

A paper by professor Robert Hebdon and PhD student Sung Chul Noh has been judged by the reviewers to be one of the best accepted papers in the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting. This high honor entitles the paper to be published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting. The paper is titled: "Unbundling Workplace Conflict: Developing A Theory Of Conflict Mobilization."

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