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Step Aside Fashion Week – Habs Fashion Is Taking Over Montreal

Fri, 2014-05-09 15:20

You don’t have to walk far down the streets of Montreal to see what’s on everyone’s mind. Habs fans all over the city are boasting their hockey pride with that red, white and blue.

From keeping it simple to going all out, playoff fashion has taken on a life of its own.

... Robert Soroka, a Marketing professor from the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management, insists the symbolism of “the jersey” is all about wanting to be a part of that famous team spirit.

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5N Plus Holds Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Fri, 2014-05-09 15:20

5N Plus Inc., the leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products, held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders yesterday in Montreal, Quebec. 

... Ms. Nathalie Le Prohon (BCom'84) is a professional board member with over 30 years of extensive experience in management and consulting including 20 years in senior executive positions at IBM in Montreal, Québec City, Toronto and Paris including her last position as Vice President Strategic Outsourcing Sales, IBM Global Services. 

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In Haiti, Making Social Sustainability Essential to Apparel Factory Life

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:22

Threads 4 Thought, Boxercraft, Arcade Fire and OSP Group are just a few of the customers placing production with Industrial Revolution II (IRII), and if you asked them why they chose the Port-au-Prince, Haiti-based apparel factory, they'd surely point to its high quality knit tops and bottoms, competitive pricing and proximity to North American markets, but there's another reason these companies are drawn to IRII: because of its social mission.

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Talking Management: Incentives the Best Way to Fix What’s Ailing Greece

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:22

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Michael Jacobides, associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship from the London Business School.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, May 13, 2014 

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The Amazing Mace

Fri, 2014-05-16 12:45

When Richard III was frantically canvassing Bosworth Field for a horse, the mace was still feared as a “bruising iron of wrath.” 

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Farm to Family (and, Hopefully, Health and Wealth)

Fri, 2014-05-16 12:45

When you think about efforts to improve global health, your mind is likely to turn to medical interventions: vaccines, health worker training, supplies, health infrastructure improvements and the like. But ensuring the health and well-being for low-income and vulnerable communities throughout the world often requires much more.

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Gentle Stewardship

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:47

Humility is the key to ‘good’ leadership and the antidote to those models of ‘heroic’ leadership that were always doomed to fail, writes Sharon Turnbull.

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Airline Charges

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:42

Guest host Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with Karl Moore. He is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. For more on this story, tune in to The National on CBC Television tonight. Susan Bonner will look at why extra fees seem tied to the future of air travel. 

Listen to full interview: CBC, May 19, 2014

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Air Canada to Take Delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:42

After waiting seven years, Air Canada executives will finally head to Seattle this weekend to pick up a Boeing 787 plane, the first of 37 Dreamliners on order.

... McGill University business professor Karl Moore believes the Dreamliner gives Air Canada a competitive edge against Canadian rivals.

WestJet is looking to expand into international markets, with a possible wide-body fleet eventually. It is beginning service to Dublin next month, but because it is using Boeing 737 planes, flights from Toronto require a stop in St. John’s.

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Extending Empathy Is Key to Human Survival, Says Academic

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:42

Society needs to undergo an empathic revolution if we are to survive as a species, says Anita Nowak of McGill University speaking at PINC 15 in the Netherlands.

There is a spectrum of empathy, says Nowak, with pity at one end, empathy at the other and compassion and sympathy somewhere in between.

Read full article: Wired, May 20, 2014 

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