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The worth of academic research for business

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:55

The value of research is best realised when academics are prepared to descend from their rarefied elevations and recognise that practitioners have an important role to play in knowledge production.

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New ‘WellWiki’ to Provide Info on Every Oil and Gas Well in Canada

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:54

Finding information about oil and gas wells is about to become easier thanks to a new website that aims to provide data on all the wells drilled in Canada and the United States since 1859.

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7 Reasons The World Isn't Totally Screwed Right Now

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:53

If you've turned on the news lately, you may have gotten the sense that the world is falling apart. From rising body counts in Gaza and Israel to a plane getting shot down in Ukraine to increasing violence in Nigeria and Syria, it can often seem like a never-ending stream of grim realities.

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Customer Centric Metrics rescue retailer from Strategic Eccentrics: Customers take care of The Profits

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:52

Tom Peters has long argued the case for Customer Centricity. At the 2011 Progress Conference he said; “The magic formula that business has revealed is to treat their customers like guests and their employees like people.” So what is his 2013 take on strategy and leadership? Think of this as “Tom Peter’s Balanced Scorecard”.

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Littérature : entre livres et porte-jarretelles, il faut choisir…

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:50

Nouvelle « choc », en quelque sorte, dans le monde de la littérature à Montréal. Non, Michel Tremblay n’écrit pas un nouveau roman. Dany Laferrière n’a pas renoncé à son fauteuil à l’Académie française.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: The socially responsible corporation? It’s a myth

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:50

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 Timothy Devinney, Leadership Chair in International Business at Leeds University.

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The 'non-state' solution

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:48

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, stick to their firm belief that a two-state solution is the only way to end the long-running Middle East conflict involving Israel and Palestine They are mistaken. 

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Insect burgers could be the future

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:47

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.

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Ascent: A Practising Manager's Growth Mantra

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:45

Amit Chatterjee is the Managing Director of the Sartorius India group of companies since2002. He has been with the company since 1993. Sartorius AG (www.sartorius.com), is a 140-year-old German technology major listed on the German and French stock exchanges. A post graduate in Chemistry, Amit has a diploma in Practising Management from INSEAD, France and a Master of Management from McGill University, Canada. His professional repertoire includes 15 years in Sales and Marketing and 17 years in Strategic Management.

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