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Canadian elections: Why did inexperience triumph?

Article written by Professor Reuven Brenner

As in the United States, Canadians voted for “Hope and Change” on Oct. 19, 2015.

These are exactly the words Justin Trudeau, the 43-years old elected head of the Liberal party, repeatedly used in his victory speech in both English and French.  I could not avoid wondering if Mr. Trudeau’s team used the same public relations firm that Mr. Obama used in his first campaign, or if he just borrowed the slogans.  

Published: 30Oct2015

A Central Reason Why Justin Trudeau Won The Canadian Election - Leadership Tone

Article written by Professor Karl Moore

An amazing comeback is what the media are calling it. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada have come back from third place to win a solid majority. In my mind, there are a number of leadership lessons to learn from their win. One, however, stands out. Leadership Tone.

Read full article: Forbes, October 20, 2015

Published: 30Oct2015

First Past The Post

The white, bright space on the top floor of a building just north of Oxford Circus resembles the sort of office you might imagine in a creative-visualisation technique: spacious rooms filled with stylish, purposeful-looking men and women sitting around pristine work surfaces. I hazard a guess that a "no eating at your desk" policy is observed but I don't get round to asking because Imran Amed is in full flight.

Published: 30Oct2015

What business schools must do to produce better managers

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am in Vancouver, and delighted to speak to Paul Adler from the University of Southern California.

Published: 30Oct2015

The need for communities

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community, ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house. 

Published: 30Oct2015

Niederbuhl inducted into Hall of Fame

Arthur S. Niederbuhl, of Bloomingdale, was inducted into Concordia University’s Hall of Fame Sept.  27 in Montreal. Niederbuhl, a 1970 graduate of St. Pius X in Saranac Lake, played for Concordia’s Loyola Warriors football team during his undergraduate days from 1970 to 1975. 

Read full article: Press Republican, October 20, 2015

Published: 30Oct2015

Bombardier’s founding family holds tight as company’s fortunes shift

Bombardier Inc.’s founding family now has more of its wealth tied to legacy snowmobile company BRP Inc. than to the global plane and train manufacturer, a curious situation caused by Bombardier’s spectacular stock collapse this year. 

Published: 30Oct2015

Introverts Like You Can Make Great Leaders Too!

Many of us have been led to believe that extroverts—people who love groups, are generally energetic, and who can charm a room—are the only ones who make it to the top and make great leaders.
... Business and leadership writer and professor Karl Moore suggests that introverts act like an extrovert at times: At least five times during the day, approach your coworkers and interact with them in a friendly way. A simple "good morning" and a quick chat is enough.

Published: 30Oct2015

Distinct threats, common remedies: How consumers cope with psychological threat

AuthorsHan, D.Duhachek, A., and Rucker, D.D.  

PublicationJournal of Consumer Psychology

Published: 30Oct2015