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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Forget big, hairy goals. Think small instead

Thu, 2014-12-11 10:28

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 Andrew Shipilov from [international business school] Insead, just outside of Paris.

When you look at alliances, trust is really important. Tell us more about this.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, December 9, 2014

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Big doesn’t mean you aren’t nimble in business

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:46

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

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Yes, Virginia, studying literature can win you a Rhodes scholarship

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:29

To win a Rhodes Scholarship, perhaps the world’s most prestigious academic award, a student must demonstrate an unusual array of talents, excelling not only academically, but in extracurriculars, arts and “moral force of character.”

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why communication is key for virtual teams

Thu, 2014-11-27 11:37

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 JoAnne Yates from MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology].

JoAnne, what have you learned in your research about virtual teams?

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: To lead many, just show them the way

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:34

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 Marc Poulin who is the CEO of Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of Sobeys, one of Canada’s top retail supermarket chains.

You have almost 100,000 people working for you now, how can you possibly lead 100,000 people? How do you do that?

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The mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:30

Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge.

... Mini-MBAs, an MBA boot camp aimed mostly at middle managers, might seem like a new phenomenon, but they can be traced back in Canada to the late 1940s at McGill University in Montreal.

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Need innovative ideas? Then tap into your board members’ expertise

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:27

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 Useem [a management professor] from the Wharton Business School.

So Mike, you do a lot of research on boards, how can boards help with innovation?

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What size university fits you?

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:26

Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools.

... The big school

Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010

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Vacations out for Canadian chief of aid group Doctors Without Borders

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:57

Vacations are a time for relaxing at the cottage or sunning on a beach – unless you’re Joanne Liu, the Canadian physician who is the loudest and most insistent voice in the global rally to contain the Ebola epidemic.

... “She wants to save the world,” said her good friend Conrad Sauvé, the Red Cross Canada CEO who studied with her at McGill for a master’s degree in health leadership.

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Consultants should park their attitudes at the border

Thu, 2014-10-23 10:57

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 Tarun Khanna from the Harvard Business School.

What do you think is important for a [business] person going to an emerging country? How do we know we have someone who will do well there?

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