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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Nike Ran With the Notion of Environmental Sustainability

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Glen Dowell, associate professor at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, February 3, 2014

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‘Hot Cities’ Tour Takes Business Students to Mongolia

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:50

More than 40 students and alumni from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University are visiting Mongolia this March, to help them understand the realities of doing business in a fledgling emerging market.

... Mia Bernhardt, a student organiser for the trip, says:

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Beyond the Rack Fashions Its Strategy

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:18

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Yona Shtern, CEO of Beyond the Rack.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, January 28, 2014 

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Modern Travel: Keep Calm and Carry It On

Mon, 2014-01-27 11:07

For the modern airline passenger, boarding a plane has morphed into a torturous Tetris-like ordeal—finding that last nook in the overhead bin to jam in your own, probably oversized, carry-on bag.

... “Airlines somewhat have brought this on themselves by starting to charge [for checked bags] because people are going to try to avoid those charges,” says Karl Moore, a McGill professor and aviation expert. “If you’re going to have to pay $50, you’re certainly incented to avoid putting that luggage [in cargo] below.”

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Une grande première à Montréal: TEDxMontrealWomen aura lieu le 7 décembre

Mon, 2013-12-02 10:15

L'évènement TEDxWomen aura lieu pour la première fois à Montréal le samedi 7 décembre 2013 au Cinéma Impérial. Tout comme les évènements TEDx partout dans le monde, TEDxMontrealWomen est une conférence unique dont le but est de partager de nouvelles idées couvrant des sujets variés. Sous le thème « Perturbation positive » TEDxMontrealWomen va essayer de toucher au rôle des hommes et des femmes dans la société, le respect des différences, la mobilisation collective des forces afin de repousser les limites des conventions sociales et se donner le pouvoir de faire des choix.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Diversity Can Deflate Bubbles

Wed, 2013-11-27 10:50

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Columbia University professor Sheen S. Levine.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 26, 2013

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How GE Management Practices Have Changed

Wed, 2013-11-20 09:53

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Tom Gentile, CEO of GE Healthcare Systems.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, November 19, 2013

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Mining and the MBA – B-School Students Work with Iron Ore Company of Canada Mines

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:23

45 MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Canada, have engaged in a partnership with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), where they will play the role of consultants to eight on-going projects. The students were recently taken on a field trip to visit Labrador City and the mines, located in Canada’s Far North. During their trip they met with President and CEO of IOC, Zoe Yujnovich, who is co-teaching their CEO Insights Class with Professor Karl Moore on the Desautels MBA program.

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Why Analysis Is Not Enough And Passion Is So Important - A Story From Henry Mintzberg

Mon, 2013-11-18 11:44

In the Analytic module of our International Masters In Practicing Management and our Advanced Leadership Program for executives, my colleague Henry Mintzberg likes to use this story to show how analysis can get in the way of really understanding an organization and its purpose.

“A young, enthusiastic MBA was finally given the opportunity to apply his learning. He was asked to carry out a survey of a group with which he was not normally familiar and submit recommendations as to how its efficiency could be increased.

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Bypassing the Corporate Ladder

Sun, 2013-09-15 18:04

The term "future leader" is frequently used to describe those with the potential to lead, but not quite yet.
New grads entering the workforce, or individuals with one or two years of experience, seem destined to spend 10 years of their lives developing basic skills and climbing - slowly - the rungs of their chosen career ladder. So what if you don't want to spend years of your life preparing to be a leader? Simple: You don't have to.

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