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McGill celebrates top teachers

With the highest admission standards in Canada, McGill attracts many of the brightest students in the country and from around the world. Being entrusted to guide these exceptional students is a huge responsibility, which is why the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2000 to celebrate teachers.

Published: 20 Nov 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: How the cloud is shaking up the consulting business

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 Bill Currie, who is the Managing Director of Deloitte for the Americas, the worlds largest professionals services firm.

Bill, what is the future of consulting? Where is it going from here?

Published: 20 Nov 2014

Rethinking Management Education And Its Models

In their book, The Business School In The Twenty-first Century, Howard Thomas, Peter Lorange and Jagdish Sheth share insights on designing the business school of the future and how to make it work.

Published: 17 Nov 2014

CBC's Hubert Lacroix on relationships and his vision for the public broadcaster

Hubert Lacroix, president and CEO of Canadian Broadcasting Corp. was interviewed by Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill University’s Desautels faculty of management before the allegations about CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi surfaced; the subject was not addressed.

... Below is an edited excerpt of their conversation. For the full interview, tune into CJAD 800 AM, on Friday at 7 p.m. or Sunday at 8 p.m.

Karl Moore: Hubert, what is the vision of the CBC today? Is it different than 10 years ago, let’s say?

Published: 17 Nov 2014

Secret introverts in the executive suite: You don't need to be a people-person to be a good boss

No one expects the boss of a big organization to be a shrinking violet.

Published: 13 Nov 2014

Introvert persoon is goede leider

“Een spontane, sociale, assertieve collega. Iemand die zich open opstelt en zich snel thuis voelt in verschillende teams.” Wie personeelsadvertenties leest, krijgt de indruk dat werkgevers bij voorkeur extraverte mensen aannemen. Toch zijn introverte mensen vaak beter geschikt voor de functie. En zij zijn vaak betere leidinggevenden. Waarom? 7 redenen op waarom introverte mensen prima leiders zijn. 

Published: 13 Nov 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: The hidden ‘culture clash’ stifling innovation

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 [leadership and management professor] Amy Edmondson from the Harvard Business School.

Amy, innovation for the future, what do you mean by that?

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 11, 2014

Published: 13 Nov 2014

¿Queremos una universidad burocrática o innovadora?

En los últimos años hemos asistido a una serie de cambios en la universidad española, entre los que destaca su creciente burocratización. Si bien es verdad que cuando hace una década se propusieron e introdujeron medidas que subrayaban la meritocracia, o promulgaban mejorar y normalizar en cierta medida los procesos de trabajo a través de organismos como la ANECA, en general estas fueron muy bien recibidas por la comunidad universitaria.

Published: 11 Nov 2014

The default mode for managers needs a reset

Grayson Perry, the transvestite artist, took aim last month at "default man": the cabal of white, middle-class, heterosexual, middle-aged males who run the British establishment.

Published: 11 Nov 2014

Why so many bosses are bad

For a long time, one of Canada’s largest residential landlords, Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT), admittedly did better at managing its properties than its staff did. Its workers were disengaged and unhappy, and their managers were not providing the right sort of feedback. “People didn’t feel they were being recognized for their efforts, they didn’t feel any sense of accomplishment, and the work they did was kind of just seen as, ‘Oh, that’s your work,’ ” says Jodi Lieberman, vice-president of human resources.

Published: 11 Nov 2014

The fall of the Berlin Wall—a triumph for capitalism?

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago; hence we are now hearing a good deal about it. We are not, however, hearing much about the adverse impact this has been having on so many lives ever since. While the collapse of the wall freed the East Berliners of the shackles of communism, vast numbers of people around the world have since been shackled by another dogma, thanks to a misunderstanding of what brought that wall down. 

Published: 11 Nov 2014

Decepcionante Informe “España 2018” de las grandes empresas y la RSE

Una gran ocasión perdida

Las grandes empresas españolas se han manifestado con una batería de medidas sobre el empleo a través del “Informe España 2018”  presentado por el Consejo Empresarial de la Competitividad, formado por representantes del Instituto de la Empresa Familiar y los Presidentes de 15 grandes empresas globales españolas.

Published: 6 Nov 2014

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

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?

Published: 6 Nov 2014

New building to give Sheridan room to grow

College degree programs in business are proving popular with students, with one Ontario institution expanding its footprint to meet demand.

Sheridan College has announced plans for a 220,000-square-foot building to open in fall 2016 at its Mississauga campus, named for the municipality’s long-serving and just-retired mayor Hazel McCallion. The new building will house an expanded business faculty and other disciplines.

... New honours for Henry Mintzberg

Published: 3 Nov 2014

CEO Conversations: David Segal on David's Tea

David Segal, co-founder of David’s Tea, was recently interviewed by Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill University’s Desautels faculty of management.

... Below is an excerpt of the conversation. For the full interview, tune into CJAD 800 AM, on Friday at 7 p.m. or Sunday at 8 p.m.

Karl Moore: Is David’s Tea the Starbucks of tea? Is that one way of putting it?

Published: 30 Oct 2014

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