Since the recession of 2008 and 2009, increasing concern has been expressed by politicians, union leaders and analysts concerning the decline of manufacturing in Canada. Indeed, during the past half-century, the share of manufacturing as a percentage of Canadian GDP has declined from just under 25 percent to 10 percent. The declines are also recorded when measured by employment levels or the number of new auto assembly plants.
Twenty-first century leadership needs more than just having a qualification, but special skills that one can work on. Leadership is complex to those who lead from a control or autocratic standpoint. It’s rewarding to those who understand people, communication, learning, serving and other soft skills.
Read full article: Newsday, July 2, 2016
From boosting retention to bridging the generation gap, reverse mentoring is brimming with potential.
Six years ago McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management took the unprecedented decision for a Canadian business school to raise its MBA fees to a level that would make the course self-funding.
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The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital will be celebrating the birthdays of Brenda Milner and Hanna Pappius on July 14 at 2 p.m. in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre.
We are pleased to inform you that Yevgen Nazaranko and Uday Kurien, both graduate students supervised by Prof. Parisa Ariya, have received awards of excellence in two different conferences: