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The Architecture of Choice
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 McGill Library Excellence Awards, which were awarded on May 11, 2017. The awards recognize outstanding contributions and exceptional leadership to McGill’s continued success and in advancing the mission of the Library.
Digitization and New Media Administrator Gregory Houston, was presented with the Library Staff Excellence Award and Dawn McKinnon, Coordinator, E-Books & Cataloguing, received the Librarian Excellence Award.
As late as Thursday morning, it was still not clear whether Pierre Beaudoin would be able to hang on as Chairman of Bombardier’s board of directors. Even though the founding family’s Class A shares give them over 50 percent of the voting power, the investor revolt that is currently raging is a clear indication that there is a real appetite for change.
Desautels Professor Karl Moore says that, though the board must pay attention to governance issues, Mr. Beaudoin is a valuable asset.
A research paper authored in part by Desautels Professor and Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management, and Healthcare Samer Faraj compared the traditional management style (where the most experienced person is in charge) with the more self-driving teams that are a hallmark of agile systems development.
The fallout from Bombardier’s executive compensation scandal isn’t over yet. After the company’s recent bad-news cocktail of layoffs, ballooning C Series development costs, and a heavy taxpayer payout, the executive pay issue has raised eyebrows. Several high-profile institutional investors have had enough, and noted that they would be withholding their support — including, but not limited to, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec.