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Kevin O’Leary’s business history back in spotlight after entering race for Conservative Party leader

Thu, 2017-01-19 11:37

Kevin O’Leary’s sales pitch for himself as Conservative Party leader revolves around one main argument: He understands business and the economy better than the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

...There are two ways to look at the SoftKey saga: O’Leary may have built a company that turned out to be a lemon, but McGill University management professor Karl Moore pointed out he came out on top.

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How Introverted Leaders Can Be Better Bosses for Extroverts

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:50

Karl Moore, Associate Professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

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Asheesh Advani: ‘Anybody can be an entrepreneur’

Mon, 2017-01-09 12:47

Interviewed by Karl Moore

Asheesh Advani, 45, is president and chief executive officer of Junior Achievement Worldwide, one of the largest NGOs in the world, dedicated to educating young people about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-force readiness.

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3 Silicon Valley-Tested Tips For Introvert Networking

Mon, 2017-01-09 12:21

In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industries we’ve studied in our research of over 200 C-Suite Executives. There are some great lessons that we can learn about introverts from the Valley.

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Passengers lament nickel-and-dime fees as airlines face thin profit margins

Mon, 2017-01-09 12:08

Consumers have greater access to air travel than ever before, but with long lines, uncomfortable seats and additional fees now commonplace for most travellers, it s tempting to long for a time when things were simpler.

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An Extrovert’s guide to Introverts

Mon, 2017-01-09 11:36

...An obvious person to ask for help on understanding how to deal with introverts is fellow extrovert Professor Karl Moore of McGill University, whose work on the treatment of introverts in the corporate environment has gained much attention, including in this popular Economist article. He combines real-world experience with academic thinking, which has led him to publish 28 refereed journal articles and ten books, leading to over 1,950 Google Scholar cites.

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Le Brésil se tourne vers l’OMC pour contrer Bombardier

Mon, 2017-01-09 11:25

La bataille qui a ponctué les 20 dernières années recommence : après l’avoir évoqué il y a quelques mois, le Brésil a confirmé lundi qu’il se tournera vers l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) au sujet des appuis gouvernementaux reçus par le constructeur Bombardier, lequel répond n’avoir rien à se reprocher. Son concurrent brésilien, Embraer, est ravi.

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Sick of All the Employee Engagement Talk? It’s Far From Over

Fri, 2017-01-06 15:34

Some people have gotten fed up with the hoopla surrounding employee engagement, as evidenced by these articles from Fistful of Talent, HR Magazine and ERE Media. It’s not hard to understand their feelings.

...However, I came across a Forbes article written by Karl Moore and Vincenzo Ciampi, who make a compelling case that the engagement crisis is NOT a group problem, at least not at its core. In “Leadership Engagement Always Trumps Employee Engagement,” Moore and Ciampi argue that “engagement is a leadership issue that the CEO must address, period.”

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Le Brésil se tourne vers l’OMC pour contrer Bombardier

Fri, 2017-01-06 15:28

"Il était plutôt prévisible que le Brésil décide de faire ça », a dit Karl Moore, professeur à l’Université McGill et observateur aguerri de l’industrie aérospatiale. Le Brésil montre les crocs tout simplement, selon lui, « et je crois que le Canada n’aura pas de problèmes avec l’OMC."

Le programme CSeries avait attiré l’attention dès 2008, le gouvernement américain disant alors vouloir étudier de près les appuis gouvernementaux dont bénéficiait alors la compagnie. Bombardier avait affirmé que tout était conforme aux règles.

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Hitting the Road for Warren Buffett

Fri, 2016-12-09 14:25

In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led 40 Desautels Faculty of Management students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett.

Given the tremendous success of the first visit and the recognized value of experiential learning, the Desautels Faculty of Management has arranged another opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to meet the iconic Warren Buffett on January 20, 2017.

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