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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

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Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts. Praising an employee’s work is great, but not taking that worker's personality into consideration when paying a compliment may make that compliment less effective.

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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:01

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

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Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:57

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts.

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The Bombardier loan is good business

Mon, 2017-02-13 10:26

Though Ottawa’s $372.5 million loan to Bombardier is causing a commotion in some quarters, Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore says that a plane like the CSeries is a rare thing in Canadian business in that it’s a truly global, export-oriented product. Though there need to be limits, Professor Moore calls the loan “table stakes” for an aerospace industry that wants to compete in the big leagues with the likes of Embraer, Airbus and Boeing.

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How business can adapt to the new political realities in 2017

Thu, 2017-02-09 11:08

An uncertain business environment and the appeal of leaders such as Donald Trump provide a challenge to the consensus that has existed around leadership styles in recent years. Those at the top need to be able to adapt, as Nick Martindale reports

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Ottawa gives Bombardier a $372.5-million helping hand

Thu, 2017-02-09 10:52

Bombardier has been asking Ottawa for a billion dollars since 2015, and the Feds have finally stepped up to plate — with $372.5 million in interest-free loans. The money will go towards the company’s CSeries and Global 7000 business jets.

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Recruiting and retaining millennials: a new HR approach

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:52

HR specialist Scotia Lockwood writes that, to maintain growth, a business must adjust its management style to suit millennials; they form a fast-growing demographic with a whole new set of expectations. Ms. Lockwood references an interview with Professor Karl Moore on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation podcast to point out that, to a millennial, feedback should be instantaneous, career growth fast, the money and benefits great — and the opportunity to relocate overseas is a plus.

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Ericsson SVP talks tech disruption, family and prepping for change

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:49

Rima Qureshi is Ericsson’s senior VP for North America and an expert on the cloud, the Internet of Things and 5G networks, but she readily admits that change is the order of the day. As the industry undergoes huge changes, Ms. Qureshi works to stay ahead of the curve — and as a board member for both MasterCard and Great-West Life, she recognizes the same changes starting to impact those industries.

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Millennials in business: honesty transparency and authenticity in Trump’s America

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:49

Millennials value authenticity even more than GenXers or Boomers do, and that affects everything from the workplace to the recent US election, says Peter Kozodoy, chief strategy officer at GEM Advertising. In a recent blog post that draws from the work of Professor Karl Moore, Mr. Kozodoy uses six definitions to describe the ideal candidate for the millennial vote. A quick glance at the list will reveal that neither candidate made the grade.

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