Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, speaks with Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79), Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide.
Watch interview: The Globe and Mail, January 24, 2013
Careers are a lot longer than people think. Most of my undergrad and MBA students are in a great rush to get on with it. And they should but they need to take the long view. I recently interviewed OgilvyOne’s CEO Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom’79) who is one of the smartest people I know. Brian separates a career into three sections, allowing for some perspective and an eye on the future.
-Article by Karl Moore
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University talks to five senior women leaders about the nature of leadership today.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 8, 2013
The Opéra de Montréal is set to stage Die Fledermaus on Jan. 26, but the singer the company bills as "the prince of Quebec tenors," Marc Hervieux, is refusing to sing during rehearsals, which began this week.
Hervieux says he is on a "vocal cord strike," upset with the posters advertising Johann Strauss II's Viennese operetta, known in French as La Chauve-Souris and in English as The Bat.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Claude Mongeau, MBA’88, CEO of the Canadian National Railway (CN).
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, December 18, 2012
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Amy Edmonson, a professor at Harvard Business School, about using medical context - such as the ER - to solve other business challenges.
Watch full interview: The Globe and Mail, December 31, 2012
No regrets, none at all. Over the last couple of years I have read a number of retiring CEOs asked by various newspapers whether they have had any regrets, all that I read said they had no regrets. My initial reaction was to roll my eyes; I found this a bit much because in my career, I have and have had many regrets.
-Article by Karl Moore
Read full article: Forbes, December 31, 2012
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Martin Kilduff, professor at the University of Cambridge.
Watch interview: The Globe and Mail, December 12, 2012
In professional basketball, the phrase “game changer” refers to a player who revolutionized how a position was played. Examples include Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Michael Jordan, and, most recently, LeBron James. Russell, Chamberlain, and Jabbar redefined the role of the center, both offensively and defensively. Before them, the paint was an easier place to score baskets. When they made the art of the blocked shot look common, they changed the way the opposing offensive was run. Michael Jordan changed what the shooting guard position looked like.
Retail is one of the toughest sectors out there: Customers are fickle, margins are often razor thin and competition is fierce.
… Karl Moore, professor in the faculty of management at McGill University in Montreal, said Canada’s strong economy makes it an attractive country for foreign retailers to enter.