Desautels Faculty of Management news
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to be in Vancouver sitting down with Neal Ashkanasy from the University of Queensland.
Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital. Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015
QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth. Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015
Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he spoke with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau before he won the federal election on Oct. 19. Read full interview: Financial Post, November 4, 2015
Paul Tellier se dit très déçu que la direction de Bombardier (T.BBD.B) n'ait pas agi plus rapidement pour corriger le tir et remplacer son PDG. Et il croit qu'aujourd'hui, Alain Bellemare doit disposer de toute la latitude voulue pour manoeuvrer. Read full article: LaPresse, November 4, 2015
Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau promises change for the Canadian government when he’s sworn in today. Via Rail’s boss says plans for high-speed trains in the country are nonsensical. ... Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau plans to usher in an inclusive and open government when he’s sworn in today. He discusses everything from his values to his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, in a Q&A with Karl Moore, a strategy professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Pour I. Bajeux-Besnainou, doyenne de Desautels (McGill), l’ascenseur social fonctionne mieux aux États-Unis qu’en France
"Aux États-Unis, beaucoup d'études ont montré que la meilleure corrélation qui s’établissait avec des résultats élevés au SAT (examen d’entrée à l’université) était le niveau du salaire des parents. […] Le système français est parfait sur un plan théorique et philosophique. Mais si le système 'support' ne suit pas, alors il va à contre-courant.
What is the wider role of business in society? While it has long been acknowledged that big businesses in particular have a part to play – by virtue of their place in society as well as the people directly affected by their supply chains – just how much of a role and in what capacity is the subject of much debate. A debate much like the one you’re about to read, between Anita Nowak of McGill University’s Desautels School of Management and Frank Wijen of the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University…
Bombardier has signed a deal that will see the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invest $1.5 billion US in a newly created company that will hold the company's rail transportation business. ... Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, said it's a solid business deal, with more upside than Quebec's investment in Bombardier's CSeries program. Read full article: CBC News, November 19, 2015
The Medical Doctoral category includes some of the largest schools in the country, namely those that conduct a significant amount of research and offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. McGill University ranks first for Medical Doctoral in Canada! In addition, the following programs have been stated as outstanding: Strategic Management—Social Business & Enterprise; Sustainability, Science and Society; and Canadian Studies.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA's new Director General. Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA.
Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing. Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015