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Are Bugs the Secret Weapon to Fighting World Hunger?

Mohammed Ashour has an idea he is certain will help the world’s millions of impoverished, ill-nourished slum dwellers. It’s simple: Feed them bugs.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Are your co-workers giving you bad ideas?

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to [Columbia University professor] Sheen S. Levine.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

Working With Millennials -- Why You Need To Listen More And Talk Less

Article by: Karl Moore & Sienna Zampino When working with Millennials, it is imperative to listen to them – really listen.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

The Canadian Shopping Mall: Neither Canadian Nor A Mall, Anymore

There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.

Published on : 15 Jul 2014

L'heureuse double vie de Glenn B. Miller

Le type a la carrure, le look et l’entregent d’une vedette de cinéma. Son sourire est dévastateur. Et si on reprend le cliché de celui dont on dit qu’il mord dans la vie à pleines dents, il en est la parfaite incarnation. Son cellulaire sonne en permanence. C’est qu’il est recherché pour financer des entreprises de tous genres pour toutes sortes de raisons. Glenn B. Miller est président et fondateur de MBG Finance.

Published on : 08 Jul 2014

Hillshire Options Bring in the Bacon

Bullish options bets on Hillshire Brands Co. stand to deliver millions of dollars in profits to one or more traders who correctly wagered in recent weeks that the company's stock would surge.

Published on : 08 Jul 2014

Re-building Lac-Megantic

McGill students Cecile Branco and Bernard d’Arche [winners of the McGill Dobson Cup] tell Camille Ross about their innovative plan to help re-build Lac-Megantic after the devastating train accident. Watch video: Global Montreal

Published on : 07 Jul 2014

McGill student Bernard D'Arche, on helping to rebuild Lac Megantic

Bernard d’Arche, McGill Student [and one of the winners of the Dobson Cup], who came up with a unique idea to help rebuild Lac Megantic. Listen: Tommy Schnurmacher Show

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What sports taught Roger Martin about business

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Reconstruire à l’heure de l’entrepreneuriat social

Au cœur du centre-ville ravagé de Lac-Mégantic, créer une résidence pour développer et porter des projets d’entreprise. Voilà le plan que trois étudiants de l’Université McGill — Cécile Branco-Côté, Ségolène Rolin et Bernard d’Arche — ont élaboré cet hiver lors d’un cours sur l’entrepreneuriat social. Aujourd’hui sur le point de devenir réalité, le « Centre magnétique » aura pour tâche de fédérer les innovations locales et de créer des synergies entre elles.

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Supreme Court rules Walmart broke Quebec labour code by closing store

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Walmart violated Quebec’s labour code when it closed a store in Jonquiere, Quebec after workers tried to unionize it.

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Bombardier delivers Challenger 350 business jet

After facing repeated delays on its CSeries jet, Bombardier Aerospace is celebrating the on-time delivery of a new Challenger 350 business jet to Warren Buffett’s NetJets.

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

What men can learn from women

Senior female executives are better at collaboration, empathy, listening and are more sensible about risk, according to Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management. He tells Della Bradshaw that these skills are of growing importance in today's corporate world, and that men can learn them. Watch video: Financial Times

Published on : 04 Jul 2014

Student initiative for Lac-Megantic

Desautels students Bernard d'Arche and Cécile Branco discuss their Dobson Cup winning initiative on Breakfast Television Montreal. View video here.

Published on : 03 Jul 2014

Today's Elevator Pitch -- It's Now On Social Media (Mainly)

There’s no doubt about it: for many of us, the “traditional workplace” is a thing of the past. With the shift into digital — whether it’s telecommuting or starting a business — one thing is certain: we’re spending less time in the office elevator. And with that, fewer opportunities to get in front of the boss, chat up that potential client in the elevator, or wax poetic on the subtleties of Return On Assets to the CFO.

Published on : 27 Jun 2014