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Is Canada ready to compete at a global level?

In my inaugural post about competing to win in the global economy, the enterprise was identified as the engine of wealth creation in market-oriented economies such as Canada, the United States, the European Union, or Japan. When I refer to winning, my metric is simple -- sustainable and profitable sales growth. – Article by William Polushin

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Published on : 12 Jul 2011

Bouncing Back the Rory McIlroy Way — 3 Leadership Lessons from Golf’s New King

As many of us prepare to watch The Open Championship (the British Open for those of you in the States), one of the leading contenders will be the US Open Champion Rory McIlroy. – Article by Karl Moore and Devin Bigoness

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Published on : 12 Jul 2011

Why James McGill is the Greatest McGillian, by Chloe Kangas (BCom’11)

A recent graduate of the Desautels Faculty of Management, Chloe Kangas, BCom'11, shares why she thinks University founder James McGill is the Greatest McGillian of all time.

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Published on : 08 Jul 2011

Les lauréates des 10 catégories et Femme d’exception : la Soirée Prix-bénéfice Femmes de mérite

Le gala Femmes de mérite est un des seuls événements qui reconnaît la contribution de femmes exceptionnelles, celles qui font une différence dans leur milieu respectif. Sciences sociales & environnement : Laurette Dubé – Fondatrice et directrice scientifique de McGill – Plateforme mondiale pour la convergence de la santé et de l’économie

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Published on : 05 Jul 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Managing superstars at the Montreal Jazz Fest

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Alain Simard, who is the founder and CEO of the Montreal Jazz Festival, one of the highlights of the year here in Montreal.

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Published on : 05 Jul 2011

Two McGill students help Haitian artists by featuring their work on unique, locally-made T-shirts

Haiti and its people left an indelible mark on Matt Brightman and Martin Weiss. Now, they're trying to do something life-changing in return. The two McGill University students have started a business, Moral Fibers, that features the work of Haitian artists on unique, limited-run T-shirts sold online at their website (www.moralfibers.co).

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Published on : 04 Jul 2011

McGill entrepreneurs create socially innovative startups

Reaching out to artists in Haiti, the homeless in Montreal

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Published on : 28 Jun 2011

McGill entrepreneurs create socially innovative startups

A T-shirt retailer that aims to help lift developing-world artists out of poverty and a not-for-profit laundry service designed as a transitional employment program for Montreal’s homeless are the top prize winners in McGill University’s 2011 Dobson Cup business-plan competition.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How technology is changing the world of sales

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh, who is the Chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, which is the online medium, new media part, of Ogilvy & Mathers, one of the great advertising firms in the world.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2011

Wharton’s Cappelli On Why Older Workers Are Your Best Workers!

The book I am writing this summer is about young people – how we love them, nurture them and focus on them. Wharton’s Peter Cappelli, thinks we have got wrong. Or at least somewhat. That our most valuable workers are often our oldest. -Article by Karl Moore

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Published on : 28 Jun 2011

Canada: A trading nation, but not a nation of traders

As the economic epicentre of the world shifts from New York and London to Shanghai and Mumbai, how well positioned is Canada or, more specifically, Canadian industry to profit from these changes? Or, put another way, how well positioned are Canadian enterprises positioned to compete and win in the global economy? -Article by William Polushin

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Published on : 27 Jun 2011

Digital projection may sound death knell for drive-ins

Robert Soroka, a professor with McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, where he teaches retailing, marketing and consumer psychology, considers drive-ins, which began springing up in the U.S. in the early 1930s, to be quaint but antiquated throwbacks to a bygone era

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Published on : 25 Jun 2011

Maxime Lemieux s'adresse aux financiers de demain

Travailler comme gestionnaire de portefeuille est un peu comme être un sportif professionnel. Il faut être passionné, intuitif, travailler de longues heures et s'ouvrir à tenter de nouvelles techniques afin de se dépasser. Voilà le message que Maxime Lemieux, portefeuilliste chez Fidelity Investments, transmet aux jeunes qui visent à se tailler une place dans la profession.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2011

Measurement: Tracking Social Impact Catches Up with Resource Issues

Carbon emissions and resource consumption tend to be measured within the organisation where they happen, as they happen. In contrast, measuring the social impact of sustainability investments in areas such as human rights, labour standards and business ethics involves measuring a wide range of related external issues over a period of time.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2011

Aerospace industry taking off

Montreal's aerospace industry has been one of the few bright spots in the local economy in recent years. All of this is encouraging news for Montreal, says Karl Moore, a management professor at McGill University. Aerospace companies "seem to have come out of the recession pretty well and are poised to grow."

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Published on : 22 Jun 2011