Desautels Faculty of Management news
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
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
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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."