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NewLeaf Travel grounded

NewLeaf Travel will not be taking off next month. The airline says it’s suspending operations and refunding ticket sales as the Canadian Transportation Agency reviews its aviation licence. ...McGill Professor Karl Moore has offered consulting advice to several airlines including British Airways and feels this is just a speedbump. Read full article: News 1130, January 18, 2016

Published on : 20 Jan 2016

John Wood: ‘I had to get out of Microsoft and make education for the world’s poorest children my job’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with John Wood, the founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in education. Read full article: Financial Post, January 19, 2016

Published on : 20 Jan 2016

Megan Munroe: FBU Director of Communications & Fashion Blogger Extraordinaire

Her Campus McGill is pleased to present you with this week's über fabulous profile, Megan Munroe! Although her roots lie in both San Francisco and Vancouver, she has found her temporary home at McGill as a U1 Management student majoring in Marketing. Along with her studies, Megan is the Director of Communications for the MUS club Fashion Business Uncovered. She also runs a seriously incredible and successful blog (that I frequent when I should be studying, but her major style gives me life), theClosetCraze.

Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Communityship

The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context. Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place.  Teams: MIS: Camille Favreau and Mykolas Raizys; Accounting: Isabel Moreno and Tate Lin; Ethics: Alexandra Del Val and Alexander Norman; Debate: Grace Chen and Matthew Meyer.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list.  Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..." ... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published on : 15 Jan 2016

World's Most International Universities 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions. McGill University ranks 76, second in Canada after University of British Columbia at 40th. Read full article: Times Higher Education, January 14, 2016

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why decision making at a company suffers with more information

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talks with Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016 Watch full video: The Globe and Mail, January 13, 2016

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day. ...Nancy J. Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. She conducts research and consults worldwide on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and arts-inspired leadership practices.

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Majority of COC staff exposed to Marcel Aubut harassment: probe

An independent probe of alleged impropriety by former Canadian Olympic Committee president Marcel Aubut says a majority of the more than 100 staff members interviewed for the review experienced or saw sexual and personal harassment. ...The detailed recommendations drew praise from organizational behaviour expert Mallika Banerjee, an assistant professor at McGill University’s Desautels School of Management, who said they are broadly aligned with the latest management scholarship.

Published on : 14 Jan 2016

3 Ways IT Can Solve Retail’s Labor Challenges

Retailers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On top of growing competition, retailers now have to deal with new, challenging regulations and rising wages. Many retailers are struggling to keep up due to their heavy reliance on traditional, manual and top-down employee management processes. Luckily, retailers are starting to realize that operating with such outdated processes won’t cut it anymore, and more companies are turning to tech-driven solutions to help lower labor costs, drive increased sales and reduce employee turnover.

Published on : 12 Jan 2016

How to become Everyone's Favorite Boss

There are plenty of ways to define a good boss. And just what that really means has changed dramatically in the last generation. ...Workplaces with a long history of male workers getting more regularly promoted will have the most difficulty changing, said Karl Moore, associate professor of strategy and organisation at Desautels, the business school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Read full article: Canadian Business, January 5, 2016

Published on : 11 Jan 2016

2016, l'année où l'entrepreneuriat social se diversifie

La société Aspire, fondée en 2012 par 5 diplômés de McGill, apparaît au classement de Forbes. Aspire, qui a remporté le prestigieux prix Hult en entrepreneuriat social, se spécialise en agriculture et en alimentation. Lire l'article complet: Les Affaires, Janvier 5, 2016

Published on : 11 Jan 2016

Talking Management with Karl Moore: What superbosses do differently

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Sydney Finkelstein, a Canadian who is at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2015 Watch full videao: The Globe and Mail, January 6, 2015

Published on : 11 Jan 2016