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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

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

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

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Building sustainable leadership

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to David Ulrich, who is a senior professor at the University of Michigan and one of the top human resource people in the world.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2011

2011 BCom Graduating Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all of our BCom scholarship recipients!

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Published on : 21 Jun 2011

Beijing is my home

My name is Tahsin Kadry, and I am a second year finance student at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. I have been travelling annually to countries around the globe, gaining insight about different ways of life and traditions, and this year, I wanted to take advantage of an opportunity to combine my love for travel with field specific work experience, which is why I am here in China.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2011

Emergent Strategy Demands Emergent Learning

As much as I had relied on Porter to guide my own career at IBM, and at Oxford and LBS, my new conclusion is that the world is no longer dependable, consistent, or predictable enough for leaders to rely only on deliberate strategic planning in advance. Strategic flexibility is now a requirement and that suggests, as I wrote, that “Mintzberg’s emergent strategy is on the upswing.”

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Published on : 21 Jun 2011

Richard W. Pound est nommé président du conseil d'administration de la Fondation du Grand Montréal

La Fondation du Grand Montréal (FGM) est heureuse d'annoncer la nomination de Richard W. Pound (BCom'62, BCL'67, LLB'09) à titre de président de son conseil d'administration. Lors de l'assemblée générale du 15 juin, étaient également nominés à titre de membre du conseil d'administration, Tim Brodhead, Norman E. Hébert Jr., Peter McAuslan et Michael Novak.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2011

How The U.S. Can Avoid Japan’s Lost Decades

Japan’s so-called “lost” two decades are often invoked as an example of what might happen when financial bubbles burst, and, if following them, of what happens when governments do not adjust their monetary and fiscal policies “properly.” – Article by Reuven Brenner

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Published on : 16 Jun 2011

Talking Management with Karl Moore: What makes the most successful investment banker

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Bob Dorrance, who is the CEO of TD Securities.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2011