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Lottery can end homes crisis

Back in 2010, I suggested a radical solution for the housing crisis. It wasn't radical in the sense of it never having been done - and even done prominently in the US - but only in the sense that it was practiced a few centuries ago, and then forgotten.

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Published on : 26 Jul 2012

Calm, cool and collected: The mindful leader

“Mindfulness” is one of those unconventional ideas that is slowly moving into the mainstream. Executives used to view it as a practice seized upon by airy-fairy followers of charlatan yogis. But now it is common to recognize the benefits that mindfulness, and the meditation associated with it, can bring to people in the workplace.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Canadian Olympian Jennifer Heil on the pressures of competition

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Jennifer Heil, one of Canada’s great Olympic athletes.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2012

Low rates are truly negative

Prosperity happens when brains are matched with capital, and all sides are held accountable: the "brains", the "capital" and the "matchmakers". In every society and at all times one can raise capital either through private or government "matchmakers".

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Published on : 21 Jul 2012

Harper aide named Air Canada liaison

A senior aide to the prime minister is moving into a government affairs job with Air Canada, raising pointed questions about the strength of ethical rules governing the post-political lives of government staffers on Parliament Hill.

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Published on : 19 Jul 2012

Transcript: Developing a corporate vision with meaning

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Jone Pearce, a leadership professor at the University of California, Irvine.

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Published on : 18 Jul 2012

The Parachute Packer - the Best Story I Have Ever Heard

Lt. General Stuart Beare spoke to our Leadership Class this winter. He told the best story I have ever heard. I want to share that story with you.

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Published on : 18 Jul 2012

The Offline Executive

Do you ever disconnect, even for just a few minutes? Think about the last time you used your “off button.” Was it at home over the weekend? On vacation? Or were you at the office? BlackBerrys, iPhones, Androids, iPads, and all their digital relatives are transforming our lives — for better and for worse. They are also changing the nature of how and when (and where) work gets done.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2012

Modernizing the Harvard MBA program

Inside Harvard’s new innovation laboratory in Allston, amid the flashing video screens, blaring soundtracks, and cacophony of would-be entrepreneurs making pitches, Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria leaned toward two students, nodding attentively.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2012

Bronfman Building closed, classes relocated

Due to flooding, the Bronfman Building at 1001 Sherbrooke St. W., is temporarily closed. Please see attached table for a list of affected courses and their new locations.

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Published on : 14 Jul 2012

Bronfman Building Class Relocation

Due to flooding in the Bronfman Building, some classes have been relocated for the coming week.

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Published on : 14 Jul 2012

Transcript: Tapping the potential of bi-cultural employees

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Mary Yoko Brannen, a professor at INSEAD.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2012

It’s a Catch-22 situation

A recent study has brought to fore a paradoxical situation in the state of health of Indians where lifestyle diseases like heart ailments are fast overtaking poverty-related killers like diarrhea and tuberculosis.

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Published on : 08 Jul 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Uncertain world upends best career plans

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Peter Cappelli, a senior professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2012

Le top 25 de la relève au Québec

Pascal Lépine (EMBA'12): Je pense à trois réalisations qui me rendent très fiers. Tout d'abord, mon implication sociale auprès de plusieurs organisations, dont PROMIS, qui vient en aide aux nouveaux arrivants.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2012