Desautels Faculty of Management news
No regrets, none at all. Over the last couple of years I have read a number of retiring CEOs asked by various newspapers whether they have had any regrets, all that I read said they had no regrets. My initial reaction was to roll my eyes; I found this a bit much because in my career, I have and have had many regrets. – Article by Karl Moore
When Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) was a boy playing road hockey with his brother outside the family home in St. Laurent, he used to pretend he was Mats Naslund and the Canadiens were facing the Boston Bruins for the Stanley Cup.
Why, then, do we find one of Canada’s leading business scholars, McGill University’s Henry Mintzberg, waging a determined campaign to prevent Harper from achieving the majority that the Conservative leader insists is essential to safeguarding Canada’s best interests?
As a former McGill student once said: “The good life is one that’s artistically made.” William Shatner (BCom’52) may have been talking about his work in film when he put together these words of wisdom, but his message carries a sentiment that is true of all McGill scholars — even the engineer students.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Peter Cappelli, who is a senior professor at The Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
In late February I had the pleasure of taking 29 McGill students to India for 11 days as part of our 5 Hot Cities of the World Tour – Part Trois. One of the things we asked the CEOs and other C-Suite executives we met with was how did Indian firms manage differently than North American firms and what could North American CEOs learn from the Indian way of managing? - Article by Karl Moore
Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) of St. Laurent, Que., scored the game-winner as Montreal defeated Boston 3-1 to take a 2-0 series lead in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup Eastern Conference quarter-final round, Saturday.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh who is the chairman CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide which is the online medium, new media part, of Ogilvy & Mathers, one of the great advertising firm in the world.
Defenders of corporate tax cuts are busy marshalling their wonkish arguments, writing earnest op-eds and otherwise banging their heads against the ideological brick wall erected by the anti-corporate media. It means wrestling with the front page of The Globe and Mail and engaging in combat with veteran anti-capitalist gurus such as Henry Mintzberg.
We often hear businesspeople telling government to be more like businesses: to be more efficient, more focused. Fair enough and agreed. But, just for once, let’s turn that idea on its head and ask a question we rarely hear: What can business learn from government? - Article by Karl Moore
This week, [CBCs Sunday Morning program] continues coverage with a look at corporate tax rates, one of the most contentious issues in any campaign. Henry Mintzberg is an internationally renowned expert in how corporation work. His take on corporate tax rates is unusual; major companies don't spend an enormous amount of time thinking about them.
After a decade of bouncing around the minor leagues, Darche is enjoying a career season with the Canadiens, which is one reason why the Montreal chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association has nominated him for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded annually by the PHWA to a player who exhibits perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
Laurette Dubé, a lifestyle psychology and marketing researcher at McGill University’s Faculty of Management, notes that our environment is currently one in which ubiquitous, sophisticated marketing efforts prey on our need for sensory gratification as well as our vulnerability to misinformation.
In the Special Issue of the journal, Strategy & Leadership, on Outracing Change: Learning to Foresee, Adapt, Re-Invent and Innovate Faster (2011, Vol 39, No. 2), Mintzberg speaks with S&L founder Robert Allio about management, leadership, innovation and emergent strategy.