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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Applying ER lessons to the management world

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks with Thomas Hellwig, a professor of Leadership at INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools.

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Published on : 16 May 2012

Employees First, Customers Second: Why It Really Works in the Market

When I worked for IBM, the customer was always right. In today’s column I interview Vineet Nayar, CEO of HCL Technologies, one of the largest I.T. outsourcing firms in the world. Vineet argues that how it got to be one of the world’s largest IT firms is by putting employees first and customers second. Sounds radical, but when he explains, it makes sense.

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Published on : 14 May 2012

Florida Governor Scott: What Business Can Learn From Government, Yes We Are Serious!

The Economist headline says it all. Not just business as usual, Rick Scott is having to learn the difference between the corner office and the governor’s mansion. It goes on to say, “AMONG the most enduring American political ideas is the notion that government can and should be run like a business."

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Published on : 11 May 2012

McGill University appoints MD for McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lannon as Managing Director of the McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence (MWP).

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Published on : 09 May 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: How to change your corporate culture

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Warner Burke, a senior professor at Columbia University in New York.

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Published on : 08 May 2012

CP Proxy Fight

Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University, looks at the CP proxy fight in the wake of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan telling management it must go.

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Published on : 07 May 2012

Canmore kicker awaits call from above

Canmore’s Austin Anderson is prepared for a higher calling. The 23-year-old kicker is expected to be chosen in the CFL draft following a stellar career with the McGill Redmen, Thursday (May 3). … Within the span of a month, Anderson will have finished his Business Management degree at McGill and earned a CFL invitation.

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Published on : 03 May 2012

SNC-Lavalin

Today's SNC - Lavalin shareholder meeting promises to be a lively one. The company has been in the news recently over corruption allegations in Libya. Its stocks have plummeted since internal audits revealed millions of dollars in questionable payments. Still, SNC-Lavalin remains one of the world's largest engineering and construction firms.

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Published on : 03 May 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Building social media for business

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Craig Mundie who is the chief research and strategy officer of Microsoft.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2012

In one's company, two's a crowd

In the American version of "The Office", a TV mockumentary about the daily grind of work, Oscar Nunez, one of the show's characters, comes out with this gem: “It doesn't take a genius to know that every organisation thrives when it has two leaders. Go ahead, name a country that doesn't have two presidents. A boat that sets sail without two captains. Where would Catholicism be without the popes?”

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Published on : 25 Apr 2012

The Middle Management Crunch

(MBA50.com) In the international HR community, a group of professionals traditionally noted for a collegiate, sharing approach to their work, a potentially messy conflict is brewing. On one side of the philosophical divide are those that believe that all employees should be regarded as ‘talent’.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2012

Appointment Announcement – McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lannon as Managing Director of the McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence (MWP).

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Published on : 24 Apr 2012

Overseas Students Eye Canadian M.B.A.s, Job Opportunities

Nobody says job-hunting is easy, especially these days, but it may be toughest for international job applicants seeking positions in the U.S.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Interview with Pierre Duhaime

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to the chief executive officer of SNC-Lavalin, Pierre Duhaime.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2012

Going for the Cup in Non-Traditional Markets: What Hockey Has Done Right

When thinking about professional hockey powerhouse cities you probably think about Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, New York, Detroit or Boston, the Original Six. But what would it take to add Los Angeles, Raleigh (NC) and Miami to this list? These warm weather destinations have all reached the Stanley Cup Finals in the last 20 years at least once.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2012