Bombardier Inc.’s founding family now has more of its wealth tied to legacy snowmobile company BRP Inc. than to the global plane and train manufacturer, a curious situation caused by Bombardier’s spectacular stock collapse this year.
Many of us have been led to believe that extroverts—people who love groups, are generally energetic, and who can charm a room—are the only ones who make it to the top and make great leaders.
... Business and leadership writer and professor Karl Moore suggests that introverts act like an extrovert at times: At least five times during the day, approach your coworkers and interact with them in a friendly way. A simple "good morning" and a quick chat is enough.
On October 23, 2015, the McGill community welcomed David Bornstein to speak to a captive audience on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and the power of solutions based journalism. Part of McGill's Homecoming events, this 4th installment of the SEI Keynote was entitled "The Possible Nation: Social Innovation and the Art of Unleashing Human Potential".
Corporate finance generally refers to the activities that go on in a firm’s finance department, which can include everything from analyzing financial statements to managing capital funds. Many who aim to go into corporate finance jobs find that an MBA that’s heavy in quantitative and analytical curriculum can be a safe bet. Careers in corporate finance range from financial analyst to chief financial officer (CFO).
Bombardier says it has no plans to pull the plug on the CSeries even though its efforts to secure a rescue deal from Airbus stoked fears about the future of the aircraft program and the company itself.
… Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bombardier may sell a majority stake in its transportation division to raise funds but he’d be “astonished” if Bombardier’s new CEO Alain Bellemare bailed on the CSeries that is two years late and $2 billion over budget.
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... "If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community," McGill University management scholar Henry Mintzberg wrote this week on HBR.org, "ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house."
Read full article: Daily Herald, October 10, 2015
Damiano Baj è Head of IT and Operations alla BSI Bank di Singapore. Ha 40 anni ed è via dall’Italia da quasi 15, da quando, con in curriculum una laurea in ingegneria gestionale del Politecnico di Milano e alcuni mesi di lavoro nel mondo della business intelligence e dei big data, è entrato alla Banca della Svizzera Italiana di Lugano come project manager nel settore IT.
Read full article (in Italian): Nuvola, October 11, 2015
Singapore Airlines has appointed Simon Turcotte as New Zealand general manager. He replaces Edwin Chiang, who heads to Jakarta on October 31 to begin his new role as general manager of Singapore Airlines Indonesia.
Read full article: NBR, October 12, 2015
Vieillissement, maladies chroniques, détresse psychologique, invalidité… les défis que doivent surmonter les entreprises pour protéger la santé de leur organisation sont aussi nombreux que les maux qui affligent les travailleurs d’aujourd’hui. Heureusement, des solutions novatrices émergent un peu partout sur la planète. « Selon l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada, près de 68 % des travailleurs canadiens sont inactifs, 32 % vivent un stress modéré ou élevé au travail et 61 % souffrent de surpoids. Ce sont tous des problèmes évitables.
Up high in the air inside the Cirque du Soleil headquarters, trained staff step gingerly on taut metal wires.
… “The famous line from Guy was, ‘We’re a private company. That gives us the freedom to grow, as we didn’t have pressure to make quarterly earnings.’ I think that’s kind of gone now,” says Robert David, professor of strategic management at McGill, who has followed the company from its early days.
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, October 14, 2015
Humanity is faced with a list of daunting challenges.
... That was followed by Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, a program that has successfully reorganized itself in recent years around the more holistic concept of “integrated management.”
Read full article: Corporate Knights, October 8, 2015
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... “If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community,” McGill University management scholar Henry Mintzberg wrote this week on HBR.org, “ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house.”
Read full article: Bloomberg View, October 9, 2015
La perspective que Bombardier ouvre la porte à des investissements étrangers n'effraie pas le chef du Parti libéral du Canada. Jeudi, Justin Trudeau s'est dit ouvert à cette possibilité, tant et aussi longtemps que cela ne mettait pas en péril les intérêts des Canadiens.
Bombardier says it has no plans to pull the plug on the CSeries even though its efforts to secure a rescue deal from Airbus stoked fears about the future of the aircraft program and the transportation company itself.
... Karl Moore, professor at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bombardier may sell a majority stake in its transportation division to raise funds but he'd be ``astonished'' if Bombardier's new CEO Alain Bellemare bailed on the CSeries that is two years late and $2 billion over budget.