Desautels Faculty of Management

Article written by Professor Karl Moore

An amazing comeback is what the media are calling it. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada have come back from third place to win a solid majority. In my mind, there are a number of leadership lessons to learn from their win. One, however, stands out. Leadership Tone.

Read full article: Forbes, October 20, 2015

Classified as: Karl Moore, forbes, Canadian federal election 2015
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

The white, bright space on the top floor of a building just north of Oxford Circus resembles the sort of office you might imagine in a creative-visualisation technique: spacious rooms filled with stylish, purposeful-looking men and women sitting around pristine work surfaces. I hazard a guess that a "no eating at your desk" policy is observed but I don't get round to asking because Imran Amed (BCom'97) is in full flight.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, imran amed, Vogue, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of eleven new Professionals to join the second class of Siegfried's Director-Explore program. This opportunity is due to the Firm's continued success and growth. 
... Jake joined Siegfried's NorCal Market in early 2015 as Professional Resource and now is a member of the Director-Explore program. Jake finds it "extremely exciting to be working alongside such high-quality, energetic and motivated Professionals that continue to bring out the best in you.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Jake Safarik
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am in Vancouver, and delighted to speak to Paul Adler from the University of Southern California.

Classified as: Karl Moore, the globe and mail, manager
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community, ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house. 

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

Arthur S. Niederbuhl, of Bloomingdale, was inducted into Concordia University’s Hall of Fame Sept.  27 in Montreal. Niederbuhl, a 1970 graduate of St. Pius X in Saranac Lake, played for Concordia’s Loyola Warriors football team during his undergraduate days from 1970 to 1975. 

Read full article: Press Republican, October 20, 2015

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Arthur S. Niederbuhl
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

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. 

Classified as: Karl Moore, bombardier
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

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.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Cosmopolitan
Published on: 30 Oct 2015

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".

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, SEI, MDIIM Events, SEI Events
Published on: 27 Oct 2015

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).

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA Program
Published on: 26 Oct 2015

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.

Classified as: Karl Moore, MBA Alumni, Faculty Advisory Board, Alain M Bellemare
Published on: 26 Oct 2015

I've got a bunch of endorsements awaiting my approval to add them to my LinkedIn profile.
... "If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community," McGill University management scholar Henry Mintzberg wrote this week on, "ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house."

Read full article: Daily Herald, October 10, 2015

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 26 Oct 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

Classified as: IMPM Alumni, Damiano Baj
Published on: 26 Oct 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

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Simon Turcotte
Published on: 26 Oct 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.

Classified as: EMBA Alumni, Marie‑Claude Pelletier
Published on: 26 Oct 2015