Desautels Faculty of Management news
Haiti and its people left an indelible mark on Matt Brightman and Martin Weiss. Now, they're trying to do something life-changing in return. The two McGill University students have started a business, Moral Fibers, that features the work of Haitian artists on unique, limited-run T-shirts sold online at their website (www.moralfibers.co).
A T-shirt retailer that aims to help lift developing-world artists out of poverty and a not-for-profit laundry service designed as a transitional employment program for Montreal’s homeless are the top prize winners in McGill University’s 2011 Dobson Cup business-plan competition.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh, who is the Chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, which is the online medium, new media part, of Ogilvy & Mathers, one of the great advertising firms in the world.
The book I am writing this summer is about young people – how we love them, nurture them and focus on them. Wharton’s Peter Cappelli, thinks we have got wrong. Or at least somewhat. That our most valuable workers are often our oldest. -Article by Karl Moore
As the economic epicentre of the world shifts from New York and London to Shanghai and Mumbai, how well positioned is Canada or, more specifically, Canadian industry to profit from these changes? Or, put another way, how well positioned are Canadian enterprises positioned to compete and win in the global economy? -Article by William Polushin
Robert Soroka, a professor with McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, where he teaches retailing, marketing and consumer psychology, considers drive-ins, which began springing up in the U.S. in the early 1930s, to be quaint but antiquated throwbacks to a bygone era
Travailler comme gestionnaire de portefeuille est un peu comme être un sportif professionnel. Il faut être passionné, intuitif, travailler de longues heures et s'ouvrir à tenter de nouvelles techniques afin de se dépasser. Voilà le message que Maxime Lemieux, portefeuilliste chez Fidelity Investments, transmet aux jeunes qui visent à se tailler une place dans la profession.
Carbon emissions and resource consumption tend to be measured within the organisation where they happen, as they happen. In contrast, measuring the social impact of sustainability investments in areas such as human rights, labour standards and business ethics involves measuring a wide range of related external issues over a period of time.
Montreal's aerospace industry has been one of the few bright spots in the local economy in recent years. All of this is encouraging news for Montreal, says Karl Moore, a management professor at McGill University. Aerospace companies "seem to have come out of the recession pretty well and are poised to grow."
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to David Ulrich, who is a senior professor at the University of Michigan and one of the top human resource people in the world.
My name is Tahsin Kadry, and I am a second year finance student at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. I have been travelling annually to countries around the globe, gaining insight about different ways of life and traditions, and this year, I wanted to take advantage of an opportunity to combine my love for travel with field specific work experience, which is why I am here in China.
As much as I had relied on Porter to guide my own career at IBM, and at Oxford and LBS, my new conclusion is that the world is no longer dependable, consistent, or predictable enough for leaders to rely only on deliberate strategic planning in advance. Strategic flexibility is now a requirement and that suggests, as I wrote, that “Mintzberg’s emergent strategy is on the upswing.”
Japan’s so-called “lost” two decades are often invoked as an example of what might happen when financial bubbles burst, and, if following them, of what happens when governments do not adjust their monetary and fiscal policies “properly.” – Article by Reuven Brenner