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Hitting the Road for Warren Buffett

In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led 40 Desautels Faculty of Management students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett. Given the tremendous success of the first visit and the recognized value of experiential learning, the Desautels Faculty of Management has arranged another opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to meet the iconic Warren Buffett on January 20, 2017.

Published on : 09 Dec 2016

Zoe Yujnovich: ‘I actually really value listening to others before I speak’

One of the reasons I love the industry that I work for is the opportunity to experience different parts of the world. There are many differences across cultures, some a bit obvious – like the food we eat and the things we do. But in essence, there is a really strong commonality. People all over the world want to come to work, be recognized for doing a great job, and contribute to something that energizes them. Everyone wants to make a real difference.

Published on : 06 Dec 2016

Former prime minister Paul Martin speaks about business, issues he’s passionate about and Donald Trump

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Paul Martin.

Published on : 01 Dec 2016

LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Written by Karl Moore  Introverts would tend see networking as something they hate to do. But our research suggests that introverted networking can be powerful and an approach that an extrovert, like myself, should learn to emulate, at least part of the time. Rather than working a room the way an extrovert would, speaking to many people for a short time each, introverts often speak to fewer people but have longer, more detailed and richer conversations. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company. Metrolinx ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month. McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Published on : 14 Nov 2016

Eric Friedman: ‘I’ve always had trouble disconnecting from my work’

Eric Friedman, 39, is co-founder and chief technology officer of Fitbit Inc., a maker of wearable fitness monitors that can track and share user data.

Published on : 14 Nov 2016

Metrolinx threatens to cancel $770 million Bombardier contract

Metrolinx is frustrated with Bombardier after it missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month. McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent. Read full article: Design Engineering, November 7, 2016 

Published on : 08 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto. McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent. Read full article: Plant, November 7, 2016 

Published on : 08 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier’s largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company. Metrolinx ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month. McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

Lower prices could be on the way with airline ownership announcement: airline analyst

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices. Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49. Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive. Read full article: 630 CHED, November 4, 2016

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

Fed-up Metrolinx threatens to cancel $770M Bombardier deal for LRT

Metrolinx has threatened to cancel a contract with Bombardier over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company. Ontario’s regional transportation agency ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx threatens to cancel deal

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto. McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent. Read full article: Macleans, November 4, 2016 

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

Cheaper fares could be coming if airline ownership rules change: airline analyst

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices. Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49. Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive. Read full article: iNews880, November 4, 2016 

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company. ...McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent. Read ful article: CTV News, November 4, 2016 

Published on : 07 Nov 2016

To Each Their Own: Giving Feedback To Introverts And Extroverts

We all like receiving recognition and appreciation at the workplace, whether it’s a pat on the back, an award for a job well done, or some one-on-one time with our boss. We have unique emotions attached to what makes us feel appreciated, and the nature of what we find motivating varies from person to person.

Published on : 03 Nov 2016