Late one September evening one of Philip Rooke’s colleagues texted him at home with news that could have crippled his business. “Disruption is the reality for many organisations right now,” said Melissa Sonberg, executive in residence of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It’s like the plague: disruption doesn’t play favourites, a lot of people try to run from it, but you can’t hide.”
Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie
Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie. Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015
Segal Building: On November 26, McGill University professor Karl Moore will be presenting “Introverts in the Executive Suite” at the Segal Graduate School of Business. Moore will look at how introverts function in leadership positions and what challenges they face, based on over 100 interviews conducted with leading executives who are introverted themselves. Read full artice: The Peak, November 22, 2015
Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.
An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter.
The Faculty of Law is delighted and honoured to announce the appointment of noted legal scholar Mark Walters to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law.
This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to be in Vancouver sitting down with Neal Ashkanasy from the University of Queensland.
Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital. Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015
QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth. Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015
Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he spoke with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau before he won the federal election on Oct. 19. Read full interview: Financial Post, November 4, 2015
Paul Tellier se dit très déçu que la direction de Bombardier (T.BBD.B) n'ait pas agi plus rapidement pour corriger le tir et remplacer son PDG. Et il croit qu'aujourd'hui, Alain Bellemare doit disposer de toute la latitude voulue pour manoeuvrer. Read full article: LaPresse, November 4, 2015
Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau promises change for the Canadian government when he’s sworn in today. Via Rail’s boss says plans for high-speed trains in the country are nonsensical. ... Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau plans to usher in an inclusive and open government when he’s sworn in today. He discusses everything from his values to his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, in a Q&A with Karl Moore, a strategy professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.
Pour I. Bajeux-Besnainou, doyenne de Desautels (McGill), l’ascenseur social fonctionne mieux aux États-Unis qu’en France
"Aux États-Unis, beaucoup d'études ont montré que la meilleure corrélation qui s’établissait avec des résultats élevés au SAT (examen d’entrée à l’université) était le niveau du salaire des parents. […] Le système français est parfait sur un plan théorique et philosophique. Mais si le système 'support' ne suit pas, alors il va à contre-courant.