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Criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin fan fears of takeover

If SNC-Lavalin is found guilty of corruption and fraud charges, it could mean a closing nail in the coffin for the Quebec-based company’s chances of preventing a takeover. Professor Karl Moore shares his perspective.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Everyday creativity for an extraordinary impact

We don’t have to possess the brilliance of Tchaikovsky to create something exceptional.

In a recent blog post, Professor Henry Mintzberg makes the case for the power of everyday creativity.

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Published: 18 Feb 2019

A record-breaking donation will open doors for business students

Following the historic announcement of a $200-million donation to McGill, John and Marcy McCall MacBain join Professor Karl Moore to discuss their philanthropic vision, as well as how the scholarships will be available for students aspiring to make an impact in business.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Staying afloat: The hectic job of school principals

A recent blog post examines the daunting array of roles that school principals will play and uses Professor Henry Minztberg’s study of how managers allocate their time in a workday.

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Published: 15 Feb 2019

Why finding the right manager is a tall order

Humans, and by extension managers, are flawed, contends Professor Henry Mintzberg. In an article for The Globe & Mail, he explores why finding the right manager in a workplace is often more difficult than first believed.

Published: 14 Feb 2019

Reimagining the movie theater experience

Ellis Jacob, President and CEO of Cineplex, sits down with Professor Karl Moore to express the importance of thinking outside the box in the wake of Netflix; the key is creating an immersive experience for today’s moviegoers.

Published: 13 Feb 2019

From silos to slabs: Mintzberg on organizational barriers

Derived from his latest book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, Professor Henry Mintzberg explores the ineffectiveness of organizational slabs and makes the case for “tailored connections between silos.”

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Published: 12 Feb 2019

Legal woes for SNC-Lavalin and its implications

As SNC-Lavalin’s frustrations over a years-long legal battle around charges of bribery and fraud come to a head, Professor Karl Moore weighs in on what this could mean for Quebec’s economy.

Published: 11 Feb 2019

Mintzberg's communityship and today’s social media

A recent blog post attempts to connect Professor Henry Mintzberg’s conception of community with one of today’s preeminent community-building tools – Facebook.

“With the rapid growth of technology and increasing expansion of social media usage, what are the prospects of using Facebook for community building? Is it merely being used as a commodity for sharing?”

Published: 11 Feb 2019

An advantageous opening for Bombardier

With the derailment of the Siemens and Alstom railroad merger project, many observers, including Professor Karl Moore, maintain that this is good news for Bombardier Transportation.

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Published: 7 Feb 2019

Lessons learned from scrambled eggs

In a roundup of leadership anecdotes, La Presse cites Professor Henry Mintzberg’s experience with airline scrambled eggs and its lessons for top managers.

This anecdote and many others are featured in Prof. Mintzberg’s newly released book, Bedtime Stories for Managers.

Published: 6 Feb 2019

Avoiding the pitfalls of lofty leadership

Professor Henry Mintzberg sits down with to share his view on the changing landscape of management and how it impacts growth.

Most worrying to Prof. Mintzberg is the growing prevalence of bad management that is disconnected from the day-to-day of an organization.

Published: 6 Feb 2019

Sunny projections for WSP Global

WSP Global Inc. unveiled a promising strategic plan Wednesday that forecasts double-digit revenue growth through 2021. Professor Karl Moore comments on its advantageous positioning in comparison to SNC-Lavalin.

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Published: 31 Jan 2019

Leadership reflections from WestJet CEO

In discussion with Professor Karl Moore, WestJet CEO Ed Sims sheds light on some of the most recent challenges he’s had to face in his role, his five-year plan, and how he is looking to position WestJet as Canada’s most Canadian airline.

Published: 30 Jan 2019

Bedtime stories: The antidote to bad management

In his forthcoming book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, Professor Henry Mintzberg curates 42 of his most popular reflections to remedy the rampant issue of management gone wrong.

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Published: 30 Jan 2019