Description: Comedy group Four Day Weekend explains their demo to Fortune Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 30, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2dXyoIm Questions for Discussions: According to the report, what is the basic message to learn about for successful team building? Why is it so difficult to achieve?
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Description: Corporate Canada is a timid place full of risk-averse leaders and it’s hurting the bottom line, says a new study that found that just 11 per cent of businesses in Canada are “truly courageous.” Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Sep 26, 2016 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/news/fp-street/corporate-canada-lacks-courage-deloitte-poll-suggests Questions for Discussions: What does the report suggest about Canadian corporate attitude… Read more »
Description: India’s richest man on India’s digital age Source: CNNMoney.com – video report Date: Sep 30, 2016 Link: http://money.cnn.com/2016/09/30/technology/walmart-flipkart-deal-talks/index.html Questions for discussion: Why is Walmart so interested in India at this time? What does the Internet possibly have to do with management’s thinking?
Description: Some things will always require a human touch Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 29, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2ddbPBp Questions for Discussions: How will robotics change the work environment, according to this report? What does this trend mean for Human Resource Management?
Description: Executives also say their companies make strategic judgments Source: eMarketer.com Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: https://www.emarketer.com/Article/Most-Execs-Worldwide-Make-Data-Driven-Decisions/1014547#sthash.SZjQo4gK.dpuf Questions for Discussions: What does the research in the report suggest about the way management makes decisions? Do you believe this is always a good thing?
Description: Elon Musk to Tesla employees: NEVER discount a car Source: CNN.com Date: Sep 30, 2016 Link: http://money.cnn.com/2016/09/30/technology/tesla-elon-musk-discount/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom Questions for Discussions: Why would Elon Musk want to prevent any discount incentives for buying Tesla cars? Why would sales people want to use these discounts?
Description: Advice from Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cW0YrW Questions for Discussions: Summarize the advice presented to women in this report by Katherine Power. How might her suggestions possibly cause problems with coworkers or managers?
Description: Today, Lexi Kaplan of Lumos Energy Strips asks how to sell a product before it’s finished being developed. Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/entrepreneur/fp-startups/startup-grads-ask-an-expert-how-do-you-sell-a-product-still-in-development?__lsa=d414-9d2a Questions for Discussions: What are the problems related to trying to sell a product still in development? What are the recommendations provided by Reza Satchu?… Read more »
Description: Montreal-based Aldo Group became one of the world’s biggest footwear retailers by anticipating trends, so when it came to the emerging crop of young consumers, its executives didn’t want to assume they could rely on the tactics that sold shoes to earlier generations. Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Sep 19, 2016 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/news/retail-marketing/forget-millennials-aldo-chain-is-seeking-a-foothold-in-emerging-gen-z-market Questions for Discussions:… Read more »
Description: He comes from a family of achievers Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cWzhzq Questions for discussion: How did Joel Gay answer the question? What do you think of his response? How does he compare to the textbook description of an entrepreneur?