Description: MONTREAL — Canadian business leaders need to take “courageous” actions to make sure their companies are more diverse and inclusive in order to remain competitive amid demographic and technological changes in the workplace, according to a new report released Wednesday. Source: BNN.ca Date: Nov 22, 2017 Link: http://www.bnn.ca/canadian-companies-should-be-more-courageous-about-diversity-deloitte-report-urges-1.922556 Questions for discussion: What does the… Read more »
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Description: A Chinese glassmaker beat back a unionization bid at a plant in Ohio on Thursday, winning a key victory in an important test of the way Chinese companies handle employee relations as they increase their holdings in the United States. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Nov 09, 2017 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/business/union-ohio-plant-china.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=10&pgtype=sectionfront Questions for discussion: What does the… Read more »
Description: Sears Canada is poised to be an agent of chaos for the retail industry this holiday shopping season, as the the prospect of deep discounts looms large over competing big box stores. While the company’s planned liquidation is sure to reverberate through the industry heading into year’s end, a pair of retail experts say… Read more »
Description: Numbers don’t lie: West beats East, although New York is coming along nicely. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Sep 12, 2017 Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-12/new-york-s-silicon-alley-is-still-no-match-for-silicon-valley Questions for discussion: What does the report say about the competition between east and west coasts technology development? How much influence do you think this new school will have on management decisions to… Read more »
Description: Rosalind Brewer’s first step toward the COO job at Starbucks(SBUX, -1.55%) happened completely by chance. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 07, 2017 Link: http://fortune.com/2017/09/07/rosalind-brewer-starbucks-coo/ Questions for discussion: Why is Rosalind Brewer a good choice for this job? What does the article say about corporate cultures for executive development?
Description: With Black Friday almost here, some shoppers have already mapped their store-by-store plan of attack. But customer service can make or break a shopping experience, and the best retail salespeople are often the happiest. Source: Forbes.com Date: Nov 23, 2016 Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffkauflin/2016/11/24/the-retailers-with-the-happiest-employees/#11d6c26dfd00 Questions for Discussions: What do you think of the research methodology used… Read more »
Description: Applying for admission to many American colleges already has high school students jumping through hoops. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Nov 05, 2016 Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/technology/new-item-on-the-college-admission-checklist-linkedin-profile.html?ref=business Questions for Discussions: What does this report say about how businesses use LinkedIn and other social media for recruitment? What should job searchers do to optimize their LinkedIn profile?
Description: At the core of the concept of “Leading With Purpose” is meeting a need that makes the world a better place. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Oct 20, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2dDiC7c Questions for discussion: What does the concept “leading with purpose” mean to these executives? Do you think most companies subscribe to this… Read more »
Description: Sharlene Massie, CEO of About Staffing, joins BNN’s Catherine Murray for a look at what’s driving the growing number of seniors looking for jobs to supplement their pension incomes, and how seniors can overcome discrimination they may face in seeking these jobs. Source: BNN.com – video report Date: Oct 07, 2016 Link: http://www.bnn.ca/video/the-subtle-discrimination-facing-job-seeking-seniors~968111 Questions… Read more »
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?