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Deploying big data to recruit and retain talent

by , et al.Issue: March / April 2014

Big Data is the buzzword of the year. Every leader — whether they’re managing a small team or are at the helm of…

Winning strategies for the solution economy

by , et al.Issue: March / April 2014

American economist Milton Friedman famously said the social responsibility of business was solely to increase profits.……

Improving Gender Diversity on Canadian boards

by Issue: January / February 2014

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is a global investor with more than $130 billion in net assets. As an investor,…

Service Complexity and The Perils of Productization

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2014

Good service isn’t hard to recognize. It can be seen when an attentive waiter offers a free second serving to patrons……

Creating product addicts

by Issue: January / February 2014

Addiction isn’t always negative. The value proposition of products and the manner in which they are sold and used…

Why Canada should adopt mandatory say-on-pay

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2014

It was a rare display of investor displeasure at Barrick Gold’s annual meeting last year, when shareholders voted…

Playing with icebergs: negotiating improvisationally

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2014

Imagine the following fictional scenario. Rudolf Wild, a merchandising executive with a Walmart operation in Europe,…

Character matters, even at Toronto city hall

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2014

The Rob Ford saga has turned from a tale of vice into a debate over the virtues of a scandalized politician driven to…

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