January / February 2014

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

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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

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

Playing with icebergs: negotiating improvisationally

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

Character matters, even at Toronto city hall

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

THE IVEY INTERVIEW: Winthrop H. Smith, Jr.

by Issue: January / February 2014

The rise and fall of Merrill Lynch is symbolic of the serious management issues facing today’s global financial sector.……

Chilling confidence in Toronto

by Issue: January / February 2014

In this month’s Ivey interview, Winthrop H. Smith, Jr., former Merrill Lynch executive vice-president and chairman…