John S. McCallum

Biography:

John S. McCallum is Professor of Finance at the I. H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, and former Chairman of Manitoba Hydro. He can be reached at  John.McCallum@umanitoba.ca.

Why Household Debt Should Have Executives Taking Ambien

by Issue: July/August 2018

While Canadian central bankers are losing sleep over the ever-increasing levels of Canadian household debt, too many business leaders aren’t waking up to the risks.

Squeezing Wisdom Out of a Mouse and a Louse

by Issue: January / February 2018

Anyone looking for leadership advice on Robbie Burns Day (or anytime) should try reading the poet laureate of planning.

Driving Canadian Innovation

by Issue: July/August 2017

If government really wants to boost economic growth through innovation, then the focus must be on increasing related incentives

The Orwell School of Management

by Issue: March / April 2017

Business books are great. But if you really want to embrace life-long learning as an executive, then read beyond the management section.

Management Advice from a Dead Socialist

by Issue: September / October 2016

Wise decision making in uncertain times is a real challenge, which is why today’s C-suite needs more philosophy.

Stock Market Trouble: Five Books for Executives

by Issue: January / February 2001

I have just re - read four of the great books on stock-market debacles: Charles Mackay’s Extraordinary Popular Delusions……

Teaching executives the ancient art of persuasion

by Issue: July / August 2014

The events that led to publication of this article are unusual. In December 2013, I had hip-replacement surgery, which……

FOLLOWERSHIP: THE OTHER SIDE OF LEADERSHIP

by Issue: September / October 2013

The link between leadership, management and enterprise performance is widely understood and accepted.  Improving leadership……

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