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I once worked with a client who at one point, about 20 years ago, had the leading technology in North America in its industry. It was a company that was making money hand over fist and couldn’t make their product fast enough to keep up with orders. They were...read more
The Governance Professionals of Canada hosted an educational panel as part of their professional development series on the role of the board in organizational culture. The three panelists were Heather Laxton (corporate secretary for Wesdome, Lloyd Segal, Chair of the...read more
I have crossed a threshold, had a watershed moment, reached the end of my rope. #Really! I don’t know whether it was the Dec. 18th article in The Globe and Mail noting that 94 percent of Canadian executives surveyed said that sexual harassment was not an issue in...read more
We’re writing a book at L&C on the topic of disruption and culture. To do that we’ve been researching different industries to see which companies have succeeded and which have not in the face of disruption. We came across two companies in different industries...read more
‘Tis most definitely the season to reconsider the traditional alcohol-driven, stumble-down, slap-on-the-back (or slap-somewhere-else) staff party. Christmas is obviously a time for high spirits. But given recent harassment headlines and heightened sensitivity about...read more