Monthly Archives: %sFebruary 2017

16 02, 2017

Is meaning the new money?

Employee motivation is quite a complex topic.
For a long time, management scholars and practitioners maintained that money was the key to employee motivation. This perspective originated at the time of the industrial revolution and can be traced back to Adam Smith’s, The Wealth of Nations, a renowned work in classical economics.
I will spare you […]

9 02, 2017

The generational divide: fact or fiction?

Some call it the generational divide while others refer to it as the generational chasm.
Whatever you call today’s multigenerational workforce, chances are you are focused on our generational differences.
Gen Y, born between 1982 and 2002, also referred to as the millennials, are often touted as entitled. Lazy. Attached to their technological gadgets and in […]

6 02, 2017

How will you measure your life?

I have been teaching Organizational Behaviour, OB, for years, but this is the first time I will be addressing an audience at the Goodman Institute of Investment Management, at the John Molson School of Business. These students are working towards the designation of Charted Financial Analyst, while also obtaining an MBA.
Both credentials are challenging feats, […]