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February 25, 2008

The AQESSS react to the report on health governance

The AQESSS is in favour of the nine recommendations proposed by the Working Group. The AQESSS is in favour of the nine recommendations proposed by the Working Group and is committed to developing better and more efficient management practices.

February 25, 2008

The Institute for Governance published his report on healthcare governance

The Group of experts proposes concrete measures for improving the oversight of health and social services institutions in Quebec. The Working Group on healthcare Governance has published today his report including 9 key recommendations for healthier governance practices in Québec. Thoses practical changes designed to improve corporate governance in the healthcare sector.

February 20, 2008

The IGOPP has published the 2007 Quebec Board Index

Sitting on a Board of Directors in Quebec: A $55,000-a-Year Occupation. During a press conference, the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations, in collaboration with Spencer Stuart, have revealed the results of the second edition of the 2007 Quebec Board Index.

January 1, 2008

One Share-One Vote: The Empirical Evidence

[ … ] The main question in most of the studies we survey is: Does disproportional ownership destroy shareholder value? We will argue that, while the literature has uncovered some robust evidence, this question has proven difficult to address empirically. A related issue is whether the widespread use of mechanisms to unbundle cash flow rights […]

November 28, 2007

Report by the Working Group on University Governance

Among the conditions necessary for universities to achieve good governance is a stronger board of directors, composed primarily of independent members with no ties to the interests of internal stakeholders. Boards must also enjoy operational autonomy.

July 1, 2001

Yvan Allaire, the strategist

Yvan Allaire has shaped and crafted the strategies of a number of large companies in Québec. At Bombardier for the last five years, he went form advice to action. Today, he leaves his job as Exective Vice President, but leaves behind solid foundations for the future.   To read the full length article, pleaser click […]

April 1, 2001

Mergers and acquisitions: Lessons from the best

The wave of mergers and acquisitions rolls on unabated, the latest statistics putting the number of transactions worldwide at some 34,000 in 1999. Canada has been an active participant in this global phenomenon. In 2000, there were close to 1300 transactions, worth some C$234 billion, in which Canadian companies took part. Canadians were involved in […]

October 1, 1998

The Battle within Capitalism – A new age for Europe

The 4th Conference of Montréal on globalized economies wove together three different but closely related strands of issues and challenges confronting Europe and directly or indirectly a good part of the world. What’s happening now in Europe will have momentous ramifications throughout the world, bringing forth major shifts in economic power and new alignments of […]

April 1, 1997

Ceiling Unlimited

With all the pomp and circumstance of a D.W. Griffith movie spectacle, the ultimate business jet was unveiled in a cavernous hangar in Toronto last summer. While Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and other political heavies looked on –  an accompanied by a 45-piece orchestra and 1,000-strong choir belting out a rousing chorus – an enormous […]