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The Egoless Corporation 
Text  Dell, Michael, The Egoless Corporation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 15 Oct 1992, 77-85  The 1984 challenge, by Dell, to the traditional distribution model by selling computers directly to the end users. An exploration of what is the right business model for survival and for prosperity in an era of recession and price wars. Challenges for the computer industry over the past 18 months....
Canada and Its Development 
Text  Spillman, Harry C., Canada and Its Development, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282  The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which this business responsibility manifests itself. The need for leadership, and the nature of leadership. On the eve of very wonderful development...
Technology and Tomorrow 
Text  Anderson, Roy A., Technology and Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 18 Jan 1979, 179-188  The Lockheed Corporation associated with Canada as a supplier of high technology products; as a buyer of a considerable amount of goods and services; as a corporation with its services headquarters in Vancouver. A description of the association with regard to orders, and as a partnership....
The War and Commerce 
Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The War and Commerce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133  A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter of commerce. War as an enemy of commerce. Denying the German contention that they have been forced into this war because of Britain's jealousy...
Man in Management 
Text  Child, Arthur J.E., Man in Management, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Oct 1970, 55-68  The meat packing industry. What the people in the meat packing industry do. The size of the industry. Some specific details of the daily activity in the meat packing industry. Some history. The failure of the original concept of a meat packing industry to supply beef to Great Britain, and why that...
McDonald's Worldwide--Past, Present, Future 
Text  Cohon, George, McDonald's Worldwide--Past, Present, Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 7 Apr 1983, 300-309  A description of the speaker's company, with some history and details of international operations. Why McDonald's has been so successful. Sticking to the basics: what those are. Some examples of special events days at McDonald's, which are really part of management strategy such as "national store...
The Business Outlook for 1923 
Text  Babson, Roger Ward, The Business Outlook for 1923, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 1 Nov 1922, 267-284  An optimistic outlook for business in 1923, and for the next few months. Six factors that stand out very strongly in any analysis; five of them hopeful, one of them not. First, fundamental conditions, i.e. the economic, social and spiritual forces which underlie all progress. The distinct...
Organizing for Global Growth 
Text  Barnevik, Percy, Organizing for Global Growth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 27 May 1994, 511-524  Globalisation, business organisation, and recent events in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas. How Asea Brown Boveri and other successful companies have organised themselves for global growth and competitiveness. A review of highlights of ABB's global matrix, decentralization and...
A Traditional English Family Company 
Text  Burrough, Norman, A Traditional English Family Company, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Mar 1986, 314-323  The theme of the traditional English family company. James Burrough as one of a "sadly-decreasing number of genuinely old family firms in England." A history of James Burrough, and of the speaker's personal experiences. An exploration of the advantages and problems of a family firm. How most...
Free Markets, Foreign Exchange and the International Monetary Market 
Text  Melamed, Leo, Free Markets, Foreign Exchange and the International Monetary Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Apr 1986, 364-375  The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The IMM as the marketplace which ushered in the financial futures revolution that ultimately changed and reshaped modern concepts of risk management. Some statistics to show the worldwide acceptance of this tool of...
Building a Culture of Quality: A Strategy for the '90s 
Text  Sakus, Gedas, Building a Culture of Quality: A Strategy for the '90s, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 7 Mar 1991, 344-354  An analysis of how Canada can succeed in the "tough competitive markets of the '90s … by adopting a culture of the highest quality." The analysis continues with a discussion of various issues, including the following. The setting of the international markets. The Free Trade Agreement with the...
The Canadian Global Corporation 
Text  Mounfield, William K., The Canadian Global Corporation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 6 Feb 1975, 231-245  A history of Massey-Ferguson from its beginnings in 1847 by Daniel Massey. Various projects carried out by the company in diverse countries such as Brazil, Peru, Poland, Argentina, Italy, Spain, Mexico, India, Morocco, Pakistan, Turkey and Yugoslavia. Projects in the making. A description of the...
A Prescription for Business/Government Relations 
Text  Wilson, Ian R., A Prescription for Business/Government Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 8 Nov 1979, 94-107  The premise that companies must constantly prove their corporate good citizenship. Experiences of the Coca-Cola Company around the world as good citizens in partnership with government. The benefits of corporate good citizenship. A description of various projects, programs and activities in...
Of Myths and Men 
Text  Crosby, Harold E., Of Myths and Men, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 12 Jan 1978, 195-209  Public myths and misconceptions about business and economics. A review of the myths and some general approaches to possible cures and remedies. Some reactions to an analysis of the myths. A refutation of the myths, with examples. How to convince people that the myths are just that. The need for a...
Canada's Industrial Development Bank 
Text  Clark, E. Ritchie, Canada's Industrial Development Bank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 27 Mar 1975, 314-328  The Industrial Development Bank. A description of a unique financial institution in Canada which has been in operation for 31 years, serving small and medium-sized businesses. Its new responsibilities under a new name: the Federal Business Development Bank. A review and history of the beginnings...
Too Few Producers: In Britain and North America 
Text  Eltis, Walter, Too Few Producers: In Britain and North America, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 11 Jan 1979, 155-178  The structural problems of the economies in Britain and Canada. Some basic comments on how economy works. The element of surplus and the government-financed non-market sector. Government spending on workers in the United States, Canada, and Britain. Increased spending on education, health,...
Communicating in the New North American Market 
Text  McCaughey, Lorraine B., Communicating in the New North American Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 23 Apr 1992, 523-536  The new North American market. The important role of communications in identifying obstacles and seizing opportunities as formal barriers to trade fall. Address draws heavily on the views of recently published document by Burston-Marstellar, "The North American Free Trade Adreement--A...
The Slater-Walker Formula 
Text  Slater, James D., The Slater-Walker Formula, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 12 Apr 1973, 378-391  How Slater Walker was founded and how it has grown to its present size. A brief history since April of 1964. Recent activities. Key elements of success, with examples. A description of a particular and successful corporate and management style.
The International Expansion of Banking 
Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The International Expansion of Banking, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217  Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad--Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada used as an example under the last heading, particularly with...
The Universities and Commerce 
Text  Newton, Prof. A.P., The Universities and Commerce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 12 Dec 1919, 466-483  A description of the scheme being undertaken at the University of London with regard to business. Building up the great sphere of international commerce. Getting young men who will be able to look at the problems of the world not with the narrow vision of a man whose sight is bounded by the walls...
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