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Science Comes Outside the Laboratory 
Text  Goodeve, Sir Charles F., Science Comes Outside the Laboratory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 4 Apr 1957, 308-319  The war and the things it brought forth that continue to affect our lives today. Radar; background and history. The introduction of science into war operations. Operation Research and how it has grown in Great Britain, especially since the war. Some details of Operational Research Units. The...
Managing Differences Well 
Text  McKay, Verne, Managing Differences Well, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 30 Jan 1997, 366-377  A trend which has taken on increased importance in the financial services industry: managing differences, or conflict management. Why the Royal Bank Financial Group thinks management differences, and managing conflict well is good for business. An era in which companies and individuals are held...
The Human Factor--A Personal Story 
Text  Whitehead, Commander, The Human Factor--A Personal Story, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 3 Nov 1955, 71-89  Automation and the development of the mechanical age. A reconsideration of the growing significance of the human factor. Mechanization and the introduction of new and fantastically powerful weapons and explosives during the Second World War. The human factor remaining of supreme importance and the...
Pushing the Perimeters--The Changing International Business Scene 
Text  Henderson, Sir Denys, Pushing the Perimeters--The Changing International Business Scene, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 13 Sep 1990, 33-42  A British-based company and proud to be so, but with a different vision to the "imperial" one. An international company. A description of Imperial Chemical Industries. The recent acquisition of ICI Canada. Some details of the organisation, with a focus on two aspects: strategy setting and...
Why Do We Need Formal Organization? 
Text  Urwick, Lt. Col. L.F., Why Do We Need Formal Organization?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 2 Nov 1967, 144-155  What the words "formal organization" mean. Semantic ambiguity. The distinction between "formal" and "informal" organization. Examples of each. The tendency in the United States to be critical and apprehensive of formal organization. Factors that make this so: a detailed discussion of the factors...
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...
Canadian Labour in 1951 
Text  Gregg, Hon. Milton F., Canadian Labour in 1951, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 22 Nov 1951, 100-109  Some features of labour relations in Canada yesterday and today. The year in which the speaker became Minister of Labour; the year which marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Labour; also the year of the railway strike--a labour stoppage of nine days which resulted in...
Labour, Industry and the War 
Text  Green, William, Labour, Industry and the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64  A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free enterprise. How we can most effectively mobilize our power and resources to win the war. The job of out-producing the Axis,...
Human Relations and You 
Text  Oliver, Robert E., Human Relations and You, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 5 Feb 1948, 222-237  Some introductory remarks on the growing importance of human or public relations. A great deal of exploration remaining to be done in the field of public and customer relations. The key of good public relations. A principle that today nations are trying to master. How the same word has different...
Facing Facts in Labour Relations 
Text  Goldenberg, H. Carl, Facing Facts in Labour Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 15 Nov 1962, 70-81  The refusal to face facts by one side or another as a major cause of misunderstanding between labour and management. The tendency of the public, now knowing the facts, to reach unfair and unwarranted conclusions on industrial disputes. A discussion concerning strikes, the public's perception of...
The Challenge of 1963 
Text  Jodoin, Claude, The Challenge of 1963, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 17 Jan 1963, 122-130  Reference to the speaker's address six years ago, placing emphasis on the necessity for greater efforts toward improved labour-management relations. His address today to be considered a progress report. First, a review: the lack of progress. Immediate and long-term problems seen in the...
Technology: Changing the Way We Communicate 
Text  Graham, John, Technology: Changing the Way We Communicate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 16 Nov 1995, 234-244  The rapid pace of change and coping with it, both for people and corporations. Effective communications as the key to dealing successfully with change. Developing an effective communications programme, based on three premises: management must take maximum advantage of emerging technologies;...
Riding the Winds of Change 
Text  Rodgers, F.G. (Buck), Riding the Winds of Change, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 27 Mar 1986, 336-352  Why the book "In Search of Excellence," and the speaker's book "The IBM Way" are and will be successful. The nature of change, and how different people approach change. A detailed discussion and exploration of management and changes in management approaches, success and failure, and effects on...
The Development of Men 
Text  Wright, Moorhead, The Development of Men, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 31 Mar 1960, 271-284  The secondary title for this address is "How Do People Grow In A Business Organization? Ten Principles Which Emerged From a Research Study." The preoccupation of business enterprises, since World War II, with the development of people; taking the form of "executive development" or "management...
Management Education: How Are We Doing in Canada? 
Text  Gillies, Dean James M., Management Education: How Are We Doing in Canada?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 23 Apr 1970, 401-414  An analysis of the situation whereby the speaker thinks Canada is doing very well in terms of management education, yet statistics show that productivity of the Canadian economy in general is about 20 per cent below that of the United States and, in manufacturing, according to the Economic Council...
Some Global Management Influences, Trends and Observations 
Text  Day, Sir Graham, Some Global Management Influences, Trends and Observations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 30 Sep 1992, 46-57  Management influences and trends, and observations from the increasingly global business world. Influences which affect developments in management. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The emergence of trading blocs. Currency relationships. Finance Mobility. Political Stability....
Success in American Companies: Lessons for Canadians 
Text  Waterman, Robert H. Jr., Success in American Companies: Lessons for Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Jan 1984, 207-219  The secret of excellence. The move toward excellence. The role of courtesy. MBWA: Management by Wandering Around. Exemplary anecdotes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Delta, Bata, McDonald's, Arco, Frito-Lay. Successful change programs. Importance of listening, analysing, creating an urgency...
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 Four Parties to Industry 
Text  King, Hon. Wm. Lyon Mackenzie, The Four Parties to Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 13 Mar 1919, 160-180  The choice of "The Four Parties to Industry" in order to emphasize a truth which seems to be fundamental in any attempt to cope with the industrial unrest which has followed so closely, and so inevitably, in the wake of war; if there is to be release from the thraldom of fear in which men's minds...
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