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Re-Thinking the IT Model 
Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, Re-Thinking the IT Model, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 4 Nov 1999, 134-145  Changes in technology, with illustration. The information technology generation gap. Working seriously at understanding the uses and the potential of information technology and at getting help to put that understanding into practice. The need to re-think information technology , our attitude...
The Advantages of the Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System 
Text  Witts, Simon, The Advantages of the Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 17 Feb 2000, 297-302  Looking back at past predictions. The sustainable value of a technology. Substantial long-term sustained benefit from the new digital economy on the web. What senior business leaders need to do. The experience at Microsoft. How Windows 2000 can help in the digital economy to web-enable business....
Essentials for Labour Peace 
Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, Essentials for Labour Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166  Some introductory remarks about the co-operation enjoyed at General Motors from the business men of Toronto and of others throughout all Ontario and Canada; about Canada's future and its potential. The dependence of the United States on Canada's resources. General Motors' confidence in Canada, now...
Economic Problems of Common Interest to Canada and the United States 
Text  Stuart, The Honourable R. Douglas, Economic Problems of Common Interest to Canada and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Jan 1954, 171-179  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The American Men's Club of Toronto. The speaker addresses the audience as a businessman, about some of the problems which are of fundamental importance to the business system in which both Canada and the United States...
Gaping Gaps in Communications 
Text  Goodis, Jerry, Gaping Gaps in Communications, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 24 Apr 1969, 287-298  Communications. The overuse of the term. Problems of stereotyping. The difficulty of communicating, and listening. An exploration of this topic with many anecdotes and examples, in many different parts of our society. Learning to listen.
Education in Business 
Text  Randall, Dr. Otis E., Education in Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 18 Jan 1927, 11-16  A response to the question "Is a College education necessary in business?" Changes over the last 50 years in terms of this question, and in terms of the aims of education. A consideration of modern education as divided into three parts: physical needs; mental development but more, including the...
Collaborations: Canada's New Natural Advantage 
Text  Lievonen, Mark, Collaborations: Canada's New Natural Advantage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 27 Apr 2000, 370-383  Aventis Pastseur as Canada's--and the world's--largest vaccine company. Former names of Aventis. Their merger as a powerful example of collaboration. The collaborative nature of Canadians. The need to embrace the collaboration among business, government and academia as a means to address and...
Sports Is A Business 
Text  Beeston, Paul, Sports Is A Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Apr 1990, 286-295  What the Blue Jays were like 13 years ago when Peter Bavasi, the first President the Blue Jays, addressed this Club. Changes over the past 13 years. Fulfilling some early goals. Bringing some reason to recent conflicts between "greedy players and greedy owners." How sports is a business; and with...
We Do It Our Way 
Text  Roddick, Anita, We Do It Our Way, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 3 Oct 1991, 140-146  ... survived in the desert for more than 2,000 years despite living constantly on the brink of starvation. She also recounts her Trade Not Aid trips to Katmandu in Nepal. Body and Soul, however, is far more than a travelogue. Although much of the text relates to the founding, the growth and the culture...
The Service Imperative 
Text  Eames, Anthony, The Service Imperative, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Nov 1991, 234-245  An analysis of the competitive challenges facing Canadian business. How Coca-Cola in Canada is dealing with those challenges. An historical review of what's driving North Americans in business, education, and government. An examination of the ways in which we are organized and operate. What is...
Bits, Bytes and Bold Strategies 
Text  Moyer, Janice, Bits, Bytes and Bold Strategies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 8 Apr 1993, 272-283  The accuracy of past predictions about the information technology age. The need to exploit new opportunities of that age, based on that fact that 90% of all economic growth is a result of these new opportunities. How to cope with changing technologies and use them to help business succeed. A focus...
The Chrysler Syndrome 
Text  Iacocca, Lee A., The Chrysler Syndrome, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 29 Oct 1981, 72-84  The Chrysler Corporation and its involvement in Canada. Getting out of the recession. Restructuring a giant company. Some financial figures. "The Chrysler Syndrome." Changes made in the restructuring process, including those made to develop a closer working relationship with the labour unions....
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...
The Family Life of Big Business 
Text  Kavanagh, James E., The Family Life of Big Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Dec 1937, 141-159  Industrial relations. The shift from work at home to work outside the home, which then changed its name to industry. The unchanging characters of the people that do the work. The human factor now entering into the conduct of various business enterprises. A decrease in immigration since the war and...
Business and the Media: Prime Time and the Bottom Line 
Text  Kelly, Fraser, Business and the Media: Prime Time and the Bottom Line, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 26 Nov 1987, 137-147  The speaker's career in the media, and a second career in business. His address here a reflection "upon those two very different worlds, where they touch and where they part." Suggestions as to how to improve the quality of information available to the public through news. A new set of imperatives...
307 Years After Edward Lloyd's Coffee-House 
Text  Rowland, David, 307 Years After Edward Lloyd's Coffee-House, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 20 Apr 1995, 541-556  Recent newsworthy events at Lloyd's of London. An explanation and background to the current situation. A history of Lloyd's 307 years, which started as a coffee-house. Details of the operation today, with figures and statistics. What went wrong to cause the current dilemmas. Seven billion pounds...
Is the Businessman Coming Into His Own? 
Text  Randall, Clarence B., Is the Businessman Coming Into His Own?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 12 Feb 1953, 203-215  The speaker's firm belief that if the businessman is to come back to leadership in the community at large, he has to get up and say what he believes; to become articulate. Is the businessman coming into his own, by which the speaker means "is he going to come into the full evaluation of his social...
Reporting to the Public 
Text  Coleman, John S., Reporting to the Public, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Feb 1949, 213-223  The most acute aspects of the problem of reporting to the public and one or two suggestions that might alleviate it. Business and Big Business too often blamed for much of what is wrong with Canada and the United States. Reasons for such blame. Misconceptions involved in such perceptions. The need...
Perception Management 
Text  Smith, Barbara, Perception Management, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 8 Sep 1994, 112-121  Communications in business. Communications that create business results. Going back to the basics: Why do we communicate at all? The role of perception, in creating or blocking business success. Does the powerful idea, or the perception of the power idea drive the company? A discussion of...
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