ADMS_1010_Week_1_Winter_2011

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Unformatted text preview: School of Administrative Studies Business in the Canadian Context-- ADMS 1010 Introduction and Course Model Administration See course outline on website for contact information and class schedule. Check website for slides and changes. Office hours at 205 Atkinson 2:45-3:45 pm on Mondays 2 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Today's Agenda Getting organized Introduction to course Bank of Canada 3 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Getting organized 4 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Introductions Who Who What are you? I am. are we doing here? 5 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 My approach to teaching You are an adult in charge of your own learning. I am here to encourage and assist your learning. Facts are nothing without critical thinking. Your ability to analyze is key. 6 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 My approach to business Business has the potential to do more harm than any other activity. Business has the potential to do more good than any other activity. These potentials are determined by our actions as managers and as citizens. 7 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 And Canada? Canadian, Please RMR: Canada Explained http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/discov http://www.prenhall.com/divisions/hss/worldreference/CA/ http://www.canadianstudies.ca/NewJapan/institutions.htm http://www.oecd.org/country/0,3731,en_33873108_33873 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 8 What makes a great class? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Show respect for others Provide innovative thoughts and comments Share relevant personal experience Come prepared Have fun! 9 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What makes an awful class? Professor's responsibilities Students' responsibilities 10 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 COURSE WORK Text Final book and additional readings Exam 35% Midterm Test 30% Two Quizzes 25% Best two of three group projects 10% 11 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Class participation No marks for class participation But will help you develop an important career skill Will also facilitate your learning. 12 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 LEARNING STYLES 1. Read this great article in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/health/views/07m Get better grades! 2. 13 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Course reputation and coping mechanisms 14 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Important Course Dates http://www.registrar.yorku.ca/enrol/dates/fw11.h 15 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Problems with solutions Lost computer, lost data educational needs and family problems https://www.dropbox.com/ Special http://www.yorku.ca/cds/ Personal http://www.yorku.ca/cds/ 16 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Academic support Writing Centre http://www.yorku.ca/laps/writ/ http://www.yorku.ca/eslolc/keele/default.asp http://www.yorku.ca/laps/writ/etutor.html http://www.library.yorku.ca/ccm/Home/infolit/ ESL Support eTutor York Library 17 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Really, really important! Plagiarism and academic integrity http://www.library.yorku.ca/ccm/Home/ResearchAndInstru 18 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Course overview 19 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What is important or distinct about Canadian Business? Resources Regulation Risk Rewards 20 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Macro level 21 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What makes business strong in a specific region or country? Really important issue Canada fought an election on this issue last spring How do we achieve and maintain prosperity? 22 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 GDP per capita https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/27/GDP_nom 23 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Law observance? Prisoners? https://filipspagnoli.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/800px-pr 24 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Risk? http://www.aon.com/risk-services/political-risk-map2/map/ 25 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Literacy https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/07/Wo 26 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Gini coefficient https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Wor 27 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Economic Freedom? http:// www.heritage.org/index/pdf/2011/Index2011_map.pdf 28 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Shadow Economy http://www.wired.com/magazine/wp-content/images/20-01 29 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Happiness https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/01/Wo 30 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Two big theories we will use in this course 31 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Stern (NYU) Diamond Home Plate Non Predatory Government Financial System 1st Base Professional Managers 3rd Base 2nd Base The Entrepreneur Joe Martin, F.C.M.C., LL.D 32 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Porter's Diamond Adapted by the Martin Prosperity Institute from Michael Porter, The Competitive Advantage of Nations, Free Press. 1990 33 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 La nvova Francia, 1556 (by Giovanni Battista Ramusio, 14851557) What does this look like in a Canadian v Firm strategy, context? structure, rivalry v Demand (output) conditions v Factor (input) conditions v Supportive industries 34 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Industry Canada crowdsourced broadband mapping project, 2009 What does this look like in a Canadian v Firm strategy, context? structure, rivalry v Demand (output) conditions v Factor (input) conditions v Supportive industries 35 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 A little history Click icon to add picture http://www.swanparadise.com/image-files/voyageurs-first-peoples.jpg This image is available from Library and Archives Canada under the reproduction reference number C-001855 and under the MIKAN ID number 3194982 This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. 36 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 French settlement 17th c. onward https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c3/Samuel_de_C This image from the National Library of France (BNF) is a reproduction by scanning of a bidimensional work that is now in the public domain ({{PD-scan}}). For this reason, it is in the public domain. 37 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Conquest of New France by the British in 1759 This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. 38 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Revolutionary War, 17751783 Canadian militiamen and British soldiers repulse the American assault at Sault-au-Matelot Cover art for The father of British Canada: a chronicle of Carleton, Volume 12 by William Wood This Canadian work is in the public domain in Canada because its copyright has expired. 39 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 War of 1812 This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. 40 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Canadian Rebellions 1837 This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. 41 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Province of Canada (Canada East and Canada West), 1840 http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/023002/f1/nlc006839-v6.jpg 42 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Civil War in US 18611865 This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Author Jlio Reis. 43 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 British North America Act 1867 http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/aboutus/100anniversary/carto_exhibit/image017.jpg/image_view 44 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Micro level 45 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 How can this course help you? New to Canada? You'll know lots more. New to qualitative work? Accustomed to numbers? You'll get practice in thinking logically (quizzes), reading (homework cases) and in writing (midterm and final). New to business? We'll begin by studying cases, the most commonly used way to teach and learn business. 46 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 How can you make Canada stronger? 47 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Meso level 48 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What is a firm or company? 49 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What is an industry? 50 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 How does government create or define a market or industry? 51 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What other forces are at play? 52 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Imperial influences on Canada Political, military, economic, religious influences 53 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Empires Spanish empire Resource extraction Religious and cultural infusion British law and military Resource extraction in warm climates Settlement in cooler climates French civil law Exploration and trade Significant presence through North America Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 British Empire--1600's to 1940's French Empire 54 Map of New-France about 1750 by Pinpin. (This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.) 55 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Modern imperial development since WWII Moscow's influence--1950's to 1980's Communist ideology Neo-liberal ideology Raw materials, ?? Washington Consensus--1980's and 1990's Chinese economic expansion--2000's 56 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Demography (people) First Nations French Mtis British Africans Americans 57 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Economics Farmers, trappers, wood cutters, fishers Rural, wealth is in land and natural resources Trade with England and with NE US 58 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 What do early Canadians need? Currency for trade Financing for development Railroad Stability--peace, order and good government 59 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 They get promised all this in 1867 Provinces retain culture and institutions New country gets tools to tie provinces together 60 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 Next week--Local or national banking? Multiple currencies one currency 61 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 62 Alison Kemper ADMS 1010T, V 8 January 2012 ...
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