Written by Professor Estelle Metayer
MONTREAL – In a car, blind spots are the areas of the road that the rearview and side-view mirrors do not show. A driver must constantly be aware of them – and of the potentially deadly perils they can conceal. Businesses can have blind spots, too – and they can be equally costly, causing companies to overinvest in risky ventures or fail to take advantage of emerging opportunities. Successful leaders are careful to identify their company's blind spots and introduce mechanisms to ensure that no harm will come from them.
The biweekly student-run bar, Detention Den, continues Thursday February 19th.
On March 13-14, McGill students Amanda Chalupa (MSc in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry), Alyssa Wiseman (MBA-Law), Attiya Hirji (BA in International Development), Lida Faridian (MBA) and Vivien Leung (Law), also known as team MILA, are headed to San Francisco to vie for the US$1 million Hult Prize to launch their social program.
Authors:Reid, S. E., Roberts, D. and Moore, K.
Publication: Journal of Product Innovation Management, Forthcoming.
Publication: Information and Management, March 2015
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PhD Oral Defense of Pablo Godoy Rosas, Institute of Parasitology.
The Cisco AnyConnect client software, which is used to connect to McGill's VPN, does not work after the Windows update for IE11 is installed. The error message displayed is:
"Failed to initialize connection subsystem".
Microsoft has now released a “fix” that affected users can download and install.
- Go to: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023607
- At the bottom of the page, click the “Fix it” icon and Save the file to your computer.
McGill University's School of Continuing Studies' Business Management Courses for Indigenous People has been featured in The Nation magazine. Click here to read the online article.
"The Multiple Effects of Literacy on the Brain"
Prof Stanislas Dehaene
Chair, Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Collège de France, Paris