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In a world of emergent strategy, where more levels of an organization are involved in strategic decisions than ever, Professor Karl Moore points to the value of ambiversion in leadership. Naturally extroverted leaders must learn to mimic introverts in listening carefully and analytically, while introverted leaders must act like extroverts to energize a team. In the uncertainty of the pandemic, we must all become ambiverts, Moore argues.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Professor Lisa Cohen once coined the popular term “glossy work” to describe a mismatch between an employee’s job title and day-to-day responsibilities. In “How to Recognize and Avoid the Toxic Glamour of Glossy Work,” she highlights the disappointment that can result when a job fails to live up to employee expectations. In her experience, honesty and constant communication are key to correcting the mismatch.

Classified as: Lisa Cohen, Organizational Behaviour
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Professor Mehmet Gumus, Academic Director of the Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program, joins SAP’s On-Demand Webcast to highlight how data interpretation impacts business decisions at every level of an organization. According to Gumus, the primary goal in teaching data analysis to MMA students at Desautels is to help them understand “what just happened, what will happen, and what should happen” in a business setting.

Classified as: Mehmet Gumus, Master of Management in Analytics (MMA)
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

The novelty and convenience of remote work has worn off for many Montrealers, according to new survey results released by Montreal Centre-Ville and the Urban Development Institute. The majority of employees surveyed admit that they have struggled to maintain professional relationships from home. Professor Karl Moore, who has taught remotely for the past year, is more than ready to return to a traditional classroom setting.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Since its launch in 2016, EMERGE Commerce has risen to become a leader in direct-to-consumer e-commerce brands. Professor Karl Moore recently spoke with EMERGE Commerce founder and CEO Ghassan Halazon (BCom’06) to unpack the evolving relationship between consumers and the internet during the pandemic.

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Classified as: Karl Moore, BCom Alumni, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), covid-19, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Entrevue avec la Dre Cécile Rousseau - L’heure du Monde Ici Radio Canada Première

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Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Thèses complotistes Comment je suis « tombé là-dedans »

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Published on: 4 Mar 2021

People cling to conspiracies because they are desperate, says doctor

“People began to say the virus doesn’t exist, there’s no danger outside, or the virus exists but it’s not harmful. [They’ve said] the virus is the creation of pharmaceutical [companies]–they’re just trying to scare us but there’s no danger,” explained Dr. Cecile Rosseau, head of polarization clinical team at CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.

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Published on: 4 Mar 2021

The post-COVID19 pandemic economic recovery plans provide a unique opportunity to make economies and communities more adapted and resilient to climate change. ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir and Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, former Senior Director for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure at the World Bank, discuss in ISID's latest policy brief.

Classified as: covid19, climate change, sustainable development, economic recovery
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species evolve heat tolerance more slowly than cold tolerance, and the level of heat they can adapt to has limits.

Classified as: climate change, heat, cold, tolerance, species, adaptation, jennifer sunday, Sustainability
Published on: 4 Mar 2021

COVID-19 conspiracy theories: Psychological distress can lead to radicalization

Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Using film to shatter mental health barriers in the Black community: ‘My feelings are valid’

…“Intergenerational trauma is trauma that is passed down,” says Myrna Lashley, an assistant professor in the department of psychology at McGill University in Montreal. “The pain and the angst and the hurt and the fear and… the sense of inferiority that has been imposed on you.”

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Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Un jeune Saskatchewanais meurt après avoir probablement joué au « jeu du foulard »

…Selon le professeur assistant au département de psychiatrie de l’Université McGill Samuel Veissière, la solitude devant les écrans peut en partie expliquer le souhait des jeunes de relever ce type de défi.

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Published on: 4 Mar 2021

Ottawa must make meaningful investments in youth mental health in Budget 2021 to ensure recovery

Published on: 4 Mar 2021

This year, the theme for the International Women’s Day, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the gaps that remain. Women of the world want and deserve an equal future free from stigma, stereotypes, and violence; a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, with equal rights and opportunities for all.

Classified as: McGill experts, International Women's Day, feminism, gender and representation, gender based violence, gender disadvantage, gender and women's studies, global women leaders, women in education, women in science, Women in society, women and politics, women of colour, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Shaheen Shariff, Audrey Moores, Lisa Cohen
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Published on: 3 Mar 2021

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