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Delve: Overcoming Bias in AI Technologies

Published: 16Feb2021

A new study by Warut Khern-am-nuai, an assistant professor of information systems at McGill University, proposes a new approach to optimizing the way algorithms process data, without modifying the...

Delve: It’s Difficult to Breathe Behind a Facade, but Psychological Safety is the Antidote

Published: 25Nov2020

According to McGill University’s Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin, today’s socio-political climate has placed diversity and inclusion at the forefront, revealing the depth to which psychological...

Addressing systemic racism in the police force

Published: 31Aug2020

An exchange between a rookie officer and senior officer in the moments before George Floyd’s death is a telling interaction revealing how systemic racism continues to be enforced by officers in the...

Delve podcast: Closing the Inventor Gender Gap with John-Paul Ferguson, Lucy Gilbert, and Negin Ashouri

Published: 19Nov2021

Social inequalities are responsible for the loss of millions of ideas and inventions over hundreds of years. This loss over time is measurable today in a decline in innovation, slowing economic...

Delve: When Meritocracy Blinds us to Gender Discrimination

Published: 21Jan2020

Meritocracies are predicated on the belief that only the best are chosen and that hard work and talent are always rewarded. If we presume that talent and hard work are not gender specific, then why...

Delve: Romancing the User: Three Business Lessons from Digital Daters

Published: 13Jan2020

New research from Prof Jui Ramaprasad explores how gender, comfort, and impulsivity are key for that perfect chemistry.

Delve - "New Normal" podcast: Working from Home, Living at Work with Lisa Cohen

Published: 21May2021

In episode 2 of The ‘New Normal’ hosted by Dave Kaufman, Professor Lisa Cohen discusses how the shift to working from home that has been hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic, how the work from home...

Delve podcast: Navigating Digital Ecosystems & Transforming Strategy with Yolande Chan

Published: 4Nov2021

Digital technologies today are highly generic and highly specific at the same time – even a mobile phone is also a translator, a map and an entertainment system – complicating the design of...

Delve: When a Good Boss is Bad for Workers

Published: 16Dec2019

New research from Prof Patricia Hewlin explores how a boss’s integrity affects whether an employee is being true to her/his own identity, even when there’s a disconnect with the group’s values. If...

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