Thought Leadership

Delve: Canada’s Pension Plan Is the Envy of the World, and Now We Know Why

Published: 9Nov2020

A new study by Prof Sebastien Betermier is the first to use real data to do a quantitative analysis of asset allocation strategies and cost structures for hundreds of pension, endowment, and...

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...

Delve: How Will Tariff Uncertainty Affect Financial Markets?

Published: 28Aug2020

Against the backdrop of tariff wars and a pandemic, one question that investors are asking is whether they can trust financial analysts’ earnings projections for their investment decisions. On the...

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: 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...

Delve: Leading Global Health Sustainably—Now and Beyond COVID-19

Published: 12Aug2020

While the five-phase project management cycle developed by Duncan is, for many, the gold standard, the long-term commitment among recipient populations, health care professionals, and/or governing...

Delve: Here’s How to Check in on Your AI System, as COVID-19 Plays Havoc

Published: 30Jul2020

A number of AI systems are breaking down in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, spotlighting a well-known limitation of AI systems: they do not handle novel situations well. Professor Matissa...

Delve: Pandemic Bonds: The Financial Cure We Need for COVID-19?

Published: 3Apr2020

Countries around the world are taking unprecedented action to stem the financial collapse due to COVID-19, at times requiring a degree of innovation. Like other financial players that have embraced...

Delve: A Call for Social Reinvention (While Keeping our Distance)

Published: 23Mar2020

Social distancing is on everyone’s lips and is well on its way to becoming the phrase of the year. The practices recommended under the social distancing banner offer our best chance to slow the...

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