McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

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Making the most of meetings isn’t an exact science

Published: 13 June 2024

McGill Desautels Dean Yolande Chan is an engineer by training, but when it comes to running meetings, she sees herself more like an orchestra conductor, listening carefully to ensure harmony and hopefully rise to a crescendo, writes columnist Harvey Schachter in The Globe and Mail. Meetings need agendas and objectives, but too much rigidity can be counterproductive. Participants need to carefully consider the circumstances before coming to decisions. Sometimes, that means setting aside deadlines to ensure the right decisions are made.

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