Priming for the AI Era

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When you have imperfect information, perfection is your enemy

Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 1:00pm
Innovation is not immune to unconscious gender, ethnic, or other biases. With the dawn of AI, the need to make new products or processes inclusive is more urgent than ever
oil sands

In the face of falling oil prices and rising interest rates, Canada’s economy remains buoyant. But the growth cycle is nearing an end

autonomous bus

The arrival of self-driving vehicles and generational changes in consumer behaviour are forcing automakers to chart a new path

traveller frustration
Does fierce competition lead to better quality products and services? The evidence in the airline industry suggests it does
Consumers view businesses as people and their transactions as zero-sum games. No wonder we think they’re are out to get us
workplace bullying
Far from harmless, workplace incivility can make female targets question their own parenting skills
60 minutesTuesday, 2 October 2018 - 12:00pm
Unconscious biases are roadblocks to sound decision making. Here’s what neuroscience tells us about how to de-activate these biases and build more effective leaders and innovators
Session Leader(s): 
As junior lenders, bondholders benefit when big banks monitor loans, but the risk of creditor conflict is eventually priced in
mindfulness at work
The practice of mindfulness has a positive impact on transformational leadership – but it’s not a cure-all
team in meeting room
Within just 20 minutes of coming together, team members will form expectations that will determine their ultimate success
segregated movie theatre
Not even the profit motive could counter the segregation of American theatres
60 MinutesWednesday, 22 August 2018 - 1:00pm
Coming out at work can seem like a perilous challenge. Here’s how organizations can support the process
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money falling
Fail to see the logic of CEO compensation? You’re probably overlooking the economic effects of recruitment, retention, and corporate governance

Smith School of Business

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Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6

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