working woman at night
When first-time entrepreneurs can learn from adversity and act proactively, the odds of business survival soar
boy with telescope

You can learn a lot from distant competitors that your closest rivals overlook

autonomous bus

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

facebook news feed

If developers working in artificial intelligence refuse to give users the opportunity to identify, judge, and fix mistakes, then they must be accountable for when biases take over

medical monitor watch
A new telemonitoring initiative reduces 911 calls and hospital visits while giving patients with chronic illness the paramedic support when it’s needed
killing innovation
The practice of buying out the competition just to neutralize potential disruption has implications for both consumers and future innovation
SWFTCharge founders
A market-hardened venture capitalist schools a couple of budding entrepreneurs, and learns a thing or two in the process

While design thinking has been associated with technology firms and start-ups, it is powerfully attractive to managers and leaders at established organizations such as retailers, banks, or government departments that are not necessarily based on technology yet are in the midst of change.

brainstorming
From an innovation charter to skill-building opportunities, these are the steps to take to surface and act on great ideas
medical record
A smart national approach would focus on boosting public-private partnerships
60 minutesWednesday June 20, 2018 1:00 PM EDT
The time for complacency is over. Here’s how to develop coherence, coordination, and a direction for innovative gains
Session Leader(s): 
home health monitoring
Beyond delivering innovative products, firms need to be more involved in delivering successful patient outcomes
woman worker
They look like mission-focused champions who can balance stakeholder needs and stick to disciplined processes
older and younger workers
Intrapreneurs have feet in two worlds and it’s up to leaders to help them stay balanced

Smith School of Business

Goodes Hall, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6

Follow us on: