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The Ivey Academy’s blog delivers the latest research on leadership and contemporary business issues, articles on management trends, Learning and Development (L&D) best practices, industry innovations, and participant insights on executive education programs. Featuring videos, interviews, and opinion pieces, we deliver content relevant to you and your career, helping you become a better leader in today’s increasingly complex world.

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August 11th, 2020

Shift your thinking with executive coaching

Emily Knight, Director, MS Knowledge Network, details her experience in the Ivey Leadership Program and how the support of an executive coach helped her solve her most pressing leadership challenge.

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August 6th, 2020

Using analytics to improve decision-making

Analytics professors Fredrik Odegaard and Mehmet A. Begen share examples of organizations that have successfully used analytics to identify business improvement opportunities, explain how to begin solving business problems using analytics, and discuss how to make decisions under uncertainty (such as the pandemic).

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August 5th, 2020

Crisis and opportunity

In the latest issue of Ivey Business Journal, innovation expert Rob Austin and The Ivey Academy's executive director, Mark Healy, discuss how the pandemic has many organizations experimenting and innovating.

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July 23rd, 2020

Personal and professional growth in times of crisis

Ivey Academy faculty director Martha Mazenvski and senior executive coaches Sharon Duguid and Rob McNamara discussed why the pandemic has been so challenging for leaders, the ways leaders can use the current crisis as a growth opportunity, and the importance of reflecting together with others.

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July 22nd, 2020

The three phases of business analytics

Business analytics is the process of examining large and varied data sets – generally referred to as "big data" – to uncover useful insights in order to help organizations make well-informed business decisions.

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July 16th, 2020

Building resilience with a systems dynamics approach

Sustainability expert Tima Bansal shares how corporate innovation can create value for the firm and society simultaneously as well as insights from the Ivey Innovation Learning Lab.

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July 13th, 2020

Preserving professional networks

The Ivey Academy's executive director, Mark Healy, examines the value of professional networks and the importance of maintaining them in both good times and bad.

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July 10th, 2020

Innovating in a pandemic: Is there opportunity within adversity?

Innovation expert and Ivey professor Rob Austin discusses the relationship between "jolts" and innovation, why innovation tends to be difficult for organizations during normal times, and shared examples of ways the pandemic may be driving important innovation.

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July 3rd, 2020

Zabeen Hirji: Is the future of work a workplace for everyone?

Zabeen Hirji, Executive Advisor at Deloitte Canada and former CHRO at RBC, explores ways that leaders can support a healthy future of work in their organizations.

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June 25th, 2020

The impact of the pandemic on supply chains

In this complimentary livestream, a panel of supply chain experts discussed how supply chains have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. They shared lessons learned and discussed the strategies that have worked and haven’t worked since the beginning of the global crisis.

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June 22nd, 2020

Developing organizational resilience

The Ivey Academy's David Loree examines the increasing need for resilience in organizations and explains the three underpinnings of individual resilience and how they can be replicated in organizations in this month's Ivey Business Journal.

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