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Delve is the award-winning thought leadership platform of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. How do we bridge academic research and global organizations for a positive impact? Part of the answer lies in conversations. The Delve podcast brings management scholars and practitioners to the table as they share their perspectives on some of the most consequential economic, social, and ecological topics of our time.
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Delve is the award-winning thought leadership platform of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. How do we bridge academic research and global organizations for a positive impact? Part of the answer lies in conversations. The Delve podcast brings management scholars and practitioners to the table as they share their perspectives on some of the most consequential economic, social, and ecological topics of our time.
Find Delve at delve.mcgill.ca and on these social media and podcast platforms:

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    How Social Goals Can Drive Innovation Policy

    How Social Goals Can Drive Innovation Policy

    Paola Perez-Aleman, Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization at McGill University, joins Dr. Sabine Dhir to discuss Brazil’s approach to building healthcare innovation capacity.
    Brazil has been building innovation capacity and cultivating knowledge networks in their fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), a public health issue that affects millions in Brazil and around the world. Since the 1970s, the country cultivated new knowledge networks, which include domestic and international organizations, with the goal of improving their innovation capabilities in healthcare. These efforts could provide a template for other nations hoping to do the same.
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    Creating innovation capabilities for improving global health: Inventing technology for neglected tropical diseases in Brazil
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    Delve is the official thought leadership platform for the Desautels Faculty at Management of McGill University. Dr. Sabine Dhir hosted this episode of the Delve podcast. Eric Dicaire edited and mixed the show. Saku Mantere composed the original music.


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    • 20 min
    Can Strategy Be Emotional?

    Can Strategy Be Emotional?

    Conventional wisdom tells us to suppress our emotions when making strategic organizational choices. But Quy Huy, Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, thinks that’s a mistake. Tapping into emotions – our own and other people’s – are a fundamental part of competent leadership and bringing people towards a common goal. In this episode of the Delve podcast, Professor Huy sits down with host Saku Mantere to make the case for more emotions in organizational leadership.
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    Article: Emotional Capability, Emotional Intelligence, and Radical Change
    Quy Huy’s faculty profile at INSEAD
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    Delve is the thought-leadership platform for the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University. This episode of the podcast was mixed by Eric Dicaire and hosted by Saku Mantere. Original music is by Saku Mantere.

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    • 20 min
    What Modern Art Tells Us About Creativity

    What Modern Art Tells Us About Creativity

    From Velcro to the iPod, companies have leveraged creativity to innovate and re-shape entire industries. But what we think of as “creative” only earns accolades up to a certain point. At least, that’s what Mitali Banerjee discovered when she used an algorithm to measure creativity in modern paintings. She’s an assistant professor in strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management. In this episode of Delve, she sits down with host Saku Mantere to explore what her work means for organizations looking to make their mark.
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    The study discussed in today’s episode: https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/amj.2021.0175
    Read more about Mitali Banerjee:  https://mitalibanerjee.com/
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    Delve is the thought-leadership platform for the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University. This episode of the podcast was mixed by Eric Dicaire and hosted by Saku Mantere. Original music by Saku Mantere.

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    • 17 min
    Diagnosing and Treating Bribery in Public Organizations

    Diagnosing and Treating Bribery in Public Organizations

    Bribery. Corruption. Ethical misconduct. These terms have strong connotations, inspiring images of high-level conspiracy and backroom deals. But bribery can occur at any level of an institution, from front-line workers to powerful executives. And no matter where it occurs, it can erode trust in public institutions, which can have negative downstream effects on the health of a society and population. But how do we stop it once it starts?
    Diana Dakhlallah, Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior at the Desautels Faculty of Management, tested a possible solution a Moroccan hospital. Step one: drill down to the organizational level.
    This episode of the Delve podcast is produced by Robyn Fadden and Eric Dicaire. Hosted by Saku Mantere. Original music by Saku Mantere.
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    Read Professor Dakhlallah’s full study
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    Delve is the official thought leadership platform of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. Subscribe to the Delve podcast on all major podcast platforms, including Apple podcasts and Spotify, and follow Delve on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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    • 22 min
    No Such Thing as a Bad Apple? Understanding Organizational Misconduct

    No Such Thing as a Bad Apple? Understanding Organizational Misconduct

    Why do some organizations continue to flourish despite the harm they cause to their workers, consumers, and surrounding communities? Is there a single person or group within an organization who should be blamed for misconduct, or is misconduct a foundational structure within some institutions? On this episode of the Delve podcast, Sarah Gordon, Desautels Professor of Organizational Behaviour, and host Saku Mantere discuss why organizational misconduct is so prevalent in society. Through a closer look at the Chicago Police Department, Professor Gordon explores possible ideologies and structures that enable misconduct in trusted institutions.
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    Professor Gordon’s study on the Chicago Police Department
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    Delve is the thought-leadership platform for the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University. This episode of the podcast was produced by Robyn Fadden, mixed by Eric Dicaire, and hosted by Saku Mantere. Original music is by Saku Mantere.

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    • 25 min
    Managing Bodies in the Workplace

    Managing Bodies in the Workplace

    What does a military officer, a performer acting as Santa Claus, and a tech employee in Silicon Valley have in common? They all work in fields where their bodies are intentionally governed by organizational systems intent on shaping them into an idealized image of a worker. Indeed, every single body engaged in work is encouraged to undergo body work in order to be employable in their chosen industries and maintain their roles. However, body work affects different bodies disproportionately. How does organizational body work impact equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace? And how can we improve systems of body work in organizations to create better working conditions? 
    On the Delve podcast, Professor Rohini Jalan from Desautels Faculty of Management explains the concept of organizational body work as “purposeful efforts to shape bodies, embedded in organizations”. She further explains that workplaces and “its managers, its employees, its organizations have systems that exert efforts intentionally to shape bodies in some form or fashion”. In some industries, body work is explicitly expected and performed, such as the military, sports, and sex work industries. However, in other industries, such as academic institutions, STEM fields, and the creative industry, body work is implicitly carried out on a daily basis. 
    This episode of the Delve podcast is produced by Delve and Robyn Fadden. Original music by Saku Mantere.
    Delve is the official thought leadership platform of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. Subscribe to the Delve podcast on all major podcast platforms, including Apple podcasts and Spotify, and follow Delve on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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    • 22 min

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