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Although organisations might have the best intentions and are committed to digital transformation, there are attitudes and behaviours that can inherently undermine a successful outcome. The five outlined my seem minor, but can have a serious impact on whether successful digital transformation is achieved, or not.

Over the years, Antonette Wemyss-Gorman has been blazing a path for women, and last week she shattered yet another glass ceiling when she was promoted to the rank of captain (naval).

Dwayne Russell (left), general manager of MC Systems, accepts a token of appreciation from Andrene Roper, student of Mona School of Business, following a guest lecture on Digital Transformation by Russell on June 20 at The University of the West Indies.

Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM)  will host the 4th International Business and Management Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel from July 10 through 12, 2019, under the theme, Delivering on the Promise of Entrepreneurship: Critical Perspectives on Research, Practice  and Thinking in the Fourth Economy.

Imagine visiting a venue and being told that a party hosting hundreds of people was just held there. You look around and everything is in order and clean. There isn't a single piece of garbage or other evidence of an event to be seen.

“A party was just held here?” you ask, doubtfully. “What party?”

A side hustle is something that many university students are familiar with. Between paying for tuition, boarding fees, textbooks and groceries while trying to balance the “You Only Live Once” mantra, resources are always stretched thin for students.

Crime continues to raise its ugly head across the nation, and the blame game continues to dominate the news, ranging from the incompetence/corruption of the Jamaica Constabulary, all the way to calls for the influence of politicians over illegally armed supporters. Speculations of all possible causes are on the agenda of verandah talk; business organizations; school PTAs; and churches.

Martin Henry served as an adjunct lecturer at Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) for over 10 years where he taught the critical thinking portion of the course “Foundation Skills for Graduate Management Education” in the MBA programme.

It is with sadness that I extend my sincere sympathy to the family of the Most Honourable Edward Philip George Seaga. He was a Prime Minister about whom character and corruption were never mentioned in the same sentence, and whose intellect for understanding the ordinary Jamaican was one of his most notable hallmarks.

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) mourns the passing of the Most Honourable Edward Philip George Seaga, ON, PC., former Jamaican politician and the country’s fifth Prime Minister. The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles in immediate response to the news.


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