I have not seen the report yet (it is a bit pricey for us adjuncts), but there was an interesting post in the Chronicle of Higher Education this morning on a new report on the future of learning and the potential impact this will have on college classrooms. Beckie Supiano interviewed Beth McMurtrie on this… Read more Hard and Necessary
Not sure why this did not show up on my radar scope the past 4 years, but a recent blog mentioned a Teal Organization…a term I had never heard. Looking in to it, I found it referred to a leadership philosophy espoused by Frederic Laloux in his 2014 book Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating… Read more How Teal Are You?
I am continuing to explore the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, which looked at the challenges ahead for businesses and HR professionals. I have been looking at it from a faculty development perspective..but the sixth trend intersects both my faculty development side and my leadership education side. As I have noted, the report… Read more Digital Leaders – Digital Faculty
I downloaded the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, which looks at the challenges ahead for businesses and HR professionals. This report suggested that with a more digital, global, diverse, automated and social workforce, HR rules need to be updated. Drawing from Tom Friedman’s 2016 book Thank You For Being Late (which I just… Read more Rewriting the Rules
We are half-way through my ILD-831 course at Creighton University on Technology and Leadership. Over the past couple of weeks, my students have been exploring connections internal and external to their organizations, with Husband’s “wirearchy” as a lens for discussion. We also have looked at some of the tools provided in Jane Hart’s most recent… Read more Course Captured in Image
There is supposedly an old Chinese curse that states, “May You Live in Interesting Times.” I would think that this last week – the first week of President Trump’s administration – qualifies as interesting times. As someone who teaches about social media in both leadership and education classes, it was fascinating to watch unfolding events… Read more The Leaky Social Media Question
Next week, I will once again be teaching a section of ILD 831 – Technology and Leadership – in Creighton University’s Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Leadership. I have taught this course for five years and over those years, evolved the course, shifting the textbook from Tom Friedman’s (2007) The World is Flat to Clay Shirky’s (2008)… Read more Leading in a Wired World
As ILD 831 was wrapping up this week, I was down in Rhode Island spending spring vacation with my grandkids. That meant a trip to the movies to see the latest Disney Movie, The Jungle Book. Great movie for adults and kids alike! A key feature of the movie which is repeated throughout is “The… Read more Leader Strength is the Pack
This week in my course for Creighton University – ILD 831: Technology and Leadership – the students are exploring the concept of knowledge management. Nancy Dixon had described the three eras of knowledge management back in 2009 as moving from leaders leveraging explicit knowledge, to leaders leveraging experiential knowledge, and finally to leaders leveraging collective… Read more Is Knowledge Management Relevant?
I am always stoked when I get a chance to teach ILD 831 for Creighton University. This course in their Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Leadership Program has an eclectic group of leaders from around the world exploring the impact of technology in general and the internet in particular on leadership in organizations. Through this examination, these… Read more Exploring the Intersection of Leadership and Technology