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
I have read about half of a recent book from George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee – Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation (2014). Their premise is that the innovations of the past decade have been nothing short of astonishing – yet they are just the warm up acts for what is to… Read more Digital Leadership