Perspectives on leadership - Interviews with senior managers - Part 2
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Perspectives: Leadership challenges - Ashridge Journal Article
Over the last eighteen months of economic turmoil, leaders, their ethics, morals and judgement have been scrutinised and questioned. Indeed the whole topic of leadership and its role in business, politics and wider society has been the subject of great debate. 360° brought together three of Ashridge’s leadership experts, Dave Bond, Narendra Laljani and Stefan Wills, to get their views on how the broad subject of leadership is evolving – and importantly – what are the leadership developmen
Strategic leadership in the media industry - Ashridge Journal Article
Autocratic, manipulative, power hungry, perhaps even deranged - the media mogul as portrayed in the press is one of history's more enduring figures. What are the strategic approaches and leadership traits that make for success in this fast moving, often turbulent industry? Lucy Kung combines recent thinking on leadership in creative environments and makes some recommendations for leaders in the media.
Run for the Whitehouse: Religion, Race, Gender, and the Media
Religion and Conflict - Content - Run for the Whitehouse: Religion, Race, Gender, and the Media - Arizona State University > CATEGORIES > Arts + Humanities > PODCASTS > Religion and Conflict > Content > Run for the Whitehouse: Religion, Race, Gender, and the Media
Interpreting Islam: Politics, the Media and the Academy
Religion and Conflict - Content - Interpreting Islam: Politics, the Media and the Academy - Arizona State University > CATEGORIES > Arts + Humanities > PODCASTS > Religion and Conflict > Content > Interpreting Islam: Politics, the Media and the Academy
Science Studio vol 038 - Topic: Discourse vs Discord: climate change and the media. - Guest: Naomi O
Science Studio - Audio - Science Studio vol 038 - Topic: Discourse vs Discord: climate change and the media. - Guest: Naomi Oreskes - Arizona State University > CATEGORIES > Science + Technology > CHANNELS > Science Studio > Audio > Science Studio vol 038 - Topic: Discourse vs Discord: climate change and the media. - Guest: Naomi Oreskes
New model regulation in the electricity industry
The problem of monopolistic control in the UK electricity industry remains a factor today in spite of several decades of regulation by Ofgem, following privatisation in the 1980s. This would suggest that Ofgem has to focus as much on promoting competition as it ever did. However, a new report by Dr Michael Pollitt of Judge Business School argues differently, saying that the work of the regulator can be put to better use in focusing on two current issues; tackling the problem of climate change an
Two perspectives on slavery: A comparison of personal narratives
Students will read and analyze personal narratives written by two North Carolinians: Mary Norcott Bryan and William Henry Singleton. The authors’ lives share many parallels; both were born and grew up on plantations in New Bern during the 1830s and 1840s, both experienced the hardships of the Civil War, and both wrote their “recollections” in the early 20th century, looking back on their lives in North Carolina. However, Bryan was the white daughter of a wealthy slaveholder, while Singleto
Media in an Age of Moral Ambiguity - Mark Thompson, BBC Director General
Mark Thompson was appointed Director-General of the BBC on 21 May 2004, after being Chief Executive of Channel 4 since December 2001. Hear him give a lecture on “Media in an age of Moral Ambiguity” recorded at Coventry Cathedral on 17 April 2007 as part of the Coventry Conversations series. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.
Blitzing the Games Industry - Philip Oliver
Philip Oliver is a co-founder of ‘Blitz Games’, along with his twin brother Andrew. In 1999 he was made the Managing Director, and in 2001 he became the Chief Executive Officer of ‘Blitz Games’. Since his position change he is now responsible for the company’s overall management, direction and image. ‘Blitz Games’ have produced games for PC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and PS2, with titles from many genera’s, from ‘Reservoir Dogs’ to ‘SpongeBob Squarepants’.
Can we trust the International Media? - John O Oucho and Fred Mudhai
John O Oucho holds a PhD in Population Geography and was a post-doctoral fellow of the Carolina Population Center in the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A. in 1982-3. He has taught at the University of Nairobi (2 decades), University of Ghana (3 years) and University of Botswana (8 years). He was elected Fellow of the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) in 1989 and the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) in 2003. He is a well traveled and well published academic and ha
Media Ethics - Phil Harding
Philip Harding is a journalist and media consultant. Until last summer he was Director of English Networks and News at the BBC World Service, responsible for all the BBC’s international radio programmes in English with 42 million listeners. Phil is a fellow of the Radio Academy and last autumn Phil was made a Fellow of the Society of Editors. He is a member of Society’s Advisory Committee. He is also a Trustee of the One World Broadcasting Trust. Phil starts this talk with a question about
Media and Politics - Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones has spent forty years chronicling the media’s relationship with politicians, trade union leaders and other prominent personalities. He is an active campaigner in groups promoting high journalistic standards and the widest possible spread of media ownership. In this Coventry Conversation, Nick talks about spin and government. More information can be found on Nicholas’ blog http://www.nicholasjones.org.uk/
Working in the British Film Industry - Lucy Main
Lucy Main graduated from Coventry in 2002 with a BA honours degree in Communication, Culture and Media plus some great intentions. After working for the BBC and a number of corporate production companies on blue chip accounts, Lucy conducted a smash and grab raid for a management position at the New Producers Alliance (NPA). In this Coventry Conversation you can here Lucy talking about her current role as Executive Producer on a number of films being made in the UK.
The Crisis Facing International Media - Raymond Snoddy
Raymond Snoddy is a freelance journalist who presents the BBC Television accountability programme Newswatch and writes regularly for a variety of publications after being media editor of The Times for seven years. In this Coventry Conversation he discusses the crisis facing the local and international media industries today.
Media Impact on Public Perception of Health Policies - Dr John Lister
Dr John Lister is a health journalist and lecturer at Coventry University. He writes extensively on health services and health policy issues for trade union and other organisations. This includes research, writing, editing and designing tabloid newspapers for 12 major branches of UNISON, the UKs largest health trade union. Here he discusses the 'Media Impact on Public Perception of Health Policies' at the 15th Annual IAHPE Conference that took place in Coventry.
Working and Surviving in the Media - Arti Halai
As a TV Presenter, Reporter and Producer Arti has worked in both radio and television for some of the country’s largest organisations including ITV1 Central where she was known as the face of Central News. She has also worked for the BBC, ITN News Channel, Carlton, LWT, Mirror Group and Sunrise Radio. A businesswoman with her own training company, A H Action, Arti is a consultant and a trainer on presentation, media and communication skills. Here she discusses surviving in a media career.
Swine Flu and the Media - Dr John Lister
Dr John Lister discusses 'Swine Flu and the Media: Problems with Complex Messages. This talk is part of a series of public lectures from the Masters Degree in Health Communication Design at Coventry University.
Aston Martin and the British Motor Industry - David Richards
David Richards is one of the most familiar names in British motorsport. He has achieved international success as a competitor, team principle and businessman, and leads two of Britain’s most famous automotive companies.
Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa
Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists. Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.