Aart de Geus Gives Hart Center Inaugural Lecture
Aart de Geus (¹85), co-founder, chairman and CEO of Synopsis Inc. gave the innaugural lecture at SMU's celebration of the grand opening of the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership on Oct. 13, 2010. The Center is part of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.
Brown at 10
Gordon Brown's three years at No.10 were the most turbulent of any premiership in the postwar history of Downing Street. In Brown at 10, Anthony Seldon tells for the first time the full, compelling story of the astonishing end of Gordon Brown's tenure, and with it the demise of the New Labour project. This will be a frank, authentic and penetrating account of a remarkable political era by one of Britain's foremost political and social commentators.
Sustainability Enterprise: the future for business
This lecture will consider the future for business and discuss the role of social enterprises, the future of universities and the links between them. Sara Parkin is a founder-director and trustee of Forum for the Future. Her latest book is The Positive Deviant: sustainability leadership in a perverse world.
Musharraf on the need to change U.S. public opinion about South Asia
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
The recent Darzi report recommends an increase in clinical leadership in the NHS. Whilst Professor Stefan Scholtes believes it is important to have more clinicians on the board, he cautions that this approach needs to be thoughtfully implemented, arguing that the key is to motivate clinicians to want to become managers, and to then train them up, equipping them with the necessary managerial skills to make economically sensible decisions about the distributions of resources.
Object-Oriented Software Design - Review of Java (cont')
This practical forms part of the "Review of Java (cont')" topic in the Object-Oriented Software Design module.
A case study in efficiency wages: Economics of the New Lanark establishment Under Robert Owen’s ma
The purpose of these notes is to show how labour economics can be used to analyse and understand real economic episodes and events. The case study in question is Robert Owen’s management of the New Lanark Cotton Mills in the 19th century. 30-page Word document including graphs and tables, created to support Labour economics teaching at the University of Dundee.
Empirical and policy aspects of labour supply
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. Looks at international, gender and tricky issues in econometric estimation. Twenty-four slides, with references given on the first slide.
Estimating the changing extent of gender discrimination
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. 24 slides (with references on the first slide) look at the gender pay gap.
Empirical and policy aspects of demand for labour
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. References are given on the first slide.
Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally and Walking the Talk
Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable to lead us down unexpected paths? Fred Salvucci observes that true sustainable transport requires making more than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon the pyramid of three “E”s: equit
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation. William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
Sheppard Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award, named in honor of the former Dean of the Darden School, recognizes students for outstanding non-academic service to the School. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award recognizes students for exceptional service of a non-academic nature to Darden or the U
Walt Shill, Managing Director, Management Consulting - North America, Accenture
Walt Shill (MBA '86), Managing Director for Accenture's North American Management Consulting Practice, speaks in the Abbott Center Auditorium on October 5, 2010 as part of the Darden Leadership Speaker Series. His presentation,"The Impact of a Volitile World on Management Consulting", was also sponsored by the Consulting Club at Darden.
The History of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
Visit our Web site: http://www.ciachef.edu For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education - and truly changed the way the world looks at food. Learn how the CIA has inspired excellence throughout the food world by leading the way: in the education of students, in the elevation of the culinary profession, through the innovation of thought leadership, and through collaborations on critical food and in
Can we predict leadership effectiveness?
Dr Mary Jacobsen talks about her research into the key characteristics of effective leaders and the instrument she has developed with Ashridges help to predict a persons leadership effectiveness.
A perspective on leadership: Towards a relational leadership framework
Dave Bond, Fiona Dent, Matt Gitsham and Dr Vicki Culpin put forward a new framework to examine the need for the development of responsible, authentic and sustainable leadership to tackle some of the numerous challenges facing business and wider society.
Contribution à lingénierie des systèmes conseillers : une approche méthodologique fondée sur
An advisor system is a system that proposes a just-in-time first-line help to the users of a given software, on the basis of an analysis of the actions and productions of the user. Within the Licef laboratory, two different types of advisor systems are developed: advisor systems dedicated to students using the Web-based interactive learning environments developed with Explor@ and advisor agents dedicated to courseware designers using the course design methodology MISA and its Internet-based work
Distributing the downturn
The International Labour Organisation has forecast a rise in unemployment by 20 million world-wide, by the end of 2009. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast a loss of up to 10 million jobs within the OECD group of countries, and up to 25 million jobs world-wide between 2008 and 2010. However, would a strategy of cutting wages as opposed to cutting jobs in the face of this recession create the conditions for economic recovery? Dr Paul Kattuman believes it