In Canada, and for that matter many Commonwealth countries, Remembrance Day is celebrated on November 11. It’s a day whereby we recognize and thus remember the sacrifices that civilians, armed forces members and families have made for peace. Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 to denote the end of World War I, which occurred […]
In the recently released IBM CHRO Study entitled “Working Beyond Borders” it is noted that Chief Human Resources Officers and the like foresee key growth issues for organizations based on three areas: Rapidly developing workforce skills and capabilities Fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing Developing future leaders As I’ve previously written about, the new Cultural […]
I recently took in the film Waiting for Superman. It’s a real eye-opener to the travesty that is K-12 education in the United States. Go see it. That stated, the following thoughts entitled “Waiting for Superexecutive” is a call to action for executives to get on the Enterprise 2.0 bus inside of their organizations, if […]
Recently over at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Marc Perry provided us with a gem; “What If We Ran Universities Like Wikipedia?” One of the commenters, “drjeff” posited the title of Marc’s post should have been “Since the way we run universities now is such a train wreck, what’s a better way?” Bless you ‘drjeff’. […]
We need amendment. Learning; should it still be walled? The answer is clear.