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  • 8 Jan 2022
    Nick Wilkinson

    Managerial Economics: A Q&A with Nick Wilkinson

    Professor Nick Wilkinson, the author of Managerial Economics, took some time to answer our questions about inspiration, the digital revolution, and the rewards of teaching. The second edition of your textbook Managerial Economics is publishing later this month, what originally inspired you to write on this subject and how has that developed with this new […]

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  • 13 Feb 2019
    Dick Whittington

    Digital innovation and entrepreneurship: bridging the skills gap

    A professor of Business Innovation and an experienced entrepreneur, Dick Whittington reflects on a weakness of STEM degree programmes in the modern world – and how he’s addressing it with his textbook Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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  • 26 Jan 2018
    Ryszard Praszkier

    Empowering Leadership of Tomorrow

    Ryszard Praszkier, researcher at the University of Warsaw and author/co-author to works including Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, explores the theories and practices behind empowering teams through creativity, outlined in his new book Empowering Leadership of Tomorrow.

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  • 13 Jul 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    White House in turmoil shows why Trump’s no CEO

    Originally posted on The Conversation, Bert Spector, author of Discourse on Leadership, explains how recent White House turmoil relates to leadership theory

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  • 10 Jul 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    Team Meetings or Ritualized Events? How (Not) to Build Effective Leadership Teams

    Originally posted on Leaders at Work In the first few minutes of President Donald Trump’s inaugural cabinet meeting, the President seemingly encouraged all participants to, one by one, offer their allegiance, loyalty, and gratefulness for the opportunity to serve his agenda. They used words like, “privileged,” “deeply honored,” and even “blessed.” The President smiled broadly […]

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  • 21 Jun 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    “Bad Muslims” and Other Manifestations of a Simple Mindset

    In the hours and days following the June 3 rampage on London Bridge and Borough Market – a number of political leaders issued calls for travel bans and internment camps for Muslims. Predictable, maybe, but nonetheless disturbing. Any number of commentators, not to mention federal judges, have suggested the serious shortcomings of such “solutions.”  My […]

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  • 15 Jun 2017
    Maarten Derksen

    How to be Irresistible

    Originally posted on Tact Technology In commercials for AXE deodorant, popular with adolescent boys, its qualities are always advertised in roughly the same way: by showing that a man – however unattractive – becomes irresistible to women when he smells of AXE. This modern variation on the love potion illustrates the kind of fantasy of control […]

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  • 6 Jun 2017
    Bert A. Spector

    Scandals at Uber and Fox show dangers of letting macho cultures run wild

    Bert Spector, author of Discourse on Leadership, examines macho culture and leadership in his recent blog post, originally posted on The Conversation.

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