On reflection: Part 1: Begining my journey of...
Image via Wikipedia I began introducing my students to the value of reflective learning in two courses at Massey University in the early 1990s (Part I of a series). I am delighted to find the practice is becoming “mainstreamed” into corporate training practice. In Part II, I summarise an excellent introduction by The Knowledge Gym. In Part III, I share my Process Critique approach,...
Beyond "SMART" objectives
Image via Wikipedia S = Specific outcome or behaviour M = Measurable A = Achievable R = Realistic in practice, given the resources available T = Timed. A specific start and end point … and milestones, perhaps. E = End result or purpose of the Specific target sought R = Reward …. or consequences of failure to achieve Abridged from: Turning ideas into action: A toolkit to help...
… studies show informal learning accounts for over 75 per cent of the...– Turning ideas into action: A toolkit to help implement and execute your ‘knowledge gym’ learning. (2009). The Knowledge Gym. Retrieved from http://www.theknowledgegym.com/kgym/index.cfm
GENICON: A Surgical Strike into Emerging Markets. A critical question facing a...– Ivey Publishing Allen H. Kupetz, Adam P. Tindall, and Gary Haberland, “GENICON: A Surgical Strike into Emerging Markets,” Ivey Publishing, June 30, 2010, http://cases.ivey.uwo.ca/Cases/Pages/home.aspx?Mode=showproduct&prod=9B10M041.
The year 2007 had to have been one of the worst in the history of British...– Murray J. Bryant, Trevor Hunter, British Petroleum (PLC) and John Browne: A Culture of Risk Beyond Petroleum [Case study] 7/29/2008, Ivey Publishing, http://cases.ivey.uwo.ca/Cases/Pages/home.aspx?Mode=showproduct&prod=9B08M002.
This Guide is a treasure map, and it is worth a fortune. It has been...– Welcome and a warning :: Idealog :: the magazine and website of New Zealand creative business, ideas and innovation Kenworthy, A. (2010, January). Welcome and a warning [A treasure map for world-beating innovation from New Zealand]. Idealog :: the magazine and website of New Zealand creative...
Inciting innovation and revolution in education:...
A little something I used to incite innovation and revolution in a tertiary course in New Venture Business Planning” at Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida, (FGCU), 2005. The professor, in moments of appreciation, amazement, or insanity, may, at his discretion, award bonus marks to class members for enterprising initiatives that illustrate and reinforce the purpose and intent of the...
I’m a person, not a condition– Joni Eareckson Tada, I’m a person, not a condition - CNN.com
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small...– iGoogle
A study involving children’s car seats suggests that consumers might be...– Business-school research: Forget it! | The Economist Business-school research: Forget it! (2010, June 16). The Economist - NewsBook. Retrieved July 22, 2010, from http://www.economist.com/blogs/newsbook/2010/07/business-school_research&fsrc=nlw|mgt|07-21-2010|management_thinking
Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements will provide you with a holistic view of...– Purchase Rath, T., & Harter, J. K. (2010). Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements (1st ed.). Gallup Press.
Christ Driving the Money Changers out of the Temple c. 1618, a painting by Jean...– Mark Mallett » Blog Archive » Moneychanger?
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid. Human beings are incredibly...– iGoogle Einstein quote of the day - 18 July 2010
At its crudest innovation delivers a loud **** you” to the status quo. ...– Sackur, S. (2010, July 15). The secrets of changing the world. BBC News. Retrieved July 16, 2010, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-10653786
A memo to my alumni - after sales service
Image via Wikipedia This is a memo I sent out to my students who were ‘class graduates’ in my course BSNS 6340 Innovation & Entrepreneurship, February - June 2010. Many of you are returning to your studies next week. May I offer some ‘after sales [course] service’ as you prepare for the next stage of your formal education? I suggest that you ‘over-enrol’...
The destruction of the World Trade Centre in New York was the 21st Century...– Image via Wikipedia A provokative topic for debate concerning the 9/11 boming of the New-York based World Trade Centre. I thought the debate would challenge my business students or the Auckland Branch of The American Club. A colleague has suggested running the debate after the audience had viewed...
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Forthcoming Seminar – Melbourne Forthcoming Conferences Position Vacant at the University of Melbourne 3D Immersive Virtual Worlds in Higher Education – An Australian and New Zealand…
When it comes to decision making, it also turns out that older people are more...– Older Neurons: Hi-Ho Silver Lining « Lukey’s Learnings
Keeping active can increase your brain power. Scientists have discovered that...– Older Neurons: Hi-Ho Silver Lining « Lukey’s Learnings
A research study - work-in-progress →
Technical and economic impacts of smoothing seasonal resource supply in land-based industries: The case of New Zealand dairy milk production and processing Sat 10 July 2010 Abstract Most industries face production patterns that vary to some extent with the seasons of the year, and some (such as electricity demand) throughout the day. These variations result in the requirement to construct...