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Class notes from a course on the age of complexity
Dec. 24, 2012 | The Financial Times p8.|by John Lloyd.

Now some have developed an anxiety about muddling through, and the lack of strategic thinking among leaders in public life.

General Sir David Richards, head of the British armed forces, recently stressed the need for long-range thinking about the world's unpredictability. Conflict in the Middle East, the rise of China, the slowing of Europe, fierce competition for raw materials, demographic shifts, terrorism and international crime are only some of the vast challenges he sees.

The UK public administration select committee, which scrutinises how the government is run, produced a report in April called Strategic Thinking on Government , in which it declared "we have little confidence that government policies are informed by a clear, coherent, strategic approach".
United_Kingdom  strategic_thinking  public_sector  long-range  unpredictability  globalization  Colleges_&_Universities  executive_education  complexity  LSE  long-term 
december 2012 by jerryking
Virtual you
Jan 1998 | Inc. Vol. 20, Iss. 1; pg. 84, 2 pgs | by Joshua
Macht . For years large companies have poured millions into employee
education and in-house corporate universities. But small companies have
been at a disadvantage. Distance learning with new technologies is
gaining credibility. However, it takes more than a modem to make
distance learning work. Not all distance-learning models are predicated
on complete isolation, though. Pat Schramm participates in a Wisconsin
distance-education pilot program that also has live class meetings once
every other month in 72 sites around the state.
corporate_universities  Freshbooks  pilot_programs  executive_education  distance_education  size  small_business  large_companies  in-house 
november 2009 by jerryking
Commentary: How Leadership Programs Can Lead the Way
OCTOBER 15, 2001 | BW Online | By Deepak Sethi. "One of my
dreams is that companies would be widely considered training grounds for
future leaders. And I have seen some changes that keep that hope alive.
More and more companies encourage that thinking as they design their
own leadership-development programs."
executive_education  leadership_development  Thomson_Corp.  9/11  corporate_universities  Freshbooks 
november 2009 by jerryking
Lifelong learning at the corporate university
1998 | Career Development International Vol. 3, Iss. 5; pg. 177| by Robert M. Fulmer, Philip A. Gibbs.
size  Crotonville  career_paths  Freshbooks  corporate_universities  motorola  Johnson_&_Johnson  executive_education 
september 2009 by jerryking
Recession 101: Courses for a Crisis - WSJ.com
FEBRUARY 18, 2009 WSJ article by ALINA DIZIK. Article focuses
on how business schools are dreaming up a series of new offerings. Some
schools are changing the focus of programs by combining classic business
topics with rapidly developing research about the downturn. To that
end, business schools are creating new exec-ed courses in the space of
weeks or months.
executive_management  executive_education  business_schools  Colleges_&_Universities  MBAs  economic_downturn  nimbleness  speed  agility  windows_of_opportunity  accelerated_lifecycles  operational_tempo  new_products  product_launches 
february 2009 by jerryking

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