Kindness in leadership
‘Kindness’ is seldom mentioned as a desirable leadership trait in MBA or executive programmes but it can have enormous benefits for organisations. Gay Haskins and Lalit Johri argue that it’s time we all became more kindly. Read more...
Digital Transformation in UK Higher Education
The very nature of higher education is changing, with students and employers expecting institutions to provide an experience that equips students with the right skills to succeed in today's job market. IDC sees digital technologies as a catalyst for change…
Time for a digital detox?
In this article Peter Thomson points out that our stressful work patterns are not caused by technology but by leaders who have allowed their organisations to develop unhealthy work patterns and are ignoring culture instead of managing it.
Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Contemporary Models of Teaching and Learning at the Dublin City University
At Dublin City University (DCU), enrolment growth has been in double digits for the past few years, putting enormous pressure on the institution. DCU is also going through an ‘Incorporation Project’ involving the merger with several Colleges of Education, which…
Generation Z – Why we need to future-proof universities?
Living under a digital microscope, today’s 15- to 18-year-olds are savvy. They have a comprehensive understanding of what they want and what they need when it comes to technology and education. And with this comes great expectations. Read more...
Why ‘getting back to normal’ is no longer an option
"Trying to make the patterns of the 20th century serve for the 21st is futile. We need to recognise that for states, corporations and individuals alike there will be no return to “business as usual”." Article about a new entrepreneurial…