Over the last few years I have grown to recognize how my experience in reflection has helped prepare me for confronting the challenges of my organization and my profession. I have come to appreciate how reflection creates and clarifies the meaning of many concepts. As the Technology and Leadership course comes to an end, I… Continue reading Leadership in a Digital Age
I am a member of Generation X, even if it is just by a year, I embrace many of the characteristics of this generation. I can identify with Meeker’s description of the Generation X, as I am cautious regarding finances and I value self-sufficiency (2016). Meeker (2016) suggests that Generation X members traditionally embrace technology… Continue reading Just Add Artificial Intelligence
Social media has emerged as an information gathering and reporting source that has greater influence over the behaviors of the public than traditional media outlets, such as television and newspaper. Social media can be broadly defined as “any online service through which a user can create and share a variety of content” (Bolton et al.,… Continue reading The Ethical Use of Social Media
Connected humans in the current age of technology and web connection have created a new assemblage of networked workers that are changing the way in which organizations run. Still, networked workers of today bring both opportunities and challenges to the organizations they serve. Virtual communication, artificial intelligence, and robotics have advanced the proficiency of organizations,… Continue reading The good, the bad, and the ugly of networked workers
Changing Work: Blame it on the web Often while I am waiting for an appointment or simply wasting time, I peruse Instagram. Like many, I follow friends and celebrities, but also a few individuals who offer inspirational quotes that serve as daily motivation. A week or so ago I came across a quote by former… Continue reading Changing Work: Blame it on the web
For many decades organizations have dealt with the issue of conceptualizing organizational knowledge. Since the early 1990’s, knowledge management has moved from the leveraging of explicit knowledge to leveraging collective knowledge (Dixion, 2009). The concept of knowledge has been debated by many; however, a conclusion as to how to appropriately manage knowledge within organizations has… Continue reading Where Has Knowledge Gone?
When selecting a web based tool to research I looked for a web tool with applicability to my current leadership position in education and settled upon Quizlet. Quizlet is an online learning tool that assists learners with memorization and long-term retention through flashcards (Quizlet, 2017). The tool was created by Andrew Sutherland, a high school… Continue reading Exploring the Web: Quizlet