This week, Vice President Dennis Pruitt is reading:
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“Colleges Should Teach Intellectual Virtues” by Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Many colleges understand that they are given the task of creating educated and successful students who can think critically after graduation. But is that all that we need to be teaching our students? Schwartz and Sharpe suggest that we need to help our students develop intellectual virtues to help them become successful citizens.
“Flat World, Hard Boundaries- How to Lead Across Them” by Chris Ernst and Donna Chrobot-Mason
The increase in technology has made the world “flat” and allowed many leaders to bring their organizations to parts of the globe that were never used in the past. While the use of technology has increased our opportunities to expand potential markets, there are many cultural barriers that can get in our way. This article addresses the common issues that arise when expanding markets, as well as suggests many techniques to overcome these challenges.