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No. 1. The Disruptive Thinker: According to the all-new Thinkers50 ranking made public today, the most influential living management thinker in the world is Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School. Christensen, the originator of the theory of disruptive innovation and author of best-selling books including The Innovator’s Dilemma, tops the list for the second time running – an achievement matched only by management legends Peter Drucker and CK Prahalad.
NEW RANKING OF BUSINESS GURUS ANNOUNCED: - HARVARD INNOVATION EXPERT TOPS THINKERS50 - RECORD NUMBER OF FEMALE THINKERS - FIRST CHINESE GURUS ENTER RANKING LONDON - Who is the most influential living management thinker? Thinkers50, the premier global ranking of management thinkers, provides the answer. The ranking is published every two years and is the essential guide to which thinkers and which ideas matter now – and which have been consigned to business history. Who gets the plaudits in 2013?
Berkeley Executive MBA Program Helps Launch iPad Learning Platform Campus Technology EmpoweredU, founded by serial entrepreneur Steve Poizner, has developed a cloud-based learning environment to allow institutional users to deliver their curriculum...
Mangesh Karandikar, professor, Mumbai University’s department of journalism and mass communication, has developed a free series of an Android app called ‘EduSanchar’, which explains communication theories in easy to read formats.
Vienne Lau has dreams of becoming a lawyer or working in the field of psychology. So the Grade 12 student at The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) in Toronto has plugged in to elearning courses that will further her goals.
As MOOCs storm the academic world, the public discussion of their impact is ignoring what could become their most valuable application. Far from being limited to higher education reform, the new learning style’s most important legacy could be its impact on the world of corporate training – which is a $150 billion industry.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is piloting online programmes as part of its Across Africa initiative, offering business professionals nationwide access to part-time, credit-bearing courses with South Africa's leading university.
Dear Heroes,. Recently, I've been hitting a brick wall with my manager. I just gave an awesome presentation on why we need to change our e-learning approach. But my manager insisted that “it's overkill for what we're doing.