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Teenage Girls Have Led Language Innovation for Centuries

Teenage Girls Have Led Language Innovation for Centuries | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"Gretchen McCulloch (http://gretchenmcculloch.com/) argues that female teenagers are actually “language disruptors” — innovators who invent new words that make their way into the vernacular. “To use a modern metaphor, young women are the Uber of language,” she writes"


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Woodstock School's curator insight, September 8, 2015 1:22 AM

Do we speak their language?

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 8, 2015 1:03 PM

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Chris Costa's curator insight, September 9, 2015 2:37 PM

I find the social aspect of this absolutely fascinating; gender may be entirely a cultural construct, but we can see its influences in every aspect of human life. Women are responsible for 90 percent of linguistic changes that occur over the course of our lifetimes- because men resist such changes due to their (mostly) feminine origins. A good, witty read for those interested.

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Ten global R&D projects that are changing arts and culture

Ten global R&D projects that are changing arts and culture | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
From wearable tech that gives real-time audience feedback to playable cities in Brazil, here are a few interesting examples Continue reading...
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24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World

24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

From structured individualism in the U.S. to ringi-sho consensus in Japan, the charts seem intuitively correct, if not unilaterally true across a country.

 

Lewis acknowledges the risks of dealing in stereotypes: “Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”

 

He argues that these patterns won’t change any time soon: “Even in countries where political and economic change is currently rapid or sweeping, deeply rooted attitudes and beliefs will resist a sudden transformation of values when pressured by reformists, governments or multinational conglomerates.”


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, January 7, 2014 5:13 PM

Different cultures can have radically different leadership styles, and international organisations would do well to understand them.

FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist's curator insight, January 7, 2014 9:05 PM

VERY INTERESTING. From structured individualism in the U.S. to ringi-sho consensus in Japan, the charts seem intuitively correct, if not unilaterally true across a country.

SBESSCPA's curator insight, January 8, 2014 11:15 AM

"www" is defined as WorldWideWeb as a CEO with a website small business owner you should become familiar with how your international counterparts get it done. contact mcorbin@cheyney.edu