Disrupt Learning

The current educational landscape is in the midst of a disruptive state with new technological developments, including the use of personal devices such as smartphones and tablets questioning the relevance institutional platforms. Challenges to current funding models in education will require, in some cases, a total review of economic models. While the phenomenal rise of…

The Social Business Advantage: 4 generations in the workplace

Diversity in the workplace can no longer be defined by gender, race or religion – we now have age diversity, where four generations are required to work seamlessly side by side, collaboratively, in an increasingly connected environment. The challenges, at the core, are the stereotypical assumptions applied by one generation upon another, reinforced by mechanistic…

A Friend Like Me

This study quoted in Scientific American raises some interesting considerations for online “friending” behaviours – it would be a valuable extension to this research to determine if similar factors applied to social networks! A new study published September 21 in Group Processes & Intergroup Relations suggests that when people are able to choose friends from…