Universities in lockdown: the good, the bad and the ugly of online teaching

02 April, 2020 Thursday

Most students in Europe can’t get to their campuses, and universities are scrambling to put together digital systems needed for remote learning

By Florin ZubaČ™cu

Universities across Europe are grappling with digital problems, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced campuses to shut down an...

Will online MBAs boost diversity in business schools?

06 March, 2020 Thursday

Leadership Academy Nepal (LAN) organized the Global Learning Elective for the MBA cohort from Rice University, in late 2019 and early 2020, Lizette Melendez was an activie member of this group.

Lizette Melendez grew up in El Paso, one of the poorest cities in Texas, and was the first in her family to go to university. Now th...

How to Manage Your Perfectionism, by Rebecca Knight

24 February, 2020 Thursday

Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it can motivate you to perform at a high level and deliver top-quality work. On the other hand, it can cause you unnecessary anxiety and slow you down. How can you harness the positives of your perfectionism while mitigating the ne...

Leadership Academy Nepal

24 January, 2020 Thursday

LAN, in collaboration with Rice University Jones School of Business (Executive Education), provides high quality education and training using the most modern technologies, pedagogy and top tier education resources right here in Nepal. LAN Programs — a blend of face to face and online course...

Why you must first learn to manage yourself, before you can manage others

16 April, 2019 Thursday

Dr. Dirk Linzmeier

CEO at OSRAM Continental

What makes a good leader “good”? This is a question I have asked myself a lot. In this four-part series of LinkedIn Pulse articles, I would like to share with you my personal leadership experiences. 

But l...

New research suggests innovation is 6 times higher at companies where men and women are treated most equally

09 March, 2019 Thursday

In a report released on Thursday, Accenture draws connections between equality and innovation.

Accenture surveyed over 18,000 workers in 27 countries, including more than 150 C-suite-level executives, and found that at organizations that treat women and men more equally, innovat...

LinkedIn CEO on the 'soft' skills gap

17 August, 2018 Thursday

This video clip of Jeff Weiner is really good! Companies need to provide the tools for their employees to develop them and fill soft skill gaps. #1 gap was communication---not too many positions these days require solo artists, it's all about working together.

Conceptualising an inclusive future of work in India

17 August, 2018 Thursday

The rise of modern technologies may drastically alter the employment landscape in India, potentially displacing large portions of the workforce. India requires an inclusive future of work that retains those currently in work while also creating sufficient new opportunities for the growing labour force. This paper reviews extant literature on technological change, automation, and their impact on...