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Jon Kolkos teaches interactive design and social entrepreneurship at the Austin Center of Design. He has held many high level positions; such as vice president of design, Principle director, and Professor of Interactive design, to name a few. He is the author of several books that describe interactive design. Jon Kolkos's main w

Researcher and their most well-known work - Pat Bazely

Significant Research Discussion Not completed (REQUIRED) Discussion Objectives: 4.2 Select one of the researchers listed below. Describe the researcher and their most well-known work. Be sure to address the following questions in your response: the researcher I pick would be Dr. Pat Bazely What are we using in this cla

Leadership skills case study

The case, Arctic Mining Consultants, Please read the case and complete the following analysis. 1.Write a synopsis of the case in approximately 200 - 250 words. 2.Identify the main symptoms in this case. 3.Describe the problems as they relate to leadership, motivation, and team dynamics. 4.Indicate your recommendat

Assumptions and critical thinking

Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally (http://philosophy.hku.hk/think/critical/). Critical thinking is "the disciplined mental activity of evaluating arguments or propositions and making judgments that can guide the development of beliefs and taking action? Critical thinking may seem at odds with assu

Subjective versus objective research and persuasion

I agree! I have become a fan of Corrine Glesne and her writing style. For laypersons (doctoral students) embarking on the beginnings of the dissertation process, this book is the real deal, plainly worded and a how-to begin, progress and get it done manual. When reading her reference about the research journal, I was elated.

College Education

One can envisage universities (and others) attracting students with all kinds of impressive features and promises, then delivering the minimum and fending off the (presumably undocumented, or at least not publicly listed) complaints with impenetrable customer support services. Anyone who has tried to escape a mobile phone contra

Articles Analysis Matrix by analyzing the content each article

I am working other projects. PART I: Read the Anderson & Shattuck (2012) and Henson, Hull and Williams (2010) articles on the Week 3 Electronic Reserve Readings list. Complete the Empirical Research Articles Analysis Matrix by analyzing the content of each article and addressing the points listed on the matrix. Post the co

Qualitative Research.

Both qualitative and quantitative research are used in studies throughout many disciplines, including science and the social sciences. Qualitative research is concerned with complete and detailed descriptions of events, whereas quantitative research creates statistical models to explain events. Qualitative and quantitative resea

Response to posting with 100 to 350 words

Consider how often what we learn reflects what others are doing around us. We watch, we imitate, we adapt what we see to our own styles and interests, we build from there. Now imagine learning to dance when the dancers around you are all invisible. Imagine learning a sport when the players who already know the game can't be seen

The Human Psyche and thought processes

This article focus on importance of design synthesis as an abductive sensemaking process of manipulating, organizing, pruning, and filtering data in the context of a design problem, in an effort to produce information and knowledge, and has introduced three methods of formalizing the synthesis process in practice. Each of the me

Visual Thinking Strategies

A former educator, I taught elementary school over 10 years ago and visual thinking though it was known then as KWL- Knowing, Wanting and Learning was required structure for all of my lesson plans. I taught first grade and often had students with learning disabilities who struggled with interpreting in writing what they read and

Managing and Understand Global Business

Question 1. What differences would a manager have to be aware of if doing business in Africa, Australia, or South America? Question 2. Describe positive and negative outcomes that can result from societal, political, and cultural differences when managing a corporation in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, an

Qualitative & Quantitative Methods

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper comparing and contrasting qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods. Be sure to address the following in your assignment: Review the research paradigms (theoretical frameworks) from Week 1. How do these paradigms relate to specific research methodologies? List several research de

Time Management Importance

While it is important to work on our weaknesses areas, it is important to develop a back up plan, and delegate in case something can happen to others when we know we will not be able to perform well. My weaknesses areas are TimeManagement and Procrastination, so in my case I have to have a personal assistant. Therefore, to accom

Daniel Rubin's TED Talk Response

Daniel Rubin's TED Talk (2013) was very interesting as it makes perfect sense. WE need to take the time to rest, reflect and just contemplate how valuable our time is. In today's world we are running around doing things - work, school, activities, and it never seems to be enough time to just BE. his talk focused on his backgroun

Reflection and time

Nothing happens in isolation. When you are learning something new, you bring to mind all of the things you know that are related to that new information. In doing so, you embed the new information into your existing knowledge. Everyone likes to think of memory as this thing that lets us vividly remember our childhoods or what we

Importance of time

Rest and reflection are a necessity. For me, I think more and am more creative when I am at rest. Now, I don't get a lot. However, that doesn't mean that I don't take advantage of it when I do. Every part of us needs rest. The body almost shuts down when we go to sleep so that it can revitalize to start over the next day. It is

Comment on Student's work

Concepts are an important part of every day observations. My definition of a concept would be an idea that occurs after an observation or experience. Another definition would be the way a circumstance, observation, or experience is understood. I like to think of a concept as a vision. When someone is going to create something ne

Comment on other Student's work

The way the human mind works, taking experiences, memories, knowledge and learning and compartmentalizing and storing into sections with the brain is truly a science. Taking this everyday day thinking and conceptualizing a storage place in the mind helps to grow our knowledge and the thought process involved. For scientific th

Comparing and contrasting the four research paradigms

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing and contrasting the four research paradigms listed below. Be sure to address the following: What are the similar parts and different parts for each of these paradigms? What research methodologies are employed in each paradigm? How does design thinking fit into each paradigm? Resear

concepts, constructs, and variables

Discuss concepts, constructs, and variables. What is the relationship between concepts and constructs? How do variables help us to navigate constructs? What is the relationship between constructs and theory? A variable, in research is simply that factor or element that can be controlled, changed or measured. In investigating

Decision-Making Techniques

Decision-Making Within the context of your local business, organization, or place of employment, apply two (2) of the decision-making techniques, a decision that you will make now or in the near future. After doing so, compare the possible results of the two techniques/tools of choice. Also, assess which would be most eff

Three essential lessons learned in this program up to this point

Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper on the lessons you have learned thus far in the program. Include the following in your paper: Describe in detail three essential lessons learned in this program up to this point, including possible applications or further explorations of the concepts learned. Explain how you might use your

Collaborative Building

This solution discusses the challenges that leadership faces when building a collaborative organization. Organizations are understanding collaboration can be a great tool for building an enterprise that is able to adapt to consistent ever-changing market pressures and what is required to build such an environment for success.

Oprah Winfrey's leadership style

Minimum 7 to 10 pages. Overview to be given in class including references to leadership styles and theories; strengths and weaknesses; personal and unique attributes; unique significant contributions, initiatives and achievements; also lessons learned all included in the Profile • Choose an Exceptional Leader can be alive a

Significance of critical reflective professional practice

The following template is based on an activity from the Cunliffe (2004) article, "On Becoming a Critically Reflexive Practitioner:" 1. Identify personal insights, moments of critical questioning, and comments or ideas from today's class that have affected you. 2. Describe why these insights, questions, and ideas are impor

Exemplary diversity leaders and organizations

One of your readings focuses on exemplary diversity leaders and organizations, and provided a detailed case study of IBM. After reading this chapter, what is it that exemplary diversity leaders and organizations do that others don't? What sets them apart? In reading the IBM case study, what was one thing that the organization di

Leading Strategically for Developing Arguments

Utilizing https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_mastering-strategic-management/ link, Write a 400 word paper does the following: Develop arguments that one of the key issues discussed in this chapter (vision, mission, goals; assessing organizational performance; CEO celebrity; entrepreneurial orientation) is the most important

situational leadership in training

Using the link provided and the information below, write a 400 word paper that using the expectancy and reinforcement theories to explain why the employees may not be motivated to perform well in the training program. Then suggest improvements in the program so that employees are motivated to understand the material, pass the ex

Defining leadership for the coffee house industry

Describes how the Team Leadership Model appears to influence an organization like Starbucks. Provide a word picture of an ideal leadership candidate for a company like Starbucks and indicate whether the organization values managers or leaders, and why.