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Navigating a Sea of Distrust: A Case Study of Trust Failures in the Placencia Peninsula

by Patricia Coaley

On July 31, 2013, a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Belize (GOB) and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) was entered, highlighting the value and importance of a new tourism project in Harvest Caye . Read more

Global Leadership and Learning Through Humor

by Eric Barrett

A significant amount of literature has been published suggesting that connecting leadership and learning through humor has a potential to significantly increase the productivity of a work environment. There are a multitude of methods by which an individual can connect leadership and learning through humor, which is largely dependent upon the situation. Read more

Infusing Technology Into Third World Countries

by Ahmed Almarzooqi

Abstract

As technology has shown a significant role in the development of the Western World and its economic growth, Third World countries are still suffering to integrate advanced technologies into their system today.  With globalization and cooperation from developed countries advanced technologies can be infused into Third World countries. Read more

Collaborative Intelligence (CI): Integration of Key Competencies for Optimal Collaboration

by Denise Berger, Ed.D.

Abstract

In order to develop meaningful solutions to today’s most complex global concerns, it is imperative that leaders from the public, private, and civil sectors collaborate. These cross-sector collaborations have the potential to optimize diverse skills, knowledge, and resources, and lead people to discover innovative approaches that simply help the world work better. Read more

Solidarity as a Global Issue

by Michele Dietz

“The word solidarity is a little worn and at times poorly understood, but it refers to something more than a few sporadic acts of generosity. It presumes the creation of a new mind-set that thinks in terms of community and the priority of the life of all over the appropriation of goods by few.” ― Pope Francis

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American Millennials

by David Keszei

Introduction

American Millennials, born between 1982 and 2000, are the youngest and most populous generation in America entering the workforce today, numbering approximately 76 million. (Howe and Strauss, 2000) The Millennial generation, also known as Generation “Y,” has a wealth of technology acumen, is group oriented and possesses a positive attitude. (Steinwart 2009, Tapscott, 1998) Read more

Integrating Leadership Competencies, Values and Cultural Attributes To Optimize Global SEER Initiatives – A Three Dimensional Approach

by Kenneth B. Murphy

Introduction

The idea of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been growing and evolving across the global business landscape for the last several decades.

As a result of the adoption of the major themes and tenets of corporate social responsibility by so many corporations as well as public entities such as government and non-governmental public institutions, the concept has evolved to such an extent that it has taken on a number of different forms and meanings up to the present day. Read more

Assessing the Dialectic in the Academic Literature Between Culturally-Dependent and Universal Leadership Attributes

by Dwight Stirling

Research on global leadership has focused in recent years on situational determinants of leadership, a thread of inquiry aimed at elucidating contextualized approaches effective in one culture or another (Hanges, 2016). Read more