A new course that develops organizational wisdom
Keep your eyes peeled in October 2019. Emerald Publishing is releasing my first non-fiction book, Values, Rationality, and Power: Developing Organizational Wisdom as part of its Critical Management Series. This book summarizes years of research in the Canadian healthcare system into how individuals manage the confluence of values, rationality, and power to drive wise organizational... Continue Reading →
I remember having my mind blown in an undergraduate microbiology class back in university. In ten minutes, the prof taught us how to make antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Is it OK for news articles to actively try to change your opinion? Is the role of news merely to inform or instead to shape your thoughts? If a journalist aggressively tries to change your mind, then they are obviously biased, and bias is a flaw, correct? In my previous post, The Biased Media: Part... Continue Reading →
Imagine a dystopian world where government and huge for-profit businesses colluded to generate wealth for the privileged few. One where billion-dollar pharmaceutical companies manufacture poisons that governments force us to take, making us so ill we must buy the “cure” from those same companies. Imagine corporations so evil they use components from the tissue of aborted fetuses in the poisons they force on us.
We are a storytelling creature. Whether its movies, books, or video games, we love a good story. That, however, is not what I mean when I say we are a storytelling creature.
Why would people living in a region afflicted with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus burn down clinics and attack healthcare workers who are trying to contain the disease?