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The Land of Golden Pagodas

February 26, 2016 I remember picking up Freedom From Fear in 2009 off a dusty bookshelf in Chiang Mai and reading the powerful essays of Myanmar’s (Burma’s) pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It was in those pages my interest in Myanmar began. With a voracious appetite I devoured several other books by Aung San Suu Kyi […]

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3 Reflections from the Doctoral Colloquium at AHRD 2016

February 21, 2016 Last week, I attended the Doctoral Colloquium at the Association for Human Resource Development (AHRD) 2016 conference in the Americas in Jacksonville, FL. I will post more about the conference as a whole but first I wanted to spend a few minutes reflecting on the Doctoral Colloquium. The Doctoral Colloquium was a […]

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Conference: UFHRD 2015

Earlier this month I had the pleasure to attend and present at the University Forum for Human Resource Development (UFHRD) 2015 conference at University College Cork, Ireland. The conference meets in Europe annually but occurs in the UK every other year. Next year it will be in Manchester, England. The size of the conference was […]

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Amazing Course in Ireland – Summer 2015

One of the great things about being at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) at The George Washington University is opportunities like this summer course: HOL 6747 – International and Multicultural Issues in Organizations. From June 1-5, I am going with my adviser Dr. Maria Cseh and a class of students to […]

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How do you tell if an organization is ethical? Do you care?

Organizations are everywhere and unavoidable. The United States of America, your local place of worship, Starbucks, The George Washington University, Walmart, International Rescue Committee, the Daily Show with John Stewart – these are all organizations, right? When you think about measuring the success of a given organization, it seems like most of us think about […]

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