Thriving through Empathy in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world

ABSTRACT Technology continues to irrevocably alter the global landscape creating a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. In a world of intricately intertwined dynamic networks, competing or differing interpretations of contexts, and rapidly iterating technology, the world’s need for empathy is paramount. Looking at this VUCA environment through the framework of creative destruction, [...]

By |2018-08-04T21:33:22+00:00August 4th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship, VUCA|Comments Off on Thriving through Empathy in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world

Enhancing China’s Education Policy and Developing an Entrepreneurial Economy

ABSTRACT According to the World Bank, in 2008 over 40 million Chinese people or 4.5% live below the national poverty level (para. 3). The lack of resources to develop sustainable economic ecosystems present an opportunity for indigenous innovative approaches to increase both prosperity and the efficacy of compulsory education in underserved areas across the country (World Bank, 2010). [...]

By |2018-08-04T20:44:25+00:00June 30th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship|Comments Off on Enhancing China’s Education Policy and Developing an Entrepreneurial Economy

A Lightning Talk on One Belt, One Road: Exploring the Impact of Social Entrepreneurship in China towards 2030

ABSTRACT Announced in 2013, President Xi Jinping’s ​One Belt, One Road ​(OBOR) initiative is China’s roadmap toward primary economic influence status in the Eurasia region (Koleski, 2017). OBOR aims to boost economic development in China’s less prosperous western provinces (Koleski, 2017).​ ​According to Koleski, the 13​th​ Five-Year Plan identifies the western provinces as economically [...]

By |2018-08-04T20:44:31+00:00June 29th, 2017|Global, Social Entrepreneurship|Comments Off on A Lightning Talk on One Belt, One Road: Exploring the Impact of Social Entrepreneurship in China towards 2030