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Report Proposes Post-Bacc Programs to Increase Diversity in Academia

In the report “Post-Baccalaureate Bridge Programs: An Underutilized Tool for Strengthening Faculty Diversity,” authored by Senior Advisor Eugene Tobin, Senior Researcher Daniel Rossman, Senior Analyst Christy McDaniel, Vice President of Educational Transformation Martin Kurzweil and Managing Director Catherine Bond Hill, the underrepresentation of diversity in academia and mechanisms to increase it are discussed.

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Exploring the Impact of Character on Crisis Leadership

Character has played a starring role in ancient myths and modern movies alike because it is the foundation of legendary leadership. Unfortunately, legendary leadership in the real world frequently fails the test of time.

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Consumer Experiences and DIY Service Failures

When people experience failure during a do-it-yourself project, there is tension between frustration with failure (a negative outcome) and learning related to the task (a positive outcome).

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Governance Diversity on Boards

Agota Szabo explores the notion of “good governance” in boardrooms and discusses the paper, “In the Boardroom: How Do Cognitive Frames Shape American and Dutch Hospitals’ Responses to the Pressure of Adopting Governance Best Practices?” she and Riku Ruotsalainen wrote in the ‘Journal of Management Inquiry.’

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How to Mobilize Narratives in Megaprojects?

Promoters and protesters attempt to shape megaproject narratives according to their vested interests. Success of the project then often depends on which of these become the dominant narrative.

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Bobby Duffy on Generation Myths

In this Social Science Bites podcast, Bobby Duffy offers some key takeaways from the book and his research into the myths and stereotypes that have anchored themselves on generational trends.

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