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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

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Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson is the official biography of Apple’s Steve Jobs. Walter Isaacson is the CEO of the Aspen Institute and has been the chairman of CNN and also the… Continue reading

Lincoln’s Leadership Lessons

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“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times  is a wonderful… Continue reading

Volunteering for them or for me?

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A good question was brought up in today’s class. Do people volunteer to feel good or to really help other people? I agree with a comment made about American culture – it is… Continue reading

Ethical Behavior in Lifestyle Journalism

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As a PR-centric student at the Cronkite school, I know better than to offer a journalist any type of “gift” if there is an intention to bribe or gain favor. However, it made… Continue reading

Presidents/Presidents’/President’s Day

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As everyone attending ASU complained about the fact that we had classes on a federal holiday, I started to think about why we wouldn’t have class on what seemed like just another Monday.… Continue reading

Social Media and the Egyptian Revolution

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Social media has played a vital role in helping Egyptians voice their concerns with their government. Mona talked about “Revolution 2.0” on Wednesday’s global conversation, where she explained how two Facebook movements and… Continue reading

Radio, a Lesson of Humanity.

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Team B: Andreza, Emily, Jessica and Mona Solidarity is the feeling taught by “Radio”, a beautiful movie that is based on true events. Its script is based on people and how they can… Continue reading

Non-traditional Leadership Styles

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Stephen Buckley’s leadership style gives his faculty the upper hand. Although he admitted it can be a time consuming way to assure he’s doing his job, his calm demeanor implied he knows what… Continue reading

Ethical Behavior Across Cultures: Cultural relativism vs. Ethical imperialism

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When in Rome, do you do as the Romans do? Or do you adhere to your own cultural and ethical beliefs? If you’re in a different country, are you more likely to stick… Continue reading

No room for judgement

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Attributes of the global manager include necessary values, such as adapting well to different environments, communicating well with other cultures, speaking more than one language and expressing “respect and enthusiasm when dealing with… Continue reading

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