Multidimensional Thinking & Leadership

The Kaleidoscope Our world is increasingly interconnected, complex, and unpredictable. We also have access to more information, which itself is growing exponentially. The global challenges and opportunities we face today call for equally holistic responses. In this post, we will focus on multidimensional thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and how serious games may enhance both. The Kaleidoscope is a perfect visual image …

Howard Esbin, PhDMultidimensional Thinking & Leadership

Mapping The Virtual Team Ecosystem

OVERVIEW It’s been calculated 1.3 billion people work remotely today. That’s about 17% of the world’s total population of 7+bn people. By 2020, it’s projected that one-third or more of the world’s labor force will work remotely. In the USA alone there will likely be about 100m remote workers. Virtual teaming is being used in practically every sector. As John …

Howard Esbin, PhDMapping The Virtual Team Ecosystem

Virtual Teams: Bridging The Gap Between Expectation & Performance

THE DISCREPANCY The Human Capital Institute and Capella University recently co-presented a webinar “Virtually Not Forgotten: Effective Engagement Strategies for Remote Employees”. Some 300 U.S. companies participated in the initial survey. The response to two of the survey questions is revealing. (1) “What does your organization do to make sure its remote workers are engaged and productive?” (2) “If you …

Howard Esbin, PhDVirtual Teams: Bridging The Gap Between Expectation & Performance