Imperfect Shape, Perfect Nutrition

Awareness of the vast amount of food losses and waste occurring annually around the globe (more than one billion tons) is on the rise, although there is much work to do before it becomes a mainstream issue — particularly in developed countries like the US.  753 more words

Food Waste

Call for Papers on Organizations, Cosmopolitanism, and Sustainable Cities

Organization and Environment is currently accepting papers for a special issue on Organizations, Cosmopolitanism, and Sustainable Cities. This issue will be dedicated to exploring the organizational drivers of sustainable (and smart) cities in emerging cosmopolitan contexts. 358 more words

Scholarship

Video: Sarah Miller McCune and Daniel Kahneman Discuss Social and Behavioral Sciences

Are social and behavioral sciences receiving the respect they deserve in the US today? SAGE Founder and executive chairman Sara Miller McCune and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman sat down to discuss this as well as the importance of interdisciplinary work in the sciences, how social science can enrich the development of public and social policy in the economic and political turmoil in world today, and the possibility of behavioral sciences in the White House. 69 more words

Scholarship

Is your organization a "can do" or "can't do" kind of workplace?

In assessing what makes for a good place to work, the contrast between a “can do” and a “can’t do” organizational culture is a major distinguishing factor. 267 more words

Management Practices

How Might I Innovate Faster? Part 1 – Myth Busters

How might I innovate faster? Well that’s a great question which could take a book to answer. So, I will try to keep my answer a little shorter, as I begin to answer a question on so many of our minds today. 213 more words

Creativity

Book Review: ‘The Innovators,’ by Walter Isaacson

October 4, 2014

Sunday Book Review

Geek Squad

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/books/review/the-innovators-by-walter-isaacson.html?ref=review

‘The Innovators,’ by Walter Isaacson

By Brendan I. Koerner October 2, 2014

During the H-bomb testing frenzy of the 1950s, a RAND Corporation researcher named Paul Baran became concerned about the fragility of America’s  communications networks. 1,352 more words

Leadership