Rajshree Agarwal - Enabling Innovation and Entrepreneuship: The Self-Management Way

By Amy Andresen

Organization Transformation

At the 2014 SMI Symposium, Professor Rajshree Agarwal brings her expertise to the problem statements in the case studies presented over the course of the event.

Ken Everett - The Surprising Value of Conversations

By Amy Andresen

Organization Transformation

If you lead a command-and-control organization, stick with traditional one-way communication.  If you hope to build engagement, excite millenials, and profit from the ideas of customers, staff and suppliers, then learn to host conversations, which include CLOUs [Colleague Letters of Understanding]. Ken's session tells why it is hard to give up the podium and Powerpoint, what new skills are needed, and how conversations, of even up to a hundred people, can transform levels of engagement.