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Action Research is leadership development programming. The Reflection phase of action research becomes problematic where Reflection is actively discouraged. In its pure form, Action Research is an application of relevant psychoanalytic principles, arguing by analogy, to identify the optimal ethical actions to take for the Golden Mean when leading large organizations. Action research was devised by psychologist Kurt Lewin first at MIT and later at the Tavistock Institute in London UK, during World War II. [Chad Perry, Action Research in Graduate Management Research Programs Higher Education, Vol. 23, No. 2, Springer]. Action ...
located in Seoul, Korea is a prestigious, private, women's university. Sungshin Women's University was founded by Dr. Lee Sook Chong. It has an aim for cultivating woman leaders who are efficient and reliable. Currently Sungshin Women's University consists of 9 colleges, 1 open major division, and 5 graduate schools. About ten thousand students are enrolled. The Sungshin Women's University constructed Sungshin building which is an educational facility that was rebuilt marking the 70th anniversary. Also Sungshin Women's University has succeeded to join national hospital nursing college, and those kinds of ...
Backpacking Light Magazine
Backpacking Light Magazine was founded in early 2001 by modern-day ultralight backpacking evangelist Ryan Jordan, author of Lightweight Backpacking and Camping, an edited volume with multiple authors promoted as the Bible of ultralight backpacking. Backpacking Light Magazine publishes a subscription-based Website, a subscribing member-edited wiki, some technique books, and operates a unique retail store with a collection of interesting ultralight backpacking gear not commonly found elsewhere. Backpacking Light Magazine was originally founded as an online periodical. Its launch and subsequent articles, because they were written ... market research, surveys and trends
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managers to be swept away by the novelty of outdoor experiential training and development programs. This often leads to misuse, failed expectations, and worse yet, training that is left in the training room. The problem says Nancy Gansneder–University of Virginia professor and board member of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)–is that “people who have a much shorter view tend to want that one-day romp in the park to affect how a team is going to work together. That’s not going to happen. We have to invest an awful lot of time in it, and the payoff is down the road.” (Schetter, ... market research, surveys and trends


Online Outdoor Company Business Plan - Market approach, Financial ...
The success of this company will depend largely on the ability to attract its target audiences to shop online. E-mailed subscriptions and other marketing efforts will promote the website and its targeted brand offerings. BUSINESS PLAN MARKET APPROACH FINANCIAL STRATEGY PLAN FOR COMMUNITY LAUNCH ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE BUSINESS CHALLENGES will create an online community focused on serving and supporting the well established, easily identifiable market of the outdoor sporting lifestyle of anglers and hunters. The web portal will serve the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Outdoor Business Top 25 Retailers Outdoor Business
Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Platinum rating. .... that roughly 17 percent—$527 million—of the company's business is ..... Rutabaga Outdoor Programs—which include courses from beginning recreational kayaking ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
After 98 Years the Girl Scouts Get a Makeover
 say they’re showing some signs of aging.  “We heard that our logo looked a little tired, weathered, worn and discolored. Like it been out on the picnic table all summer,” reveals Laurel Richie, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President at GSUSA. The organization says they’re giving themselves a makeover, inside and out, in an attempt at revitalizing and re-energizing its brand to reach a new generation of girls. This week marks the first time in 30 years Girl Scouts have launched a national marketing campaign. Sharon Lee, Senior Brand Manager for GAUSA, says  they’re combating a limited and old ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
FBI to consolidate regional operations in massive new headquarters
As part of a nationwide initiative to improve efficiency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation will move its regional operations into a new 84,353 square foot, state-of-the-art office west of downtown Tucson in January 2012.  The agency has outgrown its existing space in three leased facilities and will need new space for the planned consolidation and expansion. The FBI’s existing local operations are at 255 N. Commerce Park Loop near where the new facility is to be built, 1 S. Church Ave. in the UniSource Energy Tower downtown, and 2551 N. Dragoon St. off West Grant Road and Interstate 10. “This is being done ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Leadership Development in Private Industry: A Best Practices Review
leadership development practices are tied to specific business imperatives. ...... The origins of outdoor leadership development programs can be traced to ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Recreation Workers
Opportunities for part-time, seasonal, and temporary recreation jobs will be good, but competition will remain keen for full-time career positions. Many recreation workers spend most of their time outdoors and may work in a variety of weather conditions. As participation in organized recreational activities grows, recreation workers will be needed to plan, organize, and direct these activities in local playgrounds and recreation areas, parks, community and senior centers, nursing homes and other senior housing, camps, and tourist attractions. These workers lead groups in activities such as arts and crafts, sports, performing ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Tourism and Outdoor Leadership (TOL) | OSU Cascades Campus
The TOL program is unique. We developed this program to provide the outdoor leadership, business, communication, and other skills necessary for success in the tourism and outdoor leadership sectors. You'll learn the technical and group leadership skills needed to be an outdoor guide or trip leader. You'll also learn the concepts, theory, and business skills needed to move beyond guiding and into management or creation of your own business. Here are some reasons why the TOL degree is right for you: We feature small class sizes - our average of 10 students per class provides a much better learning environment than class ...
Google Answers: Leadership web-site categories
Hello, Thanks for an interesting -- and quite a challenging question. Challenging not because of a lack of material on 'leadership', but quite the opposite. There's so much activity out there that culling it down to a representative batch and putting it into categories is...well...a challenge. I've provided the best examples I could find of leadership programs, activities, training, and philosophies and presented them below. I went for a mix of the national/international well-known, along with less familiar, local level community programs. The headings I provided did not come from any ...
Retail Business Miracles: Science and Psychology
Psychology and science are innovative forces taking the retail business marketplace by storm. And you can benefit enormously from these forgotten secrets to retail success by touching your customers' emotions. Listen To Me And Understand Please Your customers are crying out for the one thing so many businesses fail to provide: They want to be understood! When you approach prospects, ask them: "Do you have any situations that our expertise can help solve for you?" Psychologically, by substituting the word "situations" for "problems," you are more likely to get a positive response. Let ...