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Mastering Executive Education

Author : Paul Strebel
ISBN : 0273705024
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 88.99 MB
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Back Jacket ";How refreshing IMD makes the case for change. The focus? Executive learning, not academic theory. This book: bull; bull;Challenges the historic approach to executive education bull;Accepts the significance of emotion bull;Redefines our idea of a 'good educator' Executive education has a role in building good leaders; educators need to embrace their own leadership responsibility. If you're an educator, take up the challenge use this book!"; Gary Steel, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd "A great contribution. Illustrates how to deliver executive education that creates value. Pragmatic, with interesting new insights from all of the relevant dimensions. If you're in executive and leadership development, this book is required reading."; Matti Alahuhta, President, KONE Corporation and Chairman, IMD "This book shows us why IMD continues to be a global leader in executive education. Practical insights into the executive learning experience offer an invaluable resource for organizations that are serious about leadership development." Dorothy Berry, Vice-President, Human Resources and Administration, IFC "At last, instead of the common complaints about what is wrong with business education, this book takes the lead in showing how to deliver executive learning that will stick. Crammed with accessible ideas and practical examples of how to deliver successful executive learning, this book is a must for all those responsible for management development, inside and outside of corporations." A. Daniel Meiland, Executive Chairman, Egon Zehnder International "Integrating intellectual and emotional awareness with action-based application is state-of-the-art in executive education convincingly presented by this IMD Guide." Peter F. Weibel, Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group You pay for executive education. But does it produce results? Does it stick? How do you identify executive education that really can deliver high impact? In executive education it is time for a change. Mastering Executive Education shows you how to take action to deliver it. Welcome to the state-of-the-art in executive education from IMD: Mastering Executive Education. At the center, learning scripts, IMD's high-impact learning approach for experienced executives. Learning from the thousands of executives who attEND its programs every year, IMD has identified the critical drivers of great learning experiences. Starting with recent research into how our brains learn, IMD helps executives master their real world challenges and build corporate value by mastering both the emotional and rational dimensions of management.
Category: Business & Economics

Heidegger And Executive Education

Author : Toby Thompson
ISBN : 9781315451831
Genre : Education
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Global corporations and the senior executives who oversee them have been subject to great criticism in recent times: not only do such corporations hold extreme concentrations of wealth, but they continue to sanction staggering pay inequalities between the haves and the have-nots. At the same time, university-based business schools are conducting programmes of executive education seemingly customised to sanction these same inequalities. Heidegger and Executive Education is a piece of critical philosophy that has been written from within the business school in order to examine how this sheltered process of educating in-role corporate executives operates. ? Thompson claims that executive education is based on a very simple premise: that an executive executes an order, and that executive education is an amelioration of that process. Thompson argues that the easiest way to conceive of executive education is to treat order and execution as cognates, as a single conceptual entity. Thus, he asks, if educating executives in line with the order-execution cognate involves swapping the boardroom for the classroom, and in keeping with the ‘critical’ tag, shouldn’t executive education be about questioning not only the execution, but also the dominant order? The author uses ‘time’ as the philosophical method by which one can undo the order-execution cognate, question the sanctity of the cognate and thereby halt the seemingly inexorable temporal sequence from order through to those orders becoming executed. ? This book uses Martin Heidegger’s exotic philosophy of time in order to mount a philosophical challenge to the temporal sequentiality of executive education. It will therefore be of great interest to academics, researchers and postgraduates who are interested in Heidegger, the philosophy of education and executive education. It should also be essential reading for those involved in training, developing, and educating corporate executives.
Category: Education

Executive Function In Education Second Edition

Author : Lynn Meltzer
ISBN : 9781462534555
Genre : Education
File Size : 69.82 MB
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This groundbreaking volume, now revised and updated, has given thousands of educators and clinicians a deeper understanding of executive function (EF) processes in typically developing children and those with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities. The book elucidates how PreK?12 students develop such key capacities as goal setting, organization, cognitive flexibility, working memory, and self-monitoring. Leading experts in education, neuroscience, and psychology explore the links between EF and academic performance and present practical applications for assessment and instruction. Exemplary practices for supporting students with EF difficulties in particular content areas--reading, writing, and math--are reviewed. ÿ New to This Edition *Expanded coverage of reading--chapters on recent fMRI research findings; working memory and reading; and self-regulation and reading comprehension. *Chapter on early childhood. *Chapter on embedding EF strategies in the curriculum *Updated throughout with a decade's worth of significant advances in research, theory, and educational best practices. ÿ See also Meltzer's authored book Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom, which provides easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. ÿ
Category: Education

Boosting Executive Skills In The Classroom

Author : Joyce Cooper-Kahn
ISBN : 9781118420898
Genre : Education
File Size : 86.99 MB
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A guide for helping students with weak Executive Function skills to learn efficiently and effectively Students with weak Executive Function skills need strong support and specific strategies to help them learn in an efficient manner, demonstrate what they know, and manage the daily demands of school. This book shows teachers how to do exactly that, while also managing the ebb and flow of their broader classroom needs. From the author of the bestselling parenting book Late, Lost, and Unprepared, comes a compilation of the most practical tools and strategies, designed to be equally useful for children with EF problems as well as all other students in the general education classroom. Rooted in solid research and classroom-tested experience, the book is organized to help teachers negotiate the very fluid challenges they face every day; educators will find strategies that improve their classroom "flow" and reduce the stress of struggling to teach students with EF weaknesses. Includes proven strategies for teachers who must address the needs of students with Executive Function deficits Contains information from noted experts Joyce Cooper-Kahn, a child psychologist and Margaret Foster, an educator and learning specialist Offers ways to extend learning and support strategies beyond the classroom The book's reproducible forms and handouts are available for free download This important book offers teachers specific strategies to help students with EF deficits learn in an efficient manner, demonstrate what they know, and manage the daily demands of school.
Category: Education

Human Centered Management In Executive Education

Author : Maria-Teresa Lepeley
ISBN : 9781137555410
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 32.79 MB
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Human Centered Management in Executive Education provides a comprehensive insight on innovation in Executive Education with a unique global scope. The book integrates studies and experiences of 32 distinguished scholars from 15 countries who are working in the development of theories and practices to advance the human centered management paradigm, sustainability-based quality standards and continuous improvement in education. The discussion presents a well-balanced outlook that combines and contrasts research and programs from 16 developed and 16 developing countries, and the visions of 10 female and 22 male authors from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Category: Business & Economics

Executive Function In The Classroom

Author : Christopher Kaufman
ISBN : 1598570943
Genre : Education
File Size : 72.51 MB
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Help K-12 teachers understand and enhance students' executive function skills-the key to long-term school and social success. This practical how-to guide is packed with ready-to-use forms and strategies that improve outcomes across subject areas.
Category: Education

What They Don T Tell You In Schools Of Education About School Administration

Author : John A. Black
ISBN : 0810842963
Genre : Education
File Size : 81.30 MB
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Possibly the all-time best-selling book on school administration. It has been reprinted many times, and has sold tens of thousands of copies. Highly praised in reviews, it is an assigned texts in many graduate education courses on school administration. Like no other book on this subject written before, it is about swimming with the sharks and surviving.
Category: Education

Building Executive Function

Author : Nancy Sulla
ISBN : 9781351803816
Genre : Education
File Size : 78.23 MB
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Educators clamor to provide top-notch lessons and resources for students, but if students lack executive function, even the best materials won't produce the desired results. If students haven’t developed the brain-based skills to focus, catch and correct errors, identify cause-and-effect relationships, and more, they can't make sense of lessons. Executive function is the missing link to student achievement. But how can you develop this in the classroom? In this new book, bestselling author Nancy Sulla has the answers. She explains how building executive function requires a combination of activities, structures, and teacher facilitation strategies aimed at six increasingly complex life skills that should be the goal of any school: conscious control, engagement, collaboration, empowerment, efficacy, and leadership. She also offers a variety of examples, activities, and structures fit for every grade level and subject area. With the book’s practical strategies and tools, you will be inspired, armed, and ready to establish a clear framework for building executive function in all your students.
Category: Education

Executive Skills And Reading Comprehension

Author : Kelly B. Cartwright
ISBN : 9781462521142
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 55.39 MB
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How do K-12 students become self-regulated learners who actively deploy comprehension strategies to make meaning from texts? This cutting-edge guide is the first book to highlight the importance of executive skills for improving reading comprehension. Chapters review the research base for particular executive functions--such as planning, organization, cognitive flexibility, and impulse control--and present practical skills-building strategies for the classroom. Detailed examples show what each skill looks like in real readers, and sidebars draw explicit connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Reproducible planning and assessment forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines