Annual Rostrum Convention Queensland

Today is the Annual Rostrum Convention in Queensland.  I have arrived a bit late, so I am sitting outside in the coffee area blogging.  In my defence, I was up until midnight reviewing a student’s literature review submission for UQ prior to having to mark it.   Rostrum is all about public speaking, so today’s …

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KPMG/UQBS CEO Dinner: Cyber Security and the CEO

This is a presentation I gave for the UQ Business School (in conjunction with Stan Gallo of KPMG) at the Urbane Restaurant to a group of Queensland CEO/C-Suite people. These dinners are part of UQ’s engagement with the business community – a relationship we value. This engagement ensures we don’t get all locked up in …

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Transformational Leadership and Not for Profits and Social Enterprises

Well, my last blog post was about this book I was editing – and here is a sneak preview of the flyer for it.  Ken, Aastha and I have enjoyed working with the authors a great deal.   From the blurb on the book, which is in the Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary …

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Book editing.

Today has been a… varied day. Mostly, it has been spent working on editing a book for nonprofits around leadership.  Of course, I’m working on the IT governance chapter.  We are nearly done.  450 pages, 115,000 words with one chapter to come from one of our authors.  I am busily converting everything over to the …

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Mendeley vs EndNote – Back to the Tranquil Hegemony of Thomson Reuters

In my daily researcher life, I need to have access to a good referencing manager. A referencing manager looks after the sources (pdfs of articles etc) you cite in research papers, lets you make research notes, and generally takes care of the bibliography. The king of the hill is EndNote – it’s expensive, but UQ …

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