The Human Face of Technological Change in Institutions of Higher Education

We are all becoming "cyborgs," part technician and part human consciousness. The knowledge worker, the portfolio professional, has different skills and a different character than any previous worker class. Our current leadership assignment is nothing less than the re-making of our traditional faculty and staff and our institutions into more civilized and productive cyber forms. We can teach the mind to adapt, but it is a tough assignment. The key is the ability to think in new ways. We need to understand what our life and our business is now about and what our institutionís place in the global market is likely to be. This keynote session details the eight skills essential to thinking and leading in the future tense.

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