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Conflict of Interests, Internet Surfing, Nine Types of Leadership

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Mar 1, 2017
  • 02:21:54

Trump Conflict of Interests (18:52) Elizabeth C. Tippet is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, and the Faculty Co-Director of our Master’s Program in Conflict Resolution. Professor Tippett writes about ethics, employment law, and the intersection of law and technology. This week, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer insist that there have been no links between President Trump’s Campaign and Russia. President Donald Trump and many in his Cabinet have denied any conflict of interest with any of their private businesses and other governments with their new responsibilities.  Is this necessarily the case?  Professor Elizabeth C. Tippet speaks about conflict of interest in the presidency and our personal lives. Truth about Internet Surfing (1:05:32) Dr. Susan Ravizza is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. She obtained her Ph.D in 2000 from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the behavioral and neural mechanisms of cognitive control. She has received an NSF Early Career Development award and is a Senior Editor at Brain Research.  In today’s classroom, it’s fairly common to see students taking notes on laptops instead of notebooks, and using phones instead of calculators. There is no doubt that having a desktop computer or laptop in school is useful for writing papers, gathering information and learning how to program and use software. In fact, there are some schools that will provide low-cost laptops for their students. Becoming tech savvy before graduating college is almost necessary for our young kids today in order for them to become successful in their careers. Dr. Susan Ravizza shares her research into the plus and minus of using the internet in the classroom. Liana Tan - Anniversary Tangent (1:30:00) Last year we started having our producer, Liana Tan, do some radio segments regularly to give us some of her little tidbits of insights and opinions. So it’s March 1st and one year ago on February 29th we aired the first segment of these series of radio bits that she’s been making and here is her latest segment celebrating her project’s  1 year anniversary.  The Nine Types of Leadership (1:50:00) Dr. Beatrice Chestnut, is a licensed psychotherapist, executive coach, and business consultant based in San Francisco. She has a Ph.D. in communication studies and an MA in clinical psychology. She is the author of The 9 Types of Leadership: Mastering the Art of People in the 21st-Century Workplace. Have you ever had a boss who just leaves everyone on the edge of their seat when they come walking through the office? Or a coworker that you just couldn’t stand? Everyone has different personalities which means everyone is going to have a different style of leadership when it comes to the office. These differences can be frustrating and even hinder your productivity. But licensed psychotherapist and business consultant, Dr. Beatrice Chestnut, says that understanding these different leadership styles can help solve people's problems on the job. Show More...

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