Culture and Civilization Matters

July 2, 2009

Welcome to Duke/Fuqua/CCMBA/and the CCL Course!

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First, we want to WELCOME you to Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business. Your decision to join us in the CCMBA program comes at a time when global competence is increasingly critical to becoming leader of consequence.

In this brief video, Fuqua School of Business Dean Blair Sheppard shares his insights on how leaders of consequence develop based on mutual acceptance of responsibility on the part of both the institution and the individual:

Also, for those of you who have not yet seen our brief “While You Were Sleeping” video, please take a moment to view it now as it clearly outlines why we are in the midst of executing a strategy to become the first Globally Distributed Business school.

Now, onto the real work!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the CCMBA Culture, Civilizations and Leadership course blog where we will be posting rich-media sources we find relevant to the topics we will be discussing in the course.

We have created separate pages that cover the following topics for your review prior to getting together in London.

Here is the outline:

    The Clash of Civilizations: Click HERE to view.
    The Rise and Fall of Civilizations: Click HERE to view.
    Civilizations and their Linkage to Relational Models Theory: Click HERE to view.
    Defining and Identifying a Regional Culture: Click HERE to view.
    Leading the Globally Integrated Enterprise: Click HERE to view.
    Civilizations and Culture Explained Through Food and Drink: Click HERE to view.
    England – Timeline of Pivotal Events: Click HERE to view.
    Dubai – Welcome to Term 2: Click HERE to view.
    Delhi – Welcome to Term 3: Click HERE to view.
    Shanghai – Welcome to Term 4: Click HERE to view.
    St. Petersburg – Welcome to Term 5: Click HERE to view.

We encourage you to review the contents of this blog and to post any comments, questions or issues that come to mind as a result of having done so.

It is our sincere hope that we will begin a robust virtual dialogue via this blog that we can synthesize during our time together during each residency.


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