Entries by Goran Radman

The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen

The blockchain is a revolution that builds on another technical revolution so old that only the more experienced among us remember it: the invention of the database. First created at IBM in 1970, the importance of these relational databases to our everyday lives today cannot be overstated. Literally every aspect of our civilization is now […]

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Bosses

Does being in a position of authority predispose you to break from your moral conduct? Recent research suggests that it is not unusual for people in authority positions to behave inconsistently in matters of morality. In “Why Bosses Can Be Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” Joel Brockner, professor of management at Columbia Business School, explains why behaving […]

e-Leadership Skills for Europe Final Report

In this Final Report prepared for the European Commission, EU identifies key areas where investment is needed to ensure that Europe has a sufficient talent pool of high-tech leaders in the future. There is a broad agreement to tackle the high-tech leadership skills issue and mobilize stakeholders in an EU effort to scale up the […]

MBTI e-Leadership Students Workshop

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Workshop for IgBS e-Leadership MBA students was organized in collaboration with SPAN Group. This half-day workshop was led by Antonija Kapović and Darija Loos Glebov, certified MBTI professionals from SPAN Human Resources Department. The workshop was aiming at providing students with skills needed for recognizing and understanding their personality preferences and […]

Learnability is the Path to Career Security

New technologies will require increasingly specialist skills for people and organizations. Many people attempt to predict the future of work: more jobs, different jobs, fewer jobs, even no jobs. Few people write about how people will need new skills, and they’ll need them fast, especially if they’re to be employable for jobs we may not […]

A Brief History of Blockchain

Many of the technologies we now take for granted were quiet revolutions in their time. Just think about how much smartphones have changed the way we live and work. It used to be that when people were out of the office, they were gone, because a telephone was tied to a place, not to a […]

Mastering the Digital Innovation Challenge

Digital innovation can require carefully balancing new capabilities and core competencies. A new article from the upcoming spring issue of MIT SMR examines how Volvo Cars pursued it’s vision for digital innovation — while keeping the core business functioning efficiently — by balancing four sets of interrelated competing concerns regarding innovation capabilities, focus, collaboration, and […]