Category Archives: Articles

May 19, 2010

AROUND TOWN Events Seminars Meetings Talks

Publication: Real Estate Weekly

Members of the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) played host to three students from the Kenyan School of Monetary Studies last week. The school was established in 1997 by the Central Bank of Kenya and the Ministry of Finance to provide training for existing and prospective members of the African nation’s financial sector. These bankers...
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April 23, 2010

Multigenerational Teams and Their Impact in Project Management

Publication: Project Management Institute Community Post
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch and Conrado Morlan

While project managers wrestle on a daily basis with budgets, schedules and team issues, for the first time in many decades a new element of diversity is being addressed—the management of multigenerational teams Although the multigenerational team has always existed, project performance is being affected by misunderstood perceptions about team members’ conduct. The challenge is to reconcile...
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November 1, 2009

Learning a Lesson in Culture

Publication: Beta Gamma Sigma International Exchange

With an Internet connection or a cell phone signal, doing business with someone halfway around the world can be just as convenient and effective as doing business with someone across the street. However, for those conducting business outside the protective walls of wireless communication, in a foreign country for instance, some additional skills may be...
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August 1, 2008

WestConn students visit United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva

Publication: Communique
Author: Robin DeMerell

As the United Nations celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its regular session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, a dozen WestConn students witnessed some of that history. From May 30 to June 17, the students, accompanied by WCSU Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Social Work Field Education Dr....
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