“Even in a globalized world, national differences persist, even among the young. Modernization does not mean Westernization, and the global village will remain fraught with tension. It is time to start taking values and cultural differences more seriously”.
“If you are large company why change your culture to ‘pander’ to the expectations of the new and (usually)small kids on the block. The answer is, of course, that today’s CEO startups are not only tomorrow’s businesses leaders, they are…
“In spite of profound policy changes in higher education, a ‘new’ racial structure is operating. This accounts for the persistence of racial inequality and must be challenged. Academics are well placed to lead the charge”.
“Universities make good business sense for the elite. These people create networks that extend into Universities’ governance structures. Political interference persists. It sets institutions up as little more than business outposts”.
“A glance at recent African elections reveals a disaster, to say the least (…) We are still unable to properly manage elections in a continent with less people than India”.
“Just being is so painful that we are willing to hurt ourselves to avoid it.
“The broadening of our horizons has meant the demise of the superstar rock band. (…) The days of guitar and drum solos are long gone; that kind of indulgence is almost frowned upon in today’s tightly packaged music”.