Learning About Ourselves Using Technology

At an academic level, behaviour refers to, “…the actions of an organism or system, usually in relation to its environment, which includes the other organisms or systems around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the organism or system to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.” Contextualising this, researchers from fields as diverse as psychiatry, psychology, sociology, economics and…

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Charities – The New Management Consultants…

In July 2010, the Economist observed how non-profit organisations “…are commonly advised to become more like for-profit businesses. Management experts and consultants view them as horribly inefficient due to the absence of the concentrating power of the profit motive… [however] there has been barely any reciprocal pressure on for-profit firms to learn from the non-profits.” Organisations in the third-sector (an umbrella phrase used to describe the not-for-profit sector) have a number of key characteristics which …

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