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Interview with Archana Vemulapalli

Archana Vemulapalli is the CTO and General Manager of Infrastructure Services offerings, IBM Global Technology Services. Prior to this role, she was the Chief Technology Officer for Washington, DC. She also worked as a technology consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte Consulting, and Lucent Technologies. She has received numerous awards such as the Washington Business Journal?~@~Ys C-Suite Award, The Washingtonian Tech Titan Award, StateScoop?~@~Ys Golden Executive of the Year Award & Top Women in Tech Award.


Course of Action: Leading Through Outbreak

It’s easy to get lost in the new challenges when a pandemic or other disaster hits. Leadership development expert Dr. Peter Dominick explained how managers can develop meaningful connections to employees and encourage their resilience amid a crisis. [...]


Podcast Interview with Steven Joachim

Lisa Mascolo, a Stevens alum and current trustee, has served in many senior leadership roles in companies such as IBM, UnitedHealth, Optimos, and Accenture. She has founded Listen Learn Lead to provide executive coaching and leadership development services to small and large businesses. She supports Teach for America, Room to Read, and the Women in Military Service to America Memorial [...]


Interview with K.p.(Suba) Subbalakshmi

Dr. K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi is the Founding Director of the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence and a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and a Member of the National Academy of Science Engineering and Medicines’ Intelligence Science and Technology Experts Group. She has also co-founded several technology start-up companies.
In this interviews, Dr. Suba talks about the applications of AI in mental health and fraud detection, limitations of AI, and how technical and nontechnical professionals can prepare for an AI-fueled world.[...]


Evidence-Based Management

Leaders often operate on the basis of “accepted wisdom,” ideas that persist despite a lack of real scrutiny. Two interesting examples of challenges to accepted wisdom can be found in 19th century Vienna and the 21st century NFL. […]


Project Success: The Value of Backing Up Behaviours and How They Can Be Developed by Leaders in Project-Based Work

Backing up behaviours, that is, the extent team members willingly help each other beyond the call of duty to perform their roles, are essential for boosting team outcomes. Moreover, these behaviours have a special value when applied within the sporadic conditions characteristic of project-based work, which do not permit to predict all desired project activities. In the variable and dynamic project environment, [...]