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The Challenges of Automation

The following was submitted in my Florida Institute of Technology Human Factors course (AHF5101). Feel free to provide your thoughts and input. Automation in Part 121 flight decks have certainly been a benefit but recent accidents highlight the┬ádegradation of pilot … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

As strategic communication specialists we recognize that the land we stand on today may not appear familiar to us a week in the future, much less a year or five or more down the road. The digital landscape, much like … Continue reading

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Social Media: A Required Paradigm Shift

“Most companies recognize social media as a disruptive force that will gather strength rather than attenuate.” “This needs to change. We are convinced that organizations that develop a critical mass of leaders who master the six dimensions of organizational media … Continue reading

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Mobile Social Media the World Over

Before I continue with this post, I want to remind folks of the situation that was initially laid out in my initial post for COM6630. In short – Old media vs. new media, traditional communication tools vs. emerging technology, and … Continue reading

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Revisiting Crew Resource Management (CRM)

Review my first article on CRM here. With authority comes power, or at least usually. The professional piloting community is well aware of the benefits of exercising sound crew resource management. A recent evolution of professional pilot training – Advanced … Continue reading

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Poor Organizational Leadership

I’d like to take just a minute and revisit the basic definition of leadership. As Emeritus at Harvard Business School, Dr. John Kotter knows a thing or two about leadership. Dr. Kotter remarked earlier this year in his article Management … Continue reading

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Organizational Blogs

A number of organizations have quickly embraced social media and web technology to spread information to their employees, customers, policy makers, and the news media. In addition to incorporating a presence on Facebook and Twitter, organizations have dedicated communication capital … Continue reading

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