Infographics to Develop Business Acumen

This week’s edition of The Economist has an interesting review of three books on infographics (“Winds of change”). Beginning with a mention of William Playfair, the Scottish engineer who created the bar chart, pie chart and line graph, the article … Read More »

Teachable moments in a business game

In the last post Ana Leiderman talked about the reason teams will oversell their capacity, and how that becomes a teachable moment in the classroom. Here are a few more teachable-moment scenarios we noticed this week. The events occur spontaneously … Read More »

ASTD 2013: D.I.B.s on Business Acumen

Doing Is Believing: Get Your D.I.B.s on Business Acumen!   How can experiential learning highlight the key components of business acumen? How should business acumen be understood by managers? How can they enhance their skills, and achieve better results for the … Read More »