Academia, Internships, Organization behavior

Student internship dilemmas – a case study

Recently, I had occasion to talk with one of my students about an interesting situation that was unfolding with the student's internship. The student is in the middle of an internship with an organization and is one of several employees in a team managed by someone I'll call "Biff". According to the student, Biff started… Continue reading Student internship dilemmas – a case study

Academia, Analysis, Media

Universities, donors, and undue influence

Over the past few days, I have watched the unfolding story involving the University of Alabama system and Hugh Culverhouse, a prominent donor. Culverhouse pledged to donate approximately $26 million dollars to the UA law school, which the UA system renamed in his honor. Since that time, Culverhouse and the UA system have had a… Continue reading Universities, donors, and undue influence

Analysis

Looking back on the City of Atlanta ransomware attack, a year later

One year ago today, word broke that the City of Atlanta had been hit by a ransomware attack.  I won't bore you with the details, you can find them out on the Internet in lots of different places. As it dawned on me today that we were at a milestone of sorts, I asked myself… Continue reading Looking back on the City of Atlanta ransomware attack, a year later