Embracing The Millennial Revolution

Embracing The Millennial Revolution

When we organized an internal workshop to discuss Generations X, Y, Z in the Workplace, we did not expect to ignite a revolution. The whole event went completely wrong… or did it? The aim was to look at different needs of each generation and potentially adapt our program design to be more aligned for each …

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‘Students as Customers’ & Safe Spaces – What’s Happening to Higher Education?

‘Students as Customers’ & Safe Spaces – What’s Happening to Higher Education?

Written by Geoff Fisher I recently saw an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal by the new US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, titled “Treating Students as Customers”, and while I have many questions about life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the like, this triggered questions that have been continually popping into my mind lately …

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Frank’s Story

Frank’s Story

We often talk about what IMPACT our programs have on people. What impact do these trips have on the students and faculty? What impact do the company visits and business interactions have on the speakers and company representatives? What impact do our groups have on the various service providers like hotel workers, bus drivers, restaurant …

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ISPeople – Geoff’s Story: Moving Abroad & Various Learning Points (of Common Sense)

ISPeople – Geoff’s Story: Moving Abroad & Various Learning Points (of Common Sense)

Written by Geoff Fisher With no idea what I was doing or where I was going (literally looking up info about Prague and the Czech Republic in the airport as we waited to board our flight), I got on a plane and flew the nearly 6,000 miles halfway across the globe to the life awaiting …

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Have You Ever Been “Over-Inspired”?

Have You Ever Been “Over-Inspired”?

Written by Geoff Fisher Inspiration is a funny thing – it comes in all shapes and sizes, sometimes expected and sometimes completely out of the blue, but we all know the feeling when it hits us. In today’s day and age with sources of inspiration literally at our fingertips and seemingly being offered to us …

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CSR Activities of 2016!

CSR Activities of 2016!

What better way to begin the new year than with good news! In 2016, ISP teamed up with The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT), raising money for their school development projects that include building science labs, providing libraries, and installing toilets and running water. We held various fundraising events throughout the year. Here are some of the highlights! …

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Czech Republic: The Shape We’re In

Czech Republic: The Shape We’re In

Written by Geoff Fisher Turns out, we’re in pretty good shape! End story. Just kidding! Three members of ISP’s EMEA Department attended the second edition of this very well-organized, annual conference by Forbes and Aspen Institute Prague at the National Gallery in Prague, on November 10th. The conference was a full-day event that provided “a …

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ISP and Social Responsibility

ISP and Social Responsibility

As a the most dominant generational force, Millennials are driving change, innovation, and demand. One of the key areas of interest is social responsibility. In response to increasing ethical consciousness, many businesses (ISP included) are seeking ways to balance profit and purpose for both employees and consumers, and the curricula of business education has evolved according to these trends. …

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Millennials and Social Responsibility

Millennials and Social Responsibility

Millennials have over taken Baby Boomers as the largest generation in America, which means that they not only represent the largest segment of the US workforce, but also compose the largest demographic of consumers.  Whether as consumers or business owners, Millennials have different priorities. One of them is social responsibility and social impact. As global …

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China Study Tour – Highlight of my University Degree

China Study Tour – Highlight of my University Degree

      Today we have a guest post from Brandon Lawrence, Assistant Accountant at Thomas & Associates and student of Flinders University. In July he travelled to China with his faculty, to gain firsthand experience of Chinese business culture. Brandon spent the first half of his trip in Tianjin. The second half, spent in Beijing, …

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