About Christopher Caldwell

Christopher Caldwell is an adviser, author and educator in organizational sustainability, leadership and change.

The Changing Workforce and Leveraging Technology

For better and worse, technology is here. I'm not talking about your remote control, but something much more integrated, seemless and covert. Technology is changing the way we work and work itself. On one hand it is replacing mundane activities that humans might toil over and can better use their time to develop skills and [...]

China sits on financial house of cards – OECD

China sits on financial house of cards - OECD https://www.rt.com/business/381608-china-economy-financial-risks/ “After decades of breath-taking expansion, the focus should be on making growth more resilient, sustainable and inclusive, and addressing risks to stability,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria. “Soaring property prices in the largest cities and leveraged investment in asset markets magnify vulnerability and the risk of [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:39:14+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Development Policy, Sustainability|0 Comments

Search Engines and Filter Bubbles – Artificial Intelligence Tailored Just For You

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the next big thing. What is that exactly? An algorithm that starts to make decisions for itself based on previous information. It is akin to gathering experience to build a decision making library except that AI is programmed with an intention from the start and that is what must be known. [...]

By | 2017-03-21T11:19:08+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Technology @ Work|0 Comments

Modifiable Open Learning Using Technology – Coming Together Online

Mike Caulfield makes sense. Professor and courseware designer comments...If we all have the same competencies and needs around learning, such as curiosity, social belonging, personal advancement, then we can all be part of creating the best possible learning outcome that meets those same needs. Let's build our own education together. In fact, having a sense of [...]

Ready for Mobile Online Learning. Can Six Billion Cell Phones be Wrong?

In 2007, the iPhone appeared and changed everything. The Android phones quickly followed and thus was born - the 'smart' phone. In 2017, it is projected that almost 3 billion people will have a smart phone. With smart phones having full OS, they have access to everything from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Social media is [...]

By | 2017-02-25T19:34:02+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Higher Education, Learning, Technology @ Work|0 Comments

Entrepreneurial business judgment is Canada’s scarcest resource – The Globe and Mail

There are many factors underlying this underperformance. Among the most frequently cited are the difficulty accessing venture capital and the scarcity of specialized talent needed to successfully grow new companies. New ventures looking for customers also lament that large Canadian organizations – both public and private – are skittish about buying solutions from new companies. [...]

By | 2017-02-24T15:09:10+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Mindfulness and Leadership – Workshop delivered 2016

Introduction Christopher Caldwell & Sean McKeown - delivered February, 2016 Globalization, ease of communication, media and travel has created collisions between cultures, ideologies and ideas. Leadership theories suggest there are certain traits required to be effective at leadership and we need leadership to be progressive in our challenges. We suggest that these traits are mutable [...]

The IMF’s Work on Inequality: Bridging Research and Reality | iMFdirect – The IMF Blog

By Prakash Loungani and Jonathan D. Ostry Over the past three decades, income inequality has gone up in most advanced economies and in many developing ones as well. Why? Much of the research on ine… Source: The IMF’s Work on Inequality: Bridging Research and Reality | iMFdirect - The IMF Blog

By | 2017-02-22T18:01:37+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Development Policy, Sustainability|0 Comments