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Leading Teams

In this course, you will learn how to build your team, improve teamwork and collaboration, and sustain team performance through continuous learning and improvement. Specifically, you will learn best practices for composing a team and aligning individual and team goals. You will also learn how to establish roles, build structures, and manage decision making so that your team excels. This course will also help you manage critical team processes such as conflict resolution and building trust...


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Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills

We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, car sellers and employers, among others. Negotiation is also the key to business success. No business can survive without profitable contracts. Within a company, negotiation skills can lead to your career advancement. I hope that you will join the hundreds of thousands of learners who have made “Successful Negotiation” one of the most popular and highly-rated MOOCs worldwide. In the...


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The Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

This engaging course is designed to help you achieve the success that you desire. Drawing on decades of scientific research, you will learn what the most successful people do differently than others, why IQ is not the most significant predictor of success (and can sometimes backfire), and why many commonly held beliefs hold people back from achieving their goals. Although this course is based on the science of success, you will learn many practical ideas that you can apply to your own life...


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New U-M Center Will Promote Social Media Responsibility, Tackle Fake News

School of Information's Center for Social Media Responsibility former Executive Director Garlin Gilchrist talks about the new center's goal to promote intellectual responsibility and informational principles for social media use. March 6, 2018. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #Social Media #Communication #InformationScience #Media #GarlinGilchristII


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Screen Size Matters: Consumers Less Attentive to News Content on Small Screens

U-M professor Stuart Soroka and Texas A&M colleague find that news read on smaller screens does not elicit the same alertness and attentiveness as that of larger screens. July 8, 2019. #<5mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #Communication #Politics #Media #StuartSoroka ​​​​​​​​​​


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Healthy Kids Through Active Tech: The 2019 Integrated Product Development Trade Show

School of Art & Design and Michigan Ross Professors Stephanie Tharp & Eric Svaan discuss smartwatch prototype and companion app -Voco- allowing parents and children to communicate through healthy tech habits while also maintaining a child's independence. April 26, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Technology #Development #Children #Communication #StephanieTharp #EricSvaan ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured ...


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Amateur Radio Continues to Connect the World

U-M EECS Departmental Computing Organization Coordinator Don Winsor discusses the Amateur Radio Club's opportunities for individuals to familiarize themselves with the concepts, techniques, and applications of practical radio communications. May 23, 2019. #15-30-mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #ElectricalEngineering #SocialMedia #Communication #Radio #HayleyHanway #DonWinsor ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Axelrod Talks “Don’t Fall Into the Zero-sum Trap” and Other Lessons on Podcast

Ford School professor Robert Axelrod discusses his research focusing on behavioral tactics to induce cooperation in a tumultuous political climate. April 19, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Communication #BehavioralScience #RobertAxelrod ​​​​​​​​​


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The Super Abbu Project: Improving the Health of Women and Children by Engaging Fathers

School of Information professor Mustafa Naseem discusses his research and development of a platform designed to improve paternal engagement during pregnancy and childbirth in Pakistan. February 26, 2019. # #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #MiddleEast #Communication #FamilyMedicine #MustafaNaseem ​​​​​​​​​​


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Rebekah Modrak and Jamie Vander Broek Co-create Humility Website

School of Art and Design Professor Rebekah Modrak and Librarian Jamie Vander Broek, with a colloquium of 27 other individuals, launch a website to express how humility has been of value to them in work and in life. February 1, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Society #Communication #DigitalMedia #Psychology #RebekahModrak #JamieVanderBroek