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Centers of Study

Ethics in Action Research and Education Center

The purpose of the center is to prepare students for the workplace and graduate study. The center promotes awareness of ethical issues and applied ethics research.

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Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center

The Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center, focused on 21st Century management principles, models and practices.

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Webinar Series

Rendanheyi Master Class
October 21-23, 2020

Get new perspectives on management and learn how to apply Rendanheyi management principles to stay competitive in the IoT Era. This is a 3 half-day (15h) online training course to become certified in Haier’s award-winning, revolutionary Rendanheyi organizational model.

Successful completion includes credentials as a Certified Rendanheyi Expert First Level issued by the Haier Model Institute and Boundaryless. Boundaryless is part of the Rendanheyi Global Alliance and is a partner to the Silicon Valley center.


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Ecosystems Inc.: Making sense of the new organizational reality   
October 26, 2020 at 5:30 AM PDT

Organizations were once linear and one dimensional and now are transforming into a multi-dimensional ecosystem sustained by a potent combination of trust, technology and management. This webinar will provide new insights on why organizations have to transform into multi- dimensional ecosystems to survive in the 21st Century.

With Sangeet Paul Choudhury, Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs, Stuart Crainer, CEO at Thinkers50, Dr. Annika Steiber Director at the Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center, and Amit Kapoor, H. Chairman of Institute for Competitiveness in India.

All attendees will receive a complimentary ebook of Ecosystems Inc. published by Thinkers50

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The Value of Self-Regulation in Difficult Times
October 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT

Being a Better Bear, The Ethics of Cheezee Pleazees is a primary education book for parents and their children (ages 3+). Dr. Sekerka presents concepts that help young learners understand how to be more ethical. As we navigate these difficult pandemic times, self-regulation has become a critical skill set. In her third book of Being a Better Bear series, readers will come to understand how self-regulation is essential toward fostering personal and relational well-being. Through a series of challenges, a young cub named Fred realizes that he must learn to manage his desires to ensure his own health and happiness. Introducing ethical responsibility at an early age is essential for building the moral foundation of our communities. This webinar will be moderated by Dr. Mouwafac Sidaoui, Dean of School of Business at Menlo College.

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21st Century Management and how to start the transformation process   
November 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM PDT

A digital economy requires a new management model. Learn about the 21st Century Management and what is wrong with the way big corporations currently run their businesses. To guide you in your own journey of transformation, 21st Century management cases such as Haier and GEA will be discussed.

With Stephen Denning, the author of ‘the age of Agile’, Bill Fischer at MIT/Sloan, Kevin Nolan President and CEO at GE Appliances, a Haier company, Stuart Crainer CEO at Thinkers50, and Dr. Annika Steiber Director of the Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center.

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