Science, engineering, and leadership

West Virginia University professor James E. Smith argues that, without a basic understanding of the scientific process that has been so successful and useful in getting us to this point in our collective histories, we can hardly expect to see a better future if similar men and women are not at the helm. Maybe a little less pandering and a lot more proper decision-making based on scientific facts will make the governance process more attractive to professionals for whom a future legacy of successful advancements is a valued outcome – and thus better for our future.

By |2017-06-07T13:50:13+00:00June 7th, 2017|Guest Insights|Comments Off on Science, engineering, and leadership

The undeniable innovation-leadership impulse

West Virginia University professor James Smith shares insights about leadership -- and notes that leaders are sorely needed to help organize societies for the common good. Some leaders have very public faces, while others toil in near total anonymity, but both extremes are vital to the health of a society, Smith contends.

By |2017-03-22T19:32:59+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Guest Insights|Comments Off on The undeniable innovation-leadership impulse