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Emotional Intelligence & Effective Management Practices 10.9.2014

posted Sep 1, 2014, 6:15 AM by IMA Qatar Chapter   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 2:53 AM ]
About The Event
Abstract:  It has been known for years that corporate change leadership comes from individuals with a heightened emotional awareness of people around them; and furthermore that innovation flowers in organizations that establish an environment of trust.  In this talk we will describe recent findings from application of brain scanning techniques on individuals at the light-bulb moment of intellectual discovery; we will also describe work environments that promote trust and creativity. We will show how work environments that promote security, trust and optimism produce greater productivity.
About The Speaker
Prof. George M. White, PhD

George White, Ph.D. is Director of Speech Technology at General Magic, Inc. He plays a central role in defining the Voice User Interface for General Magic's services which provide telephony automated assistance as well as telephony access to Internet Web page content.  Dr. White studied computer science at Stanford University.  After leaving Stanford in 1970, he joined the Xerox PARC research Center.  He subsequently worked with Apple Computer where he helped create and manage the Apple-ISS Research Center in Singapore.  After that he was Director of the Industrial Affiliates Program of the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University.  After that he was founder and CEO of NETalk, Inc. which was acquired by General Magic.