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In the Shadow of Power: EGOS Trip report by Mike Ward

The European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) held its 32nd annual colloquium in Naples, Italy during July this year.  Mike Ward was supported to attend this conference by the Environmental Learning Research Centre at Rhodes University and provided this brief trip report. The theme of this year’s EGOS conference was Organising in the Shadow of

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Report-backs|

Review of a Paper for Green Skills Research Considerations

Paper reviewed: Peter Ferguson. 2015. The green economy agenda: Business as usual or transformational discourse? Environmental Politics, 24(1), 17-37. DOI: 10:1080/09644016.2014.919748 In the considerable body of literature on the green economy there are some papers that skills researchers will in my view find particularly useful, even if these papers do not refer to research or

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Report-backs|

New Ranger Qualification

The SADC region has a new qualification for Rangers, said to be the first of its kind in the world.  The Anti-Poaching Ranger Qualification aims to equip rangers with world class skills to fight biodiversity crime, to cut out spurious training, and to give the entry-level practitioner a measure of pride and, hopefully, a career

July 18th, 2016|Categories: New Developments|