Presentation at the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design

Our study on “THE EFFECT OF KNOWLEDGE VISUALIZATION ON ATTITUDE: SCALE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION IN EUROPE AND CHINA”,has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design. I conducted this study with Prof. Jianxin Ge and Yaru Niu (Sharon) of the Central University of Finance and Economics of Beijing, China.Continue reading “Presentation at the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design”

Using Facebook for presenting facebook organizational culture

Today I witnessed an innovative presentation modality: a facebook page instead of the usual PPT. Although unusual, the medium fits very well the topic of the presentation, which is about the corporate culture at Facebook. My students of the Organizational Behaviour course uploaded their presentation on this facebook page and made us experience how itContinue reading “Using Facebook for presenting facebook organizational culture”

CEMS Intercultural Management Communication Presentations

Great presentations were delivered by the St.Gallen CEMS Master students, for the Intercultural Management Communication course. The presentations were both entertaining and insightful: very talented students and great actors!   More pictures are available on the course webpage

The impact of social media on the purchasing process

My students of the Visual Literacy for Management course just gave excellent presentations at Interbrand Zurich on the topic of social media and purchasing process. At Interbrand, the largest brand consultancy in the world, Dr. Jürgen Häusler gave us very interesting insights on branding and on his approach/philosphy. Then the students amazed us with insightfulContinue reading “The impact of social media on the purchasing process”

Prezi’s new interace and improved functions

Halloween brought a nice surprise to Prezi users: a complete and substantial update of the visual mapping software. I tested it: new version works really well! Several improvements not only regarding the interface: it is now faster, it doesn’t freeze anymore, there’s a library of icons and more freedom to chose Fonts, change font/colour withtinContinue reading “Prezi’s new interace and improved functions”

Visualize it! ISP MBA guest lecture

Today I’m giving a guest lecture at the ISP MBA of the university of St. Gallen: I’m really excited to meet the international excecutive students, and discuss with them the topic of Global Management Communication. The presentation “Visualize it! Improving global management communication across cultures with visual mapping” is available online. — After the lecture:Continue reading “Visualize it! ISP MBA guest lecture”

Visual Literacy for Management

The presentation of the course Visual Literacy for Management, which I teach at the University of St. Gallen, is now online in a completely new format: a prezi presentation with a temple metaphor. It is also potrayed as ‘Visualization of the month’ on Note: you need a good internet connection to be able toContinue reading “Visual Literacy for Management”

Presentation – Universidad del Pacifico, Lima

At the International Week of the Universidad del Pacifico, in Lima (Peru), I’m giving a presentation on “Communicating across Cultures with Interactive and Conceptual Visualization: Emerging Trends in Managerial Communication”, on August 23rd at 07:30- 09:30 . Here you can find the presentation. Some more links from the presentation: Interactive map of visual tools: reading “Presentation – Universidad del Pacifico, Lima”

The Anti PowerPoint Party

PowerPoint is a standard for corporate meetings and educational presentations. Yet many people feel constrained by the medium. So constrained that now there is an ” anti PowerPoint party “, a movement against the use of presentation software. I don’t think it’s all PowerPoint’s fault, tough. The problem are the people who don’t use itContinue reading “The Anti PowerPoint Party”