Archive for Category: Collaboration
A Myanmar national and an ethnic woman, Kaliar Saw, ’14 DeBoer Fellow, is a triple minority among her peers as she performs her daily work at World Vision International as a Strategy Specialist for the East Asia Region. She has to be assertive and cannot expect anything to come easy. We sat down and asked her about her experience working and leading in a multicultural environment at the regional level.
DeBoer Fellowship (DF) staff: Why are you in this field of work? What motivates you to do what you do?
Kaliar Saw: Before I began working for a development organization,
Dr. Linda A. Hill, business professor at Harvard Business School, reveals how organizations with effective leadership can generate group creativity in this TEDxCambridge Talk, “How to manage for collective creativity.” Through years of research and analysis on innovative leadership, she uncovers unexpected results of what it takes to lead organizational innovation.
If we want to build organizations that are consistently innovative, Dr. Hill says we must practice new approaches to leadership.
There is rarely one person responsible for widespread innovation.
Podcast Ep. 4 – Stakeholder Buy-in: A Key to successful implementation of any project အကျိုးသက်ဆိုင်သူများအားလုံးကို နားလည်တက်ကြွစွာ ပါဝင်စေခြင်းဖြင့် လုပ်ငန်းအောင်မြင်အောင် လုပ်ဆောင်ခြင်း (with Saw Mar Lar Soe)
Stakeholder Buy-in is one of the keys to successfully implement any project. Saw Mar Lar Soe, Head of Logistics & Operation at Foodpanda Myanmar, shares some of the best ways to obtain stakeholder buy-in in any given project or process implementation.
Throughout this podcast, we bring a collection of experts who share best practices and practical tools to help you become a more effective leader. We focus our insights for leaders in Myanmar. This is Trustworthy, your reliable source for leading with your heart and mind.
For our listeners, do you have a story of how to get stakeholder buy-in?
Together We Respond: DeBoer Lifelong Fellows Joined Hands to Make a Difference on the Frontline of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Rakhine State
Life, for Dr. Nay Lin Tun, is not a straight path. He does what needs to be done at the time and he is very decisive. After graduating from the DeBoer Fellowship in 2016, he got the opportunity to pursue a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. While in the Master’s program, Dr. Nay Lin Tun co-founded the Center for Social Integrity together with a few other friends and returned to work in Myanmar.
The Center for Social Integrity started operating a mobile clinic project in Rakhine State in late 2017.
In this short TED Talk, “A guide to collaborative leadership,” Lorna Davis explains the difference between what she calls “hero leadership” and “interdependent leadership” and how the world requires collaboration in order to solve complex challenges.
She describes the “hero leader” as someone who presents the image that they have the right answer. In these situations, followers often are not engaged, assuming they have no role in achieving a solution. Yet, Davis shares, “in a world as complex and interconnected as ours is,