Author Archives: Jordi

About Jordi

I am an assistant professor in the Management School at Bucknell University. I specialize in organization theory, social networks, and studying the network society. I have three children, including twins. They love bouncing on the couch, legos, music, and my waffles. My wife teaches English at the same university. I am interested in most things, but these days, networks, social entrepreneurs, the environment, innovation, and virtual worlds. Finding Hidden Abodes and Shaking Iron Cages since 1972

Winners of the Solutions/60 Second Idea to Change the World

Congratulations! “All [we] need is love” won by virtue of having the most nominations.  Well Done, Eli. She will receive a $25 credit to, the microlending site we read about.  Hopefully, when she selects who to give it to, … Continue reading

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Work for money, not health care [60 second ideas]

America can free employees and employers from the shackles of a health care system that depend on employment status.  How many people stay in jobs they hate, where they are miserable and unproductive, to hold on to health care for … Continue reading

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Handy Guide To Solutions Posts (60 Second Ideas)

Handy guide to Last Week Blog posts… The idea is to write an elevator pitch for an idea.  They are meant to be short, conversation-strating, and horizon-expanding. Please read as many as you like.  Feel free to comment.  Also, you … Continue reading

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Last Blog Post Instructions

Here are your instructions for the “last” post.  Of course, you can always post more if you want. “60 Second Idea to Improve the World” This is actually something I got from the BBC.  I would only add that it … Continue reading

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Best of Blog Week 9

Hear ye, hear ye, the blog council (Odeke, Rick, Alex and JC, editor-in-chief) have met. Frustrated at the First BC’s choice to prohibit BC members form winning the “best” post, they decided to scrap that format. Hence… The Official, Unofficially … Continue reading

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Resist Conformity

OK, so a few of you asked me what I would change about Bucknell.  Funny about 2 weeks ago I got invited to talk to the new Mg 100 class which was my first chance ever to address all the … Continue reading

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Interested in Africa? Speaker…

This might be interesting to some of you.  The horror of having survived genocide may makes it relevant for all.   Please mark your calendar for a powerful speaker who will share his experiences with the Rwandan genocide and its … Continue reading

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