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Depuis quelques temps, les big data et leur exploitation font couler beaucoup d’encre. On ne compte lu les articles et les livres publiés à leur sujet. Certains prédisent un avenir sombre. J’en veux pour preuve le dernier livre de Bernard Stiegler « Dans la disruption [numérique], comment ne pas devenir fou ? ». La Commission… » read more

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“Yes” if we stick to Machiavelli’s sixteenth century contemporaries acceptation of the word as “elaborately cunning”; “Not only” if we use the word Machiavellian in its more contemporary acceptation. As Jackieh remarked on a comment to a former entry to this blog (Is Obama a “wise leader”?): “There are several indications that Obama is rather… » read more

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It is too soon to say of course. It is clear however that his worldwide appeal and victory are, at least partly, due to the image of integrity, of moderation and care he successfully projected during the campaign. This more than compensated for the apparent weaknesses and lack of substance in his campaign program. During… » read more

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You will find in attachment a presentation I gave recently for HR managers of the public sector at EIPA (European Institute of Public Administration). The presentation draws on my experiences in the public and private sector and on my readings of authors such as Kenneth Thomas and Wouter van den Abeele in particular. This presentation… » read more

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