Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation

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Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon
SEM II A-2109

 Session Description:

Join us for a facilitated discussion of Frans Johansson’s book, "The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation." Johansson asks why many world changing insights come from people with little or no related experience, and shows in his text how breakthrough ideas most often occur when we bring concepts from one field into new, unfamiliar territory and turn these ideas into exemplary innovations.

Facilitator Biography:

Lee Lyttle

Lee Lyttle, Member of the Faculty: Besides his 21 years of teaching at Evergreen, Lee's professional background includes international and local community development, environmental planning, public administration, and library and information science. He has previously served as  the Director of The Master of Public Administration Program and Dean of the Library, as well as Dean of First Year Studies. Lee has also chaired Arts and Parks commissions and advisory boards in Thurston and Kitsap counties.

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