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Ernest L Hughes
HughesGlobal, LLC
Issaquah, Washington
 

Ernest L. Hughes (“Ernie” or “Lincoln”) is a senior transformation consultant, and trainer with HughesGlobal, LLC, and the chief innovation officer of HughesGlobal Network, his consulting and education network focused on helping individuals, teams, organizations, and value chains realize their potential and flourish through organization and leadership development, innovation and change management, and supply chain management utilizing systems approaches. He is also an associate professor of transportation and logistics with American Public University, and a part-time lecturer with the School of Business of the University of Washington Bothell.

Prior to launching his consulting and education practice network, Hughes enjoyed broad leadership responsibility in a range of organizations for more than 30 years. He was most recently the director of technical services for Recreational Equipment, Incorporated (REI). Before joining REI, Hughes was co-founder and chief information officer for Cascadia Community College after a 15-year technology career with Boeing. At Boeing, he managed business applications, systems engineering, software process improvement, software cost management, software engineering education, and merger integration function and change programs. He also held systems analysis and software development positions with Tenneco and Getty Oil.

Hughes earned an MS in Global Supply Chain Management from the University of Alaska Anchorage, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a Master's in Software Engineering from Seattle University, and an MBA in Organizational Behavior at California State University, Bakersfield. He has training and certifications in a number of specialties, including: Global Competencies Inventory & Intercultural Effectiveness Scale (ICI); Crowdsourcing and Innovation Management Best Practices (Ideascale); Change Management Process, Methodologies, and Tools (Prosci); Leadership & Customer Service Trainer (Achieve Global); Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence (ASQ); Supply Management Training (ISM CPSM T3 Trainer); Fastrac Entrepreneurship (Kauffman Foundation); Organization Workshop (Power & Systems); Materials Handling Training (CICMHE MHTI); Competency Development (CYGNUS); Risk Communication (Cultural Effect); and Precise Communication (Vervago).

He has been a reviewer for Computing Reviews since 1988, and has written over 60 reviews.


     

Digital business models: concepts, models, and the alphabet case study
Wirtz B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 247 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030130-04-6)

Digital business models is a recent and welcome addition to Springer’s “Progress in IS” series....

 

Industrializing innovation--the next revolution
Sharma S., Meyer K.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 216 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030124-29-8)

This is a serious book written by serious people about the serious business of innovating innovation. Sharma and Meyer share their considerable knowledge and experience, supported by substantial data and well-researched references, to expound and ...

 

Didactics of smart pedagogy: smart pedagogy for technology enhanced learning
Daniela L.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 478 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030015-50-3)

When I first started teaching, my classroom had a time capsule of technology: chalk and chalkboard, dry erase markers and whiteboard, overhead projector and liquid-crystal display (LCD) projector, tabletop podium and computer podium. A pencil shar...

 

Can a diversity statement increase diversity in MOOCs?
Kizilcec R., Saltarelli A.  L@S 2019 (Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale, Chicago, IL,  Jun 24-25, 2019) 1-8, 2019. Type: Proceedings

Recently, the dean of a university business school asked me to write a diversity statement as part of an application for a teaching position. I asked him what goes in a diversity statement; he didn’t have an answer, and I didn’t apply....

 

The innovation navigator: transforming your organization in the era of digital design and collaborative culture
Marion T., Fixson S.,  UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS, Toronto, Canada, 2018. 208 pp. Type: Book (978-1-487501-11-2)

As French author and 1947 Nobel Prize in Literature winner André Gide once remarked, “Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.” So, we have another book on ...

 
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