Author Douglas MacKevett

Douglas MacKevett

Douglas MacKevett ist Head of the MScBA Online Business and Marketing Major in English und Dozent für Wirtschaftsenglisch am Institut für Kommunikation und Marketing IKM.

0 Mobile Motion Film Festival

Interview with Andrea Holle, Founder and Director Andrea Holle is Founder and Director of the Mobile Motion Film Festival, or MoMo, in Zurich. This one-of-a-kind film event offers a platform which, as the website says, “provides a level playing field for filmmakers, where talent, creativity and hard work count more than budget and industry connections”. … Continue reading Mobile Motion Film Festival

0 TEDxHochschule Luzern: @ctive Asyl

When Simon finished university, he could not find anything he was truly interested in until, in a flash of inspiration, he founded the project @ctive Asyl. This association both engages refugees through recycling laptops and organizing computer courses for them. By providing refugees with the right tools, @ctive Asyl helps refugees make a valuable contribution

0 TEDxHoschuleLuzern: The Winning Solutions Within

Shi Xing Mi 释行米 (Walter Gjergja) is a Shaolin monk and motivational speaker who has devoted his life to mastering the tools of the body, mind, and spirit. Walter has been studying Shaolin martial arts and philosophy from an early age and has become one of the very few real Western Shaolin. He has appeared

0 TEDxHochschuleLuzern: The Future of Hybrid Work

The boundaries between different life domains are blurring and new technologies are providing more flexible ways of working. But what would happen if we could no longer meet at our place of work – could we still collaborate? What would need to change? With mobile applications, your future workplace will be wherever you are, creating

0 TEDxHochschuleLuzern: Never Give Up. Be Creative. Get Help.

Louis Palmer is the first person ever to circumnavigate the world in a car powered solely by solar energy. Without any personal financial resources, he set off to fulfill his childhood dream of traveling around the world, driving more than 54,000 km and crossing 38 country lines. Twenty years later, he has dedicated his life

0 TEDxHochschuleLuzern: Storytelling Heroes in Business

How can storytelling improve your business? Jack Vincent, professional keynote speaker and recent author of “A Sale is a Love Affair”, has helped countless companies to sell more effectively. Creativity requires structure, he argues, and a business needs to know what conflict it faces and who its characters are. Using time-honored storytelling techniques, Jack equips

0 TEDxHochschuleLuzern: Worms for Waste

How can worms save the world? Erich Fässler, co-founder of, has helped develop practical and stylish composting systems for households and communities. So now, even urban dwellers can recycle their organic waste, creating – with the help of worms – a minerally rich organic fertilizer to be used whenever plants need it. A concept

0 Hofstede and the Masculinity Index

In intercultural studies, Hofstede’s Indexes of Culture provide an empirical way to compare countries. Based on the Power-Distance Index, for example, all major airlines around the world have created guidelines to overcome deference to authority: In a cockpit, where the lives of passengers and crew are potentially at stake, bowing and scraping is inappropriate behavior. […]