F0592 - Donald G. Simpson fonds


Series Number:S00507
Series Title:Learning and leadership development
Dates:1965-2001, 2007
Extent:2.88 m of textual records
30 photographs
1 poster
1 CD
11 audiocassette tapes
1 videocasette tape
Scope and Content: Series consists of records relating to Simpson's efforts to promote learning and leadership development, including general resource material, toolkits, articles, and theme files. Series also includes course descriptions, notes, correspondence, committee minutes and other records relating to Simpson's work at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Series also documents Simpson's efforts to develop the Centre for International Business Studies (CIBS) at the University of Western Ontario in the late 1980s, including preliminary plans, correspondence, program and conference material, resource material, speeches, and project records. In particular, many files relate to CIBS partnerships with Chinese educational institutions and the Institute for International Business Communication (IIBC) in Japan, in particular relating to their Corporate Communications Seminars. Series also consists of correspondence, speeches, planning files and notebooks related to Simpson's term as Vice President and Director of the Banff Centre for Management in Alberta, including the Banff Centre's relationship with the Prosperity Secretariat. Series also includes records relating to Axia's efforts at leadership development, via the School for Change Leaders/Agents and Athabasca University in the late 1990s.
Restrictions on Access and Use: Some files are currently closed to researchers because they contain personal information of third parties. Researchers wishing to consult this material must apply to the University Archivist to enter into a researcher agreement.
Arrangement: Series is arranged into 7 sections: general records; OISE; CIBS; IIBC; Banff Centre; School for Change Agents/Leaders; and Athabasca University. Within each section, files are arranged alphabetically.
Language of Material: Some (limited) material is written in Japanese and Chinese.
Other Notes:1. Other records relating to learning, including Simpson's earlier work at the University of Western Ontario, are located in series S00501 and S00502. Records relating to international human resources development are also located in S00504. Series S00515 contains some CIBS correspondence. Series S00514 also contains many related records, including those relating to the CIBS and its programs with China.

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