Insight Thursday - Beyond the Headlines

Publication | March 2012

Tacit knowledge resides in the minds of individuals but knowledge development thrives in a rich web of social contact. Insight Thursday - a 30-minute in-house seminar series of ADB - provides such a context.

 Insight Thursday brings people together to fuel understanding of regional and global debates, institutional challenges, and other significant topics.


  • Knowledge development thrives in a rich web of social contact among individuals, groups, and organizations.
  • Insight Thursday is a weekly, 30-minute seminar open to all ADB staff. Stimulating discussions are par for the course.
  • The events bring together different groups of people and promote understanding of, organize, and manage information that is worth paying attention to—from global or regional debates to institutional challenges and more.