Sunday, March 24, 2013

“The Corner Office” for Schools: Teamwork, Fun, and Getting Stuff Done | InterACT

“The Corner Office” for Schools: Teamwork, Fun, and Getting Stuff Done | InterACT:


“The Corner Office” for Schools: Teamwork, Fun, and Getting Stuff Done

Here’s another post based on “The Corner Office” feature in Business section of the Sunday New York Times. This weekly interview with business leaders provides insights into the philosophies and practices of successful individuals in various industries. I always find it interesting to see what people in other fields are saying and doing regarding organizational management, and compare these ideas to the field of education. Over the years, I’ve found that most of time people espousing “business” solutions for education are thinking of us menial labor to be supervised and coaxed into simply working harder. Of course, our work place is more professional, creative, and in a sense, managerial – as we are responsible for managing our classrooms and our students’ learning.
Earlier this month, the interviewee was Kris Duggan, C.E.O. and a co-founder of Badgeville, who said something 

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