Tag Archives: compliance

The virtue of compliance?

By | July 12, 2014

Yet another interesting exchange on a LinkedIn board inspires this column – in this case, a question posed by Jari Metsämuuronen, a Finnish researcher looking at how different measures of educational performance are related. Toward the end of the exchange, he made the interesting observation that: “…the external test score [was] less predictable in comparison with teachers’ marks… Read More »

Servant Leadership

By | June 29, 2014

On yet another of the seemingly endless LinkedIn discussion boards[1. Someday someone is going to figure out just how much social energy is being spent in these collective discussions, and the productivity lost thereby.], a question has been posed about the idea of “servant leadership” and its co-optation by Wal-Mart. As both its supporters and critics agree, the… Read More »