Jane Robbins teaches and thinks about the messy and complex integration of leadership, ethics, organization, and innovation. Follow on Twitter: @janeerobbins
Most Recent Articles
June 5, 2013
The hiring of spouses and friends is not merely transactional; it affects organizational climate.
May 30, 2013
What if any responsibility do institutions have to help their adolescent students benefit from college, beyond its entertainment value?
May 23, 2013
Here is an opportunity for universities to stand up for what they say they do: research for the public good. NIH: you too.
April 8, 2013
The question of whether computers should grade work is a question of professional ethics. Those who teach should be clear about what makes them professionals: their ability to judge.
March 25, 2013
As the fundamental purpose of MOOCs evolves, so do the ethical questions that surround them.
March 8, 2013
Hype over research carries important risks to trust, public decision making—and funding. Overpromising is unethical and imprudent.
February 26, 2013
The use of gambling metaphors to describe getting a college education suggests it may be time to stop the merry-go-round.
February 12, 2013
As higher education’s business model implodes, its connection to ethics is revealed.
February 4, 2013
New rules will take effect soon. Will they have an impact? Yes and no -- and I care more about the no.
January 28, 2013
But they’ve reached the level of satire. A little levity about serious subjects.