The parallels between big business and schools « School Board News

The parallels between big business and schools

Consider an institution that was guilty of “a pattern of lurching from one strategy to another, always looking for a single-stroke solution to its problems. It held pep rallies, launched programs, grabbed fads, fired CEOs, hired CEOs, and fired them again.”

Sound like a school system you know?

In fact, it’s the story of grocery store chain A&P, whose corporate troubles in the 1960s and 1970s are reported by business management guru Jim Collins in his book, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t.

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