The Chandlerian University

Had lunch yesterday with MSc thesis workers studying how online education is emerging in the United States. They brilliantly summarized their thoughts so far, coining the term ‘The Chandlerian university’. Alfred Chandler was an economic historian, perhaps most famous for his descriptions of the modern mid 20th century western corporation (e.g. GM, Du Pont, ITT… Fortsätt läsa The Chandlerian University

The Economist Group – what can we learn from this rare digital success story?

Over the last years you’ve heard it everywhere – printed media and newspapers are collapsing, the internet is killing their business and there’s nothing they can do about it. Well think again. We live in a world where the amount of information keeps growing at an annual rate of about 50 percent. In 2006, three… Fortsätt läsa The Economist Group – what can we learn from this rare digital success story?