Thursday, June 7, 2012

Working with family

Just read an interesting article on working with family on today's FT.

My parents had a business together for more than 10 years (after a good run it went bust in 92 following yet another failure of a stabilization plan) and I totaly relate to the 100% work-mode that it becomes.

"Working with a sibling or spouse can be heaven or hell, depending on the pairing. Luke Johnson has some words of wisdom and warning..."

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Online Cheating

Read this interesting article on cheating in online courses. I've never really been a believer in online education. I think we are still far away from being able to create the same engagement that a good teacher can generate in class.

Evaluation is even more difficult online, especially because student numbers are usually very high. Cheating among MBAs is usually much less of a problem but it does happen more often than you think.