It all started with the living room drapes. As my wife stood back to appraise the job I did hanging the drapes, I had an eerie sensation that something wasn't quite right.
Reading, Pa., northwest of Philadelphia, is a city in transition. With 80,000 residents, the historically Pennsylvania-German city has become an urban melting pot with a Latino population of nearly 39 percent.
Colleges and universities face a slate of migraine-inducing financial challenges.
Business guru W. Edwards Deming first proposed his "Production Viewed As a System" while explaining his quality management theories to Japanese and American business leaders in the 1950s.
The U.S. economy is built on brainpower. Its growth is not driven by class or wealth, but by the ability of its citizens to create, innovate, and improve products and services. It is a knowledge economy, and the key to success in a knowledge economy is the higher education system.
Research institution leaders who keep on thinking that any company is dying to spend its research dollars on their institution just might wind up in the dog house (or somewhere close to it). Or at least that's what one university president believes.
The anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist strikes will always be a sad and bitter one.
Universities have been more creative recently in controlling rising health-care costs for faculty and staff members.
At least once a month I get the phone call. A client wants to hire a chief marketing officer (CMO). Do I have a job description they can use?