Yes, Employers Still Want Writing Skills…

The truth is that employers have been complaining about M.B.A. writing skills for more than ten years now. And not just M.B.As. But the problem is not that writing and communication skills are “difficult skills to teach,” as the article suggests. I think this kind of claim comes from a panacea view of writing instruction:Continue reading “Yes, Employers Still Want Writing Skills…”

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Interview: Classroom to Boardroom

Tim Muma recently interviewed me for an LJN Radio podcast, “Classroom to Boardroom: Why Are Students Inadequately Prepared for the Workforce?” The podcast is now available online through the LJN Radio Network website. It should be up on iTunes by mid January. Tim had previously read on this blog the article “What Employers Expect fromContinue reading “Interview: Classroom to Boardroom”

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Latest Poll Tells Us What We Already Knew

But, of course, the latest poll doesn’t tell us how to get decision makers within the higher ed industry to┬álisten to these polls that tell us what we already knew. The poll of which I speak is “Innovation Imperative: Enhancing Higher Education Outcomes,” which polled the general public as well as employers about a rangeContinue reading “Latest Poll Tells Us What We Already Knew”

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