The Innovative University by Clayton M. Christensen
Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out

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The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future. Through an examination of Harvard and BYU-Idaho as well as other stories of innovation in higher education, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring decipher how universities can find innovative, less costly ways of performing their uniquely valuable functions.Offers new ways forward to deal with curriculum, faculty issues, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, campus facility usage, and a host of other urgent issues in higher educationDiscusses a strategic model to ensure economic vitality at the traditional universityContains novel insights into the kind of change that is necessary to move institutions of higher education forward in innovative ways

This book uncovers how the traditional university survives by breaking with tradition, but thrives by building on what it's done best.

 

About Clayton M. Christensen

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CLAYTON M. CHRISTENSEN is the Kim B. Clark Professor at HCLAYTON M. CHRISTENSEN is the Kim B. Clark Professor at Harvard Business School, the author of seven books, a five-tiarvard Business School, the author of seven books, a five-time recipient of the McKinsey Award for Harvard Business Revime recipient of the McKinsey Award for Harvard Business Review's best article, and the cofounder of four companies, inclew's best article, and the cofounder of four companies, including the innovation consulting firm Innosight. In 2011 he wuding the innovation consulting firm Innosight. In 2011 he was named the world's most influential business thinker in a as named the world's most influential business thinker in a biennial ranking conducted by Thinkers50. biennial ranking conducted by Thinkers50.
 
Published June 24, 2011 by Jossey-Bass. 513 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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