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HBS Working Knowledge: The Business of Education: An Interview with Derek Bok

HBS Working Knowledge: The Business of Education: An Interview with Derek Bok

"Of course there are differences between producing products and teaching classes. But certainly part of the reason for the greater improvement in commercial products is the fact that professors in a university and those who administer universities are not constantly trying new methods of teaching and learning. They are not testing rigorously to see which new initiatives work better than others, discarding the ones that don't do so well and encouraging the wider use of those innovations that do seem to be effective."

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