What I Learned On My ‘Secret Sabbatical’ As a Scholar-in-Residence at a Private Company
JUNE 12, 2018
The public sabbatical, the one that I proposed to my university and to Steelcase, centers around being on-site at Steelcase headquarters in Grand Rapids, conducting research on active learning and active learning classrooms and communicating that research to Steelcase audiences and customers. While I was an embedded academic with the company, I played amateur anthropologist to learn all I could about corporate practices. The best companies seem to be defined by their agility.