What I Learned On My ‘Secret Sabbatical’ As a Scholar-in-Residence at a Private Company

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Last fall I started my first day on the job as an embedded faculty member with a corporation—as a scholar-in-residence at Steelcase Education. Actually intern is probably the best lens through which to look at what I’ve been doing at Steelcase for the last eight months. While I was an embedded academic with the company, I played amateur anthropologist to learn all I could about corporate practices. In a great company, everybody assumes responsibility for everything.

Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution

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As an introvert, for example, after attending several sessions at an academic conference and interacting with lots of people, I’m likely to head off to my hotel room for some quiet time before meeting up with a couple of friends for dinner.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Pause a second and think about companies such as Uber and Airbnb. Check out Steelcase for an array of ideas and solutions specific to education. Times are a changing in case you haven’t noticed. We have seen disruptive innovation across so many different sectors of society.