Posts Tagged ‘organizatioinal behavior’
Conventional wisdom says that by the time young people reach college, it’s too late to change them. The U.S. Military Academy begs to differ. The civilian world can learn a lot from the way West Point instills values, shapes behaviors, and builds character.
… West Point embarked upon an intense institutional conversation that continues to this day. We questioned our basic assumptions and reexamined our very essence. In a world that had been remade virtually overnight, what was the purpose of the U.S. Military Academy, and how exactly should we go about meeting that obligation?
Check out the article – https://frrl.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/beknowdo_formingcharacterthewestpointway.pdf
An Eyewitness to the Auto Industry’s Self Destruction
We (yes, I have a mouse in my pocket), wrote a review of this book a few months ago (here)
The author, Robert J. Dewar, has a WordPress blog.
For some insights into the auto industry, check out his blog – http://asavagefactory.wordpress.com/
I think Dewars book is an important contribution to the history of the automotive industry.