‘Drucker Apps’ 4/23/09: Management Insights on the High Cost of Higher Education
This installment of Drucker Apps was inspired by the looming due date for high school seniors to make their college decisions—a major commitment for most any family even in good times, let alone in the current economic climate. Yet, given the importance of a college degree for career advancement, what choice do people have but to try to foot the bill? As Drucker once noted, “Few organizations in history have been granted the amount of power that today’s university has.” This edition of Drucker Apps includes:
• The ever-higher cost of higher education
• The university at the gatekeeper to life
• The community college as an answer
• Will there still be ivy if there are no walls?
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