Vail Daily column: Running schools like a business

16th July, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

Over the course of my 18-year career in education, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve heard someone make the statement that schools should be run like a business. And, of course, well managed businesses have a lot to teach any organization, be they governmental, not-for-profit or for profit. The statement usually comes in the context of discussions around concepts like efficiency, strategic planning, human capital, performance management, innovation and return on investment — and these are certainly important ideas for any organization to monitor closely. By some accounts, notably the business publications Forbes and Bloomberg, 80 percent of …

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