Posts Tagged Business and Learning

Learning and Business

Learning should not be compared to business. Business is a poor model for learning.

Business leaders are out of their expertise when they suggest that competition in learning is comparable to competition in business. The examples where businesses display poor practices are so numerous that they could fill an entire book. 

Business is so different from education that in my education book the only place I use the term “work” is in the index where the word “homework” is referred to as “home tasks” or “home assignments.” This is a deliberate attempt to differentiate effort in learning from effort in employment.

The entire epilogue of my education book, Discipline without Stress, is about how business is so different from learning … >>>