Adaptors vs. Innovators

Let’s just start with this disclaimer, that I’m not hung up on labels…. Recently I’ve begun to realize how the Kirton Adaption-Innovation (KAI) Inventory of Dr. Michael Kirton represents itself in my daily interactions. The KAI scores really amount to how individuals confront issues and find solutions. In some ways it’s a measure of creativity … More Adaptors vs. Innovators

The Starfish and The Spider (and higher education)

Recently, I finished reading the book “The Starfish and The Spider – The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations” by Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom.  It served to be a very interesting and thought provoking read on many fronts, especially as it relates to information technology in higher education.  The basic premise of the book … More The Starfish and The Spider (and higher education)