My letter of application to the Harvard Kennedy School’s Senior Professorship of Social Innovation

Dear Sir or Madam, But Most Likely Sir: I am writing to apply for your advertised position in Social Innovation. As a Comparative Literature Ph.D, I am proficient in the fabrication of closed tautological circles of non-meaning; this makes me the ideal candidate for a job seeking “innovative teachers…for the position of lecturer in innovation.” … Continue reading My letter of application to the Harvard Kennedy School’s Senior Professorship of Social Innovation

Keywords for the Age of Austerity 7: The Silo

In the Harvard Business Review—the online resource for businesspeople who like their platitudes burnished with a little crimson—one can read a blog post by Vijay Govindarajan, a professor at Dartmouth’s business school that begins fairly incomprehensibly, at least for me: When we ask executives, What is the number one innovation killer at your company?, one of … Continue reading Keywords for the Age of Austerity 7: The Silo