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Organizational Learning ContractsNew and Traditional Colleges$
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Paul S. Goodman

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199738656

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.001.0001

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Some Challenges of Creating an Entirely New Academic Institution

Some Challenges of Creating an Entirely New Academic Institution

(p.121) 7 Some Challenges of Creating an Entirely New Academic Institution
Organizational Learning Contracts

Richard K. Miller

Oxford University Press

This chapter and the following one (Chapter 8) provide two different cases of new college start-ups. They are told through the perspective of the person leading this change. They both examine what happened, the challenges and lessons learned. This chapter follows the start up, the Organizational Learning Contract, and the consequences for Olin College.

Keywords:   new institution, strategic location, campus design, learning model, curriculum, recruiting

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