Notes From The Garrison 5: Planning Resources 2
Updated: May 24, 2020
Here are a few more references that may be useful for your planning. There is more information surfacing from both academe and the business world on how the next 4 to 6 months may go.
1. From Inside Higher Ed: the report of a survey of college and university presidents on how they and their institutions are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on this url: https://www.insidehighered.com/booklet/responding-covid-19-crisis-part-ii-new-survey-college-and-university-presidents?_ga=2.39660645.774585041.1587996257-1104955994.1567696313&utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=24917abd2f-Webcast_COVID_PresSurvey2_email2_4.27.2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-24917abd2f-198618777.
2. From the Wall Street Journal: one scenario for the reopening of the economy if the pandemic persists. Click on this url: https://www.wsj.com/articles/reopening-the-u-s-economy-even-if-the-pandemic-endures-11587740529?emailToken=a7799b8245e3bbb8123c701b5c0c61abzwBk7Hx5z9/a362sxPXjQ1XAap9MFIwmC7zsFkUGyKGNU7mBi40AI1y4ETP8A9o6M6T0OJJlhPw9ns+O2/Upx49WF9kprNccojI+RM3NHduUO+88XpSEUEzr9NswJrqm&reflink=article_email_share
3. From The Chronicle today April 27, 2020: “Here’s a List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall. Copy this url and paste it to your browser: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-a-List-of-Colleges-/248626?cid=wcontentgrid_hp_1b. Each college listed in the article has a link to their plan for reopening.
4. Finally, this Wall Street Journal article today. Click on this url: “Getting the Restart Right: How to Lead When Nobody Has a Map”. https://www.wsj.com/articles/getting-the-restart-right-how-to-lead-when-nobody-has-a-map-11587787201?emailToken=f95aef7417b952d0e460218f4b8342aaDyckKEE9fK4NBB5QrvjkkQ5r+05vR/ho5W3M1aMXatFHGl1RszRgH1LfvRJavFNB3oWPx6CRz4xePN/IlwxB3IpccU3fUSlhLUtu0q0mnlKydNm3RjT6u97tZVhdAMvd&reflink=article_email_share.
The fourth reference takes an interesting perspective on leadership based on famous and in some ways infamous leaders.
IBM’s former CEO Ginni Rometty states the pandemic has reinforced “the value of adaptability.” In the future, she added, the most important quality any worker can possess may be “the propensity to learn.”