He was reading from a university mission statement and other material on its website.
“To provide outcome-related research and consultancy services that address real-world issues” – shrieks of laughter. The university’s “approach to quality management is underpinned by a strong commitment to continuous improvement and a whole-of-organisation framework” – uproar in the room.
The university in question was RMIT but it could have been any of them. Go to your website and read the language, Watson urged guests at a recent Deans of Education dinner. That made people laugh even more.
The article and the book being reviewed are very Austrailian. The other day, I couldn’t find this book in the US Amazon.com database. Thanks for the suggestion, Jim.