Guidelines for IBM Bloggers: Executive Summary

Know and follow IBM’s Business Conduct Guidelines. Blogs, wikis and other forms of online discourse are individual interactions, not corporate communications. IBMers are personally responsible for their posts. Be mindful that what you write will be public for a long time — protect your privacy. Identify yourself — name and, when relevant, role at IBM — when you blog about IBM or IBM-related matters. And write in the first person.…

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How Not to Reward Outstanding Teachers

But while the goal of rewarding good teachers is laudable, the awards can sap the morale and productivity of faculty members who try too hard to receive them. For young professors in particular, paying too much attention to teaching awards is dangerous. [...] A professor whose goal is to win a teaching award can be tempted to focus on using varied and creative teaching styles, rather than on student learning…