sexta-feira, 19 de novembro de 2021

What kind of chaos does Academia really need ?


A retired Full Professor of the University of Minho wrote a small piece titled "Predicting the Future" about the importance of chaos for the success of organizations.

But what kind of chaos does Academia really need ? The slack type chaos that can lead to "an increase in creative projects, particularly relatively complex, high-quality projects” the Schumpeterian creative destruction chaos, or the absolutely disruptive "Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven" Milton´s kind of chaos?

PS - In the picture above, Satan in the Council summons the rebel angels. His famous speech reminds me that of Niall Ferguson who intends to reign in his new Hellish like  University