Keeping the Connection

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Get the student experience right and you will probably have engaged alumni. Fail to do so and they may be lost for ever  say Andrew Crisp and Sarah Seedsman. The […]

Growing the Impact of Management Education and Scholarship

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Management is not only taught in business schools. For more than 100 years it has also been taught by a special type of university that is ‘more than a business […]

The Six Principles

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Business schools and business itself are both facing a challenging future. But, suggests Dil Sidhu, there is much that business schools can learn from the business world in how to […]

Building World-class Universities in India: Institution Building for Nation Building

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India has all the potential to create world-class universities, says C Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University (JGU). But it still has many obstacles to overcome […]

Tradition & Transformation

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Nehme Azoury explains how an historic Lebanese university has opted for a modern impact programme for its business school. In 1736, at a time when the idea of a young […]

Designed to Connect

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Michael Page and Roy Wiggins describe an innovative MBA programme aimed at answering the criticisms that have been made of the degree. In their book Rethinking the MBA: Business Education […]

Making the Case for Cases

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Is there an irreconcilable separation between faculty who do research and those who concentrate on teaching? Mark Jenkins argues that world-class academics and thought leaders do both making the case […]

Crossing the New Frontiers

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EFMD GN Deans Across Frontiers (EDAF) was launched in 2011 to assist promising business schools to develop further through a mentoring programme. Jaona Ranaivoson and Jean-François Fiorina describe the experience […]

Economics’ Seven Deadly Sins

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Are we teaching students the things they need to know? Not according to Eve Poole. Before he died Sumantra Ghoshal wrote a piece called “Bad Management Theories Are Destroying Good […]

Equipping Managers to Help the World

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Alexandra Santos and Mathabo le Roux explain how a UN initiative is encouraging business schools to prepare students for tackling poverty and other development challenges equipping managers to help the […]

Success & the City

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Ivan Bofarull looks at the role of cities in attracting and developing scarce human talent In a world where connectivity and complexity are the rule, the definition of risk is […]

Responsible Innovation: the Entrepreneurial Imperative

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Philippe de Woot argues that we need to transform our creativity into real progress for humankind, and shows how social innovation can open the door for new methods and practices. […]

Benefitting from Balance

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Alison Lloyd describes the success of a multidiscipline approach to nurturing entrepreneurial capabilities benefitting from balance. In an increasingly knowledge-driven economy,  encouraging entrepreneurship in higher education is regarded as fundamental […]

It’s the Technology, Stupid!

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Business studies could help solve global challenges by tackling specific problems at the technology interface, says Gunther Friedl. In 2001, I heard about curious plans by the Technical University of […]

An engaging place to work

This special Global Focus supplement spotlights the growing importance of employee engagement. Siegfried Hoenle and Simon Stoepfgeshoff analyse the key issues involved. When do we do our best work? When […]

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