Vol.08 – Issue 03 – Excellence in Practice 2014

Excellence in Practice 2014 has once again proved to be a vintage year. The Awards continue to demonstrate high quality partnerships which has led us to give wider visibility to […]

Clouds of Change


Charles Handy, like Peter Drucker, has always sought to identify the ‘clouds of change’ threatening society. Here he identifies one such possible threat – the dysfunctional behaviour of our large […]

Harnessing the Power of the Digital Economy


Soumitra Dutta explains why business schools must take the lead in creating managers who can harness the power of business and technology to improve the world and how one school […]

Taking the Headache Out of Managing Part-time Faculty


Professor Francis has a headache; in fact a number of headaches. As Deputy Dean of Programmes in a well-credentialed business school, he manages a core of full-time faculty and a […]

Why Complete Leaders are Unfinished


David Dotlich explains why leaders who are ‘unfinished’ – adaptable, collegiate, and always ready and willing to learn – are the ones who will succeed in today’s complex and paradoxical […]

Eureka. The New Corporate MBA


Dan Pontefract demonstrates how true partnership between business and academia can create learning opportunities that benefit an organisation, its employees and the academic institution itself. Innovation is an interesting concept. […]

Diversity is Dead. Long Live Diversity!


An increasing number of pundits argue that the business school sector has entered a process of homogenisation – that diversity as we know it is dying a slow and inescapable […]

Mindfulness – The Antidote to Macho Leadership?


Most students love the buzzy, busy atmosphere of an MBA programme. But is it the right way to teach them the soft skills, particularly leadership, that employees say they want? […]

Reconnecting with the Business World


“Socially Responsible Scholarship”, Anne S Tsui suggests how business school scholars can overcome the growing criticism of irrelevant and self-serving research. For the past 25 years, business school research has […]

Learning, Development & Personal Growth


Alessandra Ginante argues that companies must do more to meet the personal needs and ambitions of their managers if they expect them to perform effectively. In today’s knowledge-based, complex and […]

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