All posts in Vol.06 Issue 01 – ’12

Deans Across Frontiers

As EFMD launches its Deans Across Frontiers initiative, Professor Chris Greensted looks at its mission of promoting excellence in business and management education worldwide. EFMD’s social responsibility EFMD has a […]

Customised Executive Learning – A Business Model for the 21st Century

A new design for tailored executive education is emerging – Gert-Jan van Wijk and Jamie Anderson report on the Platform Model. Traditionally, the world of customised executive education has been […]

What is the European management school model?

Over the last ten to fifteen years the identity, importance and legitimacy of European management schools has been strongly established in the context of the ‘business of business schools’ writes […]

Business Schools and Society – Opportunities and Accountability

Business schools can create new opportunities, says Alfons Sauquet, if they continue to reflect on their role in society. A good deal of pressure has been exerted on business schools […]

Risky Business? Do You Know What Your Risk Exposures Are?

Ulrich Hommel, Roger King, and Anna Pastwa open the debate on risk management in the business school community. As companies around the globe are bracing themselves for a recessionary fall-out […]

Unlikely Heroes

A 21st century publishing revolution? John Peters looks at the post-publication environment and its unlikely heroes. If we reflect on the publishing landmarks of the early 21st century so far, […]

Defining the role of business schools

Baback Yazdani, Dean of Nottingham Business School, looks at how business schools across the globe might define their role. Today there are more than 12,000 known business schools across the […]

From rankings to ratings

Over the past three decades business schools have undergone significant changes, due in part to the work of media ranking publications contend Robert S. Rubin, Eric C. Dierdorff, and Fredrick […]

Busting boundaries to accelerate business transformation

Andrew Rutsch explains how a recent EFMD CLIP workshop shedded light on Siemens’ transformation from troubled company to role model. Andrew Rutsch explains how Corporate Learning played a key role […]

Using “Action Strategy” to Transform a Business School

George Yip reports on his programme of action strategies to transform Rotterdam School of Management. Professors of strategy and organisation behaviour teach that strategic transformation is best done through a […]

Case by Case

Stephanie Hussels describes how Cranfield uses case study writing as a means of integrating research, teaching, and practice on the MBA course. The Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cran eld School […]

Closing the Gap

Lin Squires and Elmar Husmann show the significant gap between the perception and reality of Open Education. Modern history contains many examples of industries that failed to see the signs […]

The Human Factor: The Emerging User Experience Discipline

William M. Gribbons explains why, increasingly, leading organisations demand a balance of the user perspective with the traditional focus on technology, and how business schools can fulfil this need. Thirteen […]