All posts in Vol.07 Issue 01 – ’13

The Business of Change

Business schools must change if they are to serve theirstudents and society well, says Garth Saloner, Dean of Stanford Graduate School of Business. Just over a year ago Stanford Graduate […]

Towards a Coherent Portfolio of Quality

Chris Greensted explains how the three EFMD quality improvement systems (EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF) are now designed as a portfolio. The overall mission of EFMD is to act as a […]

Growing talent in growth countries

Novartis and EFMD share research and ‘best practices’ for developing and managing talent in emerging markets. Novartis Corporation and EFMD recently hosted a leadership and talent development workshop in Basel, […]

Globalising Students

Paul Danos describes some simple initiatives business schools can take to advance the globalisation of their students. Globalisation is one of those era-defining phenomena that demands the attention of anyone […]

No Pyramids in China

Cheng Siwei, one of China’s leading management education scholars, says that the country’s economic future depends on a flexible empowered workforce without organisational pyramids. Interview by George Bickerstaffe. Professor Cheng […]

Fit for Purpose: Putting Sustainability into Practice in a Business School

David Grayson provides more detail on how Cranfield School of Management in Britain is incorporating sustainability. There has been an increasingly vocal debate in recent years about whether management education […]

Rise of the Dragons

Jean-Paul Larçon and Geneviève Barré chronicle the development of Chinese management education and economic transformation since 1984. The 1980s saw the start of modern management education in China. To accompany […]

What Alumni Want

Alumni can be a great resource to help a business school’s marketing messages. But, says Andrew Crisp, they must be properly motivated to do so. As a high-flying executive in […]

African Futures

Derick de Jongh, Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, was the Chair of the EFMD Africa Conference in Nairobi, […]

Progressive Teaching Ensures Business School Competitiveness

Teaching all too often receives a lower priority than research and funding. This is a strategic mistake, argues Torben Jensen, since better teaching is essential in order to future-proof business […]

The Social Contract with Business: Implications for the MBA

Jopie Coetzee outlines his ideas for what an MBA could look like in the future. In 1987 Peter Drucker said that business scholars and business leaders will take 50 years […]

Languages and Communication: a New Challenge for Management Education

Jane Kassis-Henderson and Philippe Lecomte argue that globalisation means that communication is about more than learning a foreign language. Since the mid-1990s business schools have undergone major changes due to […]