All posts tagged business education

Does Africa Need an “African” Management Education Model?

Howard Thomas, Michelle Lee, Lynne Thomas and Alexander Wilson ask if Africa can (and should) develop its own style of management education The African approach to management education has been […]

Agile Universities

Borrowing from concepts first used in the software development industry, Martin Luckmann and Christiane Prange suggest how modern universities can regain their role The university as an institution of higher […]

Growing the Impact of Management Education and Scholarship

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

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

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. […]

The Past Is Not The Future

Business schools – and the businesses they serve – need to discover a “second curve” if they are to survive and prosper. By Charles Handy When I last spoke to […]

What Does It Mean To Be An “African” Business School?

Piet Naudé describes how a rethink of African business schools could impact global business education. A business school that happens to be located in Africa has to ask a few […]

Crowdsourced

Kenneth W Freeman and Howard Thomas outline some of the crowdsourced ideas about the future of business schools and other institutions that emerged from the first Business Education Jam. For […]

Bringing Business Schools Into The STEM Era

Johan Roos argues that today’s business students must be given a grounding in science disciplines if they are to prosper in a world increasingly driven by science and technology. Science, […]

Getting “Behaviourally Fit”

In a world full of smart business professionals, says Lee Newman, the quality of behaviour is what distinguishes the most successful. Take two equally intelligent, well-educated professionals with similar years […]

Is Business Education A Good Preparation For A Business Career?

Tanya Bondarouk and Ivar Dorst detail their study for the University of Twente in the Netherlands of how business leaderssee the role of business education. Improving the link between business […]

SKEMA: The Story Of A Merger

Alice Guilhon describes how two leading French business schools realised their ambitions by merging with each other. Although mergers are common in business, they are far from typical in the […]

Business And Management Education For The Future: An Emergent Model for China

The need for renewed approaches to business and management research and teaching has been intensively discussed. Dajian Zhu and Anders Aspling analyse the implications of this for management education in […]

Management’s Second Curve

Management has served us well. Since the Industrial Revolution it has paved the way for a sustained and accelerating rise in living standards unheard of and unforeseen. But with the […]

Survival of the Fittest: the New World Order in Education

The education market has never been more buoyant. But that also means more change and new challenges to traditional business schools. If they do not respond, says Richard Taylor, they […]