All posts tagged cases

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 […]

One Giant Step to Collaboration and Innovation?

Business schools are increasingly looking to alliances to increase their strategic reach. Julie Perrin-Halot reports on one French attempt to break down the barriers between management and hard science. In […]

Milan Mumbai Fusion

In July SDA Bocconi, the leading Italian business school, will open a new school in Mumbai, India. Stefano Caselli explains how the partnership to create the school came about and […]

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, […]

Fuelling Business Growth Through Coaching and Mentoring – the Swiss Re Approach

The long-lasting financial crisis challenges the business case for corporate learning. Andrew Rutsch suggests that re-insurance group Swiss Re’s business-focused emphasis on coaching and mentoring may be one way forward. […]

Giving Students the Best International Education

John Oldale explains how Canada’s University of Victoria’s business school turned the search for a more international MBA into a new type of graduate programme. In the early years of […]

A French Debut in America

French business school SKEMA is opening campuses around the world, including a unique venture on the American mainland. Pascal Vidal details the how and why. Since its creation in 2009 […]

Planting the Seeds of Change

Lea Stadtler and Gilbert Probst describe how the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange came into being and the lessons it holds. Complex societal challenges transcend the capacities of a single organisation and […]

Error Management: Not just a wing and a prayer

Jan Hagen suggests that the aviation industry’s open approach to identifying and resolving errors could be applied to many other sectors. The financial markets crisis began in 2007 and unfolded […]

Warm Memories of the Winter School

The EFMD(ESMU) HUMANE Winter School is designed to develop the leadership potential of senior administrators in business schools and universities. Nadine Burquel looks back at its first 12 years. When […]