All posts tagged research

Why care about impact?

The impact, or otherwise, of academic research in management and business is a current hot topic but Peter McKiernan and William Glick suggest a cooler, more measured approach The European […]

Does academic research have to have impact?

Not necessarily say Udo Steffens and Michael Grote. What is more important for both researchers and students is that research and teaching is based on rigorous scientific thinking A current lively discussion among business school […]

Making the Case for Cases

Is there an irreconcilable separation between faculty who do research and those who concentrate on teaching? Mark Jenkins argues that world-class academics and thought leaders do both making the case […]

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, […]

Needed: Academic Triathletes

Santiago Iñiguez argues that what business schools need today is multi-faceted and well-rounded faculty. When the Olympic Games were founded in Ancient Greece sometime during the eighth century BC, the […]

Castles in the Sky or More Reality?

Wolfgang Lassl offers some thoughts on the relationship between business academia and managers. The 16th century marked the end of medieval castles. The power of gunpowder turned their walls into […]

The Business of Business Schools Investigated

Eric Cornuel assesses the results and implications of the EFMD’s first research conference. An increasing understanding of our institutions and our industry confirms how vital leadership, change and innovation are […]

Major Disruption Ahead!

Ulrich Hommel and Christophe Lejeune discuss how technology could change the business model of business schools. Technology-enhanced learning (either in a blended or distance format) is making marked inroads in […]

Research that Matters: Thoughts on Reinventing Scientific (Management) Research

Scientific research, and particularly management research, is in dire straits, accused of lack of relevance and impact and an unhealthy preoccupation with theoretical and methodological rigor. Marco Busi suggests some […]

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 […]

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Embedding Values

Mark Moody-Stuart examines the difficulties of ensuring that the right values are agreed, understood and truly embedded in a large multicultural business organisation. I once attended a large dinner and […]

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Enhancing Talent Development and Talent Acquisition

Amber Wigmore Alvarez and Boris Nowalski, both at IE Business School, describe current changes to the way companies and business schools manage talent. Corporate Human Resources Officers (CHROs) should think […]

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How Being Embedded in your Region Helps Growth

Thomas Bieger explains how the University of St.Gallen used the new Business School Impact Survey to consolidate and build on its local roots. Imagine you are the chief executive of […]

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Going from EPAS to EQUIS and AACSB … and from AACSB to EPAS

Anne-Joëlle Philippart explains how the mix of EFMD and AACSB accreditation models helped achieve a rapid improvement of the quality assurance system at HEC-Liège. HEC-Liège, the management school of the […]

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Solving the Global Talent Equation

Mike Johnson offers some thoughts on the challenges facing business leaders tasked with managing our organisations today and tomorrow. Peter Lorange is angry. This well-seasoned academic, innovator and business leader […]