All posts in Vol.08 Issue 01 – ’14

Business School Impact Survey

BSIS: The key tool for measuring a business school’s impact on the world around it. The Business School Impact Survey (BSIS) scheme is designed to determine the extent of a […]

Dynamic Capabilities & the Business School of the Future

Business schools need to focus more clearly on their dynamic capabilities in order to re-invigorate and re-develop themselves and their students. If business schools are to be persuaded to embrace […]

Rethinking Corporate Universities

Thomas Sattelberger argues that corporate universities must evolve from being socialisation and knowledge transfer machines to helping their parent companies undertake effective transformation. Until 20 years ago the big companies […]

Intended Learning Outcomes: Friend or Foe?

Intended Learning Outcomes are a key aspect of programme accreditation yet they seem to cause many schools and programme directors considerable difficulty or even resistance. Chris Greensted and Ulrich Hommel […]

Globalisation: Unfinished Business for Business Schools

Business schools have reacted loudly to the challenges of globalisation. But has their reaction been effective or appropriate? Hellmut Schütte is not so sure. Business schools have existed for over […]

Executive Development: A Cry for Immediate Impact

Jørgen Thorsell and Justin Bridge explore new perspectives on achieving immediate impact from executive development. Executive development is no longer simply about offering learning that leads to new insights and […]

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 […]

Business Schools Face the Future

Globalisation and technological developments are changing the business of business schools and presenting new opportunities to innovate, says Kai Peters. A plethora of challenges are impacting globally on the management […]

Making the Good Even Better

Johan Roos explains how Jönköping International Business School in Sweden is being reformed and reinvigorated. You are probably not very familiar with Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) or its Swedish […]

Building Better Business Schools

The contemporary purpose of a business school is to develop and enhance the individual’s and the collective’s abilities to innovate. That means not merely creating, inventing, and imagining but also […]

The ‘Holy Grail’: Educating for Values-Driven Leadership Across the Curriculum and giving voice to values

Mary Gentile explains how a new pedagogical model is helping to integrate values into the business education curriculum. For those business educators working in the field of values-driven leadership development, […]

Graduate Management Education in Disruptive Times

A new book warns of troubled times ahead for business schools unless they embrace disruptive change says Rachel Edgington. In the late 1990s, Andy Grove, cofounder of chipmaker Intel, described […]