Posts by David Grayson

Collaborate for success and sustainability

David Grayson explains the dramatic growth of the quantity and quality of business collaboration linked to sustainable development.   Sustainability is “the primary moral and economic imperative of the 21st century,” according to Mervyn King, a former governor of the Bank of England. It is also considered to be “one of the most important sources…

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A conversation with Nick Lovegrove

David Grayson talks to the author of The Mosaic Principle and a key speaker at EFMD’s Conference for Deans & Directors General, Munich, January 2018. Nick Lovegrove is an author, educator and executive coach. He spent more than 30 years at McKinsey & Company, where he became a senior partner in the London office and…

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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 is fit for purpose. The publication of the 50plus20 report in June 2012 by an international group of business school academics published under the auspices…

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Social Enterpreneurship and The Jazz Age

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Social Entrapreneurs are rarely individual heroes but more like jazz musicians jamming in a group. But sometimes, say David Grayson, Melody McLaren and Heika Spitzeck, they need even bigger groups – a fully orchestrated ‘big band’. A new order of business social innovators is emerging. Canadian author Anne Kingston, citing research by ad agency Sparks…

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