Posts by George Bickerstaffe

African Futures

Derick de Jongh, Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, was the Chair of the EFMD Africa Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, last October. He believes that South Africa and the continent generally is on the verge of a huge explosion of growth, fuelled by abundant…

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No Pyramids in China

Cheng Siwei, one of China’s leading management education scholars, says that the country’s economic future depends on a flexible empowered workforce without organisational pyramids. Interview by George Bickerstaffe. Professor Cheng Siwei is one of China’s leading economic, financial and managerial scholars as well as a noted chemical engineer and expert in such esoteric areas as…

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Cox Steers a New Course for Business Schools

Sue Cox, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, discusses her new role as an EFMD vice-president with George Bickerstaffe. Sue Cox, Dean of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) in Britain, has been appointed EFMD vice-president for academic affairs. The first woman to fill the role, she joins Thomas Sattelberger, the vice-president for the EFMD’s corporate…

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Higher Pass

Della Bradshaw, a key player on the management education stage for 20 years, has retired but tells George Bickerstaffe she still loves the business Unless you have been living on Mars for the past six months you will be aware that Della Bradshaw has retired from the Financial Times. The doyen of the FT rankings…

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