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EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2016

The 2016 set of submissions was again of high quality and showed confirmation of a number of trends we have seen in the past few years: Impact-conscious It is, of course, inherent to the framework of EiP that impact is a concern throughout the cases, as this is a key differentiator for getting selected for…

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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 school’s impact upon its local environment – the city or region in which it is located. The scheme was initially designed by FNEGE (the French…

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Designed to Connect

Michael Page and Roy Wiggins describe an innovative MBA programme aimed at answering the criticisms that have been made of the degree. In their book Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads the authors argue that the MBA required to develop the leaders and entrepreneurs our societies need, involves a far stronger focus on…

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Growing the Impact of Management Education and Scholarship

Management is not only taught in business schools. For more than 100 years it has also been taught by a special type of university that is ‘more than a business school’. An international group of university leaders trace the emergence, role and future contributions of ‘universities for business and management’ Some traditions remain vital while…

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Keeping the Connection

Get the student experience right and you will probably have engaged alumni. Fail to do so and they may be lost for ever  say Andrew Crisp and Sarah Seedsman. The fourth Alumni Matters study run by  CarringtonCrisp and supported by EFMD  surveyed more than 6,000 alumni worldwide. The  study found that dissatisfaction with the student…

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EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2015

Impactful Partnerships in Learning & Development. The 2015 Excellence in Practice applications showcase the growing diversity in the Learning & Development landscape. Half of this year’s finalist partnerships, for example, have in-house or alternative providers as a prime solution-driver rather than business schools. About 40% concerned public services and quite a few cases focused on…

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EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2014

Excellence in Practice 2014 has once again proved to be a vintage year. The Awards continue to demonstrate high quality partnerships which has led us to give wider visibility to a larger number of cases this year. Download the full Special Supplement Vol.08 Issue 03 ’14 EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2014 Impactful Partnerships in…

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The Institutional Development of Business Schools

by Andrew M. Pettigrew, Eric Cornuel and Ulrich Hommel Novel empirical findings on the change and development of business schools, the causes and consequences of the ranking, and branding wars around business schools in particular and higher education systems more generally. In recent times, the fastest growing part of the higher education system has been…

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EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2014

Excellence in Practice 2014 has once again proved to be a vintage year. The Awards continue to demonstrate high quality partnerships which has led us to give wider visibility to a larger number of cases this year. All those that made it into the final deliberation during the jury process get a mention as finalists.…

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