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Posts Tagged ‘applied science’

Much ado about …scientific research


Defining a sustainable research and development strategy gives many business schools a headache. Michael Haenlein suggests some cures.   If there is one thing most, if not all, business school deans can agree on it is that research is an expensive activity. Several years ago, Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich from the Wharton School at…

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Teaching the art of business

Emeric Peyredieu du Charlat describes how a business school incubator is combining art and business training to produce ‘artrepreneurs’ An abstract sculpture in a multinational’s main entrance hall, an art foundation set up by a CEO passionate about paintings, an artist in residence whose work reflects company life, business schools that bring art onto campus…

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It’s the Technology, Stupid!

Business studies could help solve global challenges by tackling specific problems at the technology interface, says Gunther Friedl. In 2001, I heard about curious plans by the Technical University of Munich (TUM). A handful of economists teaching and researching there wanted to establish a business school dedicated to management studies interfacing with technology. Like many…

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Is Business Education A Good Preparation For A Business Career?

Tanya Bondarouk and Ivar Dorst detail their study for the University of Twente in the Netherlands of how business leaderssee the role of business education. Improving the link between business education and the requirements of business practice has received a lot of research attention recently. We believe it is probably now time to discover business…

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