Richard Straub explains why ‘getting back to normal’ is no longer an option Since the financial crash of 2008 the world has been struggling to “get back to normal”. But, to quote Charles Handy, “the past is not the future”. And as Albert Einstein famously put it: “the significant problems we face cannot be solved…

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Alison Lloyd describes the success of a multidiscipline approach to nurturing entrepreneurial capabilities benefitting from balance. In an increasingly knowledge-driven economy,  encouraging entrepreneurship in higher education is regarded as fundamental to fostering  innovation and nurturing the life-long learning  process. Traditionally, entrepreneurship has been a  subject taught by business schools. However, the  suitability of placing it…

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Philippe de Woot argues that we need to transform our creativity into real progress for humankind, and shows how social innovation can open the door for new methods and practices. Innovation and creativity are essential to the dynamism of an economy. Faced with the growth of emerging countries, the competitiveness of developed countries mainly depends…

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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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Kenneth W Freeman and Howard Thomas outline some of the crowdsourced ideas about the future of business schools and other institutions that emerged from the first Business Education Jam. For four days last autumn, researchers, scholars, students, executives and thought leaders engaged in an unprecedented online brainstorming session about the future of management education. The…

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Soumitra Dutta explains why business schools must take the lead in creating managers who can harness the power of business and technology to improve the world and how one school is aiming to do just that. In July 2013 the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University took a bold step, announcing…

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How do you teach students to become entrepreneurs? Rickie Moore, who does just that, shares some ideas. An entrepreneurial revolution is sweeping the globe. It is reported that 90% of all jobs today are created by entrepreneurs. If anything, it is entrepreneurs more than the central banks and governments that have kept the global economy…

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