All posts in Vol.09 Issue 02 – ’15

Re-organising the Political Economy

Capitalism has not failed nor is it in retreat. It is just an idea. But, argues Malcolm McIntosh, it is an idea, which in its current form, is in real […]

Management’s Second Curve

Management has served us well. Since the Industrial Revolution it has paved the way for a sustained and accelerating rise in living standards unheard of and unforeseen. But with the […]

Sustainable Value Delivery – Evidence is the Key

Every organisation wants to deliver value. But not all do. Andrew Kakabadse suggests that following the evidence is the success formula. Value delivery has been held as fundamental to the […]

Ask a Guru How to Build a Better Business School

What’s the formula for a great business school? Take some high-quality research, add in some exceptional faculty, mix with great international students and wrap in accreditation and rankings. If only […]

GMAC & EFMD – Admissions Institute for New Professionals Europe

EFMD & GMAC will be combining their admissions experience and business school need to launch the Admissions Institute for New Professionals (AINP) Europe. ( We will be recruiting admissions professionals, […]

Meet the ‘Teachsultants’ and the ‘Coachstructors’ – the Future of Executive Education

Business schools face major challenges if they are to profit from the growth of executive education. One way, says Santiago Iniguez, is to produce faculty with diverse and hybrid skills. […]

Survival of the Fittest: the New World Order in Education

The education market has never been more buoyant. But that also means more change and new challenges to traditional business schools. If they do not respond, says Richard Taylor, they […]

Values, Belief and Attitudes: The Implications for Organisational Culture

Are we really getting more spiritual? And is this affecting business culture? Chris Baker, Peter Stokes and Jessica Lichy suggest we may be – and it is. In the fields […]

Creating Regional Impact in a Global Environment

Despite immense ongoing challenges, Karim Seghir describes how a business school in the Arab region is continuing its quest to make a positive impact on its locality. If the popular […]

The Impact of the Impact Agenda

Business schools are facing increasing pressures to demonstrate their ‘impact’ on their surroundings and operations. Christophe Lejeune, Julie Davies and Ken Starkey analyse new research into how the impact agenda […]

SME too! Why SMEs Must Sign up to CRS

Frank Vidal and André Sobczak assess a study by Audencia Nantes that suggests that small companies are ignoring the benefits of corporate responsibility initiatives. Over the last decade, corporate social […]

Doing Business in China

How RSM business school in the Netherlands is strengthening its links with China by George Bickerstafffe. China was the obvious choice when Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), a […]

Change: Opportunity or Threat?

Viki Holton and Fiona Dent explain how to introduce change successfully. Change remains one of the most significant contemporary business challenges for organisations, leaders and managers. Recent research by Ashridge […]

Leading Growth in the Digital Age – a Cross-Sector Perspective and Call for Action

Andrew Rutsch explains how companies can prosper in the digital age. The digital age has arrived. Massive public and private investments into IT infrastructure now allow doing things not possible […]

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