Announcing the EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners 2018

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We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 edition of Case Writing Competition. This year was marked by outstanding teaching cases in all seventeen management-related categories. Among the winners is a bestselling case author in the academic year 2017/2018 or a winner of the Outstanding Case Teacher award – both recognised by The…

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EDF Corporate University for Management re-accredited by CLIP

EDF CLIP re-accreditation

The strength of the corporate learning function at EDF was recognised by its CLIP re-accreditation. Hearty congratulations! The Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) is a unique accreditation run by EFMD that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and learning organisations. Martin Moehrle, Director of Corporate Services at EFMD, who leads the…

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Is Authentic Leadership the answer? Maybe we need to reframe the question…

Dr Marian Iszatt-White, Lancaster University Management School In the broadest possible context, ‘authenticity’ has been subject to two very different symbolic interpretations. We all recognise the idea of ‘type authenticity’ in relation to specific products, and which we see validated via such approaches as hallmarks on silver, patents on product designs, and historical listings on…

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Sharing your research with the media

Business schools spend a lot of time talking about combining academic quality with practical application. Ideally, all research from business schools would be both academically rigorous and appealing to practitioners. The reality, of course, is that much research is not that accessible to non-academic audiences. Debra L. Shapiro and Bradley Kirkman in Harvard Business Review…

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Building Excellence in Doctoral Education

Doctoral programmes are becoming more and more diverse. The offers range from traditional PhDs based on a thesis and PhDs by (prior) publication to industry-based PhDs or a variety of professional doctorates. This diversity poses a huge challenge to everyone involved in doctoral education as it blurs the lines of what a doctorate is and…

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Why diversity management requires an anti-categorical approach…

…and how this relates to performance assessment in an academic context Diversity management and inclusion are intended to avoid discrimination and to promote historically disadvantaged groups. This results in pre-defined social groups, and individuals belonging to these groups are perceived to be in need of special treatment and support. In diversity studies, this is referred…

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Ljubljana e-learning

It was a pleasure and honour to address the annual pedagogy conference of the newly named and EQUIS accredited School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana (SEB UL, formerly School of Economics). My topic focused on the many lessons learned through the operation of EOCCS in its first three years. There is…

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The Case Centre launches new case journal for the MEA region

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#CaseFocusJournal New from The Case Centre, Case Focus offers a journal publication outlet for high-quality, peer-reviewed teaching cases, with a focus on management and business situations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said: “We are excited to announce the first journal…

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Healthcare and Business

While healthcare is not always considered an industry by most doctors and nurses, it is certainly an important element of every nation’s gross domestic product. Insights into costs, operations and organizational structures are typically not included in a medical curriculum. However, sooner or later every doctor will be confronted with the business-like elements of their…

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Agile Learning Special Interest Group Survey

The EFMD is designing a new Special Interest Group (SIG) on Agile Learning. In order to steer the group’s focus area in the best possible way, we would like to hear from you! The SIG will revolve around the following areas: How can new methodologies and approaches to learning practices change the way we address…

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