Archive for April 2019

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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The Case Centre launches new case journal for the MEA region

Case Focus journal logo

#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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Successful EFMD Sharing Best Practice workshop hosted by Faurecia

Learning at the heart of corporate transformation was the theme of our first EFMD Sharing Best Practice workshop this year. On 22 March, 48 participants from 29 companies joined this event hosted by Faurecia University in their new Faurecia headquarters in Nanterre, after having informally gathered the night before. The workshop focused on the evolution of…

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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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Innovation in Leadership Webinars

During the three upcoming months, starting with April 2019, we are delighted to e-meet you at our webinars dedicated to the outcomes of our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) on Innovations in Leadership. SIGs are launched by the EFMD to take a fresh look at next practices in learning and talent development. Many organisations ponder what…

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