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Archive for September 2019

Approved Principal Investigator of ERA Chair (IN4ACT) project

In October, Panagiotis (Takis) Damaskopoulos the head of the first in Lithuania ERA Chair project Industry 4.0 impact on management practices and economics (IN4ACT) starts his work in Lithuania. The results of the selection were validated by the European Commission.  Takis Damaskopoulos is the Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the European Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (EIIR). Vice President of the ONCE-ONLY.ORG Association. Its research and…

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Smart platform joins MeetHR Group to boost recruitment of Chinese students

Highered & MeetHR Signs Strategic Partnership Greater China Chinese companies have struggled to reach out to nearly 1M students studying abroad but a new agreement signed today between Highered China and MeetHR Group will create the greatest ecosystem for companies and graduates anywhere in the country. Highered uses the smartest matching technology available to help…

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Towards fair and adequate rankings

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By Winfried Ruigrok, Dean, Executive School of Management, Technology & Law and Professor of International Management, University of St.Gallen (Switzerland) Over the past fifteen years, rankings have become a ubiquitous and often uncomfortable phenomenon of business school life. The surge of rankings has led to strong reactions. Some scholars even talk about ranking “fetishism”. University…

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Can we put zest and purpose back into academic life?

More and more papers in management studies are badly written, use dubious methods (such as p-hacking) to achieve spuriously positive results, and avoid the really big issues facing our discipline and our world. Why is this? My new book offers some explanations and identifies some tentative solutions. Above all, the ‘publish or perish’ mantra is…

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Thinking Critically on School Leadership and a Shared Sense-Making Process

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By Sherry Ganon-Shilon, winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the category “Educational Leadership and Strategy” with her thesis titled Exploring School Principals’ Sense-Making of Their Leadership Role within the National Reform ‘Courage to Change’ Warren Bennis defined LEADERSHIP as the capacity to translate vision into reality. Is this definition relevant to…

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EdTech Investor Day by HEADway Advisory

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HEADway Advisory, the leading consulting firm devoted entirely to higher education, research and life-long learning institutions, is proud to present the first European EdTech Investor Day®. This event, supported by EFMD, will take place on October 24, 2019 at ESCP Europe (Paris campus – France). Participants The event will bring together the three main stakeholders…

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Saint-Gobain Group Learning & Development accredited by CLIP

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We are proud to announce that the Saint-Gobain Group Learning & Development (SGLD) was accredited by the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP). 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…

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2019 EFMD Case Writing Competition – Call for submissions!

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We are delighted to announce the 2019 edition of the highly recognised Case Writing Competition focusing on innovative and impactful case material, which improve the quality of teaching, incite student engagement and encourage creativity in education practices. The 2019 edition of the EFMD Case Writing competition is now open! The deadline for the submission of cases…

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Management Educators: Running Late for the Lesson

Some articles just pop up and lead your mind into new  pathways. This happened to me as a recent column came across my desk, published in Forbes by education specialist Tom Vander Ark. He was reflecting on the trends that are reshaping global learning. His focus is mainly on high school education, and he has…

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