Responsible Leadership Reimagined: A call for papers

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South Africa has played an important role in driving the topic with the first International Conference on Responsible Leadership being held in 2010 at the University of Pretoria in Johannesburg. Nine years later, the Academy of Management held a specialised conference on Responsible Leadership in Bled, Slovenia. The Responsible Leadership Reimagined Conference (16 – 18…

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Current implementation methods aren’t working – here’s how we can manage successful AI, digital, and big data transformation projects

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Approximately every twenty years, organizations and leaders struggle to adapt their methods and competencies to the new reality. When it comes to implementing new types of projects, this presents a particularly difficult type of challenge. In the 1960s, traditional project management practices were introduced. These practices were mainly developed for the reconstruction of Europe after…

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Emotional skills are key to resilience in management

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By Hugues Poissonniner, Professor of Strategy, Management and Purchasing at Grenoble Ecole de Management Fostering resilience during a crisis can be a game changer for managers and their team members. And the key to achieving this? Emotional skills offer a fundamental building block for managers to promote collaboration, resilience and well-being. Our emotions are an…

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Five signs that you might need a different media relations strategy

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How do you measure whether your business school’s media relations activities are working? In our experience, business schools use similar metrics to measure the success (or otherwise) of their media relations. Often, these include volume or quality of coverage, whether they are hitting their target media, or share of voice versus peers. All of these…

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We are all in this together

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I have been writing about, and promoting, the concept of interconnectedness for several years. It first came up in my academic life as I was conducting research into the mindset of sustainability champions. In several interviews with the respondents, I observed that the growth of their awareness that we are all interconnected always came as…

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Is leadership rising to the occasion?

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Prof. Eric Cornuel, President of EFMD Global reflects on the leadership challenges in the increasingly complex global environment. This text was adapted from Eric’s opening salvos at the 12th Global Peter Drucker Forum on 29 October 2020. Looking to the past, from ancient Egypt to China, or from Aristotle to Saint Thomas Aquinas, it is clear…

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Invitation: Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities

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At the SDG Academy, the educational initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, we are pleased to circulate this invitation by the SDSN Networks to the event “Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities“. Please join us and feel free to share it with other colleagues. Universities and other higher education institutions have a…

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COVID, The Teacher: We, The Clever

In my last blog I mentioned how  every day I was discovering new things that COVID was teaching me, and ended with a thought-provoking question: What insights and discoveries are you making? So let’s take it a few steps further. Ninety-three year old Chilean philosopher Gaston Soublette observes that our civilization is increasingly being externalized,…

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