COMMUNICATION: How can we avoid falling into Coronasurfing?

When the key principles of crisis communication meet those of responsible communication. By Annelaure OUDINOT, Brand, Digital and Communications Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management. An unseen, exceptional, complex, surreal, and tragic…crisis. All these adjectives have been used to describe the current situation. So how should we, “communicators”, position ourselves in this crisis? What if,…

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Management Education in a Disrupted World

John North, the Executive Director of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI), observes how our current global reality calls for courageous academic leadership for dealing with immediate priorities as well as future change. Perhaps we can learn from our colleagues in the frontline of healthcare and consider what “triage” within our own context makes the…

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Criticality, Responsibility and Citizenship in Management Education

Business schools’ mandate to foster criticality and citizenship through management education is accentuated in our “post-truth” era. What remedies do scholars and managers suggest for the current challenges? By Rajani Naidoo and Howard Thomas. There are growing calls for Business Schools to contribute to fostering criticality and citizenship through management education and to shoulder some element…

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Menu For Year’s End Dinner: Hope

Yes, the year’s end looms over our heads weeks before it actually happens, with accumulating tasks on our to-do list. There is the urgent and the important; the postponed and what we don’t want to carry over to next year, and what would be so nice to finish. In midst of that frenzy it’s easy…

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The Future of Work: Remote Companies

I started to work on a remote team in 2011. My boss, the project manager, just moved back to the US. Great, I thought. The first project manager quit to follow his partner to the UK. The second one moves to the other side of the world, leaving me –  a junior researcher – to…

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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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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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