Leadership

Leadership for the Anthropocene

Pause for thought At a recent academic conference I attended, one of the most thought-provoking sessions (at least for me) concerned ‘organization studies and the Anthropocene’. It was a call to arms for organizational scholars to engage through their research with the myriad ways in which human activities have impacted on the planet and for…

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A Lesson in 60 Seconds

On Sunday, July 7 the Women’s Soccer Cup tournament played its final game in France. As never before, the stadium was full, and the game was televised and streamed around the world. During half-time, very interesting commercials tailored to the occasion caught my attention. I will comment today on one in particular, by Volkswagen called…

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Business Schools as Pillars of Trust

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Trust is one of the key themes at the EFMD Annual Conference and it is extremely timely for the business education community to look at this. We are at a point in many parts of the world where it seems there is an increasing lack of trust, as part of rising populism and nationalism. Where…

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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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The EFMD GN Executive Academy

Addressing the professional development gap for future Business School leaders For a few years, with my colleagues in the industry, we have been discussing the gap in professional development for future leaders in business education. We came to the following conclusion: educational programmes for Deans, professors and even for researchers existed, yet there was no…

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Where next for business school rankings?

Rankings, whether you love them or hate them, are undoubtedly a key component of the business education landscape, but could they be better? Amongst business schools, there has been much debate over the years on how the rankings methodology should change. The recent report by the United Nations Global Compact, plus the Financial Times itself…

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The Global Business School Network Names Dan LeClair as Chief Executive Officer

Today, the Global Business School Network (GBSN) announces the appointment of Dan LeClair as Chief Executive Officer effective February 12, 2019. Dan LeClair is a widely recognized expert on business education. For over 30 years, LeClair has dedicated his career to supporting higher education organizations to innovate and achieve growth in core programs and services. “Dan LeClair’s appointment will increase…

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Experts: KTU School of Economics and Business is a strong international player

According to international Science and Studies Monitoring and Analysis Center (MOSTA) experts, who assessed all Lithuanian higher education institutions this autumn, School of Economics and Business of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU SEB) has made good progress in three years and has become a strong international player. The School’s development potential was evaluated with the highest…

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“Innovation in Leadership” Corporate Advisory Seminar

In the face of unprecedented changes in the social, economic, technological and political environments worldwide, many organisations are taking a fresh look at what their leaders do and what makes them effective. More, they examine what kind of leadership development will deliver tomorrow’s leaders. Eleven companies have embarked upon an exciting journey by joining the “Innovation…

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