Research

Where in the world would you study and why?

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International competition has exploded with business schools across the globe seeking to recruit internationally, technology has brought new competitors to the market delivering to students anywhere, anytime and the demographics of the student market are changing with a shift towards lifelong learners. The latest Business of Branding survey from CarringtonCrisp in cooperation with EFMD continues…

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KTU researcher’s book is on the list of the world’s best

KTU School of Economics and Business prof. Max von Zedtwitz’s book “Responsible Product Innovation: Safety first” written with Andy Yunlong Zhu and Dimitris G. Assimakopoulos was identified as one of the best New Product Innovation eBooks To Read In 2019. The list is made annually by BookAuthority – the world’s leading site for nonfiction book recommendations, helping…

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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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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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Responsible Business Education – Financial Times Showcase

The Financial Times is seeking examples of best practice for a report on Responsible Business Education. Business Schools around the world have until 27 September 2019 to submit details of their leading initiatives in teaching, research, student projects and operations with societal impact. The result will not be a ranking, but a selection of strong examples…

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A new generation of leaders?

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Changing trends in business Masters The market for the Masters in Management and specialist pre-experience Masters is substantial. In the testing year of 2018, GMAC found that 34.3% of its GMAT test takers used their results to apply for a business Masters. In East and South East Asia and Western Europe it was up to…

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Employability and business school graduates

Following the results of the 2019 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, which polled more than 1,200 employers in 45 countries worldwide to find out hiring demands for MBA and business master’s graduates, an additional “Employability and Business School Graduates” report was released today. The report presents trends in applicant skills and preparedness in the rapidly changing labour…

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RSM hosts the first Global Responsible Research Summit

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Contributing to a better world through better research A majority of scholars, academics and deans of business schools agree that it’s vital to create a new research ecosystem centred on credible and useful research. But so far, achievements have been scarce. That’s now changing. The discussion moved from the theoretical to the actual in July…

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Three in four companies plan to hire MBAs in 2019

The results of the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 reflect the trends in the broader economy, including the plans of companies to grow and expand and reveal the optimistic hiring projections for specialised master’s graduates. More than 1,200 employers worldwide responded to the 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, ran by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) together…

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Learn to love uncertainty to grow the MBA of the future

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Andrew Crisp draws out key findings from the 2019 Tomorrow’s MBA report For those in the MBA marketplace, learning to love uncertainty has become something of a requirement and is a focus of the newly released Tomorrow’s MBA report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD. Stories of the MBAs demise abound, but are wide of the mark,…

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