The current situation of Lithuanian manufacturing is assessed better than future prospects. Why?

Lithuanian manufacturing

Mantas Vilkas is a researcher of the project “Industry 4.0 Impact on Management Practices and Economics (IN4ACT)”, a professor of KTU School of Economics and Business. A few years ago, Continental and Hella established production sites in Lithuania. Several days ago, Yazaki announced the closure of the plant in Lithuania. It is worth looking more…

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The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future

responsible doctoral education

Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenberger from the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the…

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Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future

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Last year at about the same time we wrote a blog about the exciting programme and high-profile speakers for the EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference 2020 on the topic of Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future. Unfortunately, the global Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the conference and we were unable to facilitate discussions…

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Employers invited to take part in the 2021 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey

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Registration is now open for the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2021! The Graduate Management Admission Council® brings you the 20th annual Corporate Recruiters Survey – collecting data from hundreds of employers worldwide about 2020 hiring outcomes, 2021 hiring expectations, internship plans, international hiring, and skills. Your participation is extremely important to schools as they prepare students for the job market in a…

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Call for Applications: The RRBM Dare to Care Dissertation Scholarship

EFMD Global is pleased to join the RRBM Community in announcing the inaugural Call for Applications to the Dare to Care Dissertation Scholarship in Management. Up to eight scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to doctoral students in business schools who are conducting dissertation research aligned with the principles of responsible research (www.rrbm.network). Eligible…

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Business schools’ impact during the COVID-19 pandemic

Business school impact report

Four in five business schools are confident that they have sustained or increased their impact during the pandemic The latest EFMD report, The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Business Schools, analyses the pandemic’s impact on business schools’ internal and external environments. Published in collaboration with survey software Le Sphinx, the report sheds light on…

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Brexit: strategic changes to ensure economic renewal

As the Brexit agreement becomes a reality, this major shift will impact multiple economic activities in key sectors. In response to this, organisations and governments must implement mid to long-term strategies to relocate economic activities while the Brexit agreement is being finalised.  Grégory Vanel, Professor in International Economics at Grenoble Ecole de Management, shares his…

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Join the new Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs!

Join the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs for monthly live conversations with renowned authors about groundbreaking work that examines the most important topics for humanity, including sustainable development, social justice, and more. January’s book is Martin J. Sherwin’s Gambling with Armageddon, which looks at the Cuban Missile Crisis and the origins, scope, and consequences of…

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