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Scientists: circular economy is not only about recycling

Lithuania, like other small open economies in Eastern Europe, is often characterized by linear production and consumption. Despite the European Union (EU) initiatives to prompt practical implementation of the principles of the circular economy, the problems of insufficient production from natural resources, relatively short product consumption term and small product reuse, limited waste recycling and…

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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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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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Management Educators: Running Late for the Lesson

Some articles just pop up and lead your mind into new  pathways. This happened to me as a recent column came across my desk, published in Forbes by education specialist Tom Vander Ark. He was reflecting on the trends that are reshaping global learning. His focus is mainly on high school education, and he has…

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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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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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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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IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management

The Second IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management “With Executive Input in Selecting the Winners” Co-sponsored by The International Association for Chinese Management Research and The Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management Announcement of Winners and Finalists  March 10, 2019 The IACMR-RRMB award recognizes excellent scholarship that focuses on important issues for…

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Do you See Doomsday or Evolution?

What picture of the world are educators sharing with their students, doomsday or evolution? I am an educator focused on developing a mindset for sustainability with faculty and students, and I like to point metaphorical flashlights into the unseen corners of our society. My goal is to illuminate the connections of well-known facts (climate change,…

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