The Impact Culture of BIMTECH

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We are proud to announce that the Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) has undergone the rigorous process of earning the BSIS label. The Business School Impact System (BSIS) scheme is designed to determine the extent of a school’s impact upon its local environment – the city, region and country in which it is located.…

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2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards winners

EFMD and Emerald Publishing announce with great pleasure the winners of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA) – an awards scheme designed to celebrate excellence in doctoral research. This year, 277  entries were received from authors based all around the world, a 17% increase as compared to the previous year. Ten winning papers have each won…

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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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Support for faculty in the digital age

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Earlier in July, we had the opportunity to meet with dozens of EFMD members at the EOCCS community webinar “Who needs Faculty? Outsourcing the Online Lecture” hosted by Keith Pond, the EOCCS Director. It was a privilege to talk with business school faculty from Europe and South America as we discussed an issue that creates anxiety…

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11th Conference of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management

The Iberoamerican Academy of Management and the International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences of Universidad de La Sabana are happy to invite you to the 11th Conference IAMBOG 2019 on 4–6 December 2019 in Bogotá, Colombia. Academics and practitioners across all management disciplines rating high on theoretical and methodological rigour are invited to submit…

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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 (School) models: A new paradigm in Learning?

Disruption in business models pervades business school curricula. Amazon, Uber and Netflix have each disrupted traditional markets. These companies, and many like them, provide excellent, relevant and up-to-date case studies for business school teaching. At the same time, the traditional business school model is being challenged – and there will be casualties… Traditional teaching uses…

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