Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Dana Brown, Dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in Canada, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We don’t want to go back to the way things were, we want…

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Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Hanna-Leena Pesonen, Dean of the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics in Finland, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “You could say everything has changed,” said Pesonen, who has been…

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2020_EFMD-Leading-through-a-Global-Crisis-workshop-blog

Leadership is a concept in perpetual evolution, a mobile target. Being adaptable is, therefore, crucial to effectively navigate the ever-changing political, economic, and cultural contexts. Even though people in leading positions are often well prepared and endowed for the required level of adaptability, the last couple of months have taken the demands on our leaders…

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Armando Dal Colletto, the EFMD EDAF Committee Member and Academic Dean of iPL – Institute of Performance and Leadership, invites the academia to integrate and correlate knowledge in order to create new discoveries to confront the VUCA world in its various forms. All the impacts that this pandemic has caused in society and specifically in academia…

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Professor Heather McLaughlin, PVC/Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, De Montfort University is positive about the new reality for universities and about their continuity to attract students if we can get things right. We are the midst of a global crisis and the world is suddenly a very different place. It’s a digital…

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IFIM – EFMD International Conclave on Learning Ecosystem held on 18-19 February 2020 engaged with the new challenges and ways to build the new-age learning ecosystems  In this fast-evolving world, traditional approaches to the learning ecosystem are becoming outdated. With the changing digital environment in a complex VUCA world, the need of the hour is…

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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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