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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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The Future of Work: Remote Companies

I started to work on a remote team in 2011. My boss, the project manager, just moved back to the US. Great, I thought. The first project manager quit to follow his partner to the UK. The second one moves to the other side of the world, leaving me –  a junior researcher – to…

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Towards fair and adequate rankings

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By Winfried Ruigrok, Dean, Executive School of Management, Technology & Law and Professor of International Management, University of St.Gallen (Switzerland) Over the past fifteen years, rankings have become a ubiquitous and often uncomfortable phenomenon of business school life. The surge of rankings has led to strong reactions. Some scholars even talk about ranking “fetishism”. University…

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EdTech Investor Day by HEADway Advisory

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HEADway Advisory, the leading consulting firm devoted entirely to higher education, research and life-long learning institutions, is proud to present the first European EdTech Investor Day®. This event, supported by EFMD, will take place on October 24, 2019 at ESCP Europe (Paris campus – France). Participants The event will bring together the three main stakeholders…

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Struggling to go online? Help is on the way!

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EFMD Global Network launches two eLearning training programmes Online delivery of degree and non-degree education is the future, but how can the transition into this new world be effectively orchestrated? EFMD GN Professional Development will launch two training programmes this autumn that will help business schools make this move successfully. Faculty members interested in augmenting…

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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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Business Schools as Pillars of Trust

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Trust is one of the key themes at the EFMD Annual Conference and it is extremely timely for the business education community to look at this. We are at a point in many parts of the world where it seems there is an increasing lack of trust, as part of rising populism and nationalism. Where…

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Healthcare and Business

While healthcare is not always considered an industry by most doctors and nurses, it is certainly an important element of every nation’s gross domestic product. Insights into costs, operations and organizational structures are typically not included in a medical curriculum. However, sooner or later every doctor will be confronted with the business-like elements of their…

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Where next for business school rankings?

Rankings, whether you love them or hate them, are undoubtedly a key component of the business education landscape, but could they be better? Amongst business schools, there has been much debate over the years on how the rankings methodology should change. The recent report by the United Nations Global Compact, plus the Financial Times itself…

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