From narrative to action: Are business schools walking the talk of responsible management education?

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ESCP Business School‘s Francesca Pucciarelli and Andreas Kaplan tell Stephanie Mullins from BlueSky Education about the opportunity that business schools have to develop students’ capabilities to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society. Here are their thoughts: Today’s business world, even more than the pre-pandemic one, needs leaders capable of making a strong social…

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Positioning Business Schools in the Emerging Digital Ecosystem: Leading Transformation Part Two

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability The fourth industrial revolution, accelerated by the pandemic, has initiated a new era in business education. Digital technologies heavily impact the way we work, learn, spend our free time and essentially the way we think. They…

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Progressing on Sustainability within your Institution: Leading Transformation Part One

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day-long programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability With all that requires our attention these days, sustainability may not seem like such an urgent matter in comparison. The topic of sustainability has been present in the management education scene for quite some time, and…

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Why some managers treat employees fairly while others don’t

Professor Marius van Dijke of Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University, tells Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director of BlueSky Education, about leaders who value fairness and why it’s so beneficial. Here are his thoughts:  In a perfect world, this article wouldn’t exist. All managers would act fairly to all employees, and that would be that. But…

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2021 EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General

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Martin Boehm, Dean, IE Business School and the Chair of the 2021 EFMD Deans & Directors General, highlights the key takeaways from the event. The fact that the EFMD Deans and Directors General conference took place online for the first time is indicative of how dramatically the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in the…

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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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Finding balance: 2021 EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General

2021 EFMD Deans Conference finding balance

Prof. Eric Cornuel, President of EFMD Global, welcomed the attendees of the EFMD’s first online Deans Conference and developed on the theme of finding balance – in business, society and individual lives. The theme of the 2021 EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General, hosted in partnership with the IE Business School, was finding balance…

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Aalto – a rock in the COVID-19 storm

Aalto School of Business EFMD member tackles Covid-19

Is Aalto University School of Business one of the world’s most stable business schools amid crisis? Its Dean, Professor Timo Korkeamäki, discusses the school and its future with Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education.  “When the pandemic hit in Finland, we pretty much closed our premises in mid-March and stayed closed…

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