Prendo simulations

The business education sector is a hub for innovation, but how can schools best share their progress? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Across the globe, business schools have been introducing technology into their programmes in order to meet the educational needs of students, destined for an…

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Soft_skills

Globalisation, technical advances, and new-age employees – a lot has changed over the past few decades. And with these changes, the roles of HR professionals have also changed. HRs are now looked upon as business partners that understand the organisational goals and drive growth. But to expect HRs to drive growth and upskill other employees,…

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school_leadership_EFMD_blog

By Sherry Ganon-Shilon, winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the category “Educational Leadership and Strategy” with her thesis titled Exploring School Principals’ Sense-Making of Their Leadership Role within the National Reform ‘Courage to Change’ Warren Bennis defined LEADERSHIP as the capacity to translate vision into reality. Is this definition relevant to…

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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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Trust_blog

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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Dr Marian Iszatt-White, Lancaster University Management School In the broadest possible context, ‘authenticity’ has been subject to two very different symbolic interpretations. We all recognise the idea of ‘type authenticity’ in relation to specific products, and which we see validated via such approaches as hallmarks on silver, patents on product designs, and historical listings on…

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In my last blog, I reflected on the shift in what has become unacceptable in our society, or in the human community at large.  When we contemplate social injustice, we no longer accept it as “just the way things are”; instead we feel angry or motivated to do something. When we hear about abuses of…

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Introduction to the Drucker Forum 2019 THE POWER OF ECOSYSTEMS Managing in a Networked World by Richard Straub Ecosystems are everywhere, not confined to natural environments — increasingly, we see businesses, public sector institutions, and third-sector organizations all moving beyond their traditional operational borders and creating or participating in new, flexible, and adaptive networks of…

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