Business schools and institutional racism survey

institutional racism survey

What we want to do – a North Atlantic survey on Institutional Racism in Business and Management Education This blog introduces an anonymous mixed-methods survey aimed at academic and professional support colleagues in the North Atlantic region. Its focus is on Institutional Racism (IR) in Business and Management Higher Education spaces, so I’m going to…

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Sustainable business applied to agriculture aviation

EFMD logo on COLT - sustainability

EFMD has been delighted to support the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability and the Product-Life Institute since 2007. For more information about this project, visit our website.  This week, EFMD Global and Ecole des Ponts Business School Circular Economy Research Center (CERC) are in Texas testing the abilities (specifically, aerial-imaging, flight characteristics and fuselage vibrations)…

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The current situation of Lithuanian manufacturing is assessed better than future prospects. Why?

Lithuanian manufacturing

Mantas Vilkas is a researcher of the project “Industry 4.0 Impact on Management Practices and Economics (IN4ACT)”, a professor of KTU School of Economics and Business. A few years ago, Continental and Hella established production sites in Lithuania. Several days ago, Yazaki announced the closure of the plant in Lithuania. It is worth looking more…

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Mastering tomorrow – what will business and students demand next?

tomorrow's masters report

There’s no doubt about the popularity of Masters degrees. Last year GMAC found that year-on-year applications had risen by 14.3% compared with 5.4% and 5.6% in the two previous years. The new Tomorrow’s Masters report, published by CarringtonCrisp and EFMD, found more of the same, with 55% more likely to pursue a Masters than they…

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Investigating Online Student satisfaction: causes and impacts

online learning

How student-driven is your institution? The e-learning industry is expanding rapidly, especially following Covid-19 and the necessity of switching to remote learning for many schools. Being student-driven and market-oriented is key to gaining a competitive advantage for today’s online distance learning. The author designed a study to add to the collected wisdom in this area,…

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The Latin America Scholars Community: Co-creating relevant knowledge through virtual collaboration

LatAm scholars community EFMD

During the closing event of the first Latin America Business Education Jam, two core reflections emerged: The pressing need to develop a distinctive value proposition for Latin American business schools and the potential impact of doing it in a collaborative way. There was a major criticism about adopting business school’s models that were not conceived…

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Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future

2021_EFMD-Doctoral_Programmes_Conference-blog

Last year at about the same time we wrote a blog about the exciting programme and high-profile speakers for the EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference 2020 on the topic of Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future. Unfortunately, the global Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the conference and we were unable to facilitate discussions…

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Call for Chapters: The Internationalisation of Higher Education

You are invited to submit a chapter proposal for a new anthology on the internationalisation of higher education.  Chapter proposals (maximum 1000 words) may be submitted in PDF format directly to John D. Branch at jdbranch@umich.edu, on or before Sunday, 23 May 2021. About the anthology The internationalisation of higher education might be considered as…

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