As the wide-ranging implications of the coronavirus pandemic become clear, renewed calls have been made – by academics, economists and politicians left and right – for an unconditional basic income (UBI) that would guarantee individuals regular payments, from the state, regardless of their economic activity. Beyond its potential benefits in normal times, there are suggestions that UBI could mitigate some of the most worrying…

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Smaranda Boroş, Professor of Cross-Cultural Management, at Vlerick Business School, Belgium, reflects on the current situation. I am an absolute loner. I admit that most of the time I am enjoying this reclusive period in my life. But as more and more time passes in solitary confinement, I understand better and better why prison is…

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Established in Shanghai, CEIBS has been fully intertwined with the metropolis’ development of becoming an international center of economy, finance, trade, shipping, and scientific &technologic innovation. During the past 25 years, CEIBS ensures a steady supply of the city’s most-needed high-caliber talents in the modern service industry who are able to adapt to international competition…

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According to the World Happiness Report, there is a strong correlation between achieving sustainable development and self-reported measures of wellbeing. Moreover, generosity, trust, and a strong sense of community are equally important as income when it comes to happiness—how, then, do we teach the values, knowledge, and skills needed to achieve sustainable development and, therefore,…

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The Academy of Business in Society is organizing a flagship event Knowledge Into Action Forum on this year’s theme: “Towards a Circular Economy in Business Practice and Education” in an online format to bring ABIS’ business-academic network together in a virtual experience to discuss Circular Economy issues. The circular economy vision has been gaining more…

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Over the past weeks, I have been reflecting on my next theme for this blog. The last one, months ago, suddenly became obsolete since it was written in the pre-COVID era, and the world is no longer the same! Like so many, I have been dedicating a great deal of time to taking in the…

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Top schools PIR

The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) concept was developed in a multi-step prototyping process by a large group of committed and engaged academics, students and business school stakeholders from many different countries. Katrin Muff is a thought leader and Director at The Institute for Business Sustainability, Lucerne, Switzerland, and Professor of Practice at Luiss Business School…

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Yes, the year’s end looms over our heads weeks before it actually happens, with accumulating tasks on our to-do list. There is the urgent and the important; the postponed and what we don’t want to carry over to next year, and what would be so nice to finish. In midst of that frenzy it’s easy…

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