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What is social impact and how to measure it?

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This is a question that many business schools ask themselves in order to assess to what extent the programmes and teaching they deliver and the research and projects they undertake contribute to the advancement of responsible, ethical and sustainable management. Not only schools but individuals might get caught up in formulating what social impact means…

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Management Educators: Running Late for the Lesson

Some articles just pop up and lead your mind into new  pathways. This happened to me as a recent column came across my desk, published in Forbes by education specialist Tom Vander Ark. He was reflecting on the trends that are reshaping global learning. His focus is mainly on high school education, and he has…

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Responsible Business Education – Financial Times Showcase

The Financial Times is seeking examples of best practice for a report on Responsible Business Education. Business Schools around the world have until 27 September 2019 to submit details of their leading initiatives in teaching, research, student projects and operations with societal impact. The result will not be a ranking, but a selection of strong examples…

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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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A Lesson in 60 Seconds

On Sunday, July 7 the Women’s Soccer Cup tournament played its final game in France. As never before, the stadium was full, and the game was televised and streamed around the world. During half-time, very interesting commercials tailored to the occasion caught my attention. I will comment today on one in particular, by Volkswagen called…

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin or When our Children Woke us Up

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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IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management

The Second IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management “With Executive Input in Selecting the Winners” Co-sponsored by The International Association for Chinese Management Research and The Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management Announcement of Winners and Finalists  March 10, 2019 The IACMR-RRMB award recognizes excellent scholarship that focuses on important issues for…

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Do you See Doomsday or Evolution?

What picture of the world are educators sharing with their students, doomsday or evolution? I am an educator focused on developing a mindset for sustainability with faculty and students, and I like to point metaphorical flashlights into the unseen corners of our society. My goal is to illuminate the connections of well-known facts (climate change,…

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