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What’s next for business education?

See the Future study

Making predictions about the future is never easy. Six years ago, Donald Trump was best known as a TV celebrity. At the same time, CarringtonCrisp worked with EFMD to run the See the Future project for the first time, looking at where business education might be heading. The introduction to the first ‘See the Future’…

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The Future of Work: Remote Companies

I started to work on a remote team in 2011. My boss, the project manager, just moved back to the US. Great, I thought. The first project manager quit to follow his partner to the UK. The second one moves to the other side of the world, leaving me –  a junior researcher – to…

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A new generation of leaders?

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Changing trends in business Masters The market for the Masters in Management and specialist pre-experience Masters is substantial. In the testing year of 2018, GMAC found that 34.3% of its GMAT test takers used their results to apply for a business Masters. In East and South East Asia and Western Europe it was up to…

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Employability and business school graduates

Following the results of the 2019 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, which polled more than 1,200 employers in 45 countries worldwide to find out hiring demands for MBA and business master’s graduates, an additional “Employability and Business School Graduates” report was released today. The report presents trends in applicant skills and preparedness in the rapidly changing labour…

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Business Schools as Pillars of Trust

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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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Three in four companies plan to hire MBAs in 2019

The results of the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 reflect the trends in the broader economy, including the plans of companies to grow and expand and reveal the optimistic hiring projections for specialised master’s graduates. More than 1,200 employers worldwide responded to the 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, ran by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) together…

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Learn to love uncertainty to grow the MBA of the future

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Andrew Crisp draws out key findings from the 2019 Tomorrow’s MBA report For those in the MBA marketplace, learning to love uncertainty has become something of a requirement and is a focus of the newly released Tomorrow’s MBA report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD. Stories of the MBAs demise abound, but are wide of the mark,…

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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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Where next for business school rankings?

Rankings, whether you love them or hate them, are undoubtedly a key component of the business education landscape, but could they be better? Amongst business schools, there has been much debate over the years on how the rankings methodology should change. The recent report by the United Nations Global Compact, plus the Financial Times itself…

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