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How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Global Business, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark Leadership Alert! There are times when the classic development of leaders no longer fully equips them or their organisations for success. This is one of those times. Below Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark explain why leaders need Political Intelligence.

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The Power of Corporate Culture — and How to Harness It

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, MBA & Executive Education, Global Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Culture change is hard to do. Just look at Ron Johnson’s attempted transformation of JCPenney in 2012. Or go back a few thousand years to the pharaoh Akhenaten, who transformed Egypt’s religious system during his 17-year reign. He had statues and other

How We Teach: Innovation

November 18, 2014 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

Interview with Bangor Business School In our quest to keep you up to date with the latest research in business education, we talk to John Thornton, head of Bangor Business School, about keeping innovation on the curriculum.

Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

September 19, 2014 • MBA & Executive Education, People ManagementComments (1)

The Case of Two Successful Business Schools in Barcelona By S. L. Dolan, Y. Altman, B. Capell and M. Raich

Leadership: The Science Behind Practice Makes Perfect

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

By M. Reitz and L. Waller Strong leadership is arguably the most important aspect of running a business, but today’s leaders are required to operate in a substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex world. Seasoned leaders are sought with 20/20

Wharton: Where Entrepreneurs Learn the Business of Business

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

Max Baumann’s company Just Chill started with an idea for a beverage that could help people stay cool and calm. “Stress is the number one health epidemic in the U.S. There were plenty of drinks that provide energy, but none that help you stay calm. I

Strategic Planning & Execution in an Uncertain World

July 17, 2014 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Global BusinessComments (0)

Setting business strategy used to be as simple as defining what the organization wanted to achieve and then laying out the steps to get there.Management used this plan to set priorities, allocate resources, assess operations, align employees, and satisfy

Women’s Leadership: Leaning in Without Falling Over

May 21, 2014 • Women in Leadership, MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

Feature A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead.

New Models and the Changing Contexts of Business School

April 19, 2014 • MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

By Peter Lorange, Jagdish N. Sheth and Howard Thomas The traditional models of many business schools are being questioned given their serious...

Collaborative Creativity: Leading High Performance through Theatre

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Quinn Bauriedel & Jeff Klein Like the multitude of teams in any organization, theatre works under tight timeframes, combines many individuals with different talents, and communicates a vision of the world with the intent to attract and transform its