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50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 2: Understanding the Core of the Vision

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle This article continues from Part I (in the last issue of The European Business Review) and provides insights into two critical domains of the 50+20 vision: a) the perspectives of stakeholders of management education (students, alumni, civil society, the business

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What is Resilience?

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Can resilience be taught? If so, how? And are some organisations more resilient than others? This article considers how the notion of resilience can inform and energise corporate culture, and how the resilient individual survives and thrives

The 3 C’s of Growth Leadership: Culture, Capabilities, and Configuration

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By George S. Day George S. Day’s new book Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth is an essential guide to building a framework for superior growth through innovation. This article offers a preview on how to boost your innovation

Developing Multicultural Competence

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Luciara Nardon, Richard M. Steers & Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde In our globally expanding economy, it is no longer enough for successful managers to have great directive skills, they must also be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they

Identity In and Around Organisations

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Majken Schultz & Steve Maguire At the heart of any successful organisation lies a powerful conception of identity: the coherent way in which it presents itself to its stakeholders and employees, containing its purpose, goals and key characteristics.

Why Our Decisions Get Derailed and How to Get Back on Track

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Francesca Gino The Ducati motorcycle racing team, Ducati Corse, decided to compete in a motorcycle racing circuit, the MotoGP, for the first time in 2003. The team had accumulated years of experience and success in other motorcycle racing circuits, but the

CEOs, Mind Your Own Business! Why and How Corporate CEOs Should Pay More Attention to Corporate Functions

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, OPERATION, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Andrew Campbell, Sven Kunisch & Günter Müller-Stewens The corporate office consists of the CEO and the corporate functions. It is the main vehicle for delivering corporate added value. Yet corporate functions often underperform and corporate offices

Why Should Managers Be Socially Responsible?

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Antonio Argandoña Why should managers put Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into practice? The so-called legal, ethical, social and business cases provide several reasons. In this paper we discuss these arguments, and we add new reasons that make up

Ethics + Business: Ingredients for Great Leadership

January 11, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Claudia Peus and Armin Pircher Verdorfer Imagine you have been asked to support a company with their employee survey. You have done your research, compiled a questionnaire capturing common questions on employee attitudes such as job satisfaction,

Developing Values in Business Education

July 22, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Nigel Duncan This article considers how we might best prepare students for ethical business practice. It considers recent developments in evolutionary research and neuroscience to explore the development of empathy and moral courage. It applies theories of