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Senior Leadership: Learning to Embrace Uncertainty

“The only constant you’ll have in your career is uncertainty.” – Ian MacMillan, The Dhirubhai Ambani Emeritus Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The Wharton...
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Custom-built Programmes for the Future Workforce

Interview with Professor Ann Bartel, A Faculty Director of Custom Programmes at Columbia Business School Executive Education   Being one of the Top Executive Education Programmes...
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Deep Engagement: Where Thought Leadership and Subject Expertise Meet

Interview with Dr. Kishore Sengupta, Cambridge Judge Business School Director of Executive Education Since its establishment in 1990, Cambridge Judge Business School has always been a...
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Live, Learn, Leap: Doctorate in Business Administration at Vlerick Business School

Interview with Professor Brecht Cardoen, Academic Director of the DBA programme, Vlerick Business School Founded in 1953 in one of Europe’s premier education spots, Vlerick...
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Empowering Your Leadership at the Pulse of Business in New York City

BUY DIGITAL COPY Interview with Professor Paul Ingram, Faculty Director of Advanced Management Programme from Columbia Business School Executive Education   Located in one of the...
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Understanding the Potential of AI in a Technology Driven World

BUY DIGITAL COPY Interview with Mr. Renaud Champion, Executive Director AIM Institute EMLYON Business School As artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly plays a big role in today’s...
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Berkeley Executive Education: Creating A “New Thinking For The New Economy”

Interview with Laura Tyson, Interim Dean, Haas School of Business Located in the heart of the world’s innovation center, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business...
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When Work Meets Passion: FIU Center for Leadership on Co-creating a Better Future with...

Having hosted programmes with participants from 16 countries across 4 continents and from more than 200 organisations in the past 10 years, the Center...
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Designing Results-Oriented Leadership Development Programmes

By Camelia Ilie, Guillermo Cardoza and Schon Beechler In business, one would typically not make a large investment without an idea of how to gauge...
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From Products to Solutions – Mastering Sales Force Incentives

By Johannes Habel and Olaf Ploetner As B2B companies strive to become providers of solutions rather than products, sales managers face significant challenges. Among them:...

Knowledge Architects Wanted

By Tammi L. Coles Organisations that embrace cross-domain knowledge can attain sustainable agility. In this article, the author highlights the significant yet often overlooked difference...

People and the Planet – CSR Initiatives Sweeten Ferrero’s Success

By Tammi L. Coles For global businesses to thrive, “doing sustainability” is no longer an option. Tammi L. Coles spoke with recognised CSR researcher and...

A Conversation with Rory Simpson, Chief Learning Officer at Telefónica

By Steven MacGregor We start a new series this month, interviewing global influencers in the area of executive health. Short conversations that we hope will deliver...

The EU Now Regulates Internet Services. But What Does that Mean, Exactly?

By Martin Schallbruch Internet access has become crucial to the functioning of our most important systems. The Directive on security of network and information systems...

After After-Sales: New Business Models Tempt, Fail Industry

By Olaf Plötner The after-sales-based business models of industrial enterprises are endangered. Simultaneously, modern data-based technologies enable the development of complex service solutions – so...

We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring...

By Sucheta Nadkarni Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk...

Managing Customer Satisfaction Better

By Johannes Habel Many companies draw the wrong conclusions from their customer surveys. There is a simple method that can provide a remedy, leading to...

Where do you Begin with your (Big) Data Initiative?

By Joe Peppard While “Big data” has garnered a lot of attention over the last number of years, many managers struggle in deciding where to...

The Missing Puzzle Piece? How Action Learning Can Help Solve the Dual Challenge of...

By Alex Makarevich, Christian Acosta-Flamma and Simon L. Dolan To win in the “war for talent”, companies can no longer rely on conventional recruitment methods...

Negotiating Advice for Women: The Problem-Solving Conversation

“You can’t improve on a skill that you’re avoiding,” says Wharton management professor Nancy Rothbard. “Many people shy away from negotiations because they associate...

5 Myths about Employee Learning

Here are some common misperceptions about corporate education— and how to get beyond them. Under what circumstances do organizations embrace a learning culture? Often, it’s when...

Strategic Planning & Execution in an Uncertain World

Setting business strategy used to be as simple as defining what the organization wanted to achieve and then laying out the steps to get...

Challenging Stereotypes: The Women’s Executive Leadership Programme at Berkeley Executive Education

Interview with Laura Kray Professor of Leadership, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business UC Berkeley’s Women’s Executive Leadership Programme is unique: it was designed by women...

Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

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...

Leading Innovation through Executive Education

Interview with Saul Estrin In today’s fast-changing global environment, business leaders need new tools to face new challenges like never before. Innovation is one such...

Incorporate Innovation into your Business Model

Interview with Jeff Rosenthal Innovation is a surefire way to achieve growth and success for your company. Below Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of the UC Berkeley...

How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

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...

The Power of Corporate Culture — and How to Harness It

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...

How We Teach: Innovation

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...

Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

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

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...

Wharton: Where Entrepreneurs Learn the Business of Business

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...

Strategic Planning & Execution in an Uncertain World

Setting business strategy used to be as simple as defining what the organization wanted to achieve and then laying out the steps to get...

Women’s Leadership: Leaning in Without Falling Over

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...

New Models and the Changing Contexts of Business School

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

By Quinn Bauriedel & Jeff Klein Like the multitude of teams in any organization, theatre works under tight timeframes, combines many individuals with different talents,...

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

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle This article continues from Part I (in the last issue of...

50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 1: Designing a Radically New Vision of...

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle Extracts from chapter 5 of the forthcoming book “Management education for...

The Hedgehog Effect: Building High Performance Teams

By Manfred Kets de Vries You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself. — Galileo Galilee The organizations we...

Leadership Development and The High Performing Team: The Wharton Leadership Program

By Jeff Klein One thing that I’ve never needed to convince an incoming Wharton MBA student is that they should become a leader. By now, our...

Developing Values in Business Education

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...

STUDY IN AUSTRIA IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

Krems – a small but vibrant university town Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley and only a one hour drive from...

Needed: Executives (and Citizens) with a Global Mindset

By Nakiye A. Boyacigiller We are facing challenges of a global nature that require global citizenship, global responsibility, and global solutions. These cannot be achieved...

The Search for Innovation Leadership

By Jeff Gaspersz What do we need to do to build the leaders that are equipped for the new innovation challenges?   In all the years I...

Challenging the “Tailor” How to Effectively Customize Executive Education for the Companies’ Benefit

By Andreas Löhmer When it comes to executive education, companies very often accept second best solutions. Looking at the impact achieved, these investments do not...

Overcoming the Triple Hurdle of Diversity Management

By Winfried Ruigrok Diversity management is a key instrument to position your company as a preferred employer. Fail to recite this mantra and you risk...

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