The case for women Lesley Symons has 10 years of research on gender representation in business case studies. The results are astounding

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Flexible future Peter Lorange says that introducing greater flexibility and agility into executive education are essential ingredients in building a secure future for management education Create a modern culture to attract and retain talent Establishing a dynamic and creative culture is essential to attract and retain talent. John Hazelton says don't wait to do this, there is no time – act now!
Making HR future proof Amber Wigmore Alvarez asks if we are educating tomorrow’s talent effectively The power of ecosystems Richard Straub tracks the growing interest in ecosystems and their profound implications for management education and research and development 44% of employers value experience more than a degree There is a global debate about the relevancy of exams. Fresh Student Living explore whether their place in today’s education system Collaborate for success and sustainability David Grayson explains the dramatic growth of the quantity and quality of business collaboration linked to sustainable development Human/e capitalism: work, knowledge and non-hierarchical cooperation Paid work has become more diverse and fluid. Werner Eichhorst writes that for companies to harness the potential of workers they will need to collaborate and let them do their job The creative economy Andy Haldane asks if robots will take all our jobs. Not, he says, if we turn our ‘knowledge economy’ into a ‘creative economy’ and rework our education system from ‘universities’ into ‘multiversities’ Kindness in leadership ‘Kindness’ is seldom mentioned as a desirable leadership trait in MBA or executive programmes but it can have enormous benefits for organisations. Gay Haskins and Lalit Johri argue that it’s time we all became more kindly Lifelong learning is key to business and employee success Lifelong learning is more than a strategy to develop employees and foster retention. AACSB International considers the environment, challenges, and opportunities related to lifelong learning and talent management International learning ‘4.0’ Internationalisation is a high-priority issue for business schools but Anna Blombäck, Yvonne Carlisle, Andrew Gaudes and Ulrich Hommel ask if they are reacting in the right way Sustainability and the MBA Sustainability and ethics are at the forefront of business thinking. Andrew Main Wilson argues that companies and their leaders will have to rise to the growth challenge with a new way of thinking How elite universities shape upward mobility into top jobs Seth Zimmerman examines evidence that shows business-focussed degree programmes have a large effect on attaining high-income jobs The business of business schools Kai Peters, Howard Thomas and Rick Smith suggest that while much has been written about business schools from historical and critical perspectives not enough has emerged from an additional viewpoint – the lens of the business of business schools Time for a digital detox? Peter Thomson points out that our stressful work patterns are not caused by technology but by leaders who have allowed their organisations to develop unhealthy work patterns and are ignoring culture instead of managing it Transforming business culture How can we help get employees’ brains into a better place where they can work at their best? Hilary Scarlett writes that to create a properly-performing organisation responsible leaders need to understand the brain Reflections on leadership in a disruptive age Mark Carney reviews the main activities of leaders and the core attributes of leadership. He concludes with some perspectives on the challenges and opportunities faced when leading in our disruptive age Executive Development Archive To link to archive articles click here

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