Humane capital Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic outlines the eight pillars of humane leadership, employee engagement, and evolutionary change that are taking place in businesses right now, right across the world

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Driving change It has become more critical for senior and aspiring leaders within organisations to ‘re-set’ their understanding of markets, organisations, customers, and citizens. Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus investigate Business schools: an evolutionary perspective Kai Peters and Howard Thomas ask what is management actually all about and why do practising managers need ‘schools of management’ rather than ‘business schools’?
Shifting from competition to collaboration Rumina Dhalla and JC Carteron argue that if business schools are to authentically contribute to the SDGs, then there is a need to shift both business and business schools towards collaborative business models The impact of AI on the nature and quality of jobs Laura Nurski and Mia Hoffmann argue that policymakers should strengthen the role of social partners in the adoption of AI technology to protect workers The future of lifelong and executive education Andrew Crisp looks at how the lifelong learning landscape is evolving and its implications for business schools A new role for business schools at the forefront of change The COVID-19 crisis makes it more important than ever to take a more global approach to recovery, says Eric Cornuel Power to the employees Employees have greater power than ever before. Jonathan Sharp says companies must reinvent themselves, adapt and empower their employees Unique network, outstanding talent Despite a turbulent jobs market, the demand for senior roles has remained high. With decades of experience behind them, InterExec is continuing to help its clients secure roles that would be difficult to find alone Pivoting towards an innovative executive education ecosystem Nowadays, when you can seemingly learn anything online for free, how can business schools best prepare the next generation of future-focused leaders? Jordi Diaz and Daphne Halkias investigate Equal pay? There is a gender pay cap in sport. Robert Oulds examines the evidence and finds financial disparities are market driven, and not entirely due to an innate prejudice Diversity and gender equality: do we really want it? David Bernard asks why, if we are losing the battle for gender equality in the FTSE 100, we should expect to see diversity, equity and inclusion successes across a much wider cross section of the business community Paradoxical leadership Ecosystems are fluid and complex. Steven Poelmans, Bart Cambré and Wouter Van Bockhaven focus on how common elements across ecosystem traditions challenge conventional leadership wisdom Could the Employment Bill pose a risk to businesses? With the Employment Bill back in the limelight, Amanda Badley urges employers to find a synergy between business need vs business want The rise of behavioural science David Bernard evaluates how deeper understandings of behaviour will attract and retain the right candidates for businesses and recruiters and asks what does it mean for recruitment? Silver linings Internationalisation, accreditation and the pandemic - Michael Osbaldeston and Adriana Kudrnová Lovera look at the potential benefits that may emerge from the current challenges Reinventing work The labour market is transforming. Werner Eichhorst considers employee development, changing jobs and worker transitions in the post-COVID labour market Lockdown What does the student experience of the lockdown mean for the future? The complexity of business schools Kai Peters and Howard Thomas wonder how long business schools can survive the growing complexity of their industry Digital transformation and corporate learning The COVID-19 experience will accelerate digital transformation even further says Martin Moehrle Motivations. Balancing the differing needs of students Diversity is not just about gender and nationality, it is also about the reasons that students study an MBA. Stuart Robinson explains Future-proofing global business education Organisations need game-changing leaders. Andrew Main Wilson and Bodo Schlegelmilch explore several disruptive themes that will impact the success of business schools in rising to this challenge The case for women Lesley Symons has 10 years of research on gender representation in business case studies. The results are astounding 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 Human Resources Archive To link to archive articles click here