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The current EU policy and funding instruments have recognised that innovation consists of cross-disciplinary activities, which is not only limited to technological breakthroughs. Accordingly, a more comprehensive and systematic understanding of innovation processes and innovation management would certainly facilitate successful innovative activities in all sectors. The challenge of implementing effective innovation management and robust innovation… » read more

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As a global network of business schools and corporations, EFMD has been conveying the message to EU policy makers that during the past 50 years, management has emerged as a key “social technology”, evolving from a mere practice towards a discipline, with an increasing body of knowledge, supported by research. It provides the “tools” to… » read more

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Introduction Dr. Richard Straub, Director of EFMD EU Affairs and Cooperate Services, shares his views on how managers can shape the future society. This article demonstrates the idea that focusing only on shareholder value and short-term financial results will not be adequate to tackle challenges facing in the society. What we need, as indicated by… » read more

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Introduction Professor Arnoud De Meyer, President of the Singapore Management School, shares his views on a new approach to new challenges – transforming business schools into ‘schools for business’. “Is the old model of management education inadequate for the realities of today’s global economy?” “A paradigm shift for the world’s business schools, a tipping point… » read more

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Introduction Professor Marcelo Paladino, Dean of IAE Business School in Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina, shares his views on what can we learn from the recent financial and economic crisis. In the artilce, Professor Paladino suggests to concentrate on analyzing the role of business in society. “The current crisis brings into question the legitimacy of business… » read more

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