On Management education & Development issues

Adrian Wooldridge (Management Editor, The Economist), Alexander von Gabain (Chair of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology – EIT and Santiago Iniguez (President of IE Business School and President of IE University) gave opening statements at the EFMD April Roundtable: Management Skills for Growth. A full report on the roundtable is available here and… » read more

Posted by Jocelyne Wang

When we discuss management as a key issue for society these days the word has a mostly negative connotation – we tend to talk about management in terms of the damages that short-termism, off-shoring, greed and bad management (in particular in the financial services sector) are inflicting on society. The round table last week at… » read more

Posted by Jocelyne Wang

EFMD is engaged in a discussion with the European Commission to demonstrate the importance and the value of management research and management education – the notion of management covering the whole spectrum from operational capabilities to leadership competencies and entrepreneurship. EU funding instruments are essentially directed towards hard sciences and technology. Management as a social… » read more

Posted by Jocelyne Wang

Sociologists characterize 20th century society as a society with fundamentally new characteristics compared with previous historical societies. It is a society of organizations. Organizations have pervaded all parts of our lives. They range from business organizations, to education, hospitals, semi-public and public organizations, NPOs, and so on. They are the organs of modern society –… » read more

Posted by Jocelyne Wang

Changing Environment Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are often questioned for their role and contribution to societal development. According to historical tradition, HEIs are considered as the pool to train and provide intellectual leaders, who are capable of innovating and driving the evolution of society. The abilities that these leaders are required to have, often relate… » read more

Posted by Jocelyne Wang