On Management education & Development issues


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 that can become a quantum leap if schools and researchers are brave enough.”

“It is becoming imperative for business schools to develop a body of research and teaching capabilities that are able to address the systematic problems the world today in a holistic, inter-disciplinary way.”

“Leadership has evolved from the days of traditional ‘command and control’ to today’s collaborative leadership, which suits present business climates better”.

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This article was published in Global Focus, EFMD’s Magazine.

EFMD is a leading international network of business schools, companies and consultancies (770 members across 82 countries) at the forefront or raising the standards of management education and development globally. EFMD runs the EQUIS & EPAS, accreditation systems and is one of the key reference points for management education worldwide. www.efmd.org

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