UNESCO Paper on Gaps in Global Completion Rates

While higher education participation rates are growing worldwide, and while women are closing the participation gap, students from low-income families and from ethnic minority and indigenous groups continue to lag behind, according to a new policy paper from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. An analysis across 76 countries found that 20 percent of … Continue reading UNESCO Paper on Gaps in Global Completion Rates

Have you Registered for ACBSP Conference 2017?

Business schools must demonstrate ways in which they are evolving to meet the needs of students and preparing them for a competitive global economy. How will this be accomplished? How can we, as business educators, transform our classrooms to meet the ever changing marketplace and provide the greatest educational value for our students? We invite … Continue reading Have you Registered for ACBSP Conference 2017?

United Airlines Debacle Shows What Business Schools Need to Teach

The vivid videos of an elderly physician being dragged down the aisle of a United Airlines plane, along with recent scandals engulfing Fox News, Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and other firms, highlight the importance of teaching business ethics and business law effectively in business schools and elsewhere. As a professor who teaches business ethics, I have … Continue reading United Airlines Debacle Shows What Business Schools Need to Teach

2016-17 AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

The annual AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the largest independent source of data on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The 2017 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 380,000 faculty members from 1,022 institutions in all 50 states … Continue reading 2016-17 AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

Business Students Willing to Sacrifice Future Salary for Good Corporate Social Responsibility: Study

More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsible employer. A surprising number of 14% are willing to sacrifice more than 40% of their future income to do so. However business students who … Continue reading Business Students Willing to Sacrifice Future Salary for Good Corporate Social Responsibility: Study

Developments that Roiled Telecom Industry are now Case Studies at Business Schools

Price wars, mergers, sell offs, corporate accusations, regulator-operator tiffs, lawsuits and job cuts — developments that roiled the telecom industry in the past six months or so are now case studies at business schools to explain management concepts. The turmoil in the telecom industry has offered a number of examples to cover everything from handling … Continue reading Developments that Roiled Telecom Industry are now Case Studies at Business Schools

Top B-School Marketing Successes Among ACBSP Member Campuses

Are you on that list? The ACBSP Marketing Committee wants to hear from you. A Poster Session is planned for ACBSP Conference 2017 called, The Business of Branding: Share Best Practices for Marketing Your Business School or Program. Deadline Extended to May 15. Highlight best practices in marketing your business school and/or programs, providing results … Continue reading Top B-School Marketing Successes Among ACBSP Member Campuses

Dimon’s Annual Letter: Key Takeaways on Brexit, Tech and Taxes

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s chief executive officer, used his annual letter to shareholders to comment on potential fallout from the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union, detail the bank’s investments in technology and urge a cut in the U.S. corporate tax rate. Here are some key passages from his 45-page letter, which … Continue reading Dimon’s Annual Letter: Key Takeaways on Brexit, Tech and Taxes

China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

China has stepped up its drive to lure overseas talent in its bid to become an innovation economy, less dependent on trade in manufactured goods. New measures include allowing foreign students to stay on in China after their degrees to take up jobs or internships and reducing red tape around residence permits. President Xi Jinping’s … Continue reading China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas