As more students seek careers in financial technology, or 'fintech', U.S. business schools beef up training digital currency bitcoin. New York: U.S. business schools are beefing up training in the software that underlies digital currency bitcoin, a technology expected to be a game changer in many industries. The move makes sense as more students seek … Continue reading Why ‘Blockchain’ is Becoming the Rage at U.S. Business Schools
Good education design [is] key to growing our future leaders. Educating our future leaders on shared value creation and the shared economy is key to our success. Most people think educating people is easy, but it is one of the most challenging areas to succeed in. To design learning that is useful, has real outputs … Continue reading Is a Good Business Education Key to Growing our Future Leaders?
Business schools have a dual mission: to educate students and to create knowledge through rigorous scientific research. Research in business schools plays a major role because it affects not only what we teach, but also how we teach. Knowledge itself changes and it’s not only in disciplines such as science and technology where change is … Continue reading Academic Research Plays a Crucial Role in Business Innovation
The application of the scientific method has contributed more to human well-being and the advancement of civilization than any other invention. It has helped us understand the universe and our place in it. It has provided spectacular modes of transportation and communication. It has helped us develop methods of agricultural production and food distribution that … Continue reading Can the Scientific Method Help Make Ethical Business Decisions?
Traditional finance students are perhaps the most sceptical when it comes to sustainability, often failing to see the relevance to them and to their careers. But this is changing significantly. Impact investing is now not only a tool that business students around the world are learning about, but a growing number of opportunities are being … Continue reading PRiMEtime Feature: Impact Investing at Business Schools, What’s happening and why you should be taking note
The PopUp Business School Dropping in and popping up: a session of the PopUp Business School Teaching that business plans don't work and that loans are evil, Alan Donegan and Simon Paine are unlikely to worry Harvard Business School or Insead any time soon. However, this unlikely duo style themselves as start-up renegades aiming to … Continue reading The Pop-Up Disrupting The Business School Market
Much has been made of the disconnect between rural voters supporting right-wing populist candidates and city folks who vote overwhelmingly more liberal. In the United States, Trump supporters are those who have been left behind by globalization and digitization. They are stranded in small communities unmoored from enterprises that would support gainful employment or in … Continue reading The Role of Business Schools in an Increasingly Urban, Populist World
Coca-Cola and Nestlé have recently closed facilities, and Starbucks is bracing for a global shortage of coffee – all due to effects from climate change. Climate change impacts every resource used by businesses: from agriculture, water, land and energy to workers and the economy. No business will be untouched. As a researcher and professor of … Continue reading U.S. Business Schools Failing on Climate Change
Virtually every 21st century business scandal is reducible to a morality tale of a technology that allows us to do things we couldn’t before, coupled with major institutional failures that were enabled by failures of omission and commission of corporate leaders. Consider the major, self-inflicted crises at Wells Fargo, where two million accounts were opened without customers’ … Continue reading Why We’re Seeing So Many Corporate Scandals
The research challenges the ongoing trend across higher education institutes and suggests that universities need to reconsider their approach if they are to increase entrepreneurship among their students. Scientists have found no significant difference between business schools offering traditional courses and those emphasizing on a learning-by-doing approach to entrepreneurship education, drawing attention to why the … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Experiences ‘No Better Than Textbooks’: Study