What Schools of Business Must Do: Transform Students into Conscious Leaders

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education. — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King had it right.  Higher education, and certainly business education, has indeed established a strong focus on the “intelligence” part of the equation.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading What Schools of Business Must Do: Transform Students into Conscious Leaders

Sharing and Inspiring Student Sustainability Research – The oikos-PRME Research Hub

There are a growing number of opportunities for students to engage in PRME. One is a joint initiative between PRME and oikos, a network of more than 45 student chapters at universities worldwide with the joint mission to integrate sustainability into education and research. The oikos-PRME Research Hub is addressed to students in economics and … Continue reading Sharing and Inspiring Student Sustainability Research – The oikos-PRME Research Hub

Time to Take on Greed: Why Business Schools Must Engage in Intellectual Activism

The next generation of corporate leaders are being taught risky practices with little regard for ethics. Educators need to challenge the status quo. “The fact that a businessman mired by controversial practices has become president-elect of the U.S. shows how legitimised such behaviour has become.” “How can you work in a business school?” The question … Continue reading Time to Take on Greed: Why Business Schools Must Engage in Intellectual Activism