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Business education knits together the worlds of academia and business. Often pioneers in the higher education space, business schools around the world face the challenges of globalisation, increased competition, and the search for pragmatic relevance.

Sean Ferguson

Interview with Sean Ferguson, Associate Dean at HKUST Business School

Sean Ferguson is the Associate Dean of Master's Programs at the HKUST Business School in Hong Kong. Previously at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, Ferguson also spent several years in management consulting and the software industry, working for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young in its transformation consulting ...

Prof Kai Li - UBC Sauder

Women Directors Are Better At Mergers And Acquisitions

The more women there are on a corporate board the less a company pays for its acquisitions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. The forthcoming Journal of Corporate Finance paper shows the cost of a successful acquisition is reduced by 15.4 per ...

SVCO

Empathy, Not Technology, Is The Mother Of Innovation

Empathy, not technology, is the mother of innovation: that was the surprising lesson learnt by a group of MBA students and entrepreneurs at a workshop led by IDEO and Google Labs at Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford, Saïd Business School. In the workshop, called Reimagining Healthcare Through Design Thinking, Stacey Chang, ...

Richard Branson

To Teach Entrepreneurship Get Out of the Classroom

The debate about whether or not you can teach entrepreneurship will always divide opinion. But business schools have an opportunity to create the conditions in which an entrepreneurial mindset can flourish, and provide students with the tools and the confidence to take the path toward business creation. They just might ...

Wake Forest

Using MBA Admissions Recommendations For Personal Development

In business, you live and die by referrals.  At one business school, that's also the case. Recently, the admissions team at Wake Forest School of Business have changed their admissions policy and are asking applicant recommenders for a bit more information than a standard letter of recommendation.  Not only do MBA and ...

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A Strong And Diversifying MBA Jobs Market in 2013

There appears to be a definite mood of optimism about employment opportunities across b-school campuses and corporate resourcing department around the world. While MBA hiring has certainly been adversely affected by the economic crisis, notably in financial services, it has not experienced a downturn comparable to the beginning of the ...

Said Business School

Passport To Business Education Around The World

The US might have been the home of modern business education, but the idea of it holding a monopoly on the sector has long been assigned to the waste basket of history. Find a continent (or even a country) these days without a recognizable business school and you must be ...

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