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The deans and faculty are the lifeblood and intellectual capital of business schools. Whether unlocking the secrets of marketing and financial models for their MBA students, or producing research that redefines the latest business thinking, their work and expertise can make for an unforgettable learning experience, and change our perspectives on the way we do business.
MBA50.com is delighted to feature video interviews, articles and insights from the men and women who define business education of the 21st century.

Prof John Morgan - UC Berkeley Haas

Entrepreneurs And The Fear Of Loss

Leaving one’s job to become an entrepreneur is inarguably risky. But it may not be the fear of risk that makes entrepreneurs more determined to succeed. A new study finds entrepreneurs are also concerned about what they might lose in the transition from steady employment to startup. In Entrepreneurship and Loss-Aversion ...

Sander Nieuwenhuizen, Vice President for Recruitment at Shell

What Are Global Recruiters Looking For In Young Managers?

Does having a global mindset make a difference in the skill set of a modern business graduate? For Sander Nieuwenhuizen, Vice President for Recruitment at Shell, the energy and petrochemicals giant, it does. The company hires 1,200 graduates every year, and sees a real advantage in attracting individuals who are truly internationally ...

Bob Bruner, Darden Dean

Interview with Bob Bruner, Dean of the Darden School of Business

Bob Bruner is the Dean of the Darden School of Business. A faculty member since 1982 and winner of leading teaching awards at the University of Virginia, he teaches and conducts research in finance and management.  Bruner has actively advanced Darden and the field of management education in new frontiers such as ...

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 ...

Wharton admissions

What’s Right With Wharton, and Wrong With How We Measure Admissions Success

It was the Wharton School‘s turn to make headlines last week, and not in a good way. The Wall Street Journal ran a piece looking at the decline in the school’s MBA applications over the past four years and asking, “What’s Wrong With Wharton?” The announcement five days later that the director of MBA admissions, ...

Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive Innovation – Business Schools Have More To Learn Than Teach

It is the dream of many entrepreneurial MBA students to come up with a disruptive innovation that will prove to be an industry game changer. And these days they might apply the lessons learned from professors such as Harvard's Clayton Christensen to the very institutions they will graduate from. For ...

Bernard Garrette - HEC paris

Interview with Bernard Garrette, Associate Dean of HEC Paris MBA

Bernard Garrette is the Associate Dean of HEC Paris MBA. He is Professor of Strategy and Business Policy, and has received the Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award, endowed by BNP-Paribas. His research interests focus on competitive and collaborative corporate strategy, and is co-author of several books including "Alliance Strategies", which won ...

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