Innovation is a major currency in 21st-century business — but new ideas aren’t generated in a bubble. The 20th-century model of the lone genius who figures it out for themselves and strides on to take the glory has become dated. In major innovation ecosystems like Silicon Valley and San Diego, business leadership is not about … More The Power of a Network in the Innovation Economy
Among the top qualities a business requires of its managers and leaders, their ability to motivate employees is key. A 10% increase in employee engagement can make for a profit boost of more than $2000 per member of staff. If a manager has truly succeeded in motivating their employees, they are also less likely to call in … More How Successful Managers Increase Engagement and Motivation
The Association of MBAs (AMBA) will hold its Business School Professionals Conference this July, hosted by Amsterdam Business School at the University of Amsterdam. It’s an excellent opportunity to review current trends and practices in student recruitment and take a look at some new ideas that are re-energizing the education sector. Continue reading at Keystone Academic Solutions.
Never has our future required smarter custodianship. The technological, political, and social progress – and turmoil – of recent years has positioned our culture on the brink of an unknowable tomorrow. What we do know is that we need our business leaders to be wise, innovative, and compassionate in the decades to come – but … More How to Become a Leader of Tomorrow
The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is holding its annual conference from 6-8 June in Copenhagen, Denmark, under the theme of Education 4.0: New Jobs, New Skills, New Education. Like any upgrade with a ‘dot’ in it, Education 4.0 is an opportunity to build on the solid foundations of what’s come before while mixing things up … More How To Prepare Business Students For The New Economy
China is constantly in the news, especially when comes to developments in business. The ‘sleeping giant’ is awakening to unprecedented economic growth and opening the door to innovative new enterprises. So how about studying there – more specifically, in China’s biggest and richest city? Shanghai is China’s economic hub. Positioned on the country’s central coast, … More Top Reasons to Study an MBA in Shanghai
When Robin Sakamoto became dean of the Faculty of Foreign Studies at Tokyo’s Kyorin University in April 2014, she was only the second foreign woman to be awarded a deanship at a Japanese institution. […] The value of role models such as Dean Sakamoto is not to be underrated. Surprisingly, only 15% of full professors … More How To Help Women Reach The Top Of Academia