Editorial Calendar

JULY | AUGUST 2019

Thinking Fast: The Nimble B-School

When should business schools cleave to tradition? When should they move on to new phases of growth? This feature focus explores what b-schools can do to stay innovative, agile, and adaptable in the face of change, whether they are newly established or have been in operation for 100 years or more.

Submission Deadlines:
Features: 3/5/19 
Departments: 4/8/19 
Ads: 5/21/19 
Issue Mails: 6/28/19


SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2019

Can Business Education Ease Global Tensions?

As tensions mount between individuals, political parties, and nations, what role can business education play in mitigating conflict, rebuilding relationships, and facilitating the exchange of ideas across national and philosophical borders?  

Submission Deadlines:
Features: 5/3/19 
Departments: 6/10/19 
Ads: 7/23/19 
Issue Mails: 8/29/19


NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2019

Integrating Impact into the B-School Mission

To meet AACSB's 2013 accreditation standards, business schools must show that their teaching, research, and outreach align squarely with their missions, in ways that make a demonstrable impact on business and society. How can b-school leaders measure and quantify impact? How can they make sure faculty scholarship supports the school's mission? We share examples from schools that have achieved both goals.

Submission Deadlines:
Features: 7/5/19 
Departments: 8/9/19 
Ads: 9/23/19 
Issue Mails: 10/30/19


JANUARY | FEBRUARY 2020

The Era of Digital Transformation

"Digital transformation" has become the latest goal of organizations, but how is digital transformation defined? To what extent is it changing business practice? And what does it mean to business education? We look at the ways business schools are responding to this emerging trend in their programs.

Submission Deadlines
Features: 9/13/19 
Departments: 10/9/19 
Ads: 11/20/19 
Issue Mails: 12/30/19


MARCH | APRIL 2020

Achieving Diversity

Most business schools want to bring more diverse voices to their campus, but many still struggle to achieve diversity in all its forms—encompassing not only race, ethnicity, and gender, but also age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and physical and mental ability. We hear from voices across business education on the obstacles that business schools still face, and how those obstacles might be finally overcome.

Submission Deadlines
Features: 11/4/19 
Departments: 12/10/19 
Ads: 1/28/20 
Issue Mails: 2/27/20


MAY | JUNE 2020

The Advantages of Alliances

As the market grows more complex, business schools are discovering they are stronger when they work together, not only in one-to-one partnerships, but across consortia of institutions. What makes these alliances work? What new opportunities do they make possible? And how do b-school alliances promise to improve business education?

Submission Deadlines
Features: 1/6/20 
Departments: 2/4/20 
Ads: 3/27/20 
Issue Mails: 4/29/20


JULY | AUGUST 2020

B-School Budgets: How to Do More with Less?

Business schools are seeking to expand their impact—with new courses for students, new offerings for companies, more targeted research, greater support to their communities. But at the same time, their state funding is declining and they’re facing pressure to freeze or even reduce tuition. This issue will look at the ways business schools are not only generating new revenue streams, but also using their existing resources more creatively and effectively.

Submission Deadlines
Features: 3/5/20 
Departments: 4/8/20 
Ads: 5/27/20 
Issue Mails: 6/29/20


SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2020

Adult Learners in the 21st Century

In the coming decades, the typical college student will likely not be an 18- to 22-year-old undergraduate pursuing a four-year degree. Instead, individuals of all ages will pursue training at all stages in their careers, whether to update their skills, solve immediate problems, or work toward degrees at their own pace. How are business schools designing new educational pathways and opportunities for these nontraditional learners? How is the nature of graduate-level education changing? And what other competitors are seeking to win over this growing segment of the market?

Submission Deadlines
Features: 5/5/20 
Departments: 6/10/20 
Ads: 7/28/20 
Issue Mails: 8/28/20 


NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2020

The High Stakes of Sustainability

The United Nations has set a deadline of 2050 for the world to reach zero carbon emissions—otherwise, its scientists warn, the consequences to humanity will be too great to overcome. This issue will look at the ongoing and mounting efforts among business schools to help the world meet this 2050 goal—and whether they’re doing enough.

Submission Deadlines
Features: 7/6/20 
Departments: 8/10/20 
Ads: 9/28/20 
Issue Mails: 10/30/20



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