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January | February 2002
Ethics in Cyberspace
On the Path to Prosperity
With communism only a decade gone in Central and Eastern Europe, the region still is charting its best course into the global economy. Many believe that ventures into management education and entrepreneurship will put this promising market well on its way.
Connecting the Dots
The pedagogical pendulum is swinging again, toward teaching across disciplines. As the demand for “big-picture” graduates intensifies, business schools experiment with ways to make integrated curricula work.
Making the Grade
When students give their alma maters good marks, they burnish the schools’ reputations in the marketplace. Student satisfaction surveys help schools measure and modify their programs to improve their scores.
When it comes to computers and business schools, is it possible that more isn’t always best? Jason Frand of the Anderson School at UCLA considers the effects—good and bad—of technology’s ever-increasing ubiquity.
The MIS MBA
One of the hot new business degrees takes traditional courses and grounds them in information management. But MIS is not just about “the network,” say administrators—a tech-based degree is plugged into all the functional silos.
The Executive Edge
EMBA programs have come on strong as win/win/win initiatives. Business schools, students, and corporations all stand to enhance their positions when executives return for higher education.
Ethics in Cyberspace
When it comes to business ethics, there's nothing new under the sun. The old-fashioned lessons of fair-dealing and forthrightness still hold true in the new economy.
A New E-Attitude
Technology is a double-edged sword. It not only enables, but also requires organizations to be more innovative. For those who still are dragging their feet, Rosabeth Moss Kanter has a singular message: Get going or get left behind.
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Soft Skills Matter: In Business School and Beyond
Measuring soft skills in a standardized way provides business schools with vital information to drive success for businesses and future business leaders.
Bringing Social Impact and Sustainability Goals Into the Curriculum
As young people challenge accepted business practices and take leadership into their own hands, business schools are beginning to adapt to shifting student expectations.
Digital Transformation: Mind the Gap
How can business schools prepare future leaders for digital transformation? By teaching them to develop a mindset that encourages critical thinking about change and technology.