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July | August 2003
The Made-to-Order MBA
Putting People First
At a time when many corporations are faltering, Enterprise Rent-A-Car continues to move forward, anchored by a core philosophy that puts people in the forefront and allows profits to grow naturally.
Summer camps that focus on financial skills are designed to introduce high school students to the potential thrills of a business career.
Dollars for Deans
Today’s business school deans spend nearly 30 percent of their time raising money, and that figure is likely to escalate. The trick is setting priorities and surmounting challenges.
The Creative Curriculum
Many industry observers maintain that the corporate world is a cold, mechanized environment. Courses in creativity are designed to counter this trend, helping executives regain their humanity—and in the process, become more inspirational leaders.
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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.