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May | June 2003
The Greening of China’s B-Schools
As China races to economic prosperity, the nation is threatened by pollution and environmental degradation. The good news is that a coalition of its new business schools is working to make principles of sustainable enterprise a key part of the education of every new MBA.
Business students found their own companies, get funding, sell products, and pay back their loans, all within the confines of a one-semester class.
The basis of an ethics education revolves around teaching business students a sense of individual responsibility.
The Sweet Taste of Success
Krispy Kreme CEO Scott Livengood discusses the allure of hot doughnuts, the consequences of ethical awareness, and the vision essential to leading an American tradition.
A Certain Degree of Hospitality
Big fun becomes big business as tourist destinations worldwide grow more sophisticated and international in nature.
Trials and Trends
While recent report cards for business schools may be disappointing to some observers, a thoughtful evaluation points to steady progress and advancement.
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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.