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Tools of the Trade
July | August 2007
Travelocity’s Michelle Peluso relies on an entrepreneur’s enthusiasm to run one of the Internet’s most successful commerce sites.
Repositioning Your MBA
Northeastern University takes a product development approach to education, revamping its curriculum around the needs of partner corporations. This approach allows the school to differentiate its program and turn out graduates its market really needs.
Globalization already has pushed many business schools well beyond their national borders. Now educators work to anticipate where global forces will take them next.
A Dean's Life
The role is people-intensive, fraught with great responsibility, and rich with possibilities for success and failure. One dean shares his personal story—and explains why he loves his job.
The Scientist and the Sage
Two educators propose a new portfolio model of business faculty for business schools, designed to give great researchers and great teachers equal recognition and equal reward.
Teaching Outside the Box
Four professors share their thoughts on transforming the business classroom—and how they hope business schools will support their efforts.
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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.