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November | December 2008
The Business of Dreams
The Umsobomvu Youth Fund is dedicated to funding and supporting small businesses for South Africa’s impoverished younger generation. Malose Kekana runs the Fund—and nourishes big dreams.
A B-School Grows in Beirut
To manage its programs in the volatile Middle Eastern environment, the American University of Beirut’s Olayan School stresses careful planning, unorthodox approaches, and, above all, the ability to be comfortable with uncertainty.
Judging the Journals
Where professors publish is just as critical as how often they publish. But it’s essential to establish a fair and consistent method to gauge publication quality.
Qualified to Teach
To judge academic qualifications of faculty, business schools often resort to counting the number of articles they’ve published. But is there a better way?
To cultivate professors with stamina and star power, a business school must find creative ways to support their personal and professional development.
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Smart Data Analytics: A Competitive Advantage
Business schools can successfully transition to a virtual environment by using smart data analytics.
International Student Recruitment in Times of Global Crisis
Strategies that business schools can apply to admissions, innovation, and risk mitigation.
Building More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Cultures
Faculty from The PhD Project share their thoughts.