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January | February 2009
Dial M for Mobile
What one device can students use for communication, entertainment, research, and education? The mobile phone. It promises to revolutionize the world—and higher education.
Crisis and Consequences
As the global financial markets go on a wild ride, politicians and economists scramble to put together rescue plans. Will they work? And what can b-school students learn by dissecting the crisis as it unfolds?
Ericsson CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg believes that connectivity may be the answer to many of the world’s biggest problems. Business students must be prepared, he says, to make essential global connections happen.
New and Improved: B-School Curriculum
Three schools radically revamp their programs to stay relevant in the complex and quick-moving world of business.
Turbo-Charge Your Tech Services
An active office of technology services can help a business school spark the imaginations of its faculty and build innovation into its culture.
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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.