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Vol18. Issue 1

The latest issue of Global Focus delves into the dynamic landscape of business education, with topics ranging from internationalisation trends to the impact of AI on learning, the role of alumni in university development,
societal impact and a positive future for management education.

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Vol18. Issue 1

The latest issue of Global Focus delves into the dynamic landscape of business education, with topics ranging from internationalisation trends to the impact of AI on learning, the role of alumni in university development,
societal impact and a positive future for management education.

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Published in Vol03. Issue 3 ’09 & Vol15. Issue 02 ’21

The first modern business school, set up for the purpose of teaching managers to do their jobs efficiently and effectively, was established by the East India Company in 1805, 104 years before the founding of Harvard Business School. When we look at any of the great monuments of the past, we at once find evidence of managers, people whose role was to motivate and guide the efforts of others so as to get things done.

Published in Vol03. Issue 3 ’09 & Vol15. Issue 02 ’21

The first modern business school, set up for the purpose of teaching managers to do their jobs efficiently and effectively, was established by the East India Company in 1805, 104 years before the founding of Harvard Business School. When we look at any of the great monuments of the past, we at once find evidence of managers, people whose role was to motivate and guide the efforts of others so as to get things done.

Published in Vol03. Issue 3 ’09 & Vol15. Issue 02 ’21

The first modern business school, set up for the purpose of teaching managers to do their jobs efficiently and effectively, was established by the East India Company in 1805, 104 years before the founding of Harvard Business School. When we look at any of the great monuments of the past, we at once find evidence of managers, people whose role was to motivate and guide the efforts of others so as to get things done.

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International mobility experience and other forms of international engagement play a fundamental role in creating global mindsets, in developing tolerance, curiosity and the capacity to interact and work across all types of differences. As higher education professionals, most of us agree that international and intercultural exposure and experience are an important part of a student’s development and that eliminating this dimension risks doing more harm than good. The question then becomes, how do we continue to include internationalisation as a fundamental part of our activities as an HEI while ensuring that our choices and impact are aligned with economic, societal, and environmental transitions?

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