The EFMD business magazine

The EFMD business magazine

Vol. 10 Issue 02 ’16
Della Bradshaw, a luminary in management education for two decades, bids farewell but tells George Bickerstaffe she still loves the business. Richard Straub contends that stagnation is no longer tolerable urging a shift towards entrepreneurship for societal prosperity. He writes: “Entrepreneurship, which is self-determination and thus a keystone of democracy, leads us back to the essence of being human – our ability to conceive ideas and entities never before seen or even dreamed of. No algorithm can achieve this. Human judgement, ownership and responsibility in risk taking are essential”. Martina Wolff de Carrasco and Elmar Husmann advocate for nurturing curiosity and creativity in modern classrooms. Baback Yazdani explores personalized education’s implementation in a UK business school, whilst Ravi Kumar warns against cultural ignorance in business, citing mishaps like eel soup incidents, and suggests remedies.
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