Rising Model of “3I” Circles

Innovation and entrepreneurship are widely regarded as the important basis for sustainable competitive advantage by enhancing capabilities for business growth, creating employment opportunities, increasing productivity and promoting national economic development especially in a rapidly changing international business environment.

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Company-led Learning Ecosystems

Companies all around the world are facing a new challenge as the rise of business ecosystems breaks down industry borders and leads to hyper-competition for customers and corporate executives as well as corporate talent. Business leaders have to adjust their strategies and reinvent business models.

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Revisiting a business school’s impact agenda in an ecosystems environment

The impact of business schools is a much-debated topic both within the academy and more broadly. As academic institutions, business schools have a vital role to play in advancing the academic discipline of management education and its various subsidiaries and representing these areas in inter-disciplinary research tackling significant global challenges.

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Edtech as a catalyst for the advancement of ecosystem-based management education

A prolific research stream has investigated the role of universities and schools in innovation ecosystems and their participation as economic development partners with industry and local, state, and national governments. However, the recent developments of business schools’ “business and organisational models” have opened a new question: are the emerging networks surrounding schools and the unbundling process of their provisions transforming them into educational ecosystems?

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Ecosystem Orchestration – much more than Strategic Alliance Management

In today’s interconnected world, building and growing a company requires one not only to offer a solid value proposition to the customer but also to manage interrelations with a multitude of partners that co-create value. Instead of tightly controlling dyadic alliances, firms need to align a variety of complementary solutions, always having customer preferences in mind.

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Managing Quality in Education Ecosystems: The emerging challenges

The emergence of multi-institution education ecosystems must be seen as a radical game-changer which has developed as a response to the exhaustion and shift in purpose of the existing educational paradigm in the context of twenty-first century connectivity and the increasing erosion of resources for public education.

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The business school’s journey from unbundling to networks to ecosystems

The traditional “business model” of business schools is being challenged in fundamental ways. This relates to what education is offered and how, what role knowledge generation will play in the future, to what extent business and societal impact will become the other side of the “research coin”, and, finally, what type of faculty and staff will be needed to successfully way-find into the future of the business school.

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An effectual approach to course design

While backward design has been widely accepted as the ‘right’ way to proceed when designing new courses or units, John Mullins and Arun Pereira argue that, in some business school settings, an alternative approach, which they call effectual design, may potentially be a superior approach to course design It has been widely accepted in recent…

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