Haier as a quantum organisation

20th-century business models may no longer serve business needs. Danah Zohar believes that Quantum Management Theory, as implemented in Haier’s RenDanHeYi Management Model, meets that need.

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Remote work update

A study by HWZ Zurich University gave a differentiated and encouraging picture of the opportunities of remote work, but also the challenges that must be overcome.

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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.

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A sustainable model for business schools?

Kai Peters and Howard Thomas argue that the current business model of business schools is financially unstable and probably unsustainable. At the core of each business school, a dialectic takes place between two distinct purposes – the goal of producing knowledge and the goal of educating students. Individual institutions have different views.

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Much ado about …scientific research

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Defining a sustainable research and development strategy gives many business schools a headache. Michael Haenlein suggests some cures.   If there is one thing most, if not all, business school deans can agree on it is that research is an expensive activity. Several years ago, Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich from the Wharton School at…

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Multispeed leadership

Claus Rydkjær and Tue Juelsbo outline how operating and leading at several different speeds simultaneously is necessary to succeed in an exponential world.

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What is the European management school model?

Over the last ten to fifteen years the identity, importance and legitimacy of European management schools has been strongly established in the context of the ‘business of business schools’ writes Howard Thomas. Recent research undertaken with Fernando Fraguiero1 has demonstrated how schools such as INSEAD, IMD, LBS and Warwick have positioned themselves as international business…

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Customised Executive Learning – A Business Model for the 21st Century

A new design for tailored executive education is emerging – Gert-Jan van Wijk and Jamie Anderson report on the Platform Model. Traditionally, the world of customised executive education has been dominated by top-tier business schools that are generally positioned in the top twenty-fi ve of rankings such as the Financial Times and Business Week lists.…

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