‘Sustainable Future’

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Business school rankings have resulted in devotion and ridicule in equal measure since they were first developed, and yet they maintain huge popularity with prospective students and administrators alike. Simon Linacre looks at how the status quo could change by adopting a focus on UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Top rank Della Bradshaw interview

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The Financial Times’s Della Bradshaw tells George Bickerstaffe that people need to be more relaxed about business school rankings. She has been called the most important woman in management education – and occasionally other, much less flattering, things.

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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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Higher pass

Della Bradshaw, a key player in management education for 20 years, has retired but tells George Bickerstaffe she still loves the business.

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From rankings to ratings

Over the past three decades business schools have undergone significant changes, due in part to the work of media ranking publications contend Robert S. Rubin, Eric C. Dierdorff, and Fredrick P. Morgeson report. Rankings such as BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, and Financial Times have pushed MBA programs toward increased accountability to constituent concerns.…

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