Andrew Rutsch explains how a recent EFMD CLIP workshop shedded light on Siemens’ transformation from troubled company to role model. Andrew Rutsch explains how Corporate Learning played a key role in this strategic renewal. In 2007, in a booming global economy, Siemens was in troubled waters. The industrial giant was facing a global corruption scandal…

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Is there an irreconcilable separation between faculty who do research and those who concentrate on teaching? Mark Jenkins argues that world-class academics and thought leaders do both making the case for cases. It is a common perception that in many higher education institutions there are faculty mainly engaged in research and those whose main brief…

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George Yip reports on his programme of action strategies to transform Rotterdam School of Management. Professors of strategy and organisation behaviour teach that strategic transformation is best done through a formal programme involving many people in the organisation. But in seeking to transform Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands, from a primarily academic…

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Excellence in Practice 2014 has once again proved to be a vintage year. The Awards continue to demonstrate high quality partnerships which has led us to give wider visibility to a larger number of cases this year. Download the full Special Supplement Vol.08 Issue 03 ’14 EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2014 Impactful Partnerships in…

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Jan Hagen suggests that the aviation industry’s open approach to identifying and resolving errors could be applied to many other sectors. The financial markets crisis began in 2007 and unfolded with increasing severity. At the time, we were dumbfounded that big-name banks had taken such disproportionately high risks with their structured securities. Many of us…

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The EFMD(ESMU) HUMANE Winter School is designed to develop the leadership potential of senior administrators in business schools and universities. Nadine Burquel looks back at its first 12 years. When the European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU) and the Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe (HUMANE) launched their Winter School…

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