Hope in the time of collapse

Hope in a time of collapse

Half of the world’s population is considered “highly vulnerable”. The emergency that so many in the rich world have felt was somewhere off in the future, is here. Now. It’s just somewhere else.

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Be conscious!

Launched in 2012 by Ben Emmens and Abi Green, the Conscious Project has one clear aim: to help individuals and organisations think about what they are doing and do it better or, in other words, to be more conscious.

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Threat or opportunity?

Hamid Bouchikhi wonders if Western business schools will find the rapid growth of business education in emerging countries a happy hunting ground or a potential threat to their current supremacy Most Western business schools have seen the development of affluent segments of the population in emerging countries as a golden opportunity. Virtually all are actively courting well-off…

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Equipping managers to help the world

Alexandra Santos and Mathabo le Roux explain how a UN initiative is encouraging business schools to prepare students for tackling poverty and other development challenges equipping managers to help the world.

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What Does It Mean To Be An “African” Business School?

Piet Naudé describes how a rethink of African business schools could impact global business education. A business school that happens to be located in Africa has to ask a few tough questions to unpack its “adjective” status. To call a business school “African” can mean quitea number of things. The sometimes hidden assumption underlying discussions…

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Building Leaders Through International Development

Matthew Farmer sheds new insights on how skills-based volunteering overseas can help build tomorrow’s global leaders. “Tell me and I will forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I will learn” Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin’s words have never resonated more truthfully. The growth of experiential learning and frameworks such as 70:20:10 are…

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