Management research with purpose


Concepts of the Purposeful Business School:  Like corporations, business schools have struggled with their sense of purpose. Critics accuse business schools of lacking engagement with practice (Rynes et al., 2001), promoting bad management theory (Ghoshal, 2005), and failing to cultivate an ethos of professionalism in management (Khurana, 2007). Little wonder that leading gurus openly proclaim that management scholarship is troubled (Mintzberg, 2004) and that business schools have lost their way (Bennis and O’Toole, 2005).

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Teaching sustainability management

teaching sustainability management

Sustainability and sustainability management are inherently complex topics, and even if we generally know what we need to do as humankind, we are still very far away from actually doing it.

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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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Can finance save humanity?

This article makes the business case that sustainability is a core value for companies and that finance is the driver of this new agenda for organisations.

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