May/June 2015

This Issue's Featured Articles

Breaking Barriers
Business schools work to advance management in emerging economies.

The Right Ideas
Africa can save itself if it creates its own brand of entrepreneurs, says Walter Baets of the University of Cape Town.

The PhD Effect
International academic partnerships can lead to greater prosperity for whole regions, says Johan Roos of Jönköping International Business School.

Rising to Excellence
Zagreb School of Economics and Management in Croatia pursues excellence through accreditation.

A Framework for Innovation
A simple grid helps schools sustain innovation in the curriculum.

Driven by Mission
Shenandoah University relies on curriculum- embedded assessments to align its program and its mission.

Ready to Lead
Tom Robinson brings experience from academia and practice to his role as AACSB International’s new CEO.


From the Editors

Getting Things Done
I had been an editor at BizEd about a year when I researched and wrote “Taking Responsibility,” my first article about CSR and social entrepreneurship.

Research & Insights

Spy Games
Why corporations conduct market espionage even though it brings no benefits.

Purposeful Business
Executives know they need to build businesses with purpose—but realize they’re falling short.

Safer Signs Get Moving
The role of CEOs, the impact of dynamic signage, and the effect of familiarity on racial attitudes.

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Ideas in Action

Adding Value
A new competition at Seattle Pacific tests students on a topic that textbooks overlook.

Customized—and Mobile
INSEAD creates custom exec ed programs that busy managers can view on their smartphones.

Design with Donors in Mind
Nebraska donors help design a new facility, and AAC&U calls for students’ “Signature Work.”

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People & Places

Appointments & Retirements
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New Programs
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Facilities & Centers
> View Recent Business School Facility News

Collaborations
> View Recent Business School Collaborations

Honors & Awards
> View Recently Announced Honors and Awards

Grants & Donations
> View Recent Grants and Donations

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