Monthly Archives May 2013

TJ Wong: Chinese University of Hong Kong

Phil  -  May 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on TJ Wong: Chinese University of Hong Kong
The dean of the Hong Kong school intends to make the most of its location and build a bridge between Chinese and Western business practices via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/0deac42e-c9ee-11e2-af47-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Professors identify traits of deceit

Phil  -  May 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on Professors identify traits of deceit
Experiment concludes that complex and verbose language can be an indication of straight-faced lying in business negotiations via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/10587f4c-c919-11e2-9d2a-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Goldman attracts 17,000 intern applicants

Phil  -  May 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on Goldman attracts 17,000 intern applicants
Goldman is receiving about 50,000 to 70,000 applications for full-time jobs a year. More than 80 per cent of those offered positions accepted Goldman’s offer via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/010594b0-c939-11e2-9d2a-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Harvard simplifies MBA applications

Phil  -  May 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on Harvard simplifies MBA applications
The top-ranked business school now requires just one written essay and two references to encourage applications from a wider range of MBA candidates via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8fce8f14-c92d-11e2-9d2a-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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GMAC appoints IT executive as president

Phil  -  May 29, 2013  -  Comments Off on GMAC appoints IT executive as president
Sangeet Chowfla will succeed David Wilson as the next chief executive of the organisation, which administers the GMAT test via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8c253a9c-c84d-11e2-8cb7-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Adrian TH Kuah, James Cook Singapore

Phil  -  May 28, 2013  -  Comments Off on Adrian TH Kuah, James Cook Singapore
An expert in policy and competitiveness defines the term externalities for FT Lexicon via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/44fa128c-c6ea-11e2-8a36-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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All the business world’s a stage

Phil  -  May 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on All the business world’s a stage
Schools have turned to the theatre and are using strategies employed by actors to teach leadership, empathy and communication skills via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/d22b02c2-8b0f-11e2-8fcf-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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The importance of engaging alumni overseas

Phil  -  May 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on The importance of engaging alumni overseas
Business schools can no longer afford to take their international alumni for granted, they need to realise that these former students are one of their best resources via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f6d46764-9602-11e2-9ab2-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Shedding light on ‘dark money’

Phil  -  May 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on Shedding light on ‘dark money’
As corporate political spending increases, there are calls to include the topic in the MBA programme so that students understand the potential reputation and business risks via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/96360ae6-81b9-11e2-ae78-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Kenan-Flagler looks for new dean

Phil  -  May 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on Kenan-Flagler looks for new dean
James Dean is to become the first business school dean to serve as provost of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/bded0a98-c459-11e2-9ac0-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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