Monthly Archives March 2013

A familial model finds favour once again in the classroom

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  No Comments
Across Europe business schools are showing a renewed interest in one of the oldest types of enterprise in the world – the family business via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/7dbcfd70-92ef-11e2-9593-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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There are lessons to be learned from the family

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  No Comments
Business schools need to challenge assumptions and ensure that successful family business practices are the focus of research and reflection rather than disdain via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/4829d384-9558-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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A guide on the road to business school

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  No Comments
Admissions consultants help candidates gain an MBA place but they are not cheap and students must be sure of the added value via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/9000cfc2-9626-11e2-9ab2-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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The figures behind humanitarian aid

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  No Comments
This week’s research round-up finds that applying a mathematical model to humanitarian aid can lead to a different approach to relief distribution via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/4f22026a-8fe0-11e2-ae9e-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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MBA lender seeks to securitise student debt

Phil  -  Mar 26, 2013  -  No Comments
A private lender plans to offer student loan-based securities in an effort tap into a rising tide of investors who seek higher yields via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/52c915e0-9628-11e2-b8dd-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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MBA and Sport

Phil  -  Mar 26, 2013  -  No Comments
How do you balance an intensive MBA programme with a major activity, such as aiming to become a world-class athlete? Post your questions now for our Q&A with two MBA students from The Boat Race via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/986ff648-956c-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Babson appoints women’s rights campaigner as president

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  No Comments
The entrepreneurship college has appointed law professor Kerry Healey as its first woman president via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2b626ba2-9536-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Entrepreneurs see pet project develop into a thriving venture

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  No Comments
An expensive, emergency visit to the vet with their pet cat, was the trigger for two Wharton MBA graduates to set up Petplan North America, a pet insurance group via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/5f54f7d4-6b08-11e2-9670-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Redress the fall in MBAs

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  No Comments
The economic downturn is deterring people from investing in the qualification but the route of learning on the job is haphazard and slow via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3a8386c0-84f6-11e2-891d-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Redress the fall in MBAs

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  No Comments
The economic downturn is deterring people from investing in the qualification but the route of learning on the job is haphazard and slow via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3a8386c0-84f6-11e2-891d-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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