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If participants of MBA or EMBA programmes and their spouses do not transform at the same speed, there is drama written on the wall, says Rafael Altavini, Head of Talent Management and Organisational Development for the Schindler Group. He holds an MBA from IMD.

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Shorter GMAT exam

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is shortening the length of the GMAT exam by 30 minutes, according to a press release by the organisation. The shorter exam,...

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The extreme under-representation of women in senior leadership roles is as mysterious as it is persistent, find the experts of Insead business school. Therefore they assembled...

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For 2018’s International Women’s Day, PwC published research based on the results of a survey of 3,627 women around the world, called “Time to talk. What has to change for women at...

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When an MBA application is not perfect

Admission consultant Stacy Blackman has some advice on what to do if an employment history is less than perfect. Turn it into your own advantage, is the expert’s advice in one of...

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Unilever’s move welcomed by Rotterdam School of Management

Unilever was Britain's third-biggest company and its consumer brands include well-known products like Dove soap and Magnum icecream. Moving its headquarters from London to...

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The highest paying MBA jobs

North America has seen a ten per cent increase in MBA hiring. MBA salary levels also grew by 17,400 dollars to 116,300 dollars in the last year according to a report by Top MBA....

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French business school develops ultimately flexible EMBA

Neoma Business School’s new Global Executive MBA has developed a shorter, more flexible and customizable MBA programme which will begin in October 2018. The school offers three...

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Quiz: How future-proof are you?

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Artificial Intelligence and the traditional MBA

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The Labour Market in 2030

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The hard work bias

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Stanford offers new Executive Education programme about data analytics

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The coming wave of digital disruption

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Maastricht School of Management taps into technology trend

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The Lisbon MBA starts new Executive MBA programme

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The future of MBA education

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FT’s global MBA ranking 2018 – an analysis

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Leadership lessons from war

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Artificial intelligence and what it means for the workforce

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Advice on how to get the most out of an MBA programme

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Business school tries to spruce up family businesses

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Leadership trends to look out for in 2018

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The Swiss professor Stefan Schaltegger once founded the world’s first MBA in Sustainability Management. 15 years have passed and Schaltegger still laments that sustainability...

 

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