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The Executive MBA Ranking 2016

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This year’s listing, analysis of top-placed schools, profiles, key and methodology   

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Companies turn down the EMBA funding tap

Corporate backing for students fades along with single-employer careers

Linda Jackson, CEO of Citroen photographed at their headquarters in Paris. Portrait by Magali Delporte for the Financial Times
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Citroën CEO Linda Jackson’s route to the top

Car chief started in the industry as a student holiday worker at Rover

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How an EMBA can signal your next move

Editor’s letter: The qualification is a powerful sign that you are ready to change up a gear

Julio Harari
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A psychotherapist on executive MBA stress

Naomi Shragai on balancing study, work and family on what some call the ‘divorce course’

Joy Cramer is a graduate of the Beedie EMBA and deputy minister for families in Manitoba
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Aboriginal EMBA goes beyond tradition

Beedie School executive MBA builds on communities’ skills and insights

‘son versus pig’ choice

Family businesses’ son v pig dilemma

Dean’s column: Ceibs’ Prof Ding Yuan on the quandary facing China’s company owners

Franz Heukamp, dean of IESE Business School
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Franz Heukamp of Iese, Spain

The professor admits he has a tough act to follow after Jordi Canals’ 15-year leadership

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On Management: The wrong choice on banking

Regulation-driven strategy makes us decide between near-identical options

Switched on: Jonas De Cooman (left) and Michel De Wachter at the Appiness office in Aalst, Belgium
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App lets TV viewers buy what they see

How an executive MBA helped student fund business

Executive MBA offered a new perspective

Hopes and Fears: A globetrotting EMBA helped one graduate rethink his world view

Technology: Newer is not always better

What makes a worthwhile advance?

Book review: Managing in the Gray

How to get to grips with difficult decisions in business and life

Which business person could be a world leader?

Communities: As the US election nears, we asked alumni who they think has what it takes

Methodology and key: Executive MBA rankings 2016

How the tables are put together