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Global MBA ranking 2016: analysis

Insead’s MBA becomes the first one-year programme to reach the number one spot


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Elite schools pull ahead of the pack

A fragmenting job market poses some difficult questions for business education

Sharp focus: Pascal Soriot at AstraZeneca’s new offices in London’s King’s Cross
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Pascal Soriot on his rise to become CEO of AstraZeneca

Loyalty, teamwork and courage are key to a man who fought his way out of the Paris suburbs

From MBA to CEO

Where did FT500 chief executives go to business school?

The FT explores which business schools put alumni on track for the top

Rick Waddell
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Rick Waddell: faith, family, friends . . . then the company

Rick Waddell’s personal priorities are at the heart of the way he runs Northern Trust

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Editor’s letter: do as I say, not as I do

Institutions often dispense wisdom but fail to act on it themselves, writes Della Bradshaw

Hoyoung Ban with Neofect’s ‘glove’
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A helping hand for stroke victims

An MBA graduate is using online games and a ‘glove’ to aid rehabilitation process

Bright future: Prof Annabelle Gawer of Imperial College Business School
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Riding the data wave

MBA programmes are being recast to keep up with developments in data

Illustration of a compass by Andrew Baker
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Putting purpose beyond profit makes money

It is a paradox that the most profitable companies are not the most profit-focused

Mr. Masahiro Okumura poses in front of an inscription of former Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji at Tsinghua University
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Hopes & fears: Beyond adversity

Growing up after Japan’s 1990s bubble burst gave Masahiro Okumura the drive to become a leader

Lucy Kellaway tackles students’ dilemmas

Sexist assumptions and what to do when you are more qualified than your tutors

How to choose an MBA

Picking a degree in a packed market requires research

How to apply for an MBA

Candidates need to do the groundwork

How to pay for an MBA

If the ‘bank of mum and dad’ is not an option, there are other ways to ease the financial burden

Book reviews: The trouble with robots

The top management titles of the past year

Inside outsider: ICBC chief Jiang Jianqing

Fudan’s Lu Xiongwen on a man who heads the world’s largest lender with an entrepreneurial instinct

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou of Desautels

Born and raised in Paris, she is the Montreal business school’s first female dean

Technology: Too much information

From cat litter trays to cars and dolls, some unlikely items are online and raising security concerns

FT MBA Challenge: Expose a hidden crime

Use your business skills to help campaigners tackle human trafficking

What is it like to study for an MBA?

The FT’s student bloggers on their experiences taking the demanding degree

What business schools should teach, but don’t

We asked readers: what would you add to the curriculum?