Beware the navel-gazing leader

Schools need to rethink how they are teaching leadership, says Insead professor Herminia Ibarra

Courses on ethics needed in China

Students are not being taught enough about corporate governance and social responsibility

Managers must think like detectives

Students must be taught to use evidence and experimentation to solve management problems

Put the entrepreneurship record straight

Business schools need to emphasise responsibility

Hidden benefits in understanding research

Exposing students to methodology provides them with new analytical approaches

‘University of life’ offers rich lessons

Business schools should try to understand the changing needs of the commercial world

Entrepreneurship — the bitter truth

Business schools should teach what they are supposed to teach — best managerial practices

The MBA is losing its magic

Is a management degree the right type of investment for students today?

Academia must collaborate with industry

Changes must be made to the way b-schools are structured and the skills demanded of their staff

The importance of leadership culture

Business schools must understand the value of collaboration

MBAs need to understand the human factor

B-schools populate financial system with quasi-engineers, a more practical approach is needed

B-schools must champion UK entrepreneurs

Business schools must overcome their ivory tower image and work closely with local business

Don’t call me a leader

Ego must be put aside and those in power should accept no one person has all the answers

Uncertain future for business schools

Technology embedded in Moocs is real threat to MBA programmes

The psychology of business plans

When potential entrepreneurs perceive a high risk they often rationalise the start-up decision

What makes an entrepreneur?

The grand vision and the great idea are overrated, it is the execution that counts

EMBAs not providing a global education

Often curriculum offers single ‘global model’ with strategies applied the same way to all markets

Women absent from senior academic roles

Higher education career structure may be partly to blame for absence of female leaders

Insurance analytics – the missing link

The insurance sector lacks data scientists and business schools need to offer specialised courses

A dilemma for China’s business schools

Should schools become locally reactive or globally proactive?