The problems with management research

Searching in archives. Student hands searching from a filling cabinet.

Subject’s elite lacked the maturity to reap the benefits of free thinking, writes Stuart Macdonald


How to avoid becoming ‘out of date’

Faculty must focus on teaching to evade ‘dinosaur’ label

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The problem with those who cheat

Insead professor of ethics analyses how the Volkswagen brand came to fail


Finance courses must evolve

Topics on geopolitics, cyber crime and alternative financing should form part of training


Students want to make a social impact

It’s time for a renaissance in undergraduate business education, says Michigan’s Ross associate dean


Business schools are running in place

Being part of an ecosystem hinders ability to adapt to changes


Business schools become irrelevant

There is no sign that industry sees education institutions as way of solving economic challenges

Innovation in MBA curricula is vital

Complex challenges confronting society demand a different teaching approach

Is a financial analyst job right for you?

Two former investment bankers at NYU Stern share their advice to the next generation of associates

Business schools are their own enemies

A supply-side mentality will not secure the future of management education, says Yale SOM professor

Tech entrepreneurs need business acumen

Commercial skills, not just technical talent, are key to running and developing start-ups

Mothers add special value to the MBA

Mothers challenge stereotypes in the workplace and classroom

Beware the navel-gazing leader

Schools need to rethink how they are teaching leadership

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?