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    1. May 31, 2015

      Employees risk doing too much

      Executives today spend the majority of their time checking emails and attending meetings. For many this is a natural...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Horses for courses that gee up working relationships

      Thirty consultants are standing round the periphery of an equine arena with their eyes closed. There is no punchline. Two...

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    1. Women in the Workplace

      Some argue that quotas have done little to address the gender imbalance at the lower r...
    2. Innovation and the Economy

      Innovation and commercialisation of research are key to future-proofing economic growt...
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    1. May 10, 2015

      Baby basics receive masculine makeover

      If “mumpreneurs” is now an accepted way to describe female-led start-ups inspired by the birth of their children, then the...

    2. April 19, 2015

      The lost decade of financial fundamentalism

      Strolling past Regent’s Park mosque during the late 1990s on my way to lectures at nearby London Business School, I would...

    3. April 12, 2015

      Focus on entrepreneurs boosts alternative courses

      When Mark Butter’s wife Eva Kosanovic, a sales director, enrolled to do an executive MBA at Southampton University Business...

    4. March 29, 2015

      Finessing the art of self-promotion

      Most people dislike those who boast, but there are occasions, it seems, when bragging can enhance your reputation. According...

    5. March 29, 2015

      Entrepreneurs use business school tool to buy companies globally

      Starting your own business is risky, so why not buy one that someone else has already steered through the perilous formative...

    6. March 5, 2015

      Corporate peak still out of reach for most women

      Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara turned her second husband’s general store into a lumber and sawmill empire. As Mildred...

    7. MBA blog

      March 2, 2015

      MBA Quiz 2015

      “Which French bank was fined a record $8.9bn by a US court after pleading guilty to helping clients bust sanctions against...

    8. March 1, 2015

      Campus life sparks start-up enthusiasm

      At the end of possibly the most modest office tour — a single room in a 1970s office block overlooking London’s Old Street...

    9. February 27, 2015

      FTSE 100’s record — fact versus fiction

      Westlife’s “I Have a Dream” topped Britain’s music charts at the end of 1999. It would have been more appropriate for the...

    10. February 27, 2015

      MBA students take to London Fashion Week

      Hidden among the designers, bloggers and chiselled cheekbones at this week’s London Fashion Week shows were some unlikely...

    11. February 24, 2015

      FTSE hits record, but hold off the bubbly

      The FTSE 100 has at last topped the record it set at the close of 1999. Should Britons celebrate? Probably not. First, the...

    12. February 22, 2015

      Harvard scoops the trophies in the business school ‘Oscars’

      Harvard Business School was the runaway winner in the 2015 Case Centre awards, the “Oscars” of the business school...

    13. February 22, 2015

      The wages of sin is outperformance for investors

      in the latest edition of the Global Investment Returns Yearbook, Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and Mike Staunton, academics from...

    14. February 20, 2015

      The wages of sin outweigh ethical returns

      Strictly speaking I shouldn’t be talking about ethical investment at this time of the year. The time for that is October,...

    15. February 11, 2015

      Sin wins investor battle of vice or virtue

      Sin works. The long-term numbers, produced this week by the London Business School academics Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and...

    16. January 25, 2015

      What the FT Global MBA rankings tell us

      Top spot in the 2015 Financial Times Global MBA ranking of the 100 best full-time MBA programmes goes to Harvard Business...

    17. January 23, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — IPOs

      What does this show? It’s the cumulative returns of new issues against the broader market, as measured by the Numis Smaller...

    18. January 18, 2015

      Aim stocks miss target but backers remain undeterred

      One thing you can’t take away from the Alternative Investment Market as it heads for its 20th anniversary: its success in...

    19. January 14, 2015

      Managing fast and slow in a world that keeps accelerating

      When it comes to competitive emailing, Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of marketing services group WPP, sets the bar...

    20. January 4, 2015

      AQR gives London Business School £10m to build ‘Davos of finance’

      London Business School has been given £10m by US hedge fund AQR Capital to set up an investment institute and to host what...

    21. MBA blog

      December 30, 2014

      Searching for jobs in the 'new mediocre'

      While on exchange in New York, news trickles through every few days of my London Business School classmates who have secured...

    22. Gavyn Davies

      December 23, 2014

      Piketty's (unintended) advice for investors

      In macroeconomics, this has indisputably been the year of Thomas Piketty. Rarely, if ever, has a single book so profoundly...

    23. December 18, 2014

      London and Oxbridge top the UK’s business school research list

      The business schools at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, along with three top London institutions, are the five big...

    24. December 8, 2014

      Bloated and shrunken egos both prove bad for business

      We are rarely the best judge of our own skills and achievements. Even with the best intentions, we tend to overrate or...

    25. December 3, 2014

      I’m a convert to the value of executive education

      What are you hoping for this Christmas? Something wrapped under the tree? Or something more original? How about a gift worth...

    26. December 3, 2014

      Pension funds trade yield for lower fees at diversified buyout houses

      Pension funds, which are committing a greater share of their money to the largest and most diversified private equity fund...

    27. November 30, 2014

      European business schools consolidate at home but expand abroad

      The past year for European business schools has been a tale of two economies. Economic stagnation at home has resulted in...

    28. The World

      November 17, 2014

      Easing... quantitative easing - ECB version

      Mario Draghi, European Central Bank president, said earlier this month that central bankers across the eurozone would begin...

    29. November 9, 2014

      Women in Business – Shruti Malani Krishnan

      Shruti Malani Krishnan is an MBA graduate of London Business School and director of Powr of You, a personal data marketplace...

    30. November 6, 2014

      Women earn less than men even when they set the pay

      That women earn less money than men is well known. But research has revealed that even when women start their own...

    31. November 3, 2014

      Audencia Nantes to launch MBA, masters degrees and DBA in Beijing

      French business school Audencia Nantes is the latest European business school to launch a double degree MBA programme and...

    32. October 28, 2014

      Esade and Guanghua to launch full-time dual degree MBA in 2015

      Esade has become the latest western business school to launch an MBA degree with a blue-chip Chinese institution. The...

    33. MBA blog

      October 27, 2014

      The halfway mark: great surprises, awful truths

      I remember an odd mixture of emotions at the conclusion of our final exam to bookmark my first year at London Business...

    34. October 19, 2014

      Sir Andrew Likierman of London Business School on good leaders

      Are you a successful leader? How would you know? Probably even more importantly, how would others know? These are questions...

    35. October 17, 2014

      Egg-freezing is latest talking point in Valley diversity debate

      Free lunch, free laundry and now free egg-freezing. Apple and Facebook have added oocyte cryopreservation – or freezing of...

    36. October 10, 2014

      Marketing, statistics and rock ‘n’ roll

      There is a lot of talk these days of legendary professors, those with “cool” economic theories or “hip” presentation...

    37. October 5, 2014

      MBA students make steps into the fashion industry

      As the catwalks in Milan, London, Paris and New York are put away until next season, London-based designers are discovering...

    38. September 16, 2014

      The trouble with too much seed capital

      Xenios Thrasyvoulou has followed the Silicon Valley rule book when it comes to ambitious tech start-ups. Barely a year after...

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