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  1. May 11, 2014

    Renee Myers: one woman’s executive education journey

    I remember thinking: “This is way out of my league.” It was the first day of my advanced management programme and we were...

  2. August 2, 2013

    Women at Business School – Mireia Giné

    Mireia Giné is a professor of financial management at Iese Business School in Spain, and this year won the Brattle Group...

  1. April 21, 2013

    Graduate investors fund the next generation

    David Klein had no illusions about the cost of studying for an MBA at the University of Pennslyvania’s Wharton School. To...

  2. April 11, 2013

    Lights, cameras . . . nappies

    Meryl Salzinger’s job re­quires her to be the “most fun person in the room”. Pulling faces, running around in circles, being...

  3. FT Alphaville

    April 4, 2013

    The reserve requirement confusion

    The following is a response from Peter Stella, former chief of monetary and foreign exchange operations at the IMF on the...

  4. March 27, 2013

    Mental associations and trigger theory

    Contagious: Why things catch on By Jonah Berger, Simon & Schuster, £12.99/$26 Why do some things catch on? How does a steak...

  5. March 15, 2013

    Equity markets are ripe for investment

    Fears of sequestration and the Eurozone crisis have been overplayed and equity markets are ripe for investment. This is the...

  6. January 31, 2013

    Bricks and mortar boards

    In spite of the increasing emphasis on distance learning within business education, many of the world’s leading business...

  7. December 11, 2012

    Obituary: Saul Steinberg, corporate raider

    Saul Steinberg, a corporate raider who helped set the tone for a generation of aggressive financiers, died in his sleep at...

  8. November 19, 2012

    Recruiters roll out the red carpet for MBA students

    Despite high levels of unemployment, demand for top- flight MBA students is at a premium and students at leading business...

  9. November 12, 2012

    Skilful players can get ahead of the game

    For years it was a secret, but Leslie Tullis – a formerly closeted video-game geek – says she can now speak openly about her...

  10. November 9, 2012

    Something for the weekend

    What is the psychology behind decision making? Why are some people delighted with their choice, while others are...

  11. November 4, 2012

    Schools widen their political horizons

    Looking east from the tower of Healy Hall, the hilltop landmark of Georgetown University, the white dome of the US Capitol...

  12. October 29, 2012

    Katherine Milkman

    Katherine Milkman is an assistant professor of operations and information management at the Wharton School at the University...

  13. October 15, 2012

    Meet the dean: Bill Boulding

    When Bill Boulding says he played basketball as a student, it comes as no real surprise. But whatever aspirations the...

  14. September 4, 2012

    Preeta Banerjee

    Preeta Banerjee is an assistant professor of strategy at Brandeis University International Business School in the US, a...

  15. August 24, 2012

    Something for the weekend

    Have you behaved badly? Perhaps cheated in your exams, submitted inflated expenses into the office or “forgotten”...

  16. June 25, 2012

    Customers can work magic on your staff

    One principle underpins Walt Disney Parks and Resorts: the product is not Mickey Mouse, castles, rollercoaster rides or...

  17. April 23, 2012

    Students take on social innovation challenge

    Change agents, social innovators, problem solvers, thought leaders – the jargon is used endlessly in a business school...

  18. March 26, 2012

    Won over by social enterprise

    The underrepresentation of women on boards and in other positions of responsibility is one that, arguably, begins at...

  19. February 3, 2012

    Glencore and Xstrata turn to City dealmaker

    One of the world’s most high-profile dealmakers helped to broker talks between Ivan Glasenberg and Mick Davis that paved the...

  20. January 30, 2012

    Military objectives

    Applying to a top MBA programme is an exacting process for any candidate, but Aaron Perrine faced greater obstacles than...

  21. January 30, 2012

    Stanford tops FT Global MBA league

    The earning power of alumni from Stanford Graduate School of Business has propelled it to the top of the Financial Times...

  22. January 20, 2012

    Something for the weekend

    When describing an individual as a workaholic, the term is often applied perjoratively. Workaholics are considered to be...

  23. October 14, 2011

    Rajaratnam completes fall from grace

    Raj Rajaratnam has seen his life story change from the rags-to-riches tale of an immigrant to the US who made it big as a...

  24. October 7, 2011

    Reformer with a City view

    Wedged into a cream-coloured bookcase in the Thames-side apartment of Barbara Thomas, Lady Judge are 17 gold-embossed prize...

  25. July 28, 2011

    People: RBS hires real estate old hand

    Helen Gordon, property director at Legal & General, has been poached to lead West Register, the global “bad bank” property...

  26. July 22, 2011

    Something for the weekend

    What lessons can managers learn about corporate strategy from the growing controversy about phone-hacking at the now defunct...

  27. July 17, 2011

    Expertise for entrepreneurs

    As the US and UK continue to focus on job creation, the foundation arm of Goldman Sachs, the investment bank, is tapping...

  28. July 3, 2011

    Business school explores fresh way of thinking

    Insead, the business school with campuses in Fontainebleau, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, is considering charging international...

  29. May 16, 2011

    Dean navigates a steady course

    Dipak Jain: ‘Down the road we have to decide what kind of presence we want [in the US] a partnership, a campus’...

  30. May 2, 2011

    Business ethics courses skirt main issue

    One of my most memorable moments from teaching business ethics to undergraduates at the Wharton School is of showing them...

  31. March 21, 2011

    Wharton expands online offering

    An online journal for school students has been launched by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania....

  32. February 18, 2011

    Something for the weekend

    An early warning system that would give companies an indication of when one of their employees was likely to commit fraud or...

  33. February 8, 2011

    Ten Questions - Barbara Kahn

    Barbara Kahn: “I find that respect follows from results” Barbara Kahn is professor of marketing and director of the Jay H....

  34. February 3, 2011

    Fred Collopy, Weatherhead School of Management

    Every Thursday a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, will define five key terms. The definitions can...

  35. January 31, 2011

    Positive thinking

    Well equipped: Kacou found that an MBA complemented the experience he had already gained as a business Eric Kacou has made...

  36. January 31, 2011

    Top schools: Wharton

    The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has never been one to rest on its laurels. Although it moved back up...

  37. January 31, 2011

    Upfront: news and views

    MBA worth the cost, say graduates Nearly 70 per cent of alumni who took out loans to fund their MBAs are still in debt more...

  38. January 25, 2011

    Coco bonuses may do little to stem bankers’ risk appetites

    Is it a rare example of constructive financial innovation or a canard in the contentious debate over bank bonuses? Either...

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