Practical Wisdom and Management Education

The EABIS-Yale Practical Wisdom Initiative seeks to construct a bridge between the worlds of management and the spiritual and philosophical traditions. This cross-disciplinary project brings together practioners and academic experts within each of the world’s six great faith traditions (Christian, Chinese, Jewish, Islamic, Indian, and Buddhist) to discuss how to bring the value of wisdom … Continue reading Practical Wisdom and Management Education

Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Business schools around the world are choosing to enter into partnerships with businesses and other organisations as a way to, as the 5th Principle of PRME states, extend their knowledge of the challenges in meeting social and environmental responsibilities and to explore jointly effective approaches to meeting these challenges. In India, the Birla Institute of … Continue reading Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

  Milpark Business School in South Africa believes that social responsibility is more than corporate social investment. It works to use the skills and knowledge of staff and students to develop an integrated approach to social responsibility that makes meaningful interventions into the local communities. In the past few years, the school has revised its … Continue reading Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

One of the most effective ways to prepare students to be more responsible leaders is to give them opportunities to get engaged in activities in their communities. At Goa Institute of Management in India they have created a compulsory core course which provides students with the opportunity to get engaged with the local, less privileged communities. I … Continue reading Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India

Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Business schools and universities around the world have been putting together their sustainability efforts into comprehensive sustainability reports. These reports provide the opportunity to engage the school community and provide an overview of activities and a baseline for future activities. Schools themselves take a variety of approaches regarding the organisation of their reports. A growing … Continue reading Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Creating More Responsible Leaders – Albers School of Business and Economics

At Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University in the USA, a small group of faculty and staff created a course where leadership, business acumen, and social impact overlap. The Graduate Leadership Formation Specialization requires a minimum of two courses on leadership and a practicum that provides a forum for participants to explore … Continue reading Creating More Responsible Leaders – Albers School of Business and Economics

Creating a GRI Sustainability report – University of Brussels

Business schools and universities around the world have been putting together their sustainability efforts into comprehensive sustainability reports. These reports provide the opportunity to engage the school community, provide an overview of activities and serve asa baseline for future activities. Schools themselves take a variety of approaches as to how they organize their reports. One … Continue reading Creating a GRI Sustainability report – University of Brussels

Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Creating a generation of responsible leaders is not just about teaching topics such as ethics and CSR, it is about providing students with the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice and make a difference in their communities. At the EBS University of Business and Law in Weisbaden, students have the choice of two service learning … Continue reading Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Creating a new MBA focused on responsible leadership – Audencia Nantes School of Management

How do we create an MBA that fully incorporates sustainability and responsible leadership into its programme? How do we embed sustainability across the curriculum? Do we completely change the way that the MBA is structured? Over the upcoming year I will be providing a range of blogs that explore how different schools have approached this … Continue reading Creating a new MBA focused on responsible leadership – Audencia Nantes School of Management