The purpose of the Business Practices Council (BPC) is to serve as the collaborative partnership for an ongoing and sustainable relationship between the business community and business schools at the management education industry level (AACSB). Their work, as a partnership, should seek to improve management education worldwide and address issues mutually beneficial to both business and academe.
The Business Practices Council is composed of a chair, co-chair, six business school deans and twelve to sixteen members of the business community, with the private, public and social sectors all represented. The chair should be a business practitioner and sit on the AACSB Board of Directors, and will be appointed by the chair of the AACSB Board of Directors. The co-chair should be a business school dean, preferable with prior business experience. This may be modified at a later point as the council matures in its operations.
Thomas, Booz Allen Hamilton
Arena, General Motors Corporation
Braun, Pace University
DiAngelo, Saint Joseph's University
Eberly, The Coca-Cola Company
Freeman, Boston University
Lee, Society for Human Resource Management
Makhija, The Ohio State University
McCracken, McCracken Alliance
Payne, Educational Testing Service
Ray, The Conference Board, Inc.
Robinson, AACSB International