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    Dean's Corner: Innovation is Here to Stay (and Not in a Shy Way)

    Do you remember the term 'reengineering?' A few years ago, it was almost impossible to attend a business conference without bumping into that word as the central theme of a program.
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    Dean's Corner: The Diversity Challenge and Compatability of Globalization Strategies

    Within American education, perhaps no issue has been discussed and debated more over the last 25 years than the area of diversity and inclusion. Despite significant intellectual discourse, efforts, strategies, and well-debated programs, the impact has been negligible, to say the least.
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    Dean's Corner: Business Schools Must Practice What We Teach

    We teach our students that in today's competitive environment, companies must be able to adapt. Even large companies need the capabilities of nimble entrepreneurs, prepared to quickly respond to changes in the business environment or actions by rivals. But, how nimble are business schools? Is it possible for a business school to stand out from the others?
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    The Balance between Teaching and Research: Are B-Schools Research Obsessed?

    Bloomberg Businessweek recently published an opinion piece by Larry Zicklin, former chair of asset management at Neuberger Berman. Zicklin, now a professor at New York University and lecturer at Wharton and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business, criticized business schools for their lack of transparency in how tuition is spent and their obsession with research.
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    Best Practices for Developing Competencies in Emerging Markets

    Representing three schools in three distinctly different cultural and economic contexts, Zabid Abdul Rashid, Thami Gorfi, and Pierre Tapie shared best practices with local relevance for the developing world during one of the many sessions offered at the International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) 2013 in Chicago.
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    Dean's Corner: Business Education in the Asian Era

    Riding on the region's large population and economic growth, many corporations and individuals turn to the China market for new business and career development opportunities. Business schools are no exception. Although the demand for higher business education in China and other parts of the Asia Pacific region is rising, competition among Asian universities and the Asian branch campuses of international business schools is intense. How can Asian business schools or Asian-based programs make themselves stand out and contribute to the grooming of the region's next generation of leaders?
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    The Purpose Driven Business School

    "Business schools have put performance over purpose," Dipak Jain announced at the CLADEA conference in Colombia in 2010. So moved by his words, I tweeted them, and in less than 140 characters the venerable dean reminded us of the remarkable progress that business schools have made in higher education—and urged us to think more deeply and clearly about the difference we make in society.
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    Dean's Corner: Withering the Mind Trap of SOPs: Reviving the Essence of Business Education through Human Governance

    Back in 2008, during my sabbatical after serving as dean of the Graduate School of Management UPM (GSM-UPM), a public university business school, I co-authored, with a professor of risk management whose academic background is nuclear reactor science, Human Governance: A Paradigm Shift in Governing Corporations.
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