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The pursuit of happiness in the workplace | Financial Times

Forget spreadsheets, swot analysis and risk management, the latest topic on the business school agenda is happiness.<p>Those academics who research the …

MBA teaching urged to move away from focus on shareholder primacy model | Financial Times

While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not only bad for society but also leads to poor business results, …

MBA Applications 2013 - Ankur Kumar | Financial Times

Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Q&A series on MBA applications. Are you thinking of applying to study for an MBA? Are you cramming for …

A shorter, sharper MBA application | Financial Times

Brevity is the soul of wit, they say. It also seems to be the mantra for this year’s MBA application process.<p>While most people look forward to July …

Social venture makes light work of expansion | Financial Times

It was not so long ago that Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta – founders of LuminAID Lab, a social enterprise that makes solar-powered lanterns – sold …

Not all MBA students can be leaders | Financial Times

Promotional materials for business schools nearly all boast how they are going to train the leaders of tomorrow, or how they will develop leadership …

Harvard Business Review answers its critics | Financial Times

In “Harvard Business Review should pay a price for its fees,” Joshua Gans asserts that Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) “wants to treat …

Harvard Business Review should pay a price for its fees | Financial Times

One of the great features of the FT’s Global MBA and EMBA rankings is that they include an explicit research component. This is done in the belief …

Meet the dean: Peter Blair Henry, NYU Stern School of Business | Financial Times

When talking to Peter Blair Henry, it is difficult to ignore a passing resemblance to the young Barack Obama. It is not the only connection: Prof …

The need for an analytical approach to life | Financial Times

Risk analysis is not about predicting events; it’s about understanding the probability of possible scenarios, according to Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, …

Case study: Kempinski corporate MBA | Financial Times

Michel Gehrig is a man who really understands the value of training. Although he started his professional career as a chef, today he is the …

The healing hands of business education | Financial Times

Britain’s National Health Service is under pressure. A series of scandals has scarred its reputation for high-quality care just as it is facing the …

Rady MBA students help give second lease of life to cellphones | Financial Times

For Drew Spaventa it was love at first sight.<p>It was during a presentation by Californian entrepreneur Mark Bowles at the Rady school at UC San Diego, …

Time to tackle workplace gender bias | Financial Times

Last spring, when Harvard Business School celebrated the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to our two-year MBA programme, I returned to the …

MBA gender gap: tips on networking | Financial Times

Polly McMaster is an MBA graduate of London Business School and chief executive of The Fold, an online fashion business specialising in professional …

MBA gender gap: the debate | Financial Times

The FT Business Education MBA Gender Gap week brings together academics and students from our ranked business schools worldwide and industry leaders …

Eager managers, but reluctant students | Financial Times

UK schools offer some of the best graduate-level business education in the world but local students seem reluctant to take advantage of it in any …

Women at Business School – Laurence Capron, professor | Financial Times

Laurence Capron is the professor of partnership and active ownership at Insead and director of the school’s executive education M&A and corporate …

An MBA student’s story: grown-up decisions | Financial Times

<i>Tony Downs is an MBA student at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, where he is a regular contributor to the MBA Blog. Originally from</i> …

Women at Business School – Heidi Sandell, MBA student | Financial Times

Heidi Sandell is an MBA student at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in the US. Before this, she served on active duty in the …

MBAs need a fresh set of skills for the 21st century | Financial Times

If the goal of the MBA programme is to develop tomorrow’s business leaders, then business schools need to think harder about what that future will …

The importance of bridging the cultural divide | Financial Times

As a graduate student in the late 1990s, Andy Molinsky worked at an agency in Boston helping Russian immigrants find jobs in the US. The applicants …

The changing face of the MBA curriculum | Financial Times

An MBA is not what it used to be. That is because business schools know a thing or two about marketing and have adjusted their offerings to meet …

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GroupOn has seen all the buzz about Amazon’s (AMZN) drones, and has decided to reach back to a slightly-older technology: Catapults.<p>In a video posted today on its YouTube channel, GroupOn (GRPN) chided its e-commerce rival by facetiously promising to look forward by looking back. “We’re talking …