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Last Updated Mar 12, 2019 by

Wharton Tops the U.S. News 2020 MBA Ranking And More

As reported here this morning, the Wharton School has claimed the number one spot—for the first time on its own—of the U.S. News and World Report 2020 rankings of full-time MBA programs. Before we get to other noteworthy shifts and positions, here’s a quick rundown of this year’s top 10,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2019 by

Everyone Should Promote Gender Balance According to INSEAD Research

Improving gender balance isn’t just a problem for some businesses or individuals; it’s a problem for everyone. The most progressive companies are taking active steps to find a better balance, which is a very encouraging development. A Multi-Pronged Approach to Gender Balance The important thing to note when it comes... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 7, 2019 by

U.S. and China Trade Agreement: Wharton Podcast Talks About What’s Going On

The U.S. and China trade war has been a concern for a while. It’s been costing the economy and businesses millions in imports and exports. When, in February, the U.S. decided to postpone plans to implement a stiff import tariff indefinitely, many people thought a resolution was on the horizon.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 4, 2019 by

Top Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs Geared Toward Younger Candidates

Most of the time, full-time MBA programs require work experience to apply and, overall, class averages of professional experience land close to five years. Rarely are programs open to younger candidates who are still pursuing their undergraduate degrees. However, that all changes when it comes to deferred enrollment programs. These... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 1, 2019 by

London Business School on Gaining and Using Power

Power shapes every interaction. Powerful people get their way often, we’re generally nicer to them, and we listen to them. So how do you get power and use it? Power is a zero-sum game and complicated to discuss. However, for London Business School Associate Professor Ena Inesi, that’s what makes... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 28, 2019 by

And the Award Goes to…Wharton Talks About the Financial Benefit of Winning an Oscar

Nearly 30 million people tuned into the 91st Academy Awards ceremony this past Sunday, rooting for Roma, listening for Lady Gaga, or just joyfully discovering Olivia Colman. Fanfare and speeches aside, there’s no doubt that winning an Academy Award is a great honor. Whether it’s a film, actor, director, or... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 27, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: Tuck Wins Global Challenge, Columbia Revisits Homeownership, Anderson Helps with a Case of the Mondays, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of February 25, 2019. Tuck MBA Students Win Global Universities... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 21, 2019 by

Columbia Business School Talks Taxing Multinational Corporations

The first step toward social responsibility is fair taxation. There’s just one problem—for years, multinational corporations have raced to pay the fewest taxes or avoid paying it altogether. For example, Apple employs a few hundred people in Ireland, so they fall under the .005% tax bracket, and they’re not alone.... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 21, 2019 by

Harvard Research Reveals that Gender Diversity Makes Firms More Productive

Gender parity in business has been a hot topic for years. Some researchers have argued that it leads to more innovative thinking while others claim it can harm performance. But what’s the truth? The problem is that, in the past, most research studies have limited their looks at gender diversity... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 14, 2019 by

Kellogg Faculty Offer Advice for Career Development

If you want to develop your career, you have to take steps to make it happen—strategize. To help you get there, Northwestern / Kellogg faculty got together to offer five pieces of advice for career development, no matter where you are professionally. 1. Build Influence in Your Organization You don’t... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 13, 2019 by

AI Investment Driven by Fear of Disruption According to MIT Sloan

To future-proof their organizations, 91.6 percent of executives are accelerating their investments in artificial intelligence and big data initiatives, explains MIT Sloan experts. According to the NewVantage Partners 2019 Big Data and AI Executive Survey, which surveyed 65 Fortune 1000 organizations, the drive for this focus is the fear of... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 7, 2019 by

London Business School Talks Women in Finance

For decades, women have been trying to break the “glass ceiling” in the world of finance to reach senior level positions. Unfortunately, the ceiling is made of pretty thick glass. To achieve gender balance in finance, change is required at every level, according to London Business School alumnae Sarah Bates... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 6, 2019 by

Kellogg MBA Students Choose Best 2019 Super Bowl Ads

There’s no doubt that commercials were the star of Super Bowl LIII. The game certainly wasn’t the most thrilling. So the question is, what was the best ad of the 2019 Super Bowl? To get to the bottom of the question, a panel of Northwestern Kellogg MBA students got together... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 1, 2019 by

Northwestern Kellogg Explains How to Take Action Toward Inclusivity

Most organizations mention diversity and inclusivity when talking about culture. They are buzzwords that are often used for strategic reasons, and sometimes it’s because they’re the right things to do. The problem is that there is often a disconnect between talking about diversity and inclusivity, and making them happen. Establishing... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 31, 2019 by

MBA News You Need: MBAs Learn Geopolitics, Dartmouth Tuck Heads to China, HBS Talks Business Analytics, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of January 28, 2019. MBA Evolving to Teach Geopolitics In... Read more »

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