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The fall of the Berlin Wall—a triumph for capitalism?

Tue, 2014-11-11 10:43

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago; hence we are now hearing a good deal about it. We are not, however, hearing much about the adverse impact this has been having on so many lives ever since. While the collapse of the wall freed the East Berliners of the shackles of communism, vast numbers of people around the world have since been shackled by another dogma, thanks to a misunderstanding of what brought that wall down. 

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Decepcionante Informe “España 2018” de las grandes empresas y la RSE

Thu, 2014-11-06 12:15

Una gran ocasión perdida

Las grandes empresas españolas se han manifestado con una batería de medidas sobre el empleo a través del “Informe España 2018”  presentado por el Consejo Empresarial de la Competitividad, formado por representantes del Instituto de la Empresa Familiar y los Presidentes de 15 grandes empresas globales españolas.

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New building to give Sheridan room to grow

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:48

College degree programs in business are proving popular with students, with one Ontario institution expanding its footprint to meet demand.

Sheridan College has announced plans for a 220,000-square-foot building to open in fall 2016 at its Mississauga campus, named for the municipality’s long-serving and just-retired mayor Hazel McCallion. The new building will house an expanded business faculty and other disciplines.

... New honours for Henry Mintzberg

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Henry Mintzberg receives McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:37

Henry Mintzberg has received the 2014 McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning for his extraordinary contributions to teaching and learning at the University over the last four decades.

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“Los bonus de los ejecutivos destruyen las compañías”

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:12

No le gustan los MBA. No le gusta George W. Bush. No le gustan los disparatados bonus de los ejecutivos. No le gusta el enorme poder de las grandes corporaciones en nuestras vidas. Y sostiene, con alarma, que se están dando algunas condiciones en Estados Unidos similares a las de la Alemania e Italia de principios de los años treinta del siglo pasado.

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Universities experiment with their own MOOCs

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:39

Some three years after the first U.S. MOOC was launched to great fanfare, massive open online courses are becoming part of the higher-ed mainstream. Some of the largest Canadian universities are expanding their course offerings and applying the lessons they learn to the benefit of paying, on-campus students.

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FGV/EBAPE offers 4th edition of the International Master’s Program in Rio de Janeiro

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:26

From today (23rd) until October 3, the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) of Fundação Getulio Vargas will hold the fourth edition of the International Master’s in Practicing Management (IMPM), an international Master’s program focused on management practices in Brazil.

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Chef de file de l’économie sociale et de l’investissement responsable

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:43

La carte d’affaires de la Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins se lit comme suit : principale institution financière consacrée à l’économie sociale et à l’investissement socialement responsable (ISR) au Québec. Elle soutient financièrement près de 3000 coopératives, organismes à but non lucratif, syndicats et entreprises socialement engagées. Au 31 décembre 2013, son chiffre d’affaires dépassait les 1,4 milliard de dollars et son actif tournait autour de 738 millions.

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Extraordinary Pakistanis

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:38

It takes a certain type of courage to bite the hand that feeds you. Dr Shahid Qureshi is a fierce critic of the way business schools churn out graduates in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. 

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