Sharie Hunter says growing up on a Saskatchewan farm south of Cypress Hills nurtured a positive attitude that, with hard work and the pioneering spirit of family members, has greatly influenced her approach to business.
Farm life was also fun, but Hunter needed an outlet for her creative spirit. She left for Medicine Hat to study visual communications before another move brought her to Calgary where she was hired by Loblaws. It was there that Hunter received great practical experience designing food packaging, in-store promotions and directing photo-shoots.
Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, today announced that Henry Mintzberg is to be the recipient of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award – previously won by Charles Handy and Ikujiro Nonaka.
Ashish Kashyap is the CEO of the e-commerce and travel organization Ibibo Group. While starting as a social networking medium back in 2007, it wasn't long before the company changed its model to venture into travel and e-commerce. Kashyap's experience while working with large organizations gave him the right exposure to turn into the perfect entrepreneur and has today turned the Ibibo group into one of the largest companies in India.
If business school is your first step towards an international career in management, you might want to consider a growing number of Masters programmes that will take you across continents to develop your cross-cultural mindset and build your business credentials.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced that Terry Jenkins has joined the bank as president of Key Private Bank. In this role, Mr. Jenkins will be responsible for the development and execution of the strategy for Key's wealth management segment, which includes trust and investment management, institutional trust, and banking services for affluent individuals, families, business owners and institutions. He will be based in Cleveland, and report to E.J. Burke, co-president, Key Community Bank.
A group of executive students from organizations around the world recently visited disadvantaged Indian districts to learn how micro-entrepreneurship is helping transform emerging economies. Witnessing the growth of entrepreneurship in underprivilidged areas first-hand, stduents on the International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM) visited Myrada, a non-profit organization in Bangalore which helps people generate their own income.