How to manage an irrational boss

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Unrealistic expectations, irrational behaviour, unworkable demands: Fast Company has collected some advice to help you to manage up successfully and tell the boss when it's too much without sounding lazy or sorry for yourself. 

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How does the US News ranking compare to the QS and FT rankings?

It is not easy, and not always helpful, to compare the rankings by the Financial Times, QS and that from US News, since the latter only looks at American business schools. But five...

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News | Leadership + Management

Yoga, not cash

It’s been a great year and the company is preparing to offer workers a range of new benefits. Instead of more vacation or a nicer retirement plan it might well be a stress...

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News | Salary + Money

The world’s best-paid MBA graduates

11 of the 20 business schools with the best-paid graduates are in the U.S., according to a survey from Emolument.com, a website for benchmarking salaries. The Sloan School of...

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News | Leadership + Management

Are you addicted to power?

Manfred Kets de Vries wants top executives to ask themselves: Do you like telling people what to do? Do you define yourself very much by your title and net worth? Do you always...

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News | MBA Market

Top MBA programmes respond to demand for cryptocurrency courses

Student demand is growing for blockchain and crypto classes and leading business schools are responding to that demand: Stanford, Wharton and Georgetown are adding classes in...

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News | Leadership + Management

How leading CEOs nominate their top people

The best CEOs have a genuine interest in human beings and commit to developing them, according to an article published on Insead’s Knowledge website. A five-year research project...

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News | Executive Education

Harvard Business School’s take on executive education

A new paper by Harvard Business School explores the competitive landscape of executive education. The reknown business school feels that there is a tectonic shift even as demand...

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News | Application

How to get into a top MBA programme

An outstanding GMAT result, top grades and an impressive CV are not always enough to get students into the top business schools, according to a US News article. MBA admissions...

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Shorter GMAT exam

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is shortening the length of the GMAT exam by 30 minutes, according to a press release by the organisation. The shorter exam,...

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News | Female Careers

How the right intervention can improve outcomes for women in business and academia

The extreme under-representation of women in senior leadership roles is as mysterious as it is persistent, find the experts of Insead business school. Therefore they assembled...

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News | Female Careers

What women want at work

For 2018’s International Women’s Day, PwC published research based on the results of a survey of 3,627 women around the world, called “Time to talk. What has to change for women at...

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News | Application

When an MBA application is not perfect

Admission consultant Stacy Blackman has some advice on what to do if an employment history is less than perfect. Turn it into your own advantage, is the expert’s advice in one of...

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News | Industries + Companies

Unilever’s move welcomed by Rotterdam School of Management

Unilever was Britain's third-biggest company and its consumer brands include well-known products like Dove soap and Magnum icecream. Moving its headquarters from London to...

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News | MBA Market

The highest paying MBA jobs

North America has seen a ten per cent increase in MBA hiring. MBA salary levels also grew by 17,400 dollars to 116,300 dollars in the last year according to a report by Top MBA....

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News | Executive Education

French business school develops ultimately flexible EMBA

Neoma Business School’s new Global Executive MBA has developed a shorter, more flexible and customizable MBA programme which will begin in October 2018. The school offers three...

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Quiz: How future-proof are you?

We are all working two jobs: the position we were hired to fill, plus the “job-within-the-job” – office politics all those subtle challenges to our success. Learning to expose and...

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News | MBA Market

Artificial Intelligence and the traditional MBA

Particularly in the U.S. business schools are developing their MBA curricula to include a deeper understanding of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in particular.

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News | Career + Application

The Labour Market in 2030

By the end of the 2020s, automation may eliminate 20 to 25 per cent of current jobs, hitting middle- to low-income workers the hardest, according to a study by international...

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News | Work + Life

The hard work bias

Hard work is important to success, but it’s dangerous to see it as the most important thing, writes Leila Hock from career blog Career Comtessa in Fast Company. 

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News | Business Schools

Stanford offers new Executive Education programme about data analytics

Stanford’s new Executive programme “Big Data, Strategic Decisions: Analysis to Action” aims at senior-level executives to use data analytics to improve decisions and gain a...

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News | Leadership + Management

The coming wave of digital disruption

All disruption is defined as industry-wide change, forcing a significant shift in profitability from one prevailing business model to another. The new model typically provides...

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News | Business Schools

Maastricht School of Management taps into technology trend

The Netherlands’ Maastricht School of Management has overhauled its full-time MBA course and now offers a focus on tech innovation. The program integrates a one-week Innovation...

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News | Business Schools

The Lisbon MBA starts new Executive MBA programme

The Lisbon MBA – a joint programme between Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics and Nova SBE – launched a new Executive MBA programme in partnership with MIT Sloan...

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News | MBA Market

The future of MBA education

Scott DeRue, the dean of University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, claims the old model of business school education is gone. It’s no longer good enough to sequester...

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News | MBA Market

FT’s global MBA ranking 2018 – an analysis

Asian business schools are gaining more and more importance. And ten years after the world financial crisis two-year programmes are getting more attention than ever. These are some...

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News | Leadership + Management

Leadership lessons from war

War is never pleasant, but CEOs could learn a thing or two from Ukrainian military commanders, according to Sophia Opatska, vice rector for academic affairs at the Ukrainian...

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Artificial intelligence and what it means for the workforce

Artificial intelligence – or AI – won’t destroy the job market in the long run and it certainly won’t do so in 2018. That is one of the predictions of PwC's study on the impact of...

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News | Leadership + Management

The fastest way to becoming a CEO

How to become a CEO? Attend elite MBA programmes, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding...

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News | Female Careers

Switzerland is the most talent competitive country – again

Switzerland has been crowned the most talent competitive country in the world in this year’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). It trumps due to cognitive diversity....

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Artificial intelligence tools give MBA students interview feedback

New artificial intelligence (AI) tools help MBA students prepare for job interviews. The feedback tool unites proprietary analytics with expert analysis to give each student...

 

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