The characteristics that make a great team

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There are diverging views on what makes a good team. The only common ground is: the larger the group, the more difficult it becomes to work together cooperatively according to Gary Burnison, CEO of management consulting firm Korn Ferry.

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Biases MBAs need to avoid

“Survivorship bias”, “anchoring”, the “availability heuristic” and the “confirmation bias” – these are mental errors that can hamper an MBA’s development, a current analysis...

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Report showcases how an EMBA can further careers

Whilst the traditional MBA is in decline, the Executive MBA is becoming more popular. A new study by the Executive MBA Council shows that nearly 40 per cent were promoted during...

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News | Female Careers

New survey shows increase in female MBA enrolment

Female enrolment in full-time MBA programmes grew to 38 per cent this year. This news comes from 52 business schools that are members of the Forté Foundation. The increase can be...

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Admissions expert on how to apply for an MBA without a business background

Most MBA applicants have an impressive CV made up of university achievements, career highlights, voluntary work and leadership experiences and all from a corporate or business...

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Another MBA ranking favours Stanford, Harvard and Wharton

It's the time of the year, when one ranking follows the next. Whilst they are often hard to compare, featuring different regions and methodologies, the top spots generally seem to...

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Bloomberg ranking surprises with big drops for some schools

After the Financial Times and the Economist Bloomberg Businessweek also ranked MBA programmes. Businessweek looked at traditional US-programmes only. Stanford took out the title...

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How to be heard

Most jobs and positions include serious time spent in communication, for example in meetings and negotiations, but getting through to others is often more about how you express...

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Should you decide yourself what you are paid?

Andrew Hill, management editor at the Financial Times, reports about Makers, a small London-based software engineering firm founded in 2012, where employees set their own...

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Job Hopping – the pro and con

Millennials have a tendency to switch jobs, according to Gallup. About 60 per cent of them are currently open to a new job opportunity and are by far the most likely generation to...

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Thunderbird starts new masters programme

Thunderbird School of Global Management has launched a new Master of Applied Leadership and Management. The programme will be taught online, capitalising on the increasing demand...

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Bill Gates makes a case for multilateralism

Countries should remain open if they want to reap the benefits of innovation, writes Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in...

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Insead research: Why a global cosmopolitan mindset is a gift

Those who live global lives develop a psyche that enables them to tackle complex challenges, writes Linda Brimm, Insead Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour. A growing...

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How leaders fight cyber-crime effectively

MIT Sloan is introducing a new Executive Education programme that presents a holistic approach to cyber-security and covers an increasingly important sector in today's...

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FT and Economist rank MBA programmes

The Financial Times (FT) ranked the best 100 Executive MBA programmes worldwide, whilst the Economist looked at traditional MBA programmes. The winners were mainly US-business...

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How to deal with adverse circumstances

Bad things can happen. Others are promoted but not you, clients leave, companies announce lay-offs. In such circumstances some people seem to fall apart, while others find ways to...

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Company performance: The impact of gender

“There is no business case for putting women on the board. There is no business case for putting men on the board. Gender has zero impact,” says Wharton management professor...

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The mind-set needed to thrive in an agile organisation

Change is everywhere and hence organisations cry out for business agility. The term refers to the "ability of a business system to rapidly respond to change by adapting its initial...

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When stubbornness becomes sheer stupidity

In business, persistence and perseverance are rated highly. Stories from founders like KFC's founder Colonel Harland Sanders who failed many times as an entrepreneur are repeated...

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News | International Careers

The highest paying tech firms

Millennials are less attracted by old fashioned management styles and traditional industries. Therefore they love to work for innovative technology companies. With such pulling...

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Stanford tops QS Global MBA Rankings 2019

Stanford, Harvard and Wharton are the winners of the recent business school ranking of higher- and business-education specialists QS Quacquarelli Symonds. Their 2019 Global MBA...

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Insead research: How CEOs are handling gender inequality

Gender inequality is a topic in every workplace. Although many enterprises try to support female leaders, harmful social norms and stereotypes still exist. Insead research found,...

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Advice for non-traditional MBA applicants

Fortuna Admissions' co-founder and director Judith Silverman Hodara, Wharton's former head of MBA Admissions, has shared advice on how non-traditional MBA applicants can still land...

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Trump effect in US MBA applications

2017 saw most US-business schools with declining applications and 2018 hasn't delivered any improvement. Even the top schools have to contend with a decrease of interested...

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MBA teaching materials feature mostly men

MBA students mostly learn through case studies, but these case studies lack female leaders. Out of 53 cases held by the Case Centre, the world’s largest independent archive of...

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Lessons learnt for CEOs

Despite their successes some executives have acquired dysfunctional behavioural patterns according to an Insead leadership expert. They have assembled the ways coaches can teach...

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Myths about the GMAT debunked

One of the entrance tests for business school is the GMAT exam. The GMAT is highly regarded, but also steeped in cliché. Top MBA has debunked all the myths surrounding the test...

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The ‘Netflixisation’ of executive education

A recent Financial Times article has discussed “gamification” and other eye-catching alternatives to classroom training. A myriad of start-ups wants to fulfill the demand.

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Insider tips from Amazon's MBA recruiter

In an interview, Amazon’s MBA recruiter Dee Clarke has given away what MBA applicants can do to shine the light onto their achievements and stand out from the crowd. Here are the...

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How to use LinkedIn for finding the ideal job

Applying for a job means that future employers will not only check the application itself and talk to references but will also look at the social media profile of a candidate,...

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How to give negative feedback in a constructive way

Criticism is probably one of the most underused tools to help workers develop. Critical Feedback helps employees see where they need to improve and why making those improvements is...

 

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