Company performance: The impact of gender

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“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 Katherine Klein, quoting research evidence regarding women on boards, which says that changing the gender composition of a board does nothing for company performance.

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Indian MBAs deserting the US for Canada

Donald Trump’s presidency and his impact on immigration is deterring Indian MBAs from studying and working in the US according to an article in the Financial Times (FT). Instead...

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Would you switch jobs for a pay rise?

Are we all mercenaries? Across all industries, more than eight out of ten workers would leave if offered a 20 per cent pay rise, with as many as 94 per cent of those working in...

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Indicators of success

A study by Johnson and Johnson showed that the highest performers in the workforce were also those who displayed a higher emotional intelligence. More successful managers and...

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The right way for women to network

Closing the global gender gap could release 300 billion dollars in annual global spending by 2025. This is the outcome of a report, which the investment company BNY Mellon recently...

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Intelligent questions you could ask at the end of a job interview

The questions you ask your interviewer can make or break your chances, reports the Australian Financial Review. Every job interview is a two-way street and job candidates should be...

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Women prefer business master to MBA

Globally business master’s programmes, such as marketing, accounting and management are dominated by women. Women, however, are still underrepresented in MBA classrooms in the...

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Fresh from the press: New Online MBA and EMBA rankings are out

Spain’s IE Business School retained the top spot in the Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2017 whilst the joint Executive MBA from Kellogg-HKUST Business School made it to the top...

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Business schools’ concerned about international student hiring

It is getting harder for international students in the US to find a job after graduation. These concerns emerged in a recent research by the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance...

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Insead research: How business can deal with populist pressure

The rise of populism has changed the game for multinationals, writes Quy Huy (picture). According to the Insead Professor of Strategic Management the pendulum of power has swung...

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What successful people do on Sunday night

Veg on the sofa, eat too much pizza and be sorry for yourself – the Sunday night blues is real for three out of four people, according to a 2015 survey by job site Monster....

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Tough interview questions – and how to answer them

Do you think “where do you want to be in 5 years' time?” is a tough interview question? Well, think again. Glassdoor regularly publishes tough questions submitted by users who've...

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MBA helps to change industries

More than half of graduate business school alumni are currently employed in an industry or job function they did not work in prior to entering business school, according to a...

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Which MBA programmes have the most applicants?

U.S. News has published the ten MBA programmes with the largest applicant pools in the US.

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How to dress for an MBA interview

“First impressions count” is a famous saying that certainly contains a lot of truth. In particular it counts for any type of interview as candidates have only a very limited time...

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FT’s overview of MBA admissions’ demands

The Financial Times (FT) has interviewed admissions directors from a broad selection of business schools. These directors share what they look for in students before making their...

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Wharton dean: MBA halo still casts a glow on business schools

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Which MBA programmes offer the highest ROI?

An MBA degree can further your career or catapult you into a different industry, but mainly it should significantly increase your salary. Given that high quality programmes can set...

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20 questions for leaders

What the hell is leadership? How can I work here and still be me? How do we win? What will help us to make smarter decisions? Strategy & Business collected 20 questions any leader...

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Top global school: Insead

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More harassment because of Trump?

Sexual harassment became a key issue in the U.S. presidential election, with allegations surfacing over President Donald Trump’s past treatment of women, including a leaked...

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Korn Ferry Hay: More pay rises in 2017

It will be yet another good year for rising salaries – and depending on continents and countries, the hikes could be considerable, says international executive firm's Korn Ferry’s...

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The 10 most expensive cities in the world

Expats beware, Hong Kong, Sydney and Vancouver are the most expensive cities in the world to find a home, according to the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing...

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The world’s most talent competitive countries in 2017

Insead’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index in 2017 praises two countries that have already been successful in past years: Switzerland and Singapore. They take this year’s top...

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How to boost innovation

Sustainable innovation doesn’t necessarily need a lot of investment. As Elisa Operti (photo), Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, found, companies can benefit just by...

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Focus on entrepreneurship: The most successful startup founded by an MBA

Every year website Poets & Quants lists the Top MBA startups as ranked by venture capital-backed funding. Only ventures launched within the past five years qualify – 2012 to 2016 –...

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How to improve your business school application

In a recent blog article for Fortuna Admissions former Director of Admissions at INSEAD, Caroline Diarte Edwards (photo), has collected the most useful tips how to improve a...

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Which MBA programmes have the most applicants?

U.S. News has published the ten MBA programmes with the largest applicant pools in the US.

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AACSB accredits 16 business schools

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Changes in admissions

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