According to Global Network Deans: Global Business Education is the Best Antidote to Economic Nationalism
The Global Network for Advanced Management, a network of 29 leading international business schools dedicated to driving innovation and creating value through exchange and engagement, will celebrate its fifth anniversary in April. Today, the principles on which the network was founded are more important than ever.
The world is currently experiencing an upsurge in populism, economic nationalism, and anti-globalization rhetoric. Despite such sentiment, we recognize that the global economy is more interconnected than ever before. Business operations are increasingly global, with ideas, products, capital, and teams moving across borders. At the same time, big challenges — from climate change to financial stability and the fight against debilitating diseases — are global in nature and cannot be addressed without the private sector. Business cannot deliver for all its stakeholders if borders are closed or certain groups are prevented from crossing them because of their country of origin or religious beliefs. Ongoing global engagement and exchange are paramount.
Today, Global Network member schools join in a commitment to:
- understand the manifest challenges that market economies face given the changes in political sentiment;
- deliver on our responsibility to develop principled leaders who create value and access to opportunities;
- support the rights of our students, faculty, alumni, and knowledge partners to freely engage in our programs and work; and
- advocate for the positive impacts that global exchange, in education and in business, have on society.
The power of the Global Network lies in its ability to harness diverse insights to address important global issues. The Global Network connects students, faculty, and alumni from around the world, allowing them to increase their effectiveness by understanding differences and commonalities in their economies and societies.
In its brief history, more than 5,000 master-level students and faculty have participated in Global Network courses, exchanges, and cross-school virtual team projects. The network has conducted global inquiries into major issues including sustainability and the obstacles facing women in management roles. Faculty have collaborated on international entrepreneurship, urban resilience, and social enterprise. Member schools have co-authored case studies on palm oil in Indonesia, banking in Ireland, manufacturing in China, agriculture in Mexico, and impact consulting in Ghana. We do this because of our unwavering commitment to developing leaders who can work successfully across boundaries, who are prepared to address pressing global issues, and who can perform at the highest levels in diverse and complex contexts.
As deans of Global Network member schools, we recognize that the fundamental drivers of global business are not changing. Technology will continue to advance and disrupt markets and societies, and the transfer of innovations and expertise across borders will continue. We believe that countries that retrench will harm themselves and their citizens. Therefore, we redouble our commitment to collaborative learning across countries and cultures, and to gain and leverage the insights of the best and brightest throughout the world. In this way, we continue to improve educational outcomes and professional development of our students, deliver innovations that benefit business and society, and contribute to a better world.
Jikyeong Kang, President and Dean, Asian Institute of Management (The Philippines)
Juan Pablo Murra Lascurain, Acting Dean, EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
Jörg Rocholl, President, ESMT Berlin (Germany)
Luiz Artur Ledur Brito, Dean, FGV Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (Brazil)
Xiongwen Lu, Dean, School of Management, Fudan University (China)
Richard K. Lyons, Dean, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley (USA)
Peter Todd, Dean, HEC Paris (France)
Kazuo Ichijo, Dean, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (Japan)
Kar Yan Tam, Dean, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School (China)
Martin Boehm, Dean, IE Business School (Spain)
Jean-François Manzoni, President, IMD (Switzerland, Singapore)
Enrique Bolaños, President, INCAE Business School (Costa Rica, Nicaragua)
Ilian Mihov, Dean, INSEAD (France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi)
Nida Bektaş, Executive Director, Koç University Graduate School of Business (Turkey)
Enase Okonedo, Dean, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University (Nigeria)
Naufel Vilcassim, Head of Department, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Management (United Kingdom)
Bernard Yeung, Dean, National University of Singapore Business School (Singapore)
José Miguel Sánchez Callejas, Dean, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Business (Chile)
Jiye Mao, Dean, Renmin University of China School of Business (China)
Peter Tufano, Dean, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Robert Helsley, Dean, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Choelsoon Park, Dean, Seoul National University Business School (South Korea)
Miriam Erez, Vice-Dean, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, Dean, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (Ireland)
Ari Kuncoro, Dean, Universitas Indonesia, Faculty of Economics (Indonesia)
Mills Soko, Director, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (South Africa)
Joshua Yindenaba Abor, Dean, University of Ghana Business School (Ghana)
Edward A. Snyder, Dean, Yale School of Management (USA)
On behalf of Global Network for Advanced Management
Nathan Williams, 203-432-7817
Om Business Wire
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
Bidgely Closes $27M Series C to Grow Artificial Intelligence Solution for Utilities and Energy Retailers16.1.2018 11:00 | Pressemelding
U.S.-based Bidgely announced today the closing of a $27 million Series C round of financing, marking the largest round of investment to date for any energy disaggregation technology. Georgian Partners, an investment fund known for its focus on high-growth enterprise software companies that use applied artificial intelligence to disrupt markets, led the oversubscribed round. Returning investors include Khosla Ventures, E.ON, and innogy. Constellation Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of Exelon Corporation, is also expected to return. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180116005615/en/ Bidgely Energy Usage Itemisation (Photo: Business Wire) “We invest in high-growth SaaS companies that are applying AI to solve real-world business problems,” said Simon Chong, Managing Partner at Georgian Partners. “Bidgely is using machine learning to fundamentally reinvent customer engagement with utilities and enable a n
Glennmont Seeks More Than 500MW of Investment Opportunities in Clean Energy Infrastructure Assets with Expanded Investment Capacity16.1.2018 10:19 | Pressemelding
Glennmont Partners has expanded its investment capacity in the clean energy infrastructure space and now has three funds under management – these are Fund I (2010) and Fund II (2013), which are fully invested, and now a new third Fund (2017). Opportunities are being sought for a portfolio of clean energy infrastructure projects in Europe. Glennmont is one of Europe’s largest investors focusing exclusively on investment in clean energy infrastructure. This announcement follows the successful refinancing of Glennmont’s 245MW Italian wind portfolio in October and the refinancing of the Sleaford straw-fired biomass plant in September - amounting to around €340m of capital raised over the course of 2017. Glennmont’s strategy remains consistent with its past experiences: it seeks to invest in solar PV, offshore and onshore wind, bioenergy and small-scale hydro across the EEA; it will target to-be-built and recently operational assets with stable, predictable cash yields underpinned by regula
Breed Reply Portfolio of IoT Start-Ups Raise in Excess of $50 Million in Series A Funding in 201716.1.2018 10:00 | Pressemelding
Breed Reply, a leading operational investor in early-stage internet of things (IoT) businesses, saw one third of its 18-strong portfolio of investee companies, complete series A funding rounds in 2017. In total, six companies raised in excess of $50 million during the year with funds coming from notable investors including Accel, Aviva Ventures, Finance Wales, Intu and MunichRE. More companies in the growing portfolio are expected to be ready for Series A investment in 2018. The successful companies span a broad range of IoT sectors: Callsign (Cyber Security); Cocoon (Smart Home); enModus (Smart Building); Senseye (Industrial); WePredict (Big Data); and Zeetta Networks (Platforms). Helping start-ups prepare for future funding is a crucial part of Breed Reply’s commitment to companies when it invests. As an active operational investor, Breed Reply works closely with management to accelerate the company’s development to achieve Series A funding and beyond. The team has significant experi
Japan's 16 Most Mesmerizing Destinations Introduced in a New Live-Action 360-Degree Video16.1.2018 10:00 | Pressemelding
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO, London Office) released a 360-degree VR video “[360-degree VR] JAPAN – Where tradition meets the future” on 16 January 2018. The video visualizing the essence of Japan and its culture was created as part of “JAPAN – Where tradition meets the future”, a large-scale inbound tourism promotion targeting 15 European countries, which started in 2016. With the concept of fusing together “tradition,” “innovation,” and “nature” which coexist in the diverse culture of Japan, the 360-degree VR video takes viewers on a virtual tour of Japan. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180116005057/en/ Japan National Tourism Organization's large-scale inbound tourism campaign "JAPAN - Where tradition meets the future" (Photo: Business Wire) As part of the promotion, there will be a social media prize competition to win a round-trip to Japan. Also, an AR digital signage display “Interactive Vis
MagicStay Raises 1.5 Million Euros to Accelerate Its Development16.1.2018 10:00 | Pressemelding
The short-term rental start-up for business travelers MagicStay.com , has just finalized a new round of fundraising to continue its development. Just four years since its release, the rental platform already offers 150,000 apartments in 90 countries and has taken a leading position in the alternative accommodation industry. The fundraising totaling 1.5 million Euros was led by the start-up’s main shareholders (Michaël Benabou, Benoit Bassi, Patrick Lucas, Nicolas Quenedey or Charles Petruccelli, former CEO of American Express Global Business Travel...), as well as new investors, including Marc Frappier, Managing Partner of Eurazeo and Head of Eurazeo Capital, Thibault Basquin, Managing Director of Ardian, Nicolas Santi-Weil, CEO of AMI Paris... This round table will let the start-up accelerate its exclusive technological development for employees of large companies to book secure apartments as easily as hotel rooms, via either existing booking tools (Hotel Booking Tool, Self Booking To
Panasonic Launches New IoT Services with Silicon Valley Startups at CES 2018 Sands Expo16.1.2018 08:42 | Pressemelding
The Automotive & Industrial Systems Company of Panasonic Corporation is challenging to develop new businesses and services in the IoT field, in cooperation with Silicon Valley startups. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180116005839/en/ Panasonic booth at CES 2018 Sands Expo (Photo: Business Wire) [Video] One Touch Home Automation, One Touch ID Authentication | #PanasonicCES 2018 https://youtu.be/dNGulaV1Bx0 Panasonic is advancing the development of new IoT services and solutions by combining leading UI/UX(*1) technology with its strong HMI (human machine interface) design technology, which has been refined through the smartphone switch business and automotive touch panel business. To demonstrate this initiative, Panasonic set up a display booth at CES 2018 (Sands Expo), which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US from January 9 (Tuesday) to 12 (Friday), 2018. With the concept of "Touch by Panasonic," solutions fea
I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.Besøk vårt presserom