At the 2015 Annual EFMD Conference in Brussels, Steven Poelmans gave a session on the emerging field of Neuroscience of Leadership and explained what we can learn from neuroscience and about the most efficient way of leading people with the brain in mind. Steven Poelmans is Strategy, Leadership and People Department Faculty, Programme Manager and Director of the Coaching Competency Center at EADA in Spain. Mr Poelmans began by asking the audience about their own ability to adapt to different situations.
“When you are in a situation are you capable of focusing for a long time, to be able to adapt to different situations? Are you technologically savvy or do you have to ask your children to change the cartridge in the printer?” asked Mr Poelmans of the 500 plus audience. Continue reading
At the 2015 Annual EFMD Conference in Brussels, Tara Swart gave an introduction to key concepts from neuroscience that can improve leadership and lead to high performance in teams and organisations. Ms Swart is a former medical doctor and has a PhD in Neuroscience. She is also CEO of The Unlimited Mind and a professor at MIT, Stanford and the University of Oxford. She began by telling the audience the neuroplasticity is one of the most exciting things to come out of research in the pas few years and hoped that at the end of the talk hoped that the brains of the audience would be transformed. Continue reading
At the 2015 Annual EFMD Conference in Brussels, Eric Cornuel welcomed the record number or attendees. In fact, 457 people were present and Mr. Cornuel thanked them warmly for their continued support of EFMD. The theme of the conference would be Impact, Passion, Creativity and Learning. Mr. Cornuel stated that the programme would over many of the key issues face by business schools and the business community today such as leadership, creativity, research, impact, alliances and much more. Continue reading
Grenoble Ecole de Management, hosted the 2014 EFMD Conference on Master Programs with over 100 people from more than 20 countries. With the subject “Master Programs: Going Global”, all participants and keynote speakers discussed current issues on Master programs from December 3 to 5, 2014. (A guest blog by Miki Lin).
Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD; Loïck Roche, Dean, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR; Mark Thomas, Associate Dean and Director of International Affairs, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR and Conference Chair hosted the Welcome & Introdution on 3 December
At the opening of the EFMD Conference on Master Programs, Dean Loick Roche gave his welcome address to the participants. Over 100 people from more than 20 countries will discuss current issues on Master programmes in then next two days. Continue reading
In the final part of the forum, Laurent Choain, the HR Director of Mazars group gives the conclusion to the forum.
The second panel of the day on the topic of “Releasing the creative energies in companies.. Should we change our management models?” was animated by Johan Roos, the Dean and CEO and Professor at Jönköping International Business school. He began by outlining that is was a question of willingness and ability to make changes in society. He then gave each of the 5 members of the panel a 5 minutes introduction to their talk.
The first panel is moderated by Frédéric Monlouis-Félicité, the director general of the Institut de L’Entreprise. The topic of discussion is “Overcoming bureaucracy: Innovation and entrepreneurship in the public sector. The panel consists of Yves Doz (INSEAD), Jean-Paul Delevoye (Conseil Economique et Social), Riel Miller (UNESCO), and Marc Schwartz( Mazars).
Yves Doz, the Professor emeritus in INSEAD gave the introduction to the Drucker forum, and began by putting management ideas within their context. 30 years ago everyone was talking about 3M and the fact that they gave 15% of work time to the employees to work on different projects. Today, there is talk of Google and their flexible work practices. However, it is essentially the same thing. Continue reading
Richard Straub began by thanking Sophie for the welcome and for hosting the event. He introduced the Peter Drucker society pointing out that it was a not for profit organization and that he was delighted to have a member of the Peter Drucker Family in the audience. Continue reading