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Peter Drucker Forum 2013: “The Two Faces of Complexity” by Julian Birkinshaw


During the last session of the 5th Global Peter Drucker Forum, Julian Birkinshaw looked at the two faces of complexity.

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Business school performance culture. Are we targeting the right things?

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Those of us working in higher education at the moment must recognise that some of the targets to which are business schools work are leading to dysfunctional outcomes, for example staff being taken away from front line teaching and student support duties so that they can write articles for obscure academic journals.

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BOOK REVIEW: “HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategy” by Harvard Business Review (2011)

hbr coverBusiness schools contain the word both business and school.  These ingenious little books written by Harvard show that one of the world’s most known business schools is pretty good at doing both of them.  The title of the book gives you essentially all that you need to know.  These are a collection of the ten most read articles that have been published by HBR on strategy. 

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