Embedding Business Schools into Practice

October 2015

Visioning Initiative for Management Education Embedding B-Schools Into Practice Changing Demographics Managements Role in Society AACSB Addressing Challenges in Management Education Opportunities for Management Education

Highlights from this Segment

  • We need a different type of professor who not only focuses on research but who is also very knowledgeable about the problems in business practice.
    • Faculty are critical in bringing business schools closer to the actual business world and helping to embed our schools in society.
  • To make sure we are doing research that is relevant to business and society as a whole, we need to change the way we train PhDs.
    • We need to instill in them good research skills, provide them a greater awareness of what the real business problems are, and develop in them good teaching skills for better transmission of knowledge.