ISBN 9780521263375,Thought Leadership Meets Business: How business schools can become more successful

Thought Leadership Meets Business: How business schools can become more successful



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780521263375

ISBN-10 0521263379

Paper Back

Number of Pages 260 Pages
Language (English)


For leading corporations, talent is perhaps the only truly sustainable competitive advantage. In light of this, leading international corporations need to be staffed by the best possible executive talent from around the world. This talent revolution places a burden on business schools to offer highly focused learning, based on practical research. In addition, business schools face fierce competition in this sector, not least from the rapid growth in management education in India and South East Asia. Thought Leadership Meets Business, first published in 2008, offers significant insights into the factors that have led to the delivery of high-quality executive education at the top-ranking International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Drawing on the experience and wisdom gained by IMD President Peter Lorange over a distinguished career of more than twenty years, this book offers a powerful model for business school success.

Table Of Content
List of figures
List of tables
1. Background and conceptual framework
2. Key academic programs and academic value-creation
3. The critical role of R and D
4. Marketing strategy
5. Institutional learning
6. Human resources strategy
7. The learning partner perspective
8. Business school leadership issues
9. Conclusion: so, what are the key success factors?