The characteristics that make a great team

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There are diverging views on what makes a good team. The only common ground is: the larger the group, the more difficult it becomes to work together cooperatively according to Gary Burnison, CEO of management consulting firm Korn Ferry.

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How can new CEOs avoid failure?

Taking up a CEO position in a company can be a daunting experience. Many new CEOs are not aware of the fact that the new role requires a different strategy to what worked before as...

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Career growth: Three sentences to avoid at the workplace

Career growth is a key factor for job satisfaction, and without it work can quickly become frustrating, claims Adunola Adeshola, a coach for high-achievers. To take someone’s...

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MBA degree still pays off financially

According to recently published research from career-finding platform Relish, the MBA still guarantees an increased salary after completion. Some candidates reported an increase of...

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UK business schools see strong international demand despite Brexit

Most business school candidates agree that Brexit has no impact on their decision to study in the United Kingdom according to data from the Graduate Management Admission Council...

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Thinkers50 launches Executive Education degree

Thinkers50, a global platform for management thinking, has launched its very own EMBA – an individualised degree programme designed to foster unique networked and collaborative...

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Henley Business School cancels full-time MBA course

The face of the MBA education is changing as more students choose part-time programmes and specialist degrees. Henley Business School is the latest school to halt its full-time MBA...

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The top MBA programmes for specializations

Despite the MBA being a generalist degree, QS has ranked global business schools based on seven specializations, amongst them consulting, finance, technology, entrepreneurship and...

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Conflict should be an opportunity, not a problem

Arguments are common at workplaces and should not necessarily be viewed as something negative. But there are a few ways to actually use them as an opportunity to improve the team...

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Global survey: What’s important for graduate job seekers

Flexible working arrangements that allow for a better work life balance are nearly as important as salary for young graduates on the job-hunt. This is the result of a global survey...

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How to convert stress into success

84 CEOs from around the world, whose firms range from SMEs to global multinationals, have spoken to a seasoned leadership advisor about their biggest challenges in their first...

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How to avoid mistakes that can break an MBA interview

An MBA interview starts with the first interaction between the admissions committee of a business school and the applicant. It is not confined to the time spent in front of the...

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MBA and a master's in finance in comparison

There is some debate about the value of an MBA in comparison to a master's in finance and it is fair to say that there is little consensus in what might be the better degree option...

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Business school application: Video tests are becoming a force

More top business schools are using “live” video tests to get to know MBA candidates and be able to assess their communication skills. The new assessment tool also helps them...

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Michigan Ross first top 10 graduate business school to offer online degree

Michigan Ross, the business school at the University of Michigan, one of the top 10 graduate business schools in the U.S., is the first to offer a part time, online degree late in...

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Warwick Business School tops the FT’s online MBA ranking

The Financial Times has published its online education ranking for 2019. Warwick Business School has retained the number one spot for the best online MBA. The survey also found...

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Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Entrepreneurial talent is key differentiator

The 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report reveals that Switzerland, Singapore and the United States continue to lead the world in talent competitiveness. Countries...

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What’s behind a good resume

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Methods to maximise leaders’ impact

The most effective leaders are those that know their own strengths and weaknesses well and can complement their own talents with people who have the skills they might be lacking...

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Entrepreneurs from just twelve top MBAs founded 5,505 companies

There’s still debate in the media and amongst business people, if MBAs really make good entrepreneurs. The Financial Times (FT) has now presented proof that a significant number of...

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Stanford announces new Executive Education programme

Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced a new Executive Education programme for chief operating officers. The three-month-long programme combines immersive online...

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Business schools face more competition for Executive Education

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Inequality: Men still earn more than women after an MBA

Male MBA graduates are still better off financially than women. According to figures compiled by the Forté Foundation, men earn 28 per cent more than women despite having the same...

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More than 50 US-schools make it into the Top 100 in the FT Global MBA ranking for 2019

Many elite business schools in the US have seen a decline in applications, partly due to the political turmoil in the country. But despite these challenging circumstances,...

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What CEOs look for during a job interview

Many New Year's resolutions revolve around changing jobs. Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison has collected advice how candidates can ace a job interview in 2019. Amongst his top tips are...

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Why executives should consider a side career in teaching

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Australia invests in competition for the MBA programme

In Australia, the traditional MBA gets a competitor backed by successful Australian startup companies like Canva, SafetyCulture or Koala Mattress. The young companies believe that...

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South Korea: New MBA degree in cryptocurrency

A business school in South Korea has introduced a new MBA pogramme in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year programme covering topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart...

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Why soft skills make all the difference

MBA students should not only work on their career steps, academic successes and practical experience, they also need to consider how to build up a portfolio of soft skills to...

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Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work'

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New offer in Germany: MBA in Global Business

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