2011
DOI: 10.1108/02621711111164303
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Strategic roles of centers in business school development

Abstract: PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to investigate the prevalence and types of business school centers/institutes – their role in business school development, ability to overcome disciplinary and organizational boundaries, and encourage innovation in programs and curricula.Design/methodology/approachThe primary methodology is literature review and empirical survey using web data. The approach is exploratory, and summary case studies are presented to illustrate center/institute roles.FindingsBusiness school cen… Show more

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“…A manutenção do capital humano não só indica que a empresa alcançou um nível adequado de produtividade, mas também sugere uma melhora em várias outras medidas, como habilidades dos funcionários, criatividade, reinvenção e renovação institucional, empreendedorismo, nível de capacitação, compromisso e satisfação no trabalho (Drew, 2011;Sagie & Weisberg, 2001). Assim, dentro de um ambiente em rápida mudança, o desafio de muitos gerentes israelenses de recursos humanos foi projetar e introduzir valores e estratégias para enriquecer a organização (Sagie & Weisberg, 2001).…”
Section: Cases Nos Paísesunclassified
“…A manutenção do capital humano não só indica que a empresa alcançou um nível adequado de produtividade, mas também sugere uma melhora em várias outras medidas, como habilidades dos funcionários, criatividade, reinvenção e renovação institucional, empreendedorismo, nível de capacitação, compromisso e satisfação no trabalho (Drew, 2011;Sagie & Weisberg, 2001). Assim, dentro de um ambiente em rápida mudança, o desafio de muitos gerentes israelenses de recursos humanos foi projetar e introduzir valores e estratégias para enriquecer a organização (Sagie & Weisberg, 2001).…”
Section: Cases Nos Paísesunclassified
“…In recent decades over 200 academic centers of sustainability have been established in universities (Starik et al, 2010). Indeed centers for sustainable business and the environment now comprise the fifth largest category of centers in AACSB business schools, after centers for entrepreneurship, economic studies, small business and leadership development (Drew, 2011). Centers for sustainability and small business can provide especially important opportunities for student and faculty outreach, service, and problem-based learning projects.…”
Section: Review: Teaching For Sustainabilitymentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Accrediting agencies such as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in the US urge business schools to adopt strategic management processes to address change in the business environment. (Drew 2011) For instance, the number of programs in entrepreneurship and related disciplines has increased enormously (Welsh & Carraher, 2009). A common structural change is the creation of a center or institute to act as a catalyst or focus for an important future-directed activity.…”
Section: Literature Reviewmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Similarly leadership centres are established to provide executive development programs. (Drew, 2011). Further, Drew (2011) notes that "a center may focus on teaching, research or outreach, and attune its own mission to the mission of the school and university of which it is a part.…”
Section: Literature Reviewmentioning
confidence: 99%
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