The Economic and Business Impacts of Artificial Intelligence: Reality not Hype

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The debate on Artificial Intelligence (AI) is characterized by hyperbole and hysteria. The hyperbole is due to two effects: first, the promotion of AI by self-interested investors. It can be termed the  “Google-effect,” after its CEO Sundar Pichai, who declared AI to be “probably the most important thing humanity has ever worked on.” He would say that. Second, the promotion of AI by tech-evangelists as a solution to humanity’s fundamental problems, even death. It can be termed the “Singularity-effect,” after Ray Kurzweil, who believes AI will cause a “Singularity” by 2045.

The Past Four Months: A GBSN Intern’s Experience

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Maia Lee Sang was the Communications & Event Planning intern for Global Business School Network in spring 2019. After four months of interning at GBSN, it feels like I just started my first day a week ago.  There’s so much experience that I have gained in what feels like so little time, and now I have so many more skills to add to my resume.  I remember after a few weeks of working at GBSN; I spoke to my parents about some of my daily responsibilities and they replied feeling like I was enjoying myself.  And I was–I appreciated that … Read More

Inside GBSN: An Intern’s Experience

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Stephanie Erskine was the spring Program and Network Intern at the Global Business School Network. My experience interning with the Global Business School Network as the Program and Network Intern has been phenomenal. The opportunity greatly aided my development in working towards an International Affairs degree at the George Washington University. At GWU, I am concentrating in International Economics, and minoring in Business Administration. The work that I’ve done at GBSN has greatly influenced my studies, and has furthered my interest in the fields of Education Equality and Development. During my time at GBSN, I worked directly with Nicole Zefran, … Read More

Qais Mohammadi Receives 2019 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award

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OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (April 3, 2019) Qais Mohammadi, Assistant Professor and Department Head, Kardan University, Kabul, Afghanistan, has been named a regional recipient of the 2019 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. Professor Mohammadi will be honored, along with other regional recipients, at the ACBSP Conference 2019, June 21- 24 in Houston, Texas. He will receive a crystal medallion and a $250 check. Two International Teaching Excellence Award recipients, one from a baccalaureate/graduate degree-granting institution and one from an associate degreegranting … Read More

The Case Centre Launches New Case Journal for the MEA Region

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New from The Case Centre, Case Focus offers a journal publication outlet for high-quality, peer reviewed teaching cases, with a focus on management and business situations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said: “We are excited to announce the first journal offered by The Case Centre. Our aim is to encourage more faculty to write cases with a real, authentic regional voice and understanding. I believe that Case Focus will be an important contribution to business and management education in the MEA region. “We are also delighted to have assembled … Read More

Take Part in The Case Centre 2019 Competitions

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Outstanding case writers and teachers from across the globe are recognized in The Case Centre’s annual competitions. Take part in the 2019 competitions and compete with the best in the world: Outstanding Case Writer Outstanding New Case Writer Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic – Diversity and Discrimination Winners / winning teams will receive a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300) and invaluable international publicity. Entries are judged anonymously by a panel of international case experts. The deadline for entries is Thursday 10th October 2019 and the winners will be announced early spring 2020. For further details on how to enter and our … Read More

INSEAD Leads GBSN Webinar on Transforming Business Education to Deliver Responsible Leaders

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Businesses can, and must, ensure that the make positive contributions to society and to addressing the global challenges our world faces. In many ways, this can happen through markets, and government policy can help align business incentives and societal benefit. However, given limitations of both markets and governments, there is a role for businesses and their decision-makers to deliberately influence business decisions so that they contribute to societal progress. Business schools have their own responsibility to assist businesses and their leaders in actively pursuing this role. What are the new ways of doing business that are dynamic, nimble and creative … Read More

The American University in Cairo Launches First CEMS Master in International Management in Africa

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Boasting an unrivaled reputation as the top private business school in Egypt and one of the best in Africa and the Arab world, the AUC School of Business is dedicated to transforming the young eager and innovative minds of today to become the responsible change agents of tomorrow, all while developing relevance and leadership in an evolving ecosystem.  Situated within AUC and enjoying nearly seven decades’ worth of history, the School offers a wide range of programs and activities that extend beyond the classroom to provide a holistic and engaging experiential learning approach. AUC is happy to announce it is officially … Read More

Nominate a Course for the Aspen Institute Ideas Worth Teaching Awards by April 12

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  From the start, the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program recognized management education as a crucial leverage point in shaping the skills and mindsets of next-generation talent in business. Today, the role for educators in preparing young leaders is ever more important and your nomination will help us highlight what is possible in management education. The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program is currently accepting nominations for its Ideas Worth Teaching Awards. These awards seek to honor exceptional teaching that prepares students to respond to issues that are dramatically altering our economies and societies — from inequality, to climate … Read More

GBSN Welcomes 3 New Member Schools to the Network

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The Global Business School Network is pleased to announce the acceptance of three new member schools: Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, ESMT Berlin in Germany and the PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University in China. The network now consists of 76 members in 40 countries. Founded in 1982, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University was the first Asian school to cultivate fruitful partnerships with top business schools in the United States – including Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Together, Sasin and its partners created … Read More