Cave Hill School of Business Professor Launches Book “Managing in Developing Countries”

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  For those of us teaching outside of the so-called ‘western world’ these are common complaints. There are many calls for research and teaching that focuses on the non-western world, particularly developing countries. Managing in Developing Countries aims to begin to fill this need, in the classroom, by addressing management issues from the perspective of those who are managers in developing countries. The book will be available in early September from the Taylor & Francis Group (Routledge). It is primarily intended as a text for a basic management course at the undergraduate level; however, it has also been used at … Read More

Mobile-First Micro-Learning Platform Gnowbe Announces 4 New Global Advisors

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Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning SINGAPORE, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon valley- and Singapore-headquartered start-up Gnowbe, a market leader for mobile-first, micro-learning, today announced the addition of 4 new advisors to join their experienced, global team to help with aggressive growth and development. The new advisors include: Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning (PRNewsfoto/Gnowbe Pte Ltd) Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning (PRNewsfoto/Gnowbe Pte Ltd)   Professor John J-H Kim, Senior Lecturer (EdTech Innovation Expert), Harvard Business … Read More

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) Scholarship Program for High Potentials from Developing Countries

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GBSN works with our member schools to offer opportunities for international exchange, support and development within the network. These member-led initiatives enrich faculty, students and campuses with cross-border connections and help to spread best practice throughout the network. GBSN member school, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), offered up to 5 scholarships to graduate students enrolled in GBSN member schools from developing countries to its 2017 International Summer University ISUWU. The ISUWU is an intensive short program, which provides international students with an excellent opportunity for international education. A large variety of business-related courses are taught by a … Read More

University of St. Gallen Provides 10 Scholarships to its Global School in Empirical Research Methods 2017

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GBSN works with our member schools to offer opportunities for international exchange, support and development within the network. These member-led initiatives enrich faculty, students and campuses with cross-border connections and help to spread best practice throughout the network. Member Initiatives can include doctoral dissertation mentoring, scholarships for faculty or students, research or teaching fellowships, faculty exchange, joint action-learning projects, cooperative research, etc. For the fourth year in a row, The University of St. Gallen offered up to 10 scholarship opportunities to Ph.D. students from GBSN member schools in developing countries, to attend its Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). … Read More

Liberal Arts Enters the MBA Classroom at S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

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SPJIMR Logo (PRNewsFoto/SP Jain Institute of Management) SPJIMR Logo (PRNewsFoto/SP Jain Institute of Management) MUMBAI, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ‘Left and right brain must work together,’ celebrated author Amish Tripathi tells students. A new course in Management and Liberal Arts at SPJIMR has brought Indian and Western classics to the MBA classroom, opening up newer perspectives for students of management on subjects like creativity, quality, aesthetics and dialogue. The course was introduced this year for the MBA-equivalent Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and is better known on the SPJIMR campus by its acronym, MaLA. Mid-way through the course, … Read More

My Experience at GSERM St. Gallen

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Firstly, I would like to commend the organizers of GSERM for delivering quite an exceptional program and overall experience. The program was well coordinated and everything ran like clockwork. When I first arrived in St. Gallen I got a bit lost trying to find my way, but thanks to the helpful locals who walked with me to my destination and gave me a crash course on the bus system, I was able to move around with ease. I found the courses extremely valuable. The courses I chose to take were the Bayesian Data Analysis as well as Analyzing Discreet Experiments. … Read More

GSERM: A Milestone in my Research Journey

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Every year The University of St. Gallen offers 10 scholarships to GBSN member schools in developing countries to attend its Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). These scholarships are intended to encourage like-minded motivated scholars to learn and discuss research methodologies in their respective domains. I was fortunate to be one of scholarship recipients for participating at GSERM hosted by University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. I am pursuing my research in the area of accounting with specific focus on management control systems. I also work as assistant professor of accounting at Institute of Management Technology Nagpur in India. … Read More

The GSERM Summer School Was a Turning Point in my Doctoral Journey

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Receiving the Scholarship award that was offered to GBSN member schools from the Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) was not only a turning point in my doctoral journey but also an inspiring experience at a personal level. I am a doctoral fellow at the Strathmore University Business School in Kenya. My research area is Health Systems Leadership and Governance. I also facilitate applied leadership and management for Healthcare Managers and also as an executive coach. My passion and inspiration is to be a health system M&E expert in the near future and use this avenue to inform health … Read More

What I Learned at the GSERM Summer Program

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Great appreciation goes to the University of St. Gallen and the Global Business School Network (GBSN) for the opportunity to apply for one of the ten scholarships to attend the Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Originally from Zambia and currently a PhD candidate at Wits Business School in South Africa, the empirical research training I acquired during this period is of special relevance to my professional goals and career objectives. I enrolled for two courses during the summer program, Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and Experimental Methods for Behavioral Science, by Professor … Read More