Thought Leadership

To Change the World, Let’s Change the Way We See It

“What do the three exhibits in the figure below have in common?” That is one of many interesting questions posed by Daniel Kahneman in Thinking Fast and Slow, which brought together decades of research by the author, Amos Tversky, and many others. I have been recommending the book to practicing managers since it was published… Read more >

Two New Forces Shaping the Globalization of Management Education

“Finally, a global business school goes local.” About 15 years ago that was my reply to a reporter when she asked me about a new program by well-known US business school. Funded by an alumnus, the program was to connect MBA student teams to small businesses in the economically distressed neighborhood surrounding school. I tried… Read more >

CoArt CoAct – Sustainability Through Art

“…under certain conditions, however, art—which not only reflects social reality but also criticizes society, thus forming it—is suited to the diagnosis and cure of its ills.” (Arnold Hauser 1985, “Society as the Product of Art”, The Sociology of Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 310) “No one ever made a decision because of a… Read more >

Welcoming New Members to the Board of GBSN

I have had the privilege of serving as the Chair of the Board of GBSN over the last four years. One of the important tasks of the Chair and the Board is to recruit new members to the Board, a task that we take very seriously. I am delighted to share that in the meeting… Read more >

Art as a Vehicle for Social Change

The year 2021 is declared the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development at the 74th United Nations General Assembly.  The creative economy –which includes audio-visual products, design, new media, performing arts, and visual arts– is a highly transformative sector of the world economy in terms of income generation, job creation and export earnings…. Read more >

Stanford Seed Launches Grit & Growth Podcast

Announcing the launch of Grit & Growth, a brand new podcast by Stanford Seed, hosted by executive director, Darius Teter. Hear stories of trial and triumph from intrepid entrepreneurs from Africa and South Asia, and gain insights from Stanford University faculty and global business experts on how to transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities. Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, or your favorite podcast platform. New episodes are released every two weeks. Please consider writing a review!