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Management Education in a Jam?
Though business schools and higher education currently face extraordinary challenges, for 60 consecutive hours over the past week, the only "jam" that was on the minds of over 5,700 registrants representing over 100 countries and spanning a variety of organizations and sectors was the open global discussion known as the Business Education Jam, hosted by the School of Management at Boston University and launched in collaboration with IBM and other premier sponsors.
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The Business School Workforce: Changes on the Horizon?
Conduct an internet search on the "changing nature of work," and an abundance of lists emerge predicting ways that the workforce, as well as individuals' approaches to their work, is likely to evolve. But what about the workforce consisting of business school faculty members?
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myAccreditation—Management Education Just Got Easier
At the Annual Accreditation Conference held in Baltimore September 21–23, AACSB announced its move toward implementing an accreditation management system, myAccreditation. This online portal will allow schools, volunteers, and staff to have continuous access to the accreditation workflow, manage the accreditation process in its entirety, and submit accreditation documents through online applications.
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When Distance No Longer Matters (Part 2)
OU Business School operates a number of partnerships around the world to deliver local support for students. This is especially useful where the local business environment is very different and skilled local tutors are needed to help students contextualize what they are learning.
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2013–14 A Look at Graduate Teaching Assistants as Teachers of Record
Business schools are in a multifaceted position when it comes to their teaching faculty. Often, a student's first line of contact with a business school is with its educators—professors, instructors, adjunct instructors, graduate teaching assistants, and expert industry professionals.
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SDA Bocconi–Rolex MBA Conference and Regatta
Each year, the SDA Bocconi School of Management and Rolex cosponsor an annual gathering of MBA students and alumni in a sailing meet-up and competition, the SDA Bocconi–Rolex MBA Conference and Regatta. In a culmination of management education and sports, student-sailors from business schools worldwide come together to network at cocktail parties, guest lectures, and galas, while also competing in teams toward a common goal of winning the regatta. This year, 400 MBA students and alumni from over 50 different countries and 21 different business schools met in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, with MIT's Sloan School of Business team ultimately winning the race.
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> The Professor's Perspective
Today's business faculty are asked to take on more than their predecessors ever had to—they must teach, publish, adopt new technologies, engage with industry, serve the community, travel internationally, and take on numerous leadership roles. How do they balance it all?

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> Models of Governance (Part II)
Data and Research
AACSB International's new BSQ Finances Module has enabled us to gather unprecedented amounts of data on governance models at business schools across the world.