Managing a Changing Planet

This is title of the 2007 edition of IE Alumni Conference held on November 16 in Madrid. Nobody doubts that natural resources, shifting demographics and new markets/cultures constitute major challenges for businesses in the 21st century. During the conference there will be panel discussions on topics like Natural Resources: Finding the Right Balance, Environmental Challenges…

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For a couple of years already IE publishes each month the academic newsletter IE Focus with the latest articles of IE professors and associates. The topics covered reflect the variety of expertise of the IE faculty and their close links to business. It gives also a very good insight into the academic approach into our…

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IE Update in Aspen Ranking 2007

Ok, guys, here is again IE’s Aspen Ranking in 2007. (Don’t know what is Aspen Ranking? Check Some General Introduction about Business School Rankings) We ARE doing GREAT, esp. given that we are the ONLY European business school in the rank out of top 10 business school world wide. Have a look at IE’s MBA…

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Some General Introduction about Business School Rankings

As we can see each year, there are a variety of rankings about business school programs from different organizations, and it has been more common than before that school’s ranking from one organization varies a lot from another. The answer is obvious: different rankings have different standards and specialization. Here are some general introduction about the most commonly applied business school ranking.
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Economist Intelligence Unit 英国经济学人信息中心(EIU)每年发布一次全球百强商学院排行榜,其依据的是校友和在校学生的反馈,以及学校提供的数据。该排名主要考量的是商学院能在多大程度上满足学生的预期。
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Financial Times《金融时报》(FT)每年推出的商学院全球百强榜,主要依据的是毕业三年后的校友的反馈、校方提供的数据以及对商学院研究成果的评估结果。排名的三大标准是:毕业生的职业发展情况、学校的国际化程度和新思想的开创性。
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The Aspen Institute (Aspen)的榜单主要衡量的是在世界排名前100位的商学院中,将社会和环境问题纳入课堂教学和课后实践的广度和深度。其排名被认为是目前在该领域最具权威性和发言权的。

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