Archive for December, 2015

Six Reasons to Hire Military Veterans

December 31, 2015

By Antonie Tirad – in INSEAD Knowledge

Military experience builds the elusive character traits that companies sorely need in their leaders.

Check:

http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/six-reasons-to-hire-military-veterans-4430

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Collaborating to Compete

December 30, 2015

By Maria Guadalupe – in INSEAD Knowledge

The Dutch flower cluster shows how much value can be found in a commoditised sector that collaborates before it competes.

Check:

http://knowledge.insead.edu/economics-finance/collaborating-to-compete-4393

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

ANNUAL REPORT – 2015

December 29, 2015

https://povltiedemann.wordpress.com/2015/annual-report/

Teaching in English helps fuel rise in US students

December 29, 2015

By Michael Gardner – in University World News.

Germany is becoming more and more attractive for students from the United States, with numerous courses held in English being introduced, while German students appear to be losing interest in studying stateside.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2015121113254240

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Universities enhancing their role in regional innovation

December 28, 2015

From EUA Newsletter 21 – 2015

On 24-25 November 2015, the first workshop on “Universities Promoting Regional Innovation across Europe” took place in Madrid, back-to-back with the first meeting of EUA’s Expert Group on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3).

Check:

http://eua.be/activities-services/news/newsitem/2015/12/17/universities-are-enhancing-their-role-in-regional-innovation

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Top-down leadership approach ‘key to university success’

December 27, 2015

From Times Higher Education

Centralised university governance where those at the top have broad powers to make decisions is the best way to propel an institution to success – but can also lead to “disaster” if the wrong people are in charge, a university head has argued, writes David Matthews for Times Higher Education.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2015121209041592

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Education at a Glance 2015 – Most expensive countries for students

December 26, 2015

These are the most expensive countries to be a student

By Joe Myers – in World Economic Forum AGENDA

… England is the most expensive place to study at undergraduate level, according to research from the OECD.

In the new Education at a Glance 2015 report, the OECD outlines the nations where students studying at universities in their home countries pay the highest tuition fees …

Check:

https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/11/these-are-the-most-expensive-countries-to-be-a-student/?utm_content=bufferd1a12&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

The politics of student satisfaction

December 25, 2015

The damaging consequences of giving more power to students as HE consumers

By Elizabeth Nixon – in University World News

Plans to give more power to students over their time in higher education could create an adversarial climate where they are less likely to be intellectually challenged.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20151208203013539

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Map Your Team’s Cultural Differences

December 24, 2015

By Erin Meyer – in INSEAD Knowledge

The way we are conditioned to see the world in our own culture seems obvious and commonplace. To maximise a multicultural team, managers should identify what is typical in their culture but different from others to open a dialogue of sharing, learning and understanding.

Check:

http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/map-your-teams-cultural-differences-4380

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015

Legalised Corruption

December 23, 2015

Even in Non-Corrupt Countries, Political Power Pays Off

By Morten Bennedsen – In INSEAD Knowledge

Illegal rent-seeking may be rarer in Western developed nations, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be concerned with transparency.

Check

http://knowledge.insead.edu/economics-finance/even-in-non-corrupt-countries-political-power-pays-off-4409

Povl Tiedemann
December 2015