26 Sep '11, 3pm
"Values driven" + #Socent courses increased 60% from 07 -11 in US MBA programs. Is Oz on track for same trend? #STREAT
The Aspen Institute recently released their annual list of top business schools that offer sustainable MBAs. According to Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey: ”The number of business schools teaching MBA students to examine the social, environmental and ethical impacts of business decisions continues to grow, spurred by the global economic downturn, rising student demand and increased faculty willingness to explore those issues” This year the survey is especially interesting because it comprehensively measured the extent to which MBA programs have altered their course content since the financial downturn. This is especially important because sustainable development is such an integral part of a viable business model. It also addresses whether faculty are pursuing research that focuses on on the role of business in society. According to Judith Samuelson, executive dir...