The Future of Leadership Development: Corporate Needs and the Role of Business Schools

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorJordi CanalsbyJordi Canals

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The current financial crisis highlights the need to rethink business leadership and the role of business schools in helping firms develop the leaders of the future. This book brings together the perspectives of deans of top international business schools,  and the views of CEOs and senior business leaders.

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The current financial crisis highlights the need to rethink business leadership and the role of business schools in helping firms develop the leaders of the future. This book brings together the perspectives of deans of top international business schools,  and the views of CEOs and senior business leaders.

Jordi Canals is the Dean and Professor of General Management at IESE Business School. His areas of expertise include corporate strategy and corporate governance. He is the author of  several books and articles, including Universal banking (1996), Managing corporate growth (2000) and Building respected companies (2010).  He was a Fulbr...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 9.64 × 6.38 × 1 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230279287

ISBN - 13:9780230279285

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Table of Contents

Introduction, Jordi Canals, IESE

Part I The deans’ perspective
1. Globalization strategies for business schools, by Frank Brown, INSEAD, Dean
2. Towards better leadership development processes: New corporate and societal challenges for business schools, by Jordi Canals, IESE, Dean
3. Collaborative leadership: A new perspective for leadership development, by Arnoud de Meyer, Cambridge Judge Business School, Dean
4. The new landscape for MBA Programs, Srikant Datar, Harvard, Associate Dean
5. The enduring value of the MBA Program, by Dipak Jain, Kellogg, Dean
6. Renewing the model of the contemporary business school, by Pedro Nueno, China Europe International Business School (Shanghai), President

Part II New challenges in leadership development: The scholars’ perspective
7.Globalization of business education, by Pankaj Ghemawat, IESE
8.Leadership development in business schools: An agenda for change, by Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford Business School
9.A humanistic view of management and decision making, by Josep M. Rosanas, IESE
10.Towards a new theory of the firm: Its impact in leadership development, by Professor Antonio Argandona, IESE

Part III The CEO’s perspective: What companies expect from leadership development? What senior executives and business schools can do?
11.Leadership development and talent transfer in a global world, by M. Julia Prats, IESE
12..How to develop and promote leadership from the top, by Nuria Chinchilla and Mireia las Heras, IESE