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MBA blog: Heading in a new direction with a different perspective

A new direction, inspiration, key financial contacts and a whole new perspective; a great deal to ask from one week

MBA Blog: Professional networks are a major step on the business leader’s path to success

In a world characterised by busy schedules, it becomes more and more difficult for people to interact with each other outside the work environment.

MBA blog: Fairness IS efficient

Raphael Mokades reveals three big arguments for why organisations want diverse workforce

David Cameron has ruled out going head-to-head on television with Alex Salmond

MBA Blog: Dealing with unknown unknowns - Scottish independence

It is hard to believe that the Scottish independence referendum campaign kicked off 19 months ago. For those of us living in Scotland, we have another 13 gruelling months of the campaign to go. Two distinct camps have been setup, those who suggest we are ‘Better Together’ within the United Kingdom and those think we should vote ‘Yes’ to independence.

More options are vital if business schools are to remain viable

Some MBAs are dividing opinion, as purists deride their worth while progressives value their clear focus

Online MBAs: Free to study, wherever you might be

We're in the early days of Moocs, and no one knows where they will take us

An MBA for everything: For a career that plays to what you hold dear

A specialist course or elective module can be just the thing to get ahead in your industry – just make sure it's right for you

MBA Blog: Scenario planning and exploring the future

The importance of planning for the unexpected

MBA Blog: New economy leadership

Leadership is changing. But what does that mean?

Save the date: Autumn AMBA fair 2013

Interested in studying for an MBA? Attend the Autumn Accredited MBA fair on 12 October

MBA blog: MBAs are as much about emotional intelligence as anything else

In 1970 I was handed over to my grandmother Merita - this is common practice amongst Maori. My grandmother was blind so at the age of 10 I was given signature authority on her cheque book and had to learn quickly to manage our money and bills.

MBA blog: The case for diversity

Jalpa Vyas explains how working in a diverse team has contributed to the development of her business skills

The Fundza team, Mignon at the centre

Fundza: A revolution in teen reading

Mignon Hardie has been involved with the start-up and management of a number of SMEs including the Fundza Literacy Fund where she is a trustee and trust manager.

Queensland Kids: Harnessing the power of hope through networks

Using for-profit business thinking to stand out in a crowded not-for-profit sector, Queensland Kids CEO Paul Quilliam leads the inspirational vision for Queensland’s only children’s respite and hospice facility.

MBA blog: Corporate entrepreneurship is needed

Stereotypically, big corporate organisations don’t  encourage entrepreneurism but this attitude is changing says Hemant Chandran

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