AMBITION July 2018

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Captain of industry

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup heats up, we find out how an MBA from the Alliance Manchester Business School has provided Vincent Kompany, Captain of Manchester City Football Club and member of the Belgian national squad, with skills that complement the resilience and leadership acquired on the pitch.

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Building an effective online MBA programme

Imperial College Business School’s Director of the Weekend MBA and Global Online MBA, Dr Paolo Taticchi, highlights seven core ingredients that underpin the delivery of a high-calibre online MBA programme.

The scientific approach to corporate excellence

Social interaction is not characterised by obscure randomness, argues Ayesha Tariq Sethi, which means that organisations can design organisational patters according to proven neuroscientific principles.

Will we drown in the age of digitalisation?

Business Schools must help define and implement technology during the fourth industrial revolution, and provide a voice in the debates surrounding its displacement of human workers, writes Bob de Wit, Professor of Strategic Leadership at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.

Debunking myths of management

Effective management requires a thoughtful approach practical experience and an understanding that people differ and circumstances change. Stefan Stern, Visiting Professor at Cass Business School, explores some of the common misconceptions around modern management and offers solutions. 

Shaping the future of business education in the Middle East

As Saudi Arabia moves to become a knowledge-based economy, AMBA Development Network Officer, Victor Hedenberg, visited the region to find out more.

Business strategy – the massive market for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot trend for 2018. The IoT represents the next step forward for many IT and software applications and opens up many new commercial opportunities.


We unveil two new categories for the AMBA Excellence Awards 2019 – including a special prize for a Business School making a positive impact on communities and societies. Find out more and enter >>