Financial Times: MBA kicks British sportsman into US big league

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Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules, 11.28.2016. A former professional footballer from the UK now promotes soccer in America ake Edwards soaks up the cool ocean breeze drifting through the window of the president’s office at the United Soccer League headquarters in Tampa, Florida. “It’s another day in paradise,” he coos. It is a long way from the muddy pitches …

Financial Times: Brexit: UK business schools uncertain but optimistic

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Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules, July 10, 2016. Despite concerns over funding, institutions believe they will remain attractive, aided by weak pound ast year Joyce Zhen quit her job as an international marketing executive in Beijing, arranging overseas trade show events for a large Chinese pharmaceutical company, and moved to London after her husband, a banker, was transferred to …

Financial Times: How a little nudge can lead to better decisions

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Source: Financial Times by Della Bradshaw Nov 15, 2015 When Richard Thaler signs copies of the best-selling book Nudge, which he co-authored with legal scholar Cass Sunstein, he always writes “Nudge for good” next to his name. “That’s a plea, not an expectation,” explains the Chicago Booth professor, and one of the fathers of nudge theory, which describes how small …

The Times: MBAs: only toughest need apply

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Source: The Sunday Times by Carly Chynoweth 18 January 2015 ew year resolutions can be about more than diet and exercise. A recent poll by the Institute of Leadership and Management suggests that 37% of employees plan to quit their job this year, with more than half of them doing so to look for ways of moving up the career …