Blog

Our blog features opinion*, analysis and case studies from across the business school sector, plus contributions from the Chartered ABS and external commentators. Each blog has a comments box on it so you can post your comments.

If you would like to submit a blog please contact Alex on alexander.rees@charteredabs.org

*These are the views of the author(s) and are not necessarily the views of or endorsed by Chartered ABS.

What Makes a Duck a Duck? A playful Introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

On of our 2018 Chartered ABS Scholar teams shares an update on their insightful - and playful - work to promote EDI.

Five questions to ask about online learning

Technology is increasingly common in business school learning and teaching, but how can you ensure you're realising it's full potential?

Getting students where they want to go – a personalised approach to professional development

What if, instead of focusing students' development on what they've done previously, on what they want to do after graduating?

Addressing the attainment gap: business schools can lead the way by providing an inclusive approach to the student experience

Dr Liz Warren and Dr Dawn Reilly share a cutting-edge method for addressing the attainment gap.

Inaugural Leiden Ranking: Gender Differences in Publication Outputs – Should Business business schools have their own Ranking?

Using a formal ranking system could help business schools identify gender gaps in academic publication.

Identifying capability gaps in business school professional services

At Cardiff University we have a framework called the Cardiff Professional. This framework details competences and behaviours for all professional services staff at Cardiff…

Tackling inequality for BAME students and staff in business schools

Professor Sally Everett presents the powerful calls to action from our latest Diversity Workshop

Writing cases – what’s involved?

The Case Centre provides some helpful advice for writing engaging business cases for the classroom.

Bold steps: report from the February meeting of the Professional Managers’ Committee

Bold steps: report from the February meeting of the Professional Managers’ Committee The Committee met on Friday 8th February, the perfect time…

The critical relationship – business school deans, professional managers, and the wider university

Our guidance on articulating your role as professional manager to suit your business school context.

New faces and big plans – Report from the October meeting of the Professional Managers Committee

New faces and big plans - Report from the October meeting of the Professional Managers Committee The Professional Managers Committee met on 12th…

Business schools: less stereotyping and more collaboration in the interests of the nation

Business schools need to raise awareness about what they do, how they add value and how they could do more to help deal with the UK’s current challenges.

Wither research integrity? Framing the issues

Wither research integrity? Framing the issues Professor Denis Fischbacher-Smith, University of Glasgow Most academic visitors to the Chartered ABS…

Learning and “leanness” in the information age

Learning and “leanness” in the information age I delivered my first lecture in 1979. Aged 27, I was beset with a mixture of genuine passion for the topic and unbridled dread…

Developing students’ soft skills through business competitions

Developing students’ soft skills through business competitions One consequence of a ‘monetised’ higher education system is that students expect value for money and a…

LinkedIn: Maximising the relationship between business schools and their final year students

LinkedIn: Maximising the relationship between business schools and their final year students In an environment where prospective students’ decisions about their education are…

Greening accounting and finance curricula

All these challenges represent great pressure to encourage us to think about the process of greening accounting and finance curricula.

How the MBA can be saved by small firms and apprenticeships

Professor Zahir Irani, Executive Dean, University of Bradford explains how a reinvented form of the MBA may well hold the key to its survival.

Putting theory into practice – report from the April meeting of the Professional Managers’ Committee

The Professional Managers' Committee met on April 20th, our second meeting of the year. We can say with confidence and pride that our key projects are gaining momentum and we look…