Ideas Worth Teaching
~ March 7, 2019  ~
Are you or someone you know redefining excellence in business education? Nominations are open for the 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards, now through April 12th!
Spotlight On Teaching
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program: Rebecca Henderson

Students want to know how to translate the goal of a just and sustainable world into concrete action. Harvard Business School's Rebecca Henderson discusses this and more in her course Reimagining Capitalism, and how to answer the question, "but what would you do?"
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Quartz at Work: John C. Havens

Is it time to rethink limited interpretations of fiduciary duty and ask, should people matter more than numbers?
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Chicago Booth Review: John Paul Rollert

"Professor Friedman, it's no longer 1970." Why, and how, should conceptions of corporate responsibility expand to fit a more modern context?
J.M. Kaplan Fund

The J.M.K. Innovation Prize is seeking early-stage social innovators now! The Prize provides $175K each to 10 catalytic, transformative ideas tackling America's most pressing challenges in the environment, heritage conservation, and social justice fields. The Prize is open to non-profit and mission-driven for-profit organizations.
First-round applications are due April 30.

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strategy+business: James O'Toole

Want to do well by doing good? This author provides a clear-eyed analysis of what it takes to make lasting change that benefits society, and business.
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What will leadership in the coming AI era require in terms of technology and ethics? (also see related pieces on audio, photo, and face fakes)
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Institutional Investor: Dan Rasmussen, Haonan Li

Up for debate: Do MBAs make better CEOs? And how should we define "better"?
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