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Business schools to accelerate global engagement with collaboration and innovation: AACSB Blog

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Here is an excerpt from my blog published on AACSB website- Rahul Choudaha. PhD.


In the last decade a lot has changed in terms of the economic, political, and technological context. However, organizations around the world have yet to adapt to the ensuing change of pace, according to Mercer’s 2017 Global Talent Trends Study. In fact, this study revealed that the majority (93 percent) of organizations worldwide are planning to redesign their structure in the next two years; yet only 4 percent of surveyed business executives say their organization is “change agile”—an indicator of organizational ability to efficiently and effectively adapt to change.

Business schools have a responsibility to produce graduates who are capable of making organizations adaptable. At the same time, graduates ought to show the capacity to build a globally connected and locally relevant society. Pankaj Ghemawat and Phillip Bastian assert in “(Anti)Globalization and Higher Education” that, “[i]n today's turb…

Webinar with university and college president on global engagement

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StudyPortals is hosting a webinar on "The Innovation Imperative for a Globally Relevant and Impactful University."  This is a unique opportunity to engage in a dialogue with global higher education leaders. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 1 November from 2:00-3:00pm ET and all registrants will receive video recording. Click here to secure your spot.



The future directions of higher education indicate increasing competition for talent, resources and reputation. If innovation is defined as creating value within constraints, then higher education is in dire need of it. In specific, institutional leaders must prepare for the coming decade of disruptive models that will change the way we prioritize, design and implement global engagement strategies.

In this 60-minutes webinar, a panel of university presidents will deliberate the shifting landscape of higher education and how they are leading their universities to a future of balancing local relevance and global impact? W…

Presenting at CSHE, UC Berkeley on international student mobility in new political context

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I am honored to be presenting at an international conference celebrating 60th anniversary of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley. The event led by John Aubrey Douglass, co-editor of Envisioning the Asian New Flagship University - Its Past and Vital Future and CSHE Senior Research Fellow – Public Policy and Higher Education will take place on November 16 and 17.

The conference theme of "New Nationalism and Universities Global Perspectives on Politics and Policy and the Future of Higher Education" is set in the new political context which is altering various aspects of higher education including flow of global talent, institutional autonomy, and financial vitality of public universities. CSHE event will convene leading scholars and practitioners to reflect and analyze following questions comparatively, from sub-Sahara Africa, to Europe, South America, the US and Asia, and with reference to five interrelated “Policy Realms.”

Academic Freedom and Civil Libe…