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International tourism will need more than an injection to recover - Henley Business School Finland

International tourism will need more than an injection to recover

  • 5 Feb 2021
With the vaccine rollout underway, is there hope for international tourism? Professor Adrian Palmer discusses whether the pandemic has brought about long-term structural change in the sector. The COVID-19 pandemic…
How has Instagram managed to remain relevant for ten years? - Henley Business School Finland

How has Instagram managed to remain relevant for ten years?

  • 26 Oct 2020
As Instagram turned 10 in the beginning of this month, I have taken a look back at its journey since launching and what new social media platforms can learn in…
Four-day week: a flexible approach - Henley Business School Finland

Four-day week: a flexible approach

  • 14 Sep 2020
There are growing calls to provide greater flexibility in the workplace, with the four-day working week being widely touted as a viable option. Recent work has argued for a wholesale…
Leader, how are you feeling? - Henley Business School Finland

Leader, how are you feeling?

  • 17 Jun 2020
For us Finns, it is difficult to express our feelings and we tend to be fact-based leaders. However, right now is a good opportunity to learn how to lead emotions.…
What questions should be at the heart of leadership in a business school? - Henley Business School Finland

What questions should be at the heart of leadership in a business school?

  • 15 May 2020
What is leadership for? This is not a new question, or an answered one. Academics have so many ways of framing responses to this question that managers may justly ask how...
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Lead (emotional) climate change

  • 6 May 2020
First, we were awakened by climate change. Our emotions ranged from guilt to anxiety. Then came the corona epidemic, an unknown threat that we are facing with concern and fear.…
Challenge what the future holds - Henley Business School Finland

Challenge what the future holds

  • 30 Apr 2020
โ€œNobody said it was easy, no-one ever said it would be this hardโ€ฆโ€ As I was writing my latest assignment, I felt like either Chris Martin or Spotify could read my mind. Yes, doing the MBA is a real challenge, butโ€ฆ
Coping in a crisis: routine, routine, routine - Henley Business School Finland

Coping in a crisis: routine, routine, routine

  • 7 Apr 2020
I have always been a big fan of routine. I generally find that having a routine helps me to form healthy habits and to get things done, therefore making me…
What the marketing materials don't tell you about an Executive MBA - Henley Business School Finland

What the marketing materials don't tell you about an Executive MBA

  • 26 Mar 2020
When people ask me what I miss about the two years I spent studying for an Executive MBA at Henley Business School, I tell them about the beauty of the Greenlands campus, about the once-in-a-lifetime study trip...
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Back to school. But why, oh why?

  • 21 Aug 2019
โ€œNever again!โ€ I realised that โ€œneverโ€ was too strong of a word. But not for a while, that was for sure. I had just got my Aalto University PhD completed…
International Study Visit - Henley Business School Finland

Learning sensitivities to work with different cultures

  • 6 Jun 2019
The International Study Visit (ISV), at first, was honestly just an elective that I needed to take to finish my Henley Executive MBA studies. Iโ€™d travelled to China several times…
International Study Visit Chile 2018 - Henley Business School

Red Hot Chile Peppers learn by giving โ€“ why pay to work 20 hours a day in a new culture?

  • 28 Aug 2018
When I started my Henley Executive MBA (EMBA) in 2016, it wasnโ€™t clear to me what the International Study Visit module was all about. Then about 5 to 6 weeks before we left for Santiago in July 2018, we received the...