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What will Elon Musk do with Twitter?

  • 11 May 2022
Billionaire Elon Musk has recently acquired Twitter. In our latest Leading Insights, Professor George Alexandridis asks, will he finally set the blue bird free?
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How to choose the right Executive MBA programme?

  • 28 Apr 2022
An Executive MBA is a big investment of both time and money. Therefore, it is essential to choose the programme that best fits your needs. Here are four tips on how to decide whether a programme is suitable for you!
The social aspect of learning - Henley Business School Finland

The social aspect of learning

  • 19 Apr 2022
One of the most interesting personal developments during my Executive MBA journey so far is how the focus of learning changes from accumulating knowledge to the social nature of knowledge and meaning. You could say that an individual can know something but this piece of knowledge only becomes meaningful in a particular social context.
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What to look for in an Executive MBA?

  • 21 Mar 2022
Are you considering studying an Executive MBA to update your knowledge, advance your career or develop yourself as an individual? Here are a few things to think about when selecting the right programme for you.
The protective and harmful aspects of irony in work life โ€“ a personal reflection - Henley Business School Finland

The protective and harmful aspects of irony in work life โ€“ a personal reflection

  • 7 Mar 2022
In the end of February, we had the second Personal Development workshop. On a personal level, this was yet again a deep dive and an opportunity to reflect on how our formative years shape our thinking and behaviour radically. I will share some of these reflections in this blog post.
Global Immersion Study Visit Miami, US - Henley Business School Finland

Communicating and connecting with people makes business work

  • 22 Feb 2022
After the International Business workshop in Helsinki, Finland, Mira Kauppi and the other Executive MBA students took off to the Global Immersion Study Visit in Miami, Florida, where they met with other students from Denmark, Germany and the UK. Read on for Mira's report from the study visit where she shares her learnings and experiences!

Ask and you shall receive: six tips when asking for a pay rise

  • 10 Feb 2022
In the latest edition of our Leading Insights series, Dr Cheryl Hurst explains why the backlash effect is a barrier for women to successful salary negotiation and gives six research-backed tips to use when asking for a pay rise.
WACC, CoC and IRR โ€“ a psychologistโ€™s guide to corporate finance - Henley Business School Finland

WACC, CoC and IRR โ€“ a psychologistโ€™s guide to corporate finance

  • 8 Feb 2022
As a psychologist, I have not been trained in the art of calculating and interpreting financial figures, and this has been a real handicap during all my years in business. Finally, it was time to brush up my finance skills as part of my Executive MBA studies.
Can we trust our leaders? - Henley Business School Finland

Can we trust our leaders?

  • 7 Feb 2022
An increasing catalogue of surveys suggests that we most definitely do not trust politicians, or business leaders, heads of state, charities, or even the church. But how has this sorry state of affairs come about? Professors Andrew and Nada Kakabadse summarise the key failings as evidenced by the storm surrounding Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the impacts of โ€˜Partygate'.
Why lifelong learning is good for you - Henley Business School Finland

Why lifelong learning is good for you

  • 2 Feb 2022
โ€œLifelong learningโ€ first became a buzzword in Europe in the mid-1990s and is increasingly relevant today. Put simply, lifelong learning means that people can and should have the opportunity to learn throughout their lives. Lifelong learning not only makes people more employable but also furthers their personal development.
Disneyโ€™s new chair: glass slipper or glass cliff? - Henley Business School Finland

Disneyโ€™s new chair: glass slipper or glass cliff?

  • 24 Jan 2022
Disney has appointed Susan Arnold as its new Chair, the first woman to hold the position in the company's 98-year history. She has been a board member for 14 years and is incredibly qualified for the position. The appointment is a meaningful step for women in business but it also falls into a familiar pattern researchers have identified as the 'glass cliff'.
There probably wonโ€™t be a better time - Henley Business School Finland

There probably wonโ€™t be a better time

  • 21 Jan 2022
Studying for an Executive MBA is one of those things where timing seems to be a concern for most people. It's true that EMBA studies are a time-consuming effort and you need to have a good command of your daily routines to manage your studies. Still, bearing in mind that the return on your EMBA investment will only happen in the future, the more life you have โ€post-EMBAโ€, the more you will be able to reap benefits from it.