Walking the talk: why companies should be politically transparent
More and more companies flaunt their policies regarding social or environmental sustainability. However, these same companies may promote policies that contradict their stated CSR objectives through their political actions. Enough is enough, says a group of top researchers arguing for political transparency in a paper that won the California Management Review’s Best Article Award 2019.
The rise of rankings in global governance: how can they change the regulation of large corporations?
Ratings and rankings have become powerful tools in global governance, frequently used to motivate companies to be good corporate citizens. A wide range of environmental and social matters such as access to medicine, climate change, obesity and working conditions increasingly transcend national borders and escape the reach of national regulators. For such issues, who should set the rules about the responsibilities of corporations? How can corporations that are by definition designed to generate profit, be guided towards making decisions that benefit society as a whole? Afshin Mehrpouya and Rita Samiolo explore the process behind the production of these rankings.
Embracing digital innovation in business education - The HEC Paris experience
Digital technology has dramatically changed learning over the past decade. With the internet, information on any topic is readily available at our fingertips. Excellent pedagogical content on a very broad range of topics can be found online for free. What then is the future of higher education in this digital landscape? And how should a leading business school like HEC position itself in this changing environment?
The HEC Paris experience
Embracing Digital Innovation in Business Education
Pedagogy at HEC Paris is reinventing itself, with professors experimenting with new ways to train and coach the leaders of tomorrow in a changing and challenging environment. Digital technology has dramatically changed learning over the past decade. What then is the future of higher education in this digital landscape? And how should a leading business school like HEC position itself in this changed landscape?
What do we teach online? A story of continuous innovation
Today, having numerous online programs at HEC Paris is the result of a history of continuous experimentations. Vanessa Klein, Digital Learning Director, unveils all the steps that brought online learning at HEC, from the Apple iTunes U platform to the first entirely online MSc, through MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) and online certificates for executives. Then Karine Le Joly, Director of Digital Learning Strategy and Innovation, shares her analysis of the evolution of MOOCs and of its effects on the online space for Executive Education.
How does technology transform business education and the learner’s experience?
Interview with Robin Ajdari, Chief Digital Officer, and Marc Vanhuele, Associate Dean, on how technology transforms business education and teaching in on-campus programs, and on the reasons why students should still come to campus if they will be able to learn everything online in the future.