Developing globally responsible leaders: What role for business schools in the future?

Eddie Blass, Peter Hayward

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This paper reports on a collaborative research process to explore the future role of business schools in the development of globally responsible leaders. Swinburne University of Technology held a collaboratory workshop of academics across disciplines and a range of business leaders to explore firstly what a globally responsible leader would look like and secondly how these capabilities would be developed. In taking forwards actions from the workshop, the Business School was noticeably absent which raised the specific question regarding the on-going role for business schools in the future development of leaders, and how they would need to change in order to maintain a future role in this sphere. The paper reflects on the transformative process necessary within business schools if they are to meet this future agenda.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-44
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015


  • Business schools
  • Collaboratory methodology
  • Management education
  • Transformation


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