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15 Feb 2014Read More
Conference Call for Papers - PRME Working Group on Poverty & INCAE
Leveraging Innovative and Cross-Country Learning for Poverty Reduction: Climbing the Economic Ladder -- Examples from and for Nicaragua
July 28-30, 2014
Francisco de Sola Campus
In spite of the fact that poverty has been reduced in some countries to date, approximately 50% of the world’s 7 billion people still live on less than US$2/day. Increasingly, multinational corporations, entrepreneurs, social businesses, and social investors are working to eradicate poverty in creative, innovative ways. Whether the academic research coming from business schools and programs captures this vitality and whether the design of management education programs and curricula develops managers to address the challenge of poverty in the 21st century is open to debate. This conference focuses on poverty eradication as a responsibility of business and its implications for business curriculum and strategy.
As such, the conference welcomes papers in Spanish and English that
- Describe sector innovations in poverty reduction in such areas as water, energy, sanitation, housing, medicine, employment, finance, tourism, etc.
- Describe innovative partnership relationships for poverty reduction
- Have national, regional or local policy implications related to poverty reduction
- Explore poverty reduction strategies within indigenous or marginalized communities
- Describe innovations in teaching about poverty to undergraduate, post graduate, executive or doctoral students -- for example cases, experiential exercises, action learning activities, service learning, multidisciplinary approaches, etc.
- Provide opportunities for cross country learning but are not listed above
Papers should not exceed 20 pages double spaced including all tables, charts, and references. Papers should include a cover page listing paper title, corresponding author and co-authors only. The body of the paper (page 2) should begin with paper title, brief abstract and text. Do not include any information that identifies author(s) within the body of the paper. Submitted papers should be in either Word or PDF format. All papers will be peer reviewed.
Paper deadline: February 15, 2014. Submit papers electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Papers should not be under review elsewhere.
Notification of acceptance will be March 31, 2014.
All accepted manuscripts will be published electronically in a Conference Proceedings. Publication is contingent upon at least one author pre-registering for the conference and presenting the paper. Opportunities for publication of papers in a special journal issue or with an international publisher are being explored.
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02 Dec 2013Read More
La Trobe University is hosting the CR3+ Conference in March 2014. The newly extended abstract submission date is now 10 December 2013.
Themes include stakeholders, religion, education, indigenous partnerships, finance and accounting, and general.
For more information on the conference, please visit:
02 Dec 2013
12 Schools Delisted for Failure to Comply with Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) Reporting RequirementRead More
Today, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat announced that 12 schools were delisted from the PRME initiative for failure to meet the mandatory reporting requirement. The delisting of PRME signatories, was first rolled out in January 2013, is part of ongoing efforts by PRME to enhance the accountability and credibility of the initiative and follows from a recommendation by the PRME Steering Committee as well as from the wider PRME community though the Rio Declaration on the Contribution of HEIs and Management Schools to the Future We Want: A Roadmap for Management Education to 2020. To date, 41 institutions have been delisted for failure to comply.
Under the policies of PRME, participating signatory institutions must issue a biennial progress report (also known as Sharing Information on Progress, or SIP) on their implementation of the initiative’s six principles. Failure to meet the SIP deadline results in a signatory being listed as “non-communicating” on the PRME website. Non-communicating signatories at risk of being delisted can regain their status as “active” participants by submitting an SIP report. Continued failure to submit an SIP to PRME’s public database leads to the delisting.
While delisted signatories are removed entirely from PRME’s database, the initiative does allow for those willing to return. To rejoin PRME, institutions must send a new letter of commitment signed by the highest executive to the PRME Steering Committee and submit an SIP to the PRME database.
“While joining PRME is voluntary, the SIP policy enables us to hold signatories accountable to their commitment. This will help to increase the credibility of the initiative overall and also to recognise those signatories that report on their changes to curriculum, research and campus practices, based on the principles of PRME,” says Jonas Haertle, Head of the PRME Secretariat at the UN Global Compact Office.
Despite the number of schools removed from the participant list, the overall number of PRME participants continues to rise. In 2013, more than 75 organisations joined the initiative, bringing the total to over 540 active participants from 80 countries.
Delisted 2 Dec 13:
- European University of Lefke
- International University College
- Queen Mary School of Business and Management
- Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
- School of Finance and Banking
- Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal (HEC Montreal)
- College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management, Marquette University
- Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service (VSUES)
- Helsinki Espana Human Dimension
- Escola Superior de Ciéncias Empresariais, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal
- Meinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University
- Stirling Management School, University of Stirling
21 Nov 2013Read More
(Hopuhopu, 21 Nov 2013) The 3rd PRME Australia/New Zealand Forum TE KĀROHIROHI – Towards New Horizons: Considerations for Responsible Management Education Conference– organized by – Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, in cooperation with Waikato Management School, New Zealand was held 18-21 November. In addition to sessions discussing the role of responsibility in management education, the Forum, co-hosted by Waikato Management School, Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development and the PRME Secretariat, featured prominently the theme of indigenous business education.
The agenda integrated diverse cultural perspectives and disciplinary fields to discuss four specific but necessarily inter-related themes for this conference. The four themes included Indigenous Business and Responsible Management: Māori Perspectives, Environmental responsiveness, Social equity in stability and Ethical practices
Frank Scrimgeour, Professor of Economics and Former Dean, University of Waikato Management School said, “The conference was a valued call for deep thinking and ongoing action in response to the critical challenges facing business in contemporary society. Participants were inspired by successful initiatives in New Zealand and around the world but also challenged by the issues still crying out for attention and the opportunity for business education to do so much more to improve outcomes for people and the planet.”
During the closing session of the Forum, participants endorsed the idea to continue to work towards establishing a PRME Chapter Australia/New Zealand in close connection with the PRME Chapter Asia and elected Dr. Nick Barter, Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith Business School as the PRME Chapter Australia/New Zealand coordinator.
15 Nov 2013Read More
(Manila, 15 Nov 2013) The 4th PRME Asia Regional Forum– organized by De La Salle University, in cooperation with the Asian Institute of Management, and the Ateneo de Manila University – brought together more than 200 participants from the Southeast Asia region. Held in conjunction with a Research Conference, the forum helped to improve understanding of responsible management education in an Asian context, and to strengthen the networking among signatories of the Principles of Responsible Management Education initiative and collaboration in Asia.
Ricardo Lim, Dean, Asian Institute of Management said: “Management education has been reinventing itself, with many business programs revamping their curricula to inculcate social responsibility and awareness in their students. The 4th PRME Asia Forum presented a venue for members of the academe, private sector, and other communities to have a conversation on how we can innovate management education and how we can offer students new information and skills that will motivate them to become not only successful leaders and managers but also upstanding citizens.”
During the closing session of the Forum, participants endorsed the idea to establish a PRME Chapter Southeast Asia+ comprising the countries of the ASEAN region and India. “As members of the academe within the dynamism of the Asian region, we are called upon to collaborate so that we can influence leaders of today and tomorrow as well as shape mindsets of young adults who will inherit their education from our institutions,” said Maria Andrea Santiago, Dean, Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business, De La Salle University.
For more information, visit http://www.4thunprmeasiaforum.com/
On Twitter, follow: #UNPRMEAsia
See photos from the event here.
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