Vol. III No. 3  February 2010
Aspen Institute Center For Business Education: Preparing leaders for social and environmental stewardship. E-newsletter
Featured Topic
Aspen Faculty and Dissertation Awards Nomination Period Begins

Nominations for Aspen CBE's Faculty Pioneer and Dissertation Proposal Awards open this week.  The deadline for both awards is April 16th. 
Called "the Oscars of the business school world" by the Financial Times, the Faculty Pioneer Awards recognize faculty doing leading research on the environmental and social impacts of business, while the Dissertation Proposal Awards support outstanding next generation scholars.
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Faculty Pioneer Awards Web Site
Aspen CBE's Recent Releases
CasePlace.org Partner Announcements
Notre Dame Materials Relevant in Times of Corporate Crisis
As Toyota deals with the recall of thousands of its vehicles, strategic corporate communication has come to the forefront as  an obvious method for mitigating reputational risk.  Notre Dame's Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication has focused on this topic for 15 years, and has produced cases focused on Google entry into the Chinese market, as well as Merck's recall of Vioxx. To view these case studies and other research, please click here.
Villanova Page Features Two New Faculty Publications

Villanova School of Business's CasePlace.org partner page this month features two new publications co-authored by Villanova faculty.  "The Evolution of Risk in Information Systems Offshoring," co-authored by Jonathan Doh, and published in MIS Quarterly, contributes to the literature on risk and ISoffshoring, providing the first worldwide empirical examination of the determinants of actual firm IS offshoring behavior with respect to offshoring location risk.  "A Multilevel Investigation of the Motivational Mechanisms Underlying Knowledge Sharing and Performance," co-authored by Narda Quigley, and published in Organization Science, explains the mechanisms that underlie the exchange between knowledge providers and recipients and ultimately impact performance.  To view these articles, please visit Villanova's partner page.  
The Sustainable MBA Guide to Business Schools

The Sustainable MBA, Aspen CBE's guide to MBA programs, is available for sale on our web site.  It features detailed information on over 150 leading MBA programs worldwide that incorporate environmental and social stew-ardship into their curricula. With this guide, prospective students can compare and contrast MBA programs that deal with social and environmental issues based upon required and elective courses, career resources, faculty research, concentrations, joint degree programs, student clubs and activities, and on-campus institutes and centers.  For practitioners and academics in the field, we also recommend The Sustainable MBA as the most up-to-date guide on what leading institutions are focusing on within the field of business and society.

Other Announcements
Aspen Co-Sponsors Forum on Human Values and Sustainability
Aspen CBE is co-sponsoring a Forum on Human Values and Sustainability with The Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology (FAST) and the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (ISE) to be held Tuesday, April 13, 2010, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ.  This action-oriented forum will inquire and focus on the intersection between human values and global sustainability.  Click here to read more. 
Publications Library
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The Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education encourages future business leaders to innovate at the intersection of corporate profits and social impacts.  Our goal is bold and long-term: to radically re-orient the MBA degree to embrace the principles of corporate citizenship and sustainability.


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