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IBiS Shares Knowledge of Stakeholder Theory, Sustainability Practices in Copenhagen

The Scandinavian region has a strong history of sustainability.  As a whole, its businesses have a shared vision of balancing environmental, societal, and economic performances, as well as ensuring that operations positively impact surrounding communities.  Scandinavian companies are disproportionately well-represented in the major sustainability performance indicators including the Dow…

By Allison Elias-
About IBiS, Guest Posts, In the News, Thought Leadership

MBA Student Promotes Use of Business Principles to Improve Outcomes in African Health Care Clinics

In this guest post, Jonathan O’Connor, a rising second-year student in the full-time MBA program at Darden, shares his insights about using business principles to help solve social problems.  In particular, he shares his story of co-founding LifeNet International, a nonprofit that improves performance of primary…

By Allison Elias-
Cases & Courses, In the News, Thought Leadership

Strategic Changes Should Take Context Into Account

In his January 5th “Case in Point” for the Washington Post, “Strategic Changes Should Take Context Into Account,” Assistant Professor Bidhan “Bobby” Parmar explains why business leaders’ initiatives for change often fail.  He demonstrates that leaders need to consider an organization’s ecosystem when implementing their strategic plans.  From reading…

By Allison Elias-