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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

7 - Eight Cutting-Edge Dilemmas and Strategic Projects


This chapter discusses eight key dilemmas that typically tend to be faced by leading business schools. Each of these call for carful trade-offs and balancing. These dilemmas might include:

  1. -Research and teaching practice
  2. -Growing and being profitable
  3. -Innovation and status quo
  4. -Degree programs an in-company programs
The key for a schools’ leadership, faculty and staff would be to settle for a balanced approach to each dilemma, attempting to stay away from extreme approaches, which tend to be dysfunctional.