The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Deepening Andre Delbecq’s Legacy on Spirituality in Business

The Biz: The below article, written by the blog's author, pays tribute to Andre Delbecq, who championed spirituality in business and spirituality in the classroom. Deepening Andre Delbecq’s legacy: inspiring undergraduate students to serve humankind by Long Le & Mark Fusco, S.J. (Dec. 21,2019).  If interested, request the full article via ResearchGate. ABSTRACT In the … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Deepening Andre Delbecq’s Legacy on Spirituality in Business

Apple’s Ecosystem Lock-in Has Been Made Weaker By WeChat

By Long S. Le and Shawn Vecellio INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Case-based learning places students at the heart of real-life decision situations, wherein they grapple with uncertainty and move from particular case problems to general underlying principles such that decision criteria and viable solutions can be identified and developed. In exploring a case-based pedagogy that could better frame … Continue reading Apple’s Ecosystem Lock-in Has Been Made Weaker By WeChat

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: The 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards

The Biz: The Aspen Institute's 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards is seeking nominations for educators whose courses are redefining excellence in business education. Nominations are being accepted through April 12th. "Bring Visibility To The Courses That Change The World: The 2019 Call For Nominations" by The Aspen Institute The Ideas Worth Teaching Awards celebrate exceptional … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: The 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Call for Papers for Journal of Teaching in International Business

The Biz:  For business educators that are working on new pedagogical approaches in teaching international business, check out the below Special Issue. The deadline has been extended to June 30, 2019. Special Issue on: Digital Transformation, Innovation, and Novel Pedagogical Approaches in  Teaching International Business Special Issue Guest Editors: S. Tamer Cavusgil, Georgia State University M. Billur Akdeniz, … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Call for Papers for Journal of Teaching in International Business

Blogging as a Process of Becoming More Authentic in Our Teaching

By Long S. Le In a recent “check-in” with my international business (IB) course, I told students of being captivated while watching a mixed martial arts fight of Kron Gracie and his ring persona. I highlighted Kron’s family enterprise in innovating Jiu Jitsu in Brazil and its impact on modern day mixed martial arts organizations in … Continue reading Blogging as a Process of Becoming More Authentic in Our Teaching

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: The World Food Program, Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

The Biz: When you think about blockchain startups, you're probably not thinking about the UN's World Food Programme (WFP). But the WFP has housed and piloted Building Blocks, which effectively and efficiently provides more meals to those furthest behind while also reducing transaction fees. The World Food Program: Fighting Hunger With Blockchain by Food Tank (January 2019) The … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: The World Food Program, Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

Uber’s Battle for India

By Long S. Le and Shawn Vecellio INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Case-based learning places students at the heart of real-life decision situations, wherein they grapple with uncertainty and move from particular case problems to general underlying principles such that decision criteria and viable solutions can be identified and developed. In exploring a case-based pedagogy that could better … Continue reading Uber’s Battle for India

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: 8 Stages in the Life of a Technology Company

The Biz: We can learn a lot about storytelling and the "business life cycle" from design strategist Navneet Nair as he describes the stages of life of Google that may help us to frame and assess tech companies from a unique viewpoint. If you have watched the cult sci-fi movie ‘Man from Earth’, chances are, … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: 8 Stages in the Life of a Technology Company

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Teaching Business Students in a Warming World

The Biz: We find the below interview with Robert Sroufe to be inspiring, as he utilizes the business school as a learning laboratory in his sustainability course that engages students, faculty, and others in green buildings. Teaching Business Students in a Warming World by The Aspen Institute's Ideas Worth Teaching (December 5, 2018) For many, … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Teaching Business Students in a Warming World

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Student-Run Microfinance at Santa Clara University

The Biz: The below article highlights an international business course by the blog's author in which students have taken the initiative to scale zero interest loans within and beyond both the classroom and campus. Student-Run Microfinance at Santa Clara University by Tanner Condit and Alyse Mason from the LSB Newsletter (November 2018) “I believe business … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Student-Run Microfinance at Santa Clara University