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Build better businesses by leading with purpose

Build better businesses by leading with purpose

Naiza Gutiérrez is the Manager of Billing & Collection at LeasePlan Netherlands, as well as a student in the Executive MBA: Leading with Purpose at Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam. She shares her experience in the program, including key learnings and what makes the program so unique.

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Will purpose replace strategy in the future MBA?

Will purpose replace strategy in the future MBA?

Everyone is talking about purpose – but why is it so important? And why are schools now crafting MBA programs and courses dedicated to the topic? MBAGRADSCHOOLS spoke to Dr. Elco van Burg, Professor of Organizational Theory at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, about the school’s new “Organizing with purpose” course and why purpose should play a bigger role in MBA programs at large.

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The VU Executive MBA: Developing thought leadership as an executive

The VU Executive MBA: Developing thought leadership as an executive

Facing increasingly complex environments and global crises, leaders today need to lead with purpose and forward-thinking ideas. In an interview with Prof. dr. Svetlana Khapova, Professor of Careers and Organization Studies, Head of Department M&O at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, she discusses VU’s Executive MBA: Leading with Purpose and why the program focuses on developing thought leaders of the future.

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