Dr Jean-Anne Stewart participates in an article with the Financial Times promoting the MA Leadership
23 May 2016
Dr Jean-Anne Stewart participates in an article with the Financial Times entitled 'Why business schoosl are tailoring leadership courses to NGOs' needs' where she promoted the MA Leadership at Henley.
Dr Jean-Anne Stewart promoted the MA Leadership in a recent article discussing 'Why business schools are tailoring leadership courses to NGOs' needs'.
Jean-Anne Stewart, the programme director, says combining participants from diverse organisations enriches learning. Typically, she says, one-third are from nonprofits, government or the military, another third from large companies and a third from small and medium enterprises. Basic building blocks of subjects such as strategy and finance are common to many courses aimed at leaders of both corporate and non-profit organisations. But like Esade’s Prof Carreras, Stewart stresses the benefits of leadership that stem from working with managers in NGOs and government as well as companies.
Clearly such leaders can benefit from corporate skills. But in a world where companies are required to assume societal responsibilities, nonprofits harbour knowledge that corporate executives want — including how to manage and motivate large teams of unpaid or modestly paid workers.
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