International Business School Deans Predict 20 Business Challenges To Be Embraced In 2023

20 Predictions From Business School Deans. Photo by Ashton Bingham.

Will business schools be impacted by the ongoing aftershocks of COVID, the climate emergency, economic instability and geopolitical tensions in 2023?

That’s the question put to 20 business school deans from around the world, who in turn responded by predicting the following 20 issues that their institutions will need to combat in 2023:

1. Students will need to be equipped with the tools to embrace change

We can’t be paralysed by the fear of what the future may hold. Business education needs to focus on innovative ways of thinking to transform the way we live, work, and respect the planet. Innovation has to be a key theme for us all over the next 12 months and beyond. We should embed innovation through our research and how we help our students develop as future leaders. They will be inheriting a world

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Legal challenges begin over Illinois’ new firearms ban


Multiple lawsuits have been filed in Illinois challenging recently enacted gun legislation that bans certain firearms and high-capacity magazines in the state.

The law, signed by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker last week, caps the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, bans “switches” that allow handguns to fire rounds automatically and “extends the ability of courts to prevent dangerous individuals from possessing a gun through firearm restraining orders.”

A joint lawsuit that was filed in the Southern District of Illinois on Tuesday by multiple gun-rights groups, including the Illinois State Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition, argues that the ban infringes on citizens’ constitutional rights.

“Illinois lawmakers are scapegoating firearms and people who own them in a transparent attempt to convince people they are doing something about the horrible violence the state has suffered in recent years, especially in Chicago,” said Alan M. Gottlieb, the founder

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