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Professor Rebecca Piekkari appointed to Marcus Wallenberg professorship

The professorship is a token of appreciation for Piekkari’s research merits in the field of international business.
Appointments
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SCI chrystal flowers -näyttely, keltaisia säteitä. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

Reijo Luostarinen’s legacy can generate a new agenda for IB research

Panelists discussed the other Nordic internationalization process model in the EIBA annual conference
Research & Art
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Yhdeksän hengen paneeli, joka keskusteli Reijo Luostarisen elämäntyön merkityksestä EIBAn vuosikonferenssissa.

Leaders must develop their knowledge, understanding and skills to provide responsible leadership

At the CEMS Responsible Global Leadership Seminar, students explored human rights principles from multiple perspectives.
Cooperation, Studies
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Guest speakers of the CEMS Responsible Global Leadership Seminar

Triumph, embrace or offset? Entrepreneurs have different storytelling styles for presenting business closure

New pioneering research shows that entrepreneurs communicate to strengthen their professional image and stakeholder relationships - and avoid blaming others.
Press releases
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Graafinen kuva kuvaa niitä viittä tapaa, joilla yrittäjät viestivät yrityksensä lopettamispäätöksestä.

Our CEMS exchange (incoming) student Helena Egge to act as the new Student Board President in 2020

Sustainability and diversity in focus on the development of the CEMS alliance.
Studies
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Helena Egge (left) and Elna Sahlman, current CEMS Club Helsinki President in the beautiful fell scenery of Levi

School of Business alumnus story: Jesús Manuel Castro Félix

Good communication and continuous learning were the most important takeaways for the MIB alumnus.
Studies
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Kuvassa näkyy Jesús Manuel Castro Félix.

Change can only succeed with the people on board

Culture is the cheapest and most efficient management system, says Professor of Practice Pekka Mattila.
Research & Art
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Professor of Practice Pekka Mattila

New podcast: Puttonen & Vilkkumaa

The new podcast from the School of Business discusses the idea that better business builds a better society.
Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyvät Puttonen & Vilkkumaa -podcastin juontajat, professori Vesa Puttonen ja apulaisprofessori Eeva Vilkkumaa.

School of Business’ Dean awarded successful business students

Dean Ingmar Björkman awarded graduates who had completed their degree within the normative length of studies and with excellent grades. The yearly award was given to 13 Bachelor’s students and 14 Master’s students on 20 November 2019.
Honoured
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Kuvassa näkyy opiskelijoita ja koulun dekaani Ingmar Björkman palkitsemistilaisuudessa.

Creative Sustainability included in Financial Times’ list of best practices for sustainability in business schools

School of Business was included among the best practices for sustainability in teaching and student projects.
Honoured
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Creative sustainability students brainstorming

Work is changing faster than before

At the seminar of Aalto’s Future of Work network, you could hear about research results and share your own experiences.
Research & Art
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Future of Work -projektin keltamusta logo

Iiris Saittakari’s doctoral dissertation awarded

Postdoctoral researcher Iiris Saittakari’s dissertation "The Location of Headquarters: Why, When and Where are Regional Mandates Located?” was awarded as the best dissertation in the Aalto University School of Business in 2018.
Honoured
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Kauppakorkeakoulun Vuoden väitöskirjatutkija Iiris Saittakari

Dissertation: Finland may become one of the largest users and producers of biofuels by 2030

Societal efforts to become more sustainable may actually lead to unsustainable outcomes.
Research & Art
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Oil. Photo: Aleksi Poutanen

Finland is well positioned to become a world leader in the responsible textile and fashion industry

Fast fashion pushes beyond the Earth’s limits.
Research & Art
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Better Business - Better Society seminar series begins Professor Minna Halme being the main speaker in the first seminar.

Smarter energy

From research into electro-chemical conversion to creating policy for demand-response planning, Aalto University is working on ways to develop smarter and more sustainable energy grids
Research & Art
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Uudentyyppisten akkujen testauksessa käytetty komponentti. Kuva: Aleksi Poutanen / Aalto-yliopisto

New study reveals what happens when public services and market forces collide

Research shows that when a government agency becomes a state-owned company, responsibilities for decision-making get less clear, and risk-taking and salaries can go up
Press releases
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Virva Salmivaara: I study the role of entrepreneurs in sustainable development

According to the researcher of entrepreneurship, researchers must have a personal vision they believe in, and they need to be prepared to work persistently to achieve their goals.
Research & Art
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Yrittäjyyden tutkijatohtori Virva Salmivaara

High energy works in an entrepreneurial community, but peace works in the funeral home

Affect research explores how affects, sensory and bodily sensations, are created, and how they have an effect on employees and customers in organisations.
Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyy workshopin osallistujia. Kuva: Johanna Moisander.

Dean Ingmar Björkman received the prestigious Educator of the Year Award

The award granted by the Academy of International Business was handed out at the Academy’s yearly congress in Copenhagen.
Honoured
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Kuvassa näkyy Kauppakorkeakoulun dekaani Ingmar Björkman.

Locally-based Haitian social entrepreneurs empower disaster-stricken villagers to rebuild and improve their communities

The Academy of Management Journal has just published a paper titled Collective emotions in institutional creation work, which has been produced at Aalto University School of Business in collaboration with the University of Birmingham. The paper addresses the often overlooked issue of how communities rebuild long after the NGOs have moved onto the next disaster.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Mural for the School of Hope, made from an old U.N. tent