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Griha Pravesh: A Public-Private Partnership

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be... CONTINUE READING

Empowerment Through Ideas: Teaching Effectuation in Pakistan

Dr. Shahid Qureshi is determined to make the world a better place through effectuation, the set of principles for entrepreneurial decision-making developed by Darden’s Professor Saras Sarasvathy, based on a rigorous study of expert entrepreneurs. Qureshi, an entrepreneurship professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi, Pakistan, heads the Aman Center for... CONTINUE READING

Business Leaders Look to the Past to Inform the Future

Above: The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. In April 2018, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that all Washington, D.C., police officers would be required to take a course on critical race theory, including a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Officers walk down museum halls and past exhibits that... CONTINUE READING

MIPFuturo: A Public-Private Partnership

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

A Bird in Hand: Founding a Sustainable Business in Ghana

UVA Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy is on a mission to revolutionize entrepreneurship education. Beginning almost 20 years ago with groundbreaking research into the cognitive processes of seasoned entrepreneurs, she has sought to dispel the myth that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Through her work, she has identified a distinct logic that underlies entrepreneurial behavior. She dubbed it... CONTINUE READING

The Coming Financial Crisis

Another global financial crisis will come eventually, although when and why the next great downturn will begin remains an unknown. So far, regulatory efforts have not eliminated the sources of financial instability. Professor and Dean Emeritus Bob Bruner does not claim to prognosticate, but he does note that by considering a series of precipitating factors, the careful student may be able to... CONTINUE READING