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What an Organization That’s Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Looks Like

What an Organization That’s Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Looks Like

February 17, 2021

In order to be successful in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), organizations will need to make systemic changes to keep up with the coming disruptions. In this infographic we illustrate and explain 13 aspects of an organization that is ready for the 4IR.read more


Impact: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Four

Impact: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Four

January 15, 2021

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day Four of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Managementread more


Innovation: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Three

Innovation: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Three

January 15, 2021

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day Three of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Managementread more


Intelligence: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Two

Intelligence: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Two

January 15, 2021

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day Two of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Managementread more


Inclusion: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part One

Inclusion: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part One

January 15, 2021

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day One of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Managementread more


A Global Mindset in Business Is the Difference Between Success & Failure

A Global Mindset in Business Is the Difference Between Success & Failure

December 21, 2020

How do organizations and leaders thrive in a marketplace where competition is global? How do they create pathways to success by globalizing operations, talent, and mindsets simultaneously?read more


MGM Change Makers

Change-Makers: The Incoming MGM Cohort (Visual)

November 24, 2020

The incoming MGM cohort this year is an exceptional group of people. With experience ranging from business to pharmaceuticals to law and more, these change-makers are the embodiment of our philosophy that you can do good while doing well. They are motivated by the challenges that are sweeping the globe – including the pandemic, social and racial injustices, and lack of resources.read more


MGM Change Makers

Change-Makers: The Incoming MGM Cohort

November 18, 2020

Since it was chartered in 1946, Thunderbird has stood out from other business schools for many reasons – focus on globalism, diversity, prestigious faculty, and a global alumni network, to name a few. Possibly the most important differentiator though is the philosophy that you can do good while doing well. At Thunderbird, success is not measured solely by how much money you make or by your title or tenure, but by the impact you have on the world.read more


T-Bird’s Research Demystifies Digital Transformation

T-Bird’s Research Demystifies Digital Transformation

November 9, 2020

As a term, ‘digital transformation’ is a lot like AI, big data, and IoT. Most people have an idea of what it means, but there’s no widely accepted standard definition of it and most importantly no roadmap for how organizations can actually implement it. Articulating a definition and a roadmap is essential if digital transformation is to actually transform organizations in any meaningful and sustainable way.read more


Data is Power: How Thunderbird Alumnus Mamadou Diallo Helped Protect Guinea from COVID-19

Data is Power: How Thunderbird Alumnus Mamadou Diallo Helped Protect Guinea from COVID-19

October 8, 2020

The communities and organizations that have been able to keep COVID-19 cases and deaths relatively low – and mitigate the economic fallout – are those that quickly implemented measures to reduce the spread of the virus. That has been the case in Guinea, home country of Thunderbird alumnus Mamadou Diallo ’20. To date, Guinea (with a population of 12.4 million) has had 10,598 cases and 66 deaths. In comparison, the Los Angeles metro area has about the same population, but 815,000 cases and almost 16,000 deaths.read more