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Transforming Purpose-Driven Business Education


This timely analysis by Lerzan Aksoy et al at Fordham University Gabelli School of Business highlights an urgent need for business education reformation worldwide. The authors, mindful of impending disruptive change, provoke new research and thinking to integrate “social innovation” more thoroughly into business school curricula and training. Their emphasis on a more reflective and values-centric approach to business education is most welcome given the dire complex of challenges we face globally.

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Correspondence to Jerry White.

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Fordham Gabelli Fellow; Professor of Practice, University of Virginia; Senior Ashoka Fellow and Social Entrepreneur who shares in the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Ban Landmines

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White, J. Transforming Purpose-Driven Business Education. Humanist Manag J 4, 261–264 (2019).

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  • Social Innovation
  • Values-Based Education
  • MBA Transformation
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Purpose-Driven Students and Leaders
  • Executive Leadership
  • Transpreneurship