Dean Rich Lyons

Articles and Speeches by Dean Lyons

BizEd Magazine
It's Time For Business Schools to Go Public
October 27, 2015
Dean Rich Lyons makes the case that public policy should be a more prominent part of the larger business school mission. "By incorporating public policy into its research and curriculum, a business school engages in the full complexity of training leaders, rather than simply managers."

Global Tech Symposium
Incubating Global Leadership
March 27-29, 2013
Dean Lyons and Garth Saloner, Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, reflect on the role of educators in combining innovation with integrity.

International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies
Globalization, Innovation and Management Scholarship
March 4-5, 2013
Dean Lyons chairs and delivers the keynote address at this international forum on understanding global issues in management studies.

AACSB Inernational Conference and Meeting
Panelist, Emerging Markets and Business School Strategies
April 7-9, 2013
Panelists discuss critical questions facing Deans worldwide about the changing landscape of graduate management education, highlight student pipeline trends, resources and networks, and demonstrate how how they are positioning their programs to be most effective.

Contra Costa Times
UC Berkeley is Now More Public than It Has ever Been
March 24, 2012
An op-ed by Dean Rich Lyons and Robert Haas, former CEO of Levi Strauss & Co. and chairman of national annual giving for the Campaign of Berkeley, on Cal's public mission.

Journal of Management Development
Curriculum Reform: Getting More Macro, And More Micro
2012, 31: 412-423
Dean Rich Lyons describes the barbell approach to recent curriculum reform at Berkeley-Haas: a macro end pinned down with an archetype of the path-bending leader, plus a supporting and explicit culture, and a micro end pinned down with ten capabilities integrated throughout the curriculum.

Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education
November 2011
Dean Lyons previewed his keynote address for this American Marketing Association event in a podcast interview.

Values Journal
For Business Schools, Culture Matters
The Values Journal runs Dean Lyons' Bloomberg Businessweek column on why the first step to creating a different kind of business school graduate is creating a different kind of business school culture.

Berkeley: A Time of Resilience and Renaissances
August 2011
The Dean shares his thoughts on UC Berkeley's collective responses to recent challenges—and how they've resulted in a flourishing of entrepreneurial initiative, self‐determination, and operational agility.

The Exchange
Haas School of Business: Building Innovative Leader
Spring 2011
Dean Lyons outlines the Haas School’s vision for MBA education in a spring 2011 article for The Exchange, a white paper series from MBA Roundtable, an organization of global business school faculty and administrators.

Paths to Innovative Leadership
January/February 2011
Dean Lyons calls for business schools to find their own best approaches to innovation.

Bloomberg Businessweek
For Business Schools, Culture Matters
December 23, 2010
A column by Dean Lyons on why a key first step in creating a different kind of business school graduate is creating a different kind of business school culture.

GMAC Annual Industry Conference
November 2010
Dean Lyons delivers the closing keynote address (Video)

Financial Times
Dean’s Column: Leading in a Complex World
October 25, 2010
Dean Lyons on James D. Thompson’s Organizations in Action

The Economist
The MBA Goes Back to School
September 9, 2010
A blog post by Dean Lyons on the need for path-bending leaders.