fphillips at admin.ogi.edu
Thu Jul 22 01:08:33 PDT 2004
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Dear Friends and Colleagues,
On September 1, I will join the Maastricht School of Management as
Professor and Associate Dean. My responsibilities as Associate Dean
will include the MBA and DBA programs, and MsM's research programs.
Here is my new contact information:
6229 EP Maastricht
PO Box 1203
6201 BE Maastricht
Phone +31 43 387 08 08
Fax +31 43 387 08 00
E-mail phillips at msm.nl
You can also reach me at fp at generalinformatics.com. I will continue
as Associate Editor of Technological Forecasting & Social Change, and
as a Senior Fellow of the IC2 Institute.
Many of you extended kind and invaluable help during my recent
transition, either by networking and mentoring or by serving as
references for me. I am grateful to you. I will keep you apprised
about opportunities for participation and support at MsM. Please
don't hesitate to contact me about project and alliance ideas.
Here is more information about MsM.
The Maastricht School of Management is a free-standing, independent
business school located in the historic city where the European Union
treaty was signed. MsM is one of the oldest business schools in the
Netherlands. Established in 1952 as the Research Instituut Voor
Bedrijfswetenschappen (Institute for Management Science) at the
Technical University of Delft, MsM moved its campus to Maastricht in
MsM's teaching program has a strong practical orientation,
originating in its early task at the University of Delft: Management
training for engineers. The School balances management theory with
practical experience and applied research in a multicultural and
multidisciplinary setting. This approach has resulted in a strong
quality ranking for MsM's MBA courses. MsM is one of the
fastest-growing business schools in the Netherlands.
MsM's mission is to enhance performance of the private and public
sector for economic development in countries in transition.
Complementing the regular management education programs (MBA, DBA and
PhD), MsM's technical assistance capability includes organizational
and institutional development, training capacity development and
research and policy advice.
In addition to its sizeable on-site MBA program, MsM is now involved
in 31 MBA Outreach Programs in 23 different countries (Bangladesh,
Brazil, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Indonesia, India, Iran, Jordan,
Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Malta, Mongolia, Namibia, Peru,
Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Suriname, Tanzania, UAE and
Vietnam). The total enrollment in all MsM MBA programs is two
In April, the Vietnamese Women's Union gave an award to the
Maastricht School of Management for its Training for Women in Micro
and Small Enterprises project in Vietnam. In the past three years,
more than 10,000 female entrepreneurs took part in the training.
Other advisory and consultancy support activities include projects
financed by the World Bank, the European Union, the United Nations
Development Program, the Dutch government, and the United Nations
Industrial Development Organization. Current projects include:
* Chinese Enterprise Management Trainers' Development Project in
* Public Health Management in Egypt
* Development of Small Industry Extension and Promotion in
* Capacity Building for Decentralization of Government in Accra, Ghana.
These projects focus on small business development, enterprise
restructuring, and entrepreneurship. The Expert Centre for
Sustainable Business and Development Cooperation is an initiative of
four Dutch universities: the Maastricht School of Management (MsM),
the Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam),
the Amsterdam graduate Business School (University of Amsterdam) and
EIBE (European Institute for Business Ethics, Universiteit Nyenrode).
The Expert Centre combines the skills and expertise of the four
institutions for multidisciplinary treatment of sustainable
Conferences hosted by MsM include the International Management
Development Association's 13th annual World Business Congress (held
July 14-18, 2004 in Maastricht), and the April, 2004 conference on
Turkey and the EU, with Koc University.
p.s. Those of you in the Portland area might want to look at the
Phillips household's "moving sale" web site,
http://www.generalinformatics.com/moving/movingsale.html. Thanks - fp
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