Ahmed Maged Nofal, professor at emlyon business school, has been honored as one of the Poets&Quants' Top 50 Undergraduate Professors' fifth edition.

As an assistant professor at emlyon, Ahmed Maged Nofal studies how entrepreneurship can help people turn adversity into an edge: “At the core of my most recent work on developmental origins is exposure to hardships and adversity, such as child labor, homelessness, and wars,” he says.” This line of work indicates that hardships and adversities free people to try new things, engage in entrepreneurship, and trigger further entrepreneurial dynamics.”

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Poets&Quants received more than 500 nominations from students, alumni, colleagues, and school deans taking the time to put into words what these outstanding professors meant to their students, their departments, and the business community at large. The editorial team individually evaluated every nomination. Each professor was assigned a 1-to-10 score based on their research and teaching accolades. Research was given a 30% weight and teaching a 70% weight, with the average making up the final score.

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