Accenture Research

5 Smart Ways to Increase Europe’s “AIQ”

September 11, 2017

By Francis Hintermann, Madhu Vazirani, and Carsten Lexa At first glance, it would be surprising to learn that Europe is lagging behind in the field of

Strategic Spotlight

From Products to Solutions – Mastering Sales Force Incentives

August 30, 2017

By Johannes Habel and Olaf Ploetner As B2B companies strive to become providers of solutions rather than products, sales managers face significant challenges.

Executive Health

A Conversation with Roberto Di Bernardini, Global Head of HR at Banco Santander

September 21, 2017

By Steven MacGregor Returning to our series of interviews with global influencers we talk to Roberto Di Bernardini, who after almost a decade of HR leadership

Design For Wellbeing

August 19, 2017

Leadership Development

Naturally Selected? Clues about Leadership from the Animal World

September 12, 2017

By Mark van Vugt When thinking of a “successful executive”, we often use the description of an “alpha”, most of the time a male one, too. In this

Emerging Ideas

Digitalisation: The Pharmakon of Open Organisations

August 22, 2017

By Albert Meige The first industrial revolution saw the birth of the idea of an enterprise – the same entity we are familiar with today.1 The creative

Digital Transformation

Digital Reality No.1: Customer Experience is Value

September 7, 2017

By Stijn Viaene Customer-centric practices have been one of the key considerations in this age of digital transformation. In this article, Professor Stijn


Top IoT Companies Grow Faster But Require All-In Commitment

September 7, 2017

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner The Internet of Things is one of the many inevitable changes happening in our digital world. In this article, the authors

Corporate Governance

How to Get Your Functions to Supercharge Your Strategy

September 12, 2017

By Jo Whitehead, Anita Hunt and Debbie Rogerson Great strategies often go to waste because they cannot be properly executed. In this article, the authors share



Disruptive Technology in Behavioural Health: Ethical and Risk-Management Challenges

September 6, 2017

By Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D Digital technology has transformed the delivery of mental health services worldwide.  Behavioural health professionals now have

Talent Management

Why Reward for Performance Fails to Deliver

September 13, 2017

By Jonathan Trevor Blind conformity can be very dangerous especially when it comes to managing your company’s talent. In this article, the author elaborates


Improving Rural Livelihoods through E-Commerce: The GoCoop Experience

August 10, 2017

By Siva Devireddy, G. Sabarinathan, S. Ramakrishna Velamuri and Janine Coughlin In India’s rural areas live handloom weavers and artisans who have been doing


Writing the American Marketing and PR Playbook

September 20, 2017

By Jo Detavernier Promoting products and services through marketing and PR is a very different ballgame in the United States compared to Europe. An integrated