A Wake-Up-Call for the Boards on Innovation

November 24, 2016

By Alessandro Di Fiore, Jonas Vetter and Joachim von Heimburg Today, innovation is not limited to products, but includes business models. Boards can play a

Strategic Spotlight


Have We Lost the Ability to Listen to Bad News?

December 1, 2016

By Kim E. van Oorschot, Luk N. Van Wassenhove, Kishore Sengupta & Henk Akkermans Research shows that project managers continuously prioritised good vibes



The Impact of Blockchain on the Energy Sector – Expectations from German Energy Executives

December 1, 2016

By Christoph Burger, Andreas Kuhlmann, Philipp Richard & Jens Weinmann How do energy executives see the potential of the Blockchain? Is it just hype, or

Global Business


Passports for Sale

December 1, 2016

Interview with Till Neumann, IMCM, founder and managing partner of Citizen Lane The luxury of a global lifestyle and world travel can be achieved through

Sustainability & Ethics


Values, Values on the wall, Just do business and forget them all: Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and others in the hall

October 20, 2016

By Avi Liran and Simon L. Dolan There is a growing discrepancy between the values stated on the wall and values in action. In the case of Wells Fargo, most of

Supply Chain


Risk Sharing in Joint Product Development – Lessons from 787 Dreamliner

November 23, 2016

By Yao Zhao Reconciling an empirical study1  of 787 delays with an economic analysis of financial incentives, we reveal a subtle incentive trap in the risk



A New Model for the Future of Customer Relationships

December 1, 2016

 By Yoram (Jerry) Wind and Catharine Hays, with Alexa de los Reyes The fundamental relationships among brands, media, and people are being transformed at an



Future Work: Changes, Choices & Consequences

December 1, 2016

By Jonathan Trevor Despite enabling widespread automation of routine tasks, mechanical technologies have created many more job opportunities than they have


MacGregor on Executive Health


Leo Messi and Larry Ellison have more in common than you think

November 9, 2016

By Steven P. MacGregor I was watching through a crack in my fingers. And there it was, inevitable really. Number seven. My football team, Glasgow Celtic was

David De Cremer on Management


Creating Effective Organisational Systems through Experimenting with Human Nature

October 18, 2016

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao If organisations are serious in building cultures that can translate the desire to create joint value into a competitive

Finance & Economics


Your Customer is Not Just King. He or She Can Be Your VC, Too!

December 1, 2016

By John Mullins Are you looking for a venture capitalist to finance or grow your startup but you’re struggling in doing so? Surprisingly, perhaps, the vast

Talent Management


The Global Talent Management Challenge

September 16, 2016

By David G. Collings David G. Collings outlines key factors which can effectively develop global talent management systems to drive sustainable performance