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Franziska Gsell, CMO, IWC Schaffhausen

April 16, 2016 • Female Leadership In Our Time, Marketing & Consumers, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

  Click here to download your free copy of the Female Leadership in Our Time   ON GENDER AND CAREER CHOICE I don’t think that gender was in any way a disadvantage for me when it came to choosing my profession. I had always wanted to be in marketing, because it’s analytical and creative at …

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Annelise Alig Anderhalden, Director, Aargau Services Economic Promotion

April 16, 2016 • Female Leadership In Our Time, Global Business, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

  Click here to download your free copy of the Female Leadership in Our Time   ON THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT BENEFITS OFFERED BY AARGAU The region offers a remarkable concentration of skilled staff with high-tech expertise. It is renowned for its

Market Makers

Market Makers… Innovate your market, then innovate your business.

March 25, 2016 • Business Process, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, OPERATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Peter Fisk Peter Fisk explores how the next generation of businesses innovate from the future back, and outside in. They start by finding the best opportunities for future growth, then shaping these markets in their own vision, defining the space and

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Industry 4.0: How Businesses in Aargau are Mastering Technological Change

March 25, 2016 • Global Business, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Businesses operating in Switzerland are particularly exposed to global competition. High production costs and the strong Swiss franc mean that they are forced to constantly optimise their business processes. The fourth industrial revolution presents an

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Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in the next 10 years

March 25, 2016 • Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (0)

How Organisations Can Embrace Automation By Leslie Willcocks In this article Professor Willcocks discusses the reality of robots, what they mean for ‘human’ jobs and how organisation and workers can tap into the benefits of automation.   The

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Counterwork Behaviours

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Counterwork behaviours – CWBs – include fraud, misconduct, and work avoidance cost organisations billions every year. In this article, Professor Furnham discusses the psychology behind CWBs, and how an organisation can reduce instances

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Why You Need to Localise Now

March 25, 2016 • Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Christina Comben If you do business on a global scale, with multilingual and multicultural clients, you should be localising your marketing message to your target audience.   Why You Need to Localise Now If your company does business on a global scale

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The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team Managment, TransformationComments (2)

By John Mattone In this article, John Mattone discusses how progressive leaders in the business world are moving away from a conventional leadership culture and embracing a collaborative approach to heading up their organisations.   The business world is

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Managing People in Mergers and Acquisitions Part 1: Reasons and Reality

March 25, 2016 • Business Process, Corporate Governance, Global Business, OPERATION, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Marta Cuadrado In Part One of this article we will address a number of issues related to mergers. First, we will look at the key reasons why companies decide to pursue them and the reasons why many fail. Second, we will consider the

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Change Capability Building

March 17, 2016 • Business Process, Global Business, OPERATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By David Miller and Audra Proctor The volume and complexity of change that organizations are facing continues to increase, and they cannot risk the negative impacts of not executing their business critical changes. Whether focused on cost reduction, process