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Swarm Economics: How 3D Manufacturing Will Change the Shape of the Global Economy

September 19, 2014 • Finance & Economics, Global Business, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse The collaborative economy and commons are challenging the way

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Disruptive Digital Technologies Can Help Europe Recapture Competitiveness

September 19, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Process, Global Business, OPERATION, Social Media, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Mauro Macchi European countries have long lagged behind other developed economies in productivity and innovation, even prior

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The Road to Sustainable Business Mobility

September 19, 2014 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Climate Change, Global Business, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Interview with Carsten Kwirandt In this day and age, sustainability must be on the agenda of every organisation – particularly when it comes to their mobility needs. Below, Alphabet International’s Head of Marketing and Business Development, Carsten


Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

September 19, 2014 • MBAs & Executive Education, Talent ManagementComments (0)

The Case of Two Successful Business Schools in Barcelona By S. L. Dolan, Y. Altman, B. Capell and M. Raich


Clarifying Strategy is Simple. Aligning Your Organisation is Not

September 19, 2014 • Business Process, Global Business, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By R. Lynch, A. Roman and G. Mac Criosta A clearly defined and accessible business strategy is crucial to any organisation’s ability to optimally align resources. Executing this is, however, easier said than done. Below, the authors address five key


Building an Innovation Mindset

September 19, 2014 • INNOVATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Jeff Gaspersz The prime source of the innovation power in any firm lies in the mind of its employees. When they are mentally prepared for discovering and realising new opportunities, the organisation will possess an enduring capacity to innovate.  Below,


Growth Through Innovation: Innovation Principles for the Technology-Driven Enterprise

September 19, 2014 • Business Process, Global Business, INNOVATION, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By R. Boutellier and M. Heinzen Technology is the key to our growth, but with it comes many risks. Below, Roman Boutellier and Mareike Heinzen explain that routinised technological innovations are, in the main, enough for many companies and can lead to even


Three Traps Facing New Corporate Centre Executives

September 19, 2014 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

What Companies Should Consider When Hiring for Corporate Role By Sven Kunisch & Eva Bilhuber Galli When appointing corporate centre executives, many large firms focus on the candidate’s proven managerial track record in the firms’ business lines.


Succession Redefined: Family Business Succession in the 21st Century

September 19, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, Succession Planning, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Richard Shrapnel In this article – the final in the Succession Series by Baker Tilly International – the author considers how business succession has been redefined, the rewards available to those that get it right, the challenges they will have to

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Economic Development: It’s About Placemaking

September 19, 2014 • Global Business, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Richard Ball As we progress towards a knowledge-based economy, strategies for economic development must increasingly take into account the importance of place. Here, Richard Ball highlights the importance of diversity and culture in allowing smaller and