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Storytelling Workshops: A Tool for Breakthrough Product Innovation

September 18, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & ConsumersComments (0)

By Evy Sakellariou, Keith Goffin, and Agnes Mariakaki New product development (NPD) is essential to companies and it is an area where our research shows that stories can be a tool to boost creativity. The Storytelling Workshop is an effective but little-known approach used by marketing and innovation practitioners in NPD. Drawing upon their own research,

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How Organisations Can Overcome Conflicting Identity and Reputation

September 18, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By William Harvey, Tim Morris and Milena Santos Based on their examination of how an organisation responds when its identity is substantially misaligned with the experience and perceptions of external stakeholders that form the basis of reputational

Integrative Intelligence for a Trust-based Worldview for Business

September 18, 2018 • Corporate Governance, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Sharda Nandram, Puneet Bindlish and Navin Keizer Trust forms the bedrock of any business and can be seen as the fundamental currency of all human activity. The nurturing of trust is key to risk management, innovativeness and economic progress. Businesses

Luxury Brands Need to Reconcile Seven Dilemmas and Chart New Territory

September 18, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Marketing & ConsumersComments (0)

By Dr Stéphane J.G. Girod With the fast-changing needs and tastes of today’s consumers, how would luxury brands keep their products relevant and desirable? In this article, the author sheds light on the dilemmas facing the luxury sector and poses questions

AI and Digital Resources in Fintech: Creating an evolutionary analytic platform for “risk” estimation

September 12, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Finance & Economics, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Stephan Kudyba This article describes the potential for AI to augment risk estimation for both individual investors and financial market assets. AI processes vast amounts of a variety of data to identify patterns underpinning processes and metrics.

GDPR – Death Knell or a New Life for Customer Analytics?

July 26, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Amit Joshi Even before the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) across the European Union’s 28 member states, European firms apparently had a tough time becoming GDPR compliant. Today, they are faced with the implications of the

An Innovator’s Midsummer Dream Come True

July 5, 2018 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Model, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Ulrich A.K. Betz , VP, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Incubator, Merck   Organisations are eagerly looking for new ways to boost their innovation capabilities and open innovation is a widely accepted paradigm to achieve this goal. The Merck

Industry 4.0 –Designing the Factory of Tomorrow in North Rhine-Westphalia

July 5, 2018 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Industry 4.0, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

It is the topic with the biggest economic dynamic. Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the production process – and North RhineWestphalia (NRW), Germany’s industrial heartland, has a key role to play. It is here that investors from Germany and abroad meet

The Simplexity Gap Why Boards are Always a Step Behind their Management Teams – and What To Do About It

July 4, 2018 • Corporate Governance, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Mihnea Moldoveanu and Richard Nesbitt How impactful can simplexity gap be in corporate boards? In this article, the authors show how such gap undermines the role, function and integrity of the board by making it impossible for boards to ratify decisions on

The Dark Side of Emotional Contagion

July 3, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Alexandra Dobra-Kiel Investment banks – and the financial services industry at large – continue to bear the reputational scares of some high-profile ethical scandals. In spite of numerous efforts for avoiding ethical risk, emotional contagion, a key