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The Five Paradoxes of Brexit

December 16, 2018 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Commentary, David De Cremer on ManagementComments (0)

By David De Cremer Brexit – despite all the promises made – is not necessarily about creating a better economic future for the country but rather reflects a type of identity negotiation; this article discusses UK’s decision to turn away from the EU and how some expected positive outcomes do not necessarily come into reality …

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Driving Success Through Agile Banking: An Exclusive Interview with Sergey Khotimskiy

November 23, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (1)

Started out as a local bank catering to a niche market, Sovcombank became one of the largest in terms of assets and most profitable banking groups in Russian Federation. Sergey Khotimskiy, First Deputy Chairman and co-owner of Sovcombank PJSC, shared with us

Connected Cities: Driving Digital Transformation in Complex Ecosystems

November 23, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Future of Business, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Mike Cooray, Rikke Duus, and Lasse Bundgaard Digital technologies are fuelling the evolution of connected cities of the future. Our research in Copenhagen with organisations that are leading the digital transformation agenda, reveals that there are four

Berkeley Executive Education: Creating A “New Thinking For The New Economy”

November 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in Leadership, MBA & Executive Education, Female Leadership In Our TimeComments (0)

Interview with Laura Tyson, Interim Dean, Haas School of Business Located in the heart of the world’s innovation center, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business aims to address the need for lifelong learning by creating a “new thinking for a new

How Banks Grow Now

November 20, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Marketing & Consumers, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Piercarlo Gera, Alessandro Secchi and Luca Gagliardi Spending on customer loyalty keeps going up, but returns are diminishing. This article will tackle how banks manage and integrate new techniques in keeping up with their customers’ needs and demands in

Smile, Smile and Be A Leader? Differences in male and female leaders’ use of humour

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Vanessa Marcié and Sucheta Nadkarni While humour can serve as a key to improve work culture and leadership effectiveness, there is a good chance that you are not cracking jokes properly or in a strategic manner, which can be damaging on many levels.

Second-hand Luxury: Should Personal Luxury Brands Sell Pre-owned Products?

November 19, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Business Model, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Jean-Noël Kapferer As luxury brands seek to protect their symbolic capital and prestige, entering resale markets is a strategy to be carefully considered before diving into, JN Kapferer examines the challenges and opportunities for luxury brands to enter

How Women Leaders Build The Career They Thrive In

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Christie Hunter Arscott and Lauren Noël Early career women understand that building a career and life they thrive in is no small feat. Instead, they find they are navigating a labyrinth of obstacles, twists, turns, and often dead ends. They desire to

The Cybersecurity Challenge in a High Digital Density World

November 18, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Sandra Sieber and Javier Zamora To be effective in the new world of digital transformation, any organisation needs to address cybersecurity as a continuous effort. In this article we present a framework to help managers to implement a structured approach

A Partnership for Driving the Future of Business Transformation

November 14, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Business Process, Future of Business, TransformationComments (0)

A glimpse of Oliver Wight EAME’s alliance with Ernst & Young LLP   As the supply chain becomes more complex, there is a growing need for businesses of all kinds to have superior knowledge on how they would cope with current complexity levels.