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Why Mark Zuckerberg’s Leadership Failure was a Predictable Surprise

April 6, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Future of Business, Social MediaComments (0)

By David De Cremer In today’s more developed global village, responsible leadership is of paramount importance especially from businesses that make use of digital platforms. In 2017, The European Business Review published an original article by De Cremer, Zhang, and De Schutter entitled “The Challenge of Leading Digital Platforms in Responsible Ways”,

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Turning Societal Challenges into Business through Value Sharing

February 10, 2018 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Simona Rocchi, Bahaa Eddine Sarroukh, Karthik Subbaraman, Luc de Clerck and Reon Brand How do brands stay meaningful and relevant in the 21st century? One powerful route is to deliver high  value to customers while addressing wider social and

Hunter or Hunted? How Digital Media and GDPR Increases Importance of Inbound B2B Sales

January 30, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Laurence Minsky and Keith Quesenberry Today, through prior digital and social media research, organisational buyers approach their vendor sales teams much more informed. Hence, it is indispensable for B2B sales to focus on becoming a valued and trusted

Breaking the Mould! A New Business Model for the 21st Century

November 26, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, Internet of Things, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By Karl-Heinz Streibich The pace of change in the digital era is too fast, and survival is the main objective.  Software AG CEO Karl-Heinz Streibich shares a new business model for the 21st century, strategies we can learn from the foundation of ADAMOS, and

A Magna Carta for Inclusivity and Fairness in the Global AI Economy

October 6, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Commentary, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Olaf Groth, Mark Nitzberg and Mark Esposito Machine meritocracy is here. In this article, the authors elaborate on questions of inclusivity, fairness, and governance. Will we survive as we are or is there a need for a new Magna Carta?   We stand at a

5 Smart Ways to Increase Europe’s “AIQ”

September 11, 2017 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' Pick, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Francis Hintermann, Madhu Vazirani, and Carsten Lexa At first glance, it would be surprising to learn that Europe is lagging behind in the field of artificial intelligence. In this article, the authors elaborate on this reality and share 5 smart ways to

Top IoT Companies Grow Faster But Require All-In Commitment

September 7, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Future of Business, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner The Internet of Things is one of the many inevitable changes happening in our digital world. In this article, the authors provide key factors that will help a business thrive in an IoT-driven market. More importantly, they

From Products to Solutions – Mastering Sales Force Incentives

August 30, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Johannes Habel and Olaf Ploetner As B2B companies strive to become providers of solutions rather than products, sales managers face significant challenges. Among them: new requirements for incentivising sales teams.   In 2016, the world’s second

When Democracy and Centralisation Meet in Leadership

August 23, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' PickComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao Business leaders face a plethora of challenges and one of those is finding the leadership approach that would benefit the company and its employees. In this article, the authors elaborate on how the right amount of democracy,

GLOOM vs. BLOOM OF THE FUTURE OF WORK: Can We Chart A Positive Roadmap?

August 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo As the digital era is continuously in its process to ripen, discussions of destructive unforeseen scenarios are always on the picture especially in the aspect of work. In this article, the authors