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Big Business Models Are Back-to-Front Create Long-term Value By Putting Shareholders At the Back-end of Cash Flow Distribution

January 28, 2019 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Paul Strebel Large firms have been treating their shareholders as their most critical stakeholders. In the short run this might make sense, but not in the long term. The author argues that in order to safeguard and increase the industry’s long-term performance and cash flows, it is critical that big business starts to identify …

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Literature and its Role in the Cultivation of Ethics in the Business Environment

January 20, 2019 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Kyle Scott Literature is, by and large, invaluable in one’s understanding of human nature and the world in general. It serves as a gateway to events of the past and an instrument to grasp different views of reality and to connect with our own humanity.

Building Sustainability into Real Estate

November 20, 2018 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Joanna Radeke, Alexander Boether, and Alexandre Bezzera Both residents and shareholders enjoy the right returns when real estate companies collaborate and innovate for environmental solutions, according to a research project done by the Center for

Seeing The Light

November 19, 2018 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Christoph Burger, Jens Weinmann, Antony Froggatt, and Catherine Mitchell With the emergence of decentralised energy, such as wind, solar, or biomass, as a major source for power generation, renewables are becoming part of an integrated service

E-cars And The Necessity To Face Diversified Transportation Technologies

November 19, 2018 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

By Boris N. Liedtke Customers craved for diversification, and the same is likely to hold true in the replacement of the combustion engine. Boris Liedtke looks at the future of our transportation system and argues that given our personal desire for individual

The E-Car Will Change Human Behaviour

September 19, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Climate Change, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Stefan Krause and Boris Liedtke In this article, the authors share why despite the attacks on new mobility technology and the fact that there will always be a desire by some consumers on the fringes to return to the days of travelling in their

The Power of One: Leadership and Corporate Sustainability

September 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Judith L. Walls What kind of leader does it take to make a positive change? What traits set these leaders apart? In this article, the author presents their research highlighting the kind of leaders that can move companies towards a better social and

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

Amazon, Just a Click Away from Luxury

May 29, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Luxury Strategy, Strategic Spotlight, Supply ChainComments (0)

What are the Implications for Selective Distribution? By Xavier Derville and Jean-Noël Kapferer Has the strategy of selective distribution, on which luxury brands depend for survival, evolved in the modern distribution world?  Combining their expertise

Why Forgiveness Should Be Part Of Your Compliance Strategy

May 16, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By David de Cremer Compliance strategies are integral in creating a trustworthy, high performing and innovative work culture. As such, it is imperative for companies to evaluate the effectiveness of their compliance especially in today’s complex business