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Supply chain

Supply Chain Management – Greater EVA Potential than Any Other Function

Interview with Theodore P. (Ted) Stank, Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee  With the onset of the global pandemic, academic institutions have...
double down

Crisis? What Crisis? Why European Companies Should Double Down on AI Now

By Jacques Bughin, Francis Hintermann, and Philippe Roussière While in practice, it takes time for a tech revolution to unfold, multiple signs show the AI...
supply systems

The Rise and Fall of Supply Systems: From Global to Regional?

By Gilles Paché The war in Ukraine is a major geopolitical crisis whose first economic repercussions, particularly in terms of inflation, were quickly felt in...
2022 review

Certainty of Uncertainty: 2022 in Review

By Emil Bjerg Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Energy crisis in Europe. Three Prime Ministers in two months in the UK. Persistent protests in Iran and...
Robot Travel Agency

Robot Travel Agency: A Warm and Technological Welcome

The time is ripe for technology to bridge the information gap between newly arrived travelers, their holiday accommodation, and their chosen tourist destination. Enter...
SDG-led Innovation

Let’s STRIDE Towards UN SDG-led Innovation

By Mike Cooray, Rikke Duus, Joanne Carmichael, and Marius Sylvestersen It has never been more urgent for entrepreneurial, public, and private organisations to join forces...
Payke/SCSK and Riversoft Interviewed by the Formosa TV station.

Payke: High Tech to Enrich the Japan Experience

Payke is an innovative solution for visitors to Japan that uses product translation technology to enrich the tourism experience. Its Travel Support service adds...

Why Mastering AI is Harder than You Think and Four Essential Behaviors to Get...

By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Philippe Roussiere, and Praveen Tanguturi Powered by recent investments, European companies are on pace to collectively lead the world in artificial intelligence...
Payment Acceptance Rates

What Are Payment Acceptance Rates, and Why Do They Matter?

By Artur Zaremba, Product Owner at ECOMMPAY  In the world of online and digital payments, the term “acceptance rate” (also known as approval rate) refers...
Sean Culey on stage Prague

Next-Gen Education: Teaching Humans How to Thrive in a World of Intelligent Machines

By Sean Culey In July 2022, I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote on “the future of work” to over 200 head teachers at...
ESMT Berlin

How to Create a Successful Global, Online MBA: The Case of ESMT Berlin’s Online...

ESMT Berlin is the only top-10-ranked European business school offering a fully online, global MBA. So what makes their online MBA unique? A talk...
Liviu

Delivering Deliverability: Your Email is Only as Good as Your Email List

Interview with Liviu Tanase, the founder of ZeroBounce It’s been around for a while now but, arguably, email is still one of the the most...
Co-Create

Manage or Co-create? Time to Choose

By David Weitzner Today's leaders have a choice to make: encourage their workers to be “partners in co-creation” or swim against the tide while clinging...
Entrepreneurs

Relationship-Building with Disabled Entrepreneurs in the Context of Research

By Julien Billion and Claire Doussard Entrepreneurs with disabilities are not really visible in the intellectual, political, and economic spheres. This makes it difficult to...
Contemporary Capitalism

Five Ways of Reinventing CSR under Contemporary Capitalism

CSR is intimately connected with the way that capitalism is practised, and poor CSR outcomes are often the result of shortcomings of contemporary capitalism....
Bruno Lanvin

The Global Quest For Talent: The Prospects Are … Mixed

Interview with Executive Director for Global Indices at INSEAD, Bruno Lanvin It's well known that, to be effective in any undertaking, you first have to...
Healthcare business graph data

Riversoft Makes the Connection: From Travel Services to Medical Data Via NLP

Since its foundation, Riversoft has been active in many areas of growth, from tourism to technology and the marriage of both. Following our initial...
Corporate ESG Programme

Designing a Corporate ESG Programme that Attracts, Nurtures, and Retains Women

By Chaitra Vedullapalli Inclusion is the new kid on the block that every company interested in advancement is courting. And one of the best methods...
UK Supply Chain

Taking Back Control?

By Alexei Garan Supply chains for UK businesses are under extraordinary pressure thanks to the impact of COVID, the war in Ukraine, and geopolitical tensions...
Teaching Leadership

Can You Teach Leadership?

By Adrian Furnham Can you turn a brilliant technical person (accountant, engineer, lawyer) into a manager and a competent, even inspirational, leader of that function?...
Geopolitics

Winning in the Complex World of Geopolitics

By Elizabeth Stephens and J. Mark Munoz New rules of the game The COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have accelerated the drivers of...

The Biases That Derail Open Innovation Initiatives

By Oguz A. Acar Everyone loves an innovative idea, until they do not. According to Oguz Acar, “Idea novelty promotes acceptance up to a point;...

Re-creating the Trust of a Village in a Digital, Global Market: Insights From Trulioo...

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor, The European Business Review. As economic growth rates decline, many companies find opportunities by expanding to new markets and...
Email-Marketing

7 Tips to Master Email Deliverability and Boost Email ROI

Email marketing has the greatest ROI potential of any marketing channel out there, at $36 for every dollar spent. As a marketer, you grasp...
Riversoft

What’s Next for TravelTech? Insights from Riversoft CEO, Alex Kuo

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented, and continues to present, enormous challenges across the spectrum of industry, not least for the travel and tourism sector....
NUS EMBA

Thought Leadership, Frameworks, Tools and Immersion: Interview with Dr Prem Shamdasani of NUS Business...

A tough future in which the only constant is change awaits those who aspire to leadership in the world of business. To prepare these...
Global Customers

Organising to Address Global Customers

By Noel Capon, Mark Heil, Gus Maikish As globalisation increases, corporations around the world seek better ways to address their global customers. The geographic-area model...
work boundary

Remote Working: Why Your Career may not Zoom Ahead as Much as You’d Like

By Rocio Bonet and Peter Cappelli Much is being said these days about what the future of work will look like. The most important of...
Flaunt you Career

The Pitfalls of Flaunting your Social Status

By Alixandra Barasch, Shalena Srna, and Deborah Small Ditch the luxury logos if you want to be seen as a cooperative teamplayer. In life, impressions matter....
women leadership

Women in Transition – Countering Leadership Challenges with Learning

By Nora Ilona Grasselli One of the unintended consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and the measures introduced to control the pandemic was women’s increased disengagement...
US China Russia

Managing Geopolitical Risk Under Uncertainty

By Ghaidaa Hetou and J. Mark Munoz Geopolitical shifts born out of the US-China-Russia rivalry have manifested in supply chain interruptions, divestments, national security directed...

Training Future Leaders Through a Transformational Educational Experience

Interview with Dr Gary Stockport, Dean EMBA & Professor of Strategy The world of business education is an intensely competitive one, and executives looking to...
AI

Conversational AI is Asking for Ethical Oversight: How Can Humans Best Answer the Call?

By Laetitia Cailleteau and Patrick Connolly As conversational artificial intelligence (AI) advances, it is able to sustain ever more human-like relationships with end users. This...
Transformation of Education

New Outlook, New Educational Curricula And Proactivity

By Dr Mario Raich, Dr Kristine Marin Kawamura, Dr Simon L. Dolan, Dr Paweł Rowiński and Mr Claudio Cisullo  PART II: Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation...
Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management in a Disruptive Environment

By Ki Ling Cheung Global organisations must rethink supply chain management to cope with the aggravated supply chain challenges resulting from all sorts of disruptions,...
pet

“Net better Off?” Why companies should scale new, tech-based flexible work practices

By Jacques Bughin, Sybille Berjoan and Yuhui Xiong By 2022, Shopify, a well-known global next-generation e-commerce platform had secured a perennial flexible work arrangement scheme...

Thriving as an Ecosystem Partner

By Arnoud De Meyer and Peter J. Williamson More and more companies are choosing to join an established or emerging business ecosystem as part of...
AI

Crisis? What crisis? Why European Companies Should Double Down on AI Now

By Jacques Bughin, Francis Hintermann and Philippe Roussière Whether it's a global pandemic, a major geopolitical conflict nearby, or now a rise in inflation that...
Circular Business Model

Why Circular Business Models are Superior in the 2030s

By Henrik Hvid Jensen The “born-circular” are companies designed for circular economy business models and have brought circularity into all the steps of product...
Colours of Wisdom

The Many Colours of Wisdom: Creating Reflective Leaders

By Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries In these most turbulent of times when enlightened leadership is needed more than ever, relying simply on knowledge,...
Middle Managers

How Middle Managers Can Make Your Company’s Innovating Engine Hum

By Ben M. Bensaou To adapt in a competitive, changing world, every business needs to operate an innovating engine, which requires contributions by employees at...
Claudio Cisullo

Sustainable Investment: Marrying Greenness with the Traditional Values

Interview with Mr. Claudio Cisullo, Founder of CC Trust Group AG Investors are more than ever on the lookout for companies that demonstrate commitment to...
humor at work

Laugh and the World Complains to HR: Humour at Work

By Adrian Furnham But it was just “workplace banter”! Another pale, stale, frail male attempts to defend himself against a range of accusations of “inappropriateness”...
Radical Innovation

The Bias Against Radical Innovation

By Oguz Acar The problem with truly innovative ideas is that, far from being enthusiastically received by those entrusted with evaluating them, they are more...
TikTok

Will TikTok Take Over Facebook to Dominate Social Media?

By Shweta Singh I have a 10 year-old niece named Divya (not her real name) in rural northern India. Two years ago, I visited and...

Intentional Money: Strategies for Sustainable Finance

By Vanina Farber, María Helena Jaén and Patrick Reichert The logic of sustainable finance is simple; tell me where you put your money, and I...

A Business Wealth Creation Roadmap

By Christopher H. Volk We live in unprecedented times where emerging businesses seem to mint billionaires on a regular basis.  One would have to look...

Understanding People: Applying Behavioural Science to Business

Interview with Dr. Tim Mullett, Associate Professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School In business, understanding your clients, partners, and, perhaps most importantly, your...

A Vision of the future: Building a Smart Nation in Brunei

Interview with Ms. Suzanna Suharju, CEO of imagine Digitalisation is a cornerstone of the government of Brunei’s vision for the country’s future. And award-winning Bruneian...

In Times of Uncertainty Investing in Innovation Helps: When Knowledge Makes Confident!

By David De Cremer If there’s one feeling that has been omnipresent for all of us, it must be the sense of uncertainty. The last...

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