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Going Faster Is Not Enough Add Innovation to Outperform

By Peter Weill, Jan Brecht and Stephanie L. Woerner To stay relevant and achieve resilience, company leaders need to focus not only on speed but...
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The Art of Future Design — Part II: Deployment, Wholeness, and Impact on...

By Kristine M. Kawamura, Mario Raich, Simon L. Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo In this article, we extend the logic that was previously published...

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...
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Expanding Leadership Capabilities to Fuel the Evolution of Business

Director of MBA programmes at the University of Bath, Dr Donald Lancaster, explores the role of post-experience education in developing people strategies for sustainable...

How Productive Is Generative AI Really?

By Jacques Bughin Generative artificial intelligence is invading the corporate suite and boardroom, surrounding the pros and cons of its use in the enterprise. The...
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How to Thrive in Radical Uncertainty

By Nando Malmelin and Sofi Kurki The term “VUCA” is familiar to most of us as a convenient label to characterise our constantly changing world....
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is Exclusive-by-Design

By Hamilton Mann As humans, it is our responsibility to shape the trajectory of artificial intelligence and use the knowledge of machine learning to...
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...
Digital Trust is on the Horizon

Digital Trust is on the Horizon: Interview with Warren Dumanski, Executive VP and General...

In an ideal world, businesses would be able to carry out their digital business transactions safely, securely, ethically and reliably. In short, they need...

ChangeNOW: Where Sustainability Solutions are Found – and Accelerated

Interview with Santiago Lefebvre, Founder and CEO of ChangeNOW If change for sustainability is to be made a reality, there needs to be a place...
Future of Work

Imagining a Shared Journey into the Future of Work

By Simon L. Dolan, Kristine Marin Kawamura, Mario Raich, and Dave Ulrich Work enables us to create value for ourselves and others. In our forthcoming...
Business Masterpiece

What Makes a Business a Masterpiece?

By Peter Lorange No aspect of a person’s behaviour exists in a vacuum, so that there is no clearly delineated boundary between the ways in...
Bitwarden CEO Michael Crandell

Cybersecurity: The Future of Passwords and Passwordless – Interview with Michael Crandell, the Chief...

Digital security remains a core concern for businesses, as the scary headlines continue to shriek of stolen and encrypted data, phishing, breaches, and intrusions....
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When I Grow up I Want to be a 21st-Century Leader

By Dr. Nina Mohadjer Leadership is one of the most misused words of our times. Based on my own experiences, I discuss how to move...
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Authenticity at Work: Be Honest, is it a Good Thing?

By Adrian Furnham It is often said that honesty is the best policy. But if we apply that maxim invariably and unquestioningly, does that automatically...
ChatGPT

Chatpocalypse Now: with ChatGPT the Question is Not, “Is this Technology Ready for Us?”...

By Christopher Surdak, JD The rise of AI-powered chatbots and virtual assistants is transforming the way we communicate with businesses and each other, with ChatGPT...
Entrepreneurs

How New Age Entrepreneurs are Changing the Way We Think About Business

By Jessica Wong Entrepreneurs have always been at the forefront of innovation. Often starting out with limited resources, they made their mark by building businesses...
Microsoft

Layoffs in Tech: Redistribution of Resources Amid a Tech Transformation

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor of The European Business Review For years tech companies have been struggling to find qualified talent, but the tables...
EMBA programme

Top Executive Education featuring Antwerp Management School: Opening Minds to Impact the World

Interview with Antwerp Management School's Prof. Dr. Goran Milenković, Academic Director of the EMBA and Prof. Dr. Steffi Weil, Associate Dean for International Outreach...
Sounding the alarm

Sounding the Alarm: Early Warning Systems to Build Nature-Positive and Climate Resilient Businesses

By Sanjay Podder, Shalabh Kumar Singh, H. James Wilson, and Giju Mathew Last summer’s heatwave in the UK and other European countries put a significant...
Accelerating Business Process

Accelerating Business Process Optimisation with Machine Learning

By Geetika Tandon and Andrea Jooyeon Huh While not without a few challenges, “The promise of machine learning is rooted in its ability to identify...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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”...

The Metaverse and Web 3.0: Embedding Ourselves into the Internet

By Ray Schroeder We are embarking on an online environment transformation that is every bit as revolutionary as the inception of the Web browser in...

What The War In Ukraine Means For Business

By Paul Bracken The war in Ukraine has far reaching implications for business. Companies will face more complicated political and social issues than the stark,...

Innovation – now and for generations to come

By Ulrich A.K. Betz Merck is well known as a vibrant science and technology company. But the company's drive to improve the well-being of humanity...

Managing People’s Talent with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence leadership goes beyond technology By Prof. Guido Stein, IESE Business School and Alberto Barrachina, Research Assistant For companies, the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the...

A Compass for Chief Executive Officers and Chief Learning Officers

By Mihnea Moldoveanu and Das Narayandas Based on a 5 year study of the executive development industry, comprising interviews with over 200 executives, CLO’s, CEO’s,...
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The Imperative of the Vigilant Corporation

By Jacques Bughin After COVID-19, now comes the appalling Ukrainian-Russian war, and the threat of stagflation. But if turbulent times rule –doesn't it pay to...
Digital Transformation Could Stall During a Recession

Future, Delayed: The #1 Reason Digital Transformation Could Stall During a Recession (And How...

By Andre Schindler, General manager of EMEA for NinjaOne The past two-and-a-half years have ushered in an accelerated era of digital transformation, but now economic...
La Defense, Paris

Lifelong Learning with ESSEC Business School

The demand for new approaches to learning has been on a steady rise after the tumultuous past few years. The global landscape has changed...
VidaXL

VidaXL: Pioneer and eCommerce Business Giant

It all started with two selling items on eBay. Sixteen years later, the business has transformed into the global retailing giant, vidaXL. The eCommerce...
Designing For Impact

Designing For Impact: A Results-driven Perspective For Executive Education

By Christoph Burger, Edward W. Boon and Nora Grasselli A typical story Jane is a manager at a large telecom company. Three months ago, she was...
Launching a Tech Startup

5 Things Startup Founders Need To Know When Launching a Tech Startup

By Oleksii Tsymbal Since the rise of Silicon Valley, the startup boom has taken over the world, giving us Airbnb, Uber, Instagram, Twitter, Revolut and...
Claus Risager

Preserving the Human Element in Robots with Blue Ocean Robotics

Interview with Claus Risager, Blue Ocean Robotics Chief Strategy Officer In the films, robots are often shown as a threat, frequently getting out of control...
Fleur Hicks

Not Lost in Translation: Making the Data Make Sense

Interview with Fleur Hicks, award-winning CEO of management consulting firm onefourzero Where can managers turn for help in navigating the vast sea of data that...
AI

AI Inside? Five Tipping Points for a New AI-based Business World

By Duco Sickinghe and Jacques Bughin The “softwarisation” of our economies has continued unabated since Marc Andreessen’s note in its article in 2011 “Why software...
Kit Scott Brown

When The Opportunities Are Out Of Plain Sight

Interview with InterExec Founder, Mr. Kit Scott-Brown Executives looking to progress their career face the problem that many of the best opportunities are not presented in...

Don’t Fear the Black Swan, Take it as an Opportunity to Soar

By Kevin Peters, President and CEO, NetNumber When a black swan event, an unexpected occurrence that has a substantial impact on society and business, happens, businesses...