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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,...

Charisma and brand relevance: How to achieve a strong corporate identity

By Luigi Gentili This article examines the nature of charismatic brands and how this characteristic gives them a competitive advantage. Charismatic brands redefine the status...
global trends

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...
Julie Teigland

“I Don’t Want Us to Lose the Momentum We Have”: A Talk with Julie...

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor of The European Business Review Recently we had the privilege to sit down with Julie Teigland, EY’s Managing Partner...
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...
Energy

Entrepreneurs Are the Solution to the European Energy Crisis. It’s Time For Startups...

By Karolina Attspodina Here’s Why Entrepreneurs Will Be More Successful Than Governments In Fighting The Energy Crisis The European energy markets are in permanent crisis mode. At...

Driving Success Through Collaboration and Partnership

“The programme teaches you not just theoretical concepts and business models, but also how to benchmark yourself against others and apply your personal learning...
working legislation

Understanding flexible working legislation: what are your legal obligations?

By Dee Coakley Is flexible working a right or a privilege? As we emerge from a two-year period in which conventional working practices have gone...
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...
private jet booking process

How Fintech is Helping the Private Aviation Industry Thrive in a Changing Payment Landscape

By Simona Moosar The private aviation industry is currently undergoing a massive image change. Although aircraft operators and brokers haven’t actively rebranded their services, COVID-19...
Cybersecurity

Five Lessons of Cybersecurity the Public Sector Can Offer

By Dr. Öykü Işık, Dr. Tawfik Jelassi and Valérie Keller-Birrer The public sector’s many years of experience fighting for cybersecurity offers unique insights for businesses...
market

Strategies for Sudden Shock- Market Rewards Good Performance Also During Tough Times

By Olli-Pekka Lumijärvi, Olga Nissen and Alexandra Oborina Every company’s strategy aims to grow revenue, profit, and market capitalization. When global economy was accelerating, these...
Data Economy

The Future of the Data Economy: Four Building Blocks to Maximize Value From Data...

By Svenja Falk, Surya Mukherjee and Laura Wright Data has massive potential to create both social and business value. Yet, most companies are yet to...
Decacorn

Inside the Journey of a Decacorn

By Jacques Bughin Start-ups – and their unicorn, and now decacorn, darlings – are critical both for value creation as well as for economic growth...
Interviewing Elites and Guanxi in China

Interviewing Elites and Guanxi in China

By Dr Hongqin Li, William S. Harvey and Jonathan V. Beaverstock With China’s growing influence, Chinese leadership is attracting more limelight from around the world....
nconsistency

Duplicitous Leadership: Why Inconsistency is Harmful

By Nishat Babu When talking about leadership, we tend to focus on positive forms such as transformational, servant, and ethical, and their encouraging effects on...
Spying

Trust, Treason and Treachery: The Psychology of Spying

By Adrian Furnham and John Taylor “In the world of intelligence, it is trust not betrayal which dominates the mindset” What exactly do spies do? What...
Leadership Insights

Leadership Insights: Your Organization Is More Than The Sum of Its Parts

By Richard S. Hawkes It’s common for leaders and change-management experts to talk about organizations as if they were machines or computers. Machines have parts,...
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...
authentication

Why Businesses Should Start Using Multi-Factor Authentication 

The threat of cybercrime has indeed never been greater. Businesses are investing in cybersecurity like never before. Multi-factor authentication is a great way to...
Why Marketing Leadership Needs to be Agile and Customer-focused

Why Marketing Leadership Needs to be Agile and Customer-focused

By Mairead Brady Why do we use Zoom and not Slack or Skype? Post photos with Instagram and not Kodak? And why do we watch Netflix...
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...
Digital Era

Towards the Future of Work – How to Thrive in the Digital Era

By Francesca Cristea The world has rapidly changed during the last two years marked by the global pandemic and our society took a big leap...

The Russian Federation, President Putin and the Russian Military are Financially Liable to Ukraine...

By Charles H. Camp, Kiran Nasir Gore and Lilia Chu The ongoing crisis prevents the Ukrainian public from accessing judicial remedies in Ukraine or Russia...
Leading in a Post-COVID World

Leading in a Post-COVID World

By Daniel Breitenstein As we look beyond COVID-19, Daniel Breitenstein, General Manager of Astellas Pharma Germany and Head of the DACH Region, shares how collaboration,...
war concept

Business When Your Country Is At War: Interview with Oleksii Tsymbal, Chief Innovation Officer...

With the appalling news of war and destruction that is coming out of Ukraine, it is hard to believe that Ukrainian companies could continue...
Switching Off the Always-On Culture

Switching Off the Always-On Culture

By Avi Liran and Marianna Pascal In mid-November 2021, Portugal made it illegal for bosses to contact employees after work. Legislators wanted to protect employees from...
Startup

How Corporations Can Partner With Startups In Emerging Markets

By Shameen Prashantham Mingke Luo is a young Shanghai-based entrepreneur who is founder and CEO of MrS.ai, a startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to...
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...
Lack of Innovativeness

What if Your Business Model Was to Blame for Your Lack of Innovativeness!

By Fernanda Arreola, Raphaël Maucuer and Adrien Terlier Innovation is a crucial driver of success for organizations. It is a tool for nurturing a competitive...
Race to Net Zero

Three Steps to Getting on Track in the Race to Net Zero

By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Sytze Dijkstra and Monique de Ritter The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow saw a welcome spate of...
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...
cryptoassets

Cryptoassets and Dispute Resolution: Four Things to Know

By Kiran Nasir Gore and Charles H. Camp With an increased interest in non-traditional financial transactions and record-high inflation rates, cryptoassets represent the next frontier for...
agile and devops

Agile & DevOps: How Do They Interrelate & What Secret Benefits you can Leverage?

 Many people still think that Agile and DevOps are at odds, but this isn't true at all. In fact, Agile and DevOps can work...
AI in Marketing

How AI is Shaping the New Era of Marketing

By Jürgen Galler, CEO and Co-founder of 1plusX Since the inception of digital, data has been the linchpin for marketing success. However, global privacy regulations...
Generate Engagement And Build High Performing Teams

Generate Engagement And Build High Performing Teams With Caring, Clarity, Context, And More

By Brian Hartzer Over the past two decades, while leading or overseeing dozens of businesses across three continents, I’ve grappled with the question of what...
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...
war crimes

Nation States Must Comply With Their Responsibility to Protect Ukraine Against the Russian Federation’s...

By Charles H. Camp, Kiran Nasir Gore and Lilia Chu The UN Charter, signed in 1945, reflects the international community’s collective transnationalist view that unilateral tactics, coercion, and sheer...
Productivity - Tools

Save Time: 5 Best Productivity Tech Tools To Get You More Time

Experts across businesses frequently have extensive daily agendas to get past. Hence, a considerable lot of them depend on more than their organization's inward...
CRM

How to Implement a CRM Successfully

The goal of any good business should be to improve your relationships with other businesses and your customers, and a CRM is a perfect...
Business Software

How Companies Will Manage Software Remotely Post Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic left a hole in many industries and businesses. It has forever changed the way people work, live, and enjoy their lives....
Robotics

The Impact Of Robotics On The European Economy

The economy relies on productivity, employment and jobs to survive, so it's essential to consider how the greater use of robotics and automation affects...
metaverse

Digitalized World: Workplace Culture through the Lens of Metaverse

The pandemic has challenged everyone to acclimate to new methods of work - forcing organizations of all sizes to develop at an exponential pace...
Old and New Takes on Selection Interviews

Old and New Takes on Selection Interviews

By Adrian Furnham Nearly all selection processes involve the famous trio: application form, references and interview. Both the selectors and the candidates seem to like...
Strategic Foresight

Why Invest in Strategic Foresight?

By Ph.D. Nando Malmelin and Dr.Sc. (Tech.) Kalle Kantola Most companies are missing the opportunities of strategic foresight in developing and growing their business. We have seen this...
new leadership

New Leadership for a Sustainable Future

By Matt Gitsham At the close of COP26, an article in the Financial Times reported that although global executives welcomed the deal reached at the close...
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...