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Sustainability

Why Fixing the Planet is also about Seizing Business Opportunities

By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Sybille Berjoan, Dr Jacques Bughin and Yuhui Xiong Companies’ efforts to become more sustainable can often be driven by regulation or government...
Digital Upskilling

Digital Upskilling, Gender Equality, and Leadership in Tech-Driven Organizations

By David De Cremer Renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell (2007) is often quoted saying “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” This quote underscores the...
Buying Luxury

Improving the Emotional Mix of Buying Luxury

By Francine Espinoza Petersen and Mariana Soberano Buying luxury impacts not only consumers’ wallet, but also their hearts. In this article, we provide a deeper...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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”...
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...

Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation of Education: Part I: New Paradigms, New Reality, and...

By Mario Raich, Kristine M. Kawamura, Simon L. Dolan, Paweł M. Rowiński and Claudio Cisullo This paper is Part I of two articles to be published...
one way to accelerate social mobility

Fixing the Progression Paradox: One Way to Accelerate Social Mobility

By Simon Eaves, Camilla Drejer and Dominic King Socio-economic background continues to weigh on career progression in the UK. Despite this, a new Accenture study...

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...
hiring

Make Hiring a Delightful Employee Experience

How to upgrade your employer brand to attract and retain the best talent By Avi Liran As the war for talent intensifies, creating a Delightful Employee...

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,...
triple AI

Triple A.I. Supply Chains

By Fabrice Thomas and Hervé Legenvre Hau L. Lee, a Stanford professor described high performing supply chains back in 2004 as Agile, Adaptative and Aligned....

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,...
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...

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