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From Products to Solutions – Mastering Sales Force Incentives

By Johannes Habel and Olaf Ploetner As B2B companies strive to become providers of solutions rather than products, sales managers face significant challenges. Among them:...

We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring...

By Sucheta Nadkarni Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk...

Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

The Case of Two Successful Business Schools in Barcelona By S. L. Dolan, Y. Altman, B. Capell and M. Raich

The Missing Puzzle Piece? How Action Learning Can Help Solve the Dual Challenge of...

By Alex Makarevich, Christian Acosta-Flamma and Simon L. Dolan To win in the “war for talent”, companies can no longer rely on conventional recruitment methods...

Overcoming the Triple Hurdle of Diversity Management

By Winfried Ruigrok Diversity management is a key instrument to position your company as a preferred employer. Fail to recite this mantra and you risk...

Knowledge Architects Wanted

By Tammi L. Coles Organisations that embrace cross-domain knowledge can attain sustainable agility. In this article, the author highlights the significant yet often overlooked difference...

After After-Sales: New Business Models Tempt, Fail Industry

By Olaf Plötner The after-sales-based business models of industrial enterprises are endangered. Simultaneously, modern data-based technologies enable the development of complex service solutions – so...

Developing Values in Business Education

By Nigel Duncan This article considers how we might best prepare students for ethical business practice. It considers recent developments in evolutionary research and neuroscience...

Where do you Begin with your (Big) Data Initiative?

By Joe Peppard While “Big data” has garnered a lot of attention over the last number of years, many managers struggle in deciding where to...

How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

By Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark Leadership Alert! There are times when the classic development of leaders no longer fully equips them or their organisations...

50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 2: Understanding the Core of the Vision

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle This article continues from Part I (in the last issue of...

The Search for Innovation Leadership

By Jeff Gaspersz What do we need to do to build the leaders that are equipped for the new innovation challenges?   In all the years I...

50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 1: Designing a Radically New Vision of...

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle Extracts from chapter 5 of the forthcoming book “Management education for...

Needed: Executives (and Citizens) with a Global Mindset

By Nakiye A. Boyacigiller We are facing challenges of a global nature that require global citizenship, global responsibility, and global solutions. These cannot be achieved...

Strategic Planning & Execution in an Uncertain World

Setting business strategy used to be as simple as defining what the organization wanted to achieve and then laying out the steps to get...
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...
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How B2B Marketers Can Stay Customer-Centric

By Mairead Brady, Warwick Business School (WBS) WBS Core Insights: Future of Work To adjust to the new post-pandemic normal it is vital that businesses move...
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Methods to Navigate Complexity: SWOT Analysis

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor of The European Business Review Forbes calls SWOT analysis the “Most Overlooked Business Tool”. Here, we guide you on...
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COVID as an Economic Opportunity: Lessons From the Subprime Crisis on Resilient Businesses

By Jorge Sá Most businesses were taken completely off-guard when the COVID crisis hit. The absence of historical data on such an event meant that...
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“Navigating Executive Education Preferences and Needs in Contemporary Leadership” (Part I): Revealing the Executive...

By The Editors of The European Business Review Welcome to the first installment of insights based on the results of our recent survey, "Navigating Executive...
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A Beauty Premium and a Plainness Penalty: Attractiveness at Work

By Adrian Furnham Are physically attractive people seriously advantaged at work? Are they more likely to be selected, promoted, and given higher salaries? Does being physically...
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Navigating Executive Education Preferences and Needs in Contemporary Leadership Part 2: Strategic Emphases for...

Presented by the editors of The European Business Review Following our exploration of geographical preferences in executive education, we now delve into the strategic emphases...

Culture Is Still ‘‘a Thing’’: On Why It’s So, but Shouldn’t Be

By Ernst Graamans The time has come to see culture in business settings in a new light – not as a ‘‘collective programming of the...
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The Executive Education Conundrum: Insights from Survey “Navigating Executive Education Preferences and Needs in...

This article marks the third installment in a series of five articles to be published in our survey report for our recent survey, “Navigating Executive...
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The Evolving Face of Executive Education Learning: Global Trends and Topics

By Pamela Martinez At a time when the business world is challenged by radical advances in technology, volatility, and disruption, it’s encouraging to see how...
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Attention to the Third Success Factor is Always Necessary

By Prof. dr. ir. Anke van Hal In the energy transition, there is always attention to affordability and technology. However, attention to an important third...
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Navigating the Business Horizon: 10 Essential Insights from The European Business Review

By Pamela Martinez “In this moment, we must all be learners – figuring out not how to simply make the best of it, but how to...
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The Leading Edge of Edtech: Shaping Learning with AI

Interview with Beatriz Arnillas, VP of Product Management at 1EdTech Beatriz Arnillas, VP of Product Management at 1EdTech, a nonprofit consortium for educational institutions and edtech suppliers, discusses her journey from...
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Disrupting Higher Education – ChatGPT and Generative AI

By Nancy W. Gleason The way we assess learning and credential talent is disrupted by ChatGPT. It is forcing higher education to strip down and...
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Introducing New Article Series: Future Forecasting Tools and Megatrends

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor of The European Business Review AI hype, war and geopolitical chaos, climate change, and fragile supply chains. An overall...
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3 Things Educators and Edtech Suppliers Need to Talk About

By Sandra DeCastro The advancements in technology are reshaping how we teach and learn, bringing new opportunities and challenges. To address such challenges, a concerted...
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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...
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Future Forecasting Tools and Megatrends: Scenario Planning

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor In the article series on how to strategize in an unpredictable future, we’ve reached scenario planning. This article explores...
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Championing Triple Ownership Programs (TOPs) in Executive Education: How Participant and Sponsor Ownership Leads...

By Christoph Burger, Bianca Schmitz and Bethan Williams What do you associate with the word “campus”?  For most of us, besides the happy student memories, there...

What Did 2023 Teach Us About Leadership? An Answer in the Form of Three...

By Martin Gutmann After his takeover of Twitter in October of 2022, Elon Musk admonished his staff to be “extremely hardcore.” Many heeded the call,...

Beyond Good Intentions – Bringing Strategy To Giving, Impact Investing, and Corporate Responsibility

By Olga Almqvist Value-driven leaders and people with means have an array of options for giving back to society. But whether through philanthropy, impact-driven investments,...
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How Can Leaders Stay in the Know?

By Dr. Maja Korica, Warwick Business School (WBS) As a senior leader, do you know what’s really going on in your organisation? Are you on...
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Tech Events Dominating Europe: A Guide to Top Tech Summits for Business Leaders

From Generative AI to cloud security and everything in between, the range of tech events taking place each year can be overwhelming. Introduction There are a...
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Future Forecasting Tools: The Delphi Method

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor Developed during the Cold War for military applications, the Delphi Method is a popular forecasting tool across various sectors,...

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