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GRC

Resources for Managers for Better Understanding Benefits of Using Adaptive GRC

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, the concept of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) has undergone a significant transformation, leading to the emergence...
Better Boards Podcast

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Can Accounting Save the World and Your Company?

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. As we recorded this podcast, the World Economic Forum convened...

How to Build a Thriving Self-managed Organization

By Anne Krog Iversen, Chief People, DNA & Culture Officer of TimeXtender We hear a lot these days about corporate modernization taking place by deploying...
telecommunication industry

Get On-Site to Get Ahead – and be Ready to Learn Something

Interview with Takayo Takamuro, the Managing Director of Telehouse Europe  Not so long ago, few women held executive roles in Japanese companies. Still fewer had...
business growth

The Sources Of Economic Growth: What If Countries Were Companies?

By Jorge Sá & Paulo Rodrigues In a world in which, somewhat surprisingly, there is still a lack of consensus among economists as to precisely...
Productivity and Profitability in Business

Compassion: The Missing Ingredient to Productivity and Profitability in Business

Interview with Dr Bruno Roque Cignacco on compassion, trust, and human-oriented leadership in business.    In the new edition of your book “The Art of Compassionate Business”,...
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Revisiting HR Challenges at the Dawn of 2024

By Pedro Cesar Martínez Moran and Simon L. Dolan A new year is always an appropriate time to stop and evaluate progress in any given endeavour...

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,...
Joe Fuller

The Better Boards Podcast Series: AI – What Questions do Directors Need to Ask?

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. There is much discussion about AI, especially after the launch...
passive agressive

The Passive-Aggressive Individual 

By Adrian Furnham You must have met a few or maybe you are working with one right now. Who are passive-aggressive individuals and what makes...
Decentralised AI

Decentralise to Incentivise: The Quest for Unbiased, Explainable AI

Interview with Ala Shaabana, Co-founder of Opentensor Foundation  Amid widespread concern regarding possible built-in bias, opacity, and misalignment in big-tech-dominated AI, one strategy that offers...
Cyber Supply Chain Risk Programme

A Practical Guide to Kick-starting Your Cyber Supply Chain Risk Programme

By Dr. Kamil J. Mizgier The digitalisation of global supply chains is unstoppable and there is no doubt about the upside potential it brings in...
leadership

Corporate Social Responsibility: Do Companies Have Souls?

By Bill Novelli The harshest criticism of corporate social responsibility is that companies are essentially immoral, or rather amoral. It’s said that money trumps everything,...
Andreas E.F. Uterman

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Leading an Effective Board

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. What does good look like? What does it mean to...
Cloud Security

Is Cloud Security Still an Install and Forget Job? Interview with Raj Samani, Chief...

Raj Samani, Chief Scientist at Rapid7 and a special advisor to the European Cybercrime Centre, discusses the nuances of cloud security, the evolving role...
Employee Wellbeing

The Financial Sector’s Guide to Employee Wellbeing

By Sarah Henson As the year begins and we start to plan for 2024, many are setting resolutions, perhaps considering how they can prioritise health...
Gen Z Leadership

How Can Good Leadership Solve the Soft-skill Gap that Gen Z’ers Experience When Entering...

By Erik Maier Gen Z are ‘anxiously optimistic digital natives in pursuit of face-to-face interaction’, a recent survey revealed. When it comes to the workplace,...
2023 in Review

2023 in Review

By Emil Bjerg, journalist and editor  With 2023 coming to an end, we review the most impactful events in a year that’ll be remembered particularly...
Better Boards podcast

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Why Story is Mission Critical for Boards

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. A crucial yet often overlooked aspect of board effectiveness: stories....
Leadership

“Focus on the People” – Carl Day of Apogee on Leadership and Teambuilding

Interview with Carl Day, Chief Sales Officer, Apogee    In an insightful conversation with Carl Day, Chief Sales Officer at Apogee, we explore the transformative journey...
How Scott van den Berg Became the King of Celebrity Investing

Scott van den Berg on The Future of Influencer Marketing and Investing in Celebrity...

Interview with Scott van den Berg, Founder of CELEB Entrepreneur Scott van den Berg, founder of CELEB and Influencer Capital, talks to The European Business...
team management

Breaking Down Silos with Collaborative Coaching

By Sarah Henson As technology evolves, organisations need to remain agile. The rapid development of generative AI has required organisations to become more collaborative than...
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...
organisation

Providing the High-quality Lowdown on the World’s Private Companies

Interview with Nicola Ebmeyer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Gain.pro  Nicola Ebmeyer co-founded Gain.pro having identified a gap in the market for solid information on private...
Game

Mastering the Game: Lessons in Leadership from Rugby to the Boardroom

By Darren Cassidy Mastering the Game: Lessons in Leadership from Rugby to the Boardroom explores the parallels between high-performance rugby and successful business leadership. Drawing...

We Need To Talk About Elon Musk

By Grishma Jashapara The rise of mass media and celebrity culture has amplified the “cult of personality” trend - and it should concern us. Firstly, let’s...
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Covering Blind Spots. Does the Board have the Right Information for Effective Decision Making?

By Pedro B. Agua Does your board have the right information for decision making? Better decision making has been a growing demand at any organizational...
The Inspiring Life of a Director

The Better Boards Podcast Series: The Inspiring Life of a Director

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. We all have dreams. When we sit in our offices,...
Simon Dolan - Columnist

The Eutopia of Engaging in Unconditional Kindness to Self and Others

By Salvador García Sánchez and Simon L. Dolan Introduction “Resilience” seems to be a common term used by professionals in many disciplines. Psychologists and medical experts...
Fernanda - Columnist

Artificial Intelligence: Will You Be a Saboteur or an Impressionist?

By Gregory Unruh and Fernanda Arreola The rapid adoption of AI in today's organisations leaves workers with two choices: waste their energy in a futile...
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Ethics in Leadership: The Best Executive Education Programs of 2024

By Pamela Martinez Ethical leadership must be a core value in today’s business world. Introduction The significance of emotional intelligence among leaders has escalated in importance for organisational...
Navigating the Business Horizon

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...
culture as business symptom

Why Culture is the Ultimate Business Symptom and NOT a Root Cause of a...

By Jim Vaselopulos When we think of medical symptoms, fever, chills, or nausea might come to mind. But what about business symptoms? These “problems”, more...
Enlightened Management Systems

Enlightened Management Systems and Narratives

By John Almandoz and Carlos Rey A lot can be said for the popular Management by Objectives management system that operates on the principle of...
On Being an Effective Non-Executive Director

The Better Boards Podcast Series: On Being an Effective Non-Executive Director

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. One of the most frequently asked questions to Better Boards...
Overcome Fear of Standing Out at the Workplace

How to Overcome Fear of Standing Out at the Workplace

By Syed Balkhi Standing out at the workplace can be intimidating, especially if you’re an introvert. However, overcoming this fear is essential if you want...
The Better Boards Podcast Series: The Board as a Team

The Better Boards Podcast Series: The Board as a Team

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. The Board as a Team may be a surprising topic....
Business transitions

Transformative Transitions: 8 Exit Archetypes Every Company Founder Must Know

By Merilee Kern An expert examination of the prototypical exist phases—and crucial navigational strategies—founders must heed in today’s economic climate Business transitions are important for several...
Michael Crandell

Cybersecurity Made Simple: Taming the Password

Interview with Michael Crandell, CEO of Bitwarden In the old days, all we had to memorise was a birthday or two. Now, the internet and...
Putting Humans First

Doing it Right by Putting Humans First: Interview with Paul Evans

Paul Evans and his friends founded software specialists Mindera with the emphasis on thinking of everyone else – clients, employees, and society – first....
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Why Strong Technology Leadership Matters to Europe’s Future Competitiveness

The Right Leadership Can Help Bridge Europe's Lag in Technology Adoption, R&D, and Patents By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Svenja Falk, and Surya Mukherjee Increasing leaders’ technology quotient...
Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Preparing for Mandatory Reporting Under the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive is Essential

By Tim Bovy and Ian Hodges The date for the initial filing of mandatory reports is fast approaching. The European Union Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive...
Emma Codd

The Better Boards Podcast Series: The Retention Factor – Why Boards Need to Prioritise...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. When LGBT+ employees feel their employers aren't doing enough to...
Corporation

AoEC Certifies As a B Corporation

The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) is delighted and proud to announce its certification as a B Corporation. As an accredited global coach training company,...
Pioneering Biotech Investment

Pioneering Biotech Investment with Patient-Centric Vision

Interview with Dr. Simeon George from SR One Capital Management The biotech industry, a realm of constant innovation and transformation, is driven by brilliant minds...
Network to the Networked Board

Governance 4.0: Moving Beyond Directors’ Networks to the Networked Board

By Dr. Dean Blomson Like many other things in the modern world (such as our road transport systems, for example), company boards operate according to...
From a millennial crisis to a purposeful leadership

From A Millennial Crisis To A Purposeful Leadership

Interview with Agne Nainyte by Mira Vasic The new era of leadership is asking for authentic leaders, which are purpose-driven and compassionate. Agne Nainyte leads...
Is the Toxic Working Culture an Opportunity for Company and Personal Growth

Is the Toxic Working Culture an Opportunity for Company and Personal Growth?

By Marcelina Horrillo Husillos, Journalist and Correspondent at The European Business Review The link between toxic gap, gender gap and mental health is key to...
The Better Boards Podcast Series

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Governance – Are Boards Part of the Problem or...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. So much of the global discussion of corporate governance...

Bumps in the Road: Recovering From Leadership Setbacks

By Doug Lennick and Chuck Wachendorfer Most leadership setbacks happen, at least partially, because leaders make mistakes. Unfortunately, high achieving leaders are often intolerant of...