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Leading in the Post-Covid World

As the world stares down year three of a crisis that has affected so many lives and livelihoods, we’re bringing you a look at how it has affected business and society as well, and how to prepare for what might come next.

Change or Transformation?

By Dr. Nina Mohadjer It may be said that to implement change in an organisation takes a real leader. But, as Nina Mohadjer contends, to...

Aligning Organisational Ecosystems to be Fit for Purpose

By Jonathan Trevor and Kazuhiro Asakawa In the first of a two-part series, we explore how firms are reaping the benefits of leveraging a network...

Longevity for Sustainability: Adding Value That Lasts

Interview with Geert Van Den Goor, Group Managing Partner at Valcon Geert van den Goor, Group Managing Partner at Valcon, shares his insights from a...

Taking a Stand against the Gender Gap in Workplace Flexibility

By Fiona Wylie Workplace flexibility has become a central pillar in the modern employment landscape, reflecting a growing recognition of its importance for work-life balance,...

Trust-Me: A Concept and Metric to Embed in Leaders, Enhancing their...

By Simon L. Dolan, Kyle Brykman and Shay S. Tzafrir Every leader needs to inspire trust in their followers, employees, and stakeholders. Trust is one...

Unlocking the Future: Upskilling Strategies for 2024 and Beyond 

By Bill O’Shea Businesses face a critical and growing skills gap. According to the World Economic Forum, six in ten employees will require training before...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Navigating the Business Horizon: 10 Essential Insights from The European Business...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Mission, Vision, Values: A Blueprint For Success

By Ken Gavranovic and Lee Atchison excerpted from their book BUSINESS BREAKTHROUGH 3.0 Sam Goldwyn reportedly said that a verbal contract isn’t worth the paper...

COVID as an Economic Opportunity: Lessons From the Subprime Crisis on...

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...

Want to Succeed in Business? Get your Culture in Good Shape

Interview with Mr. Ian Johnston, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles It’s common to refer casually to a company’s “culture”. But what does that really mean...

Climate Action is in the Hands of the C-Suite

By Renaud Bettin As companies face rising pressures from consumers, investors, and sustainability reporting regulations, it is essential that the entire C-Suite assumes responsibility for...

Resilience to Turbulence: How to Keep Going in Uncertain Times

Interview with Petra Jenner, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Splunk Recently, dramatic events like pandemics and...

Keeping your Head up: Experiences that Shape your Life and your...

Interview with Mr. Mark Anderson, CEO of Alteryx While it is undeniably true that we are all the sum of our experiences, it is also...

Next-Gen Education: Teaching Humans How to Thrive in a World of...

By Sean Culey In July 2022, I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote on “the future of work” to over 200 head teachers at...

Leaders’ Behaviours and Organisational Cultures Needed for Success in a Post...

By Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic The global pandemic has changed all aspects of our lives including the way that we are now working. As organisations are...

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...

Cybersecurity: The Future of Passwords and Passwordless – Interview with Michael...

Digital security remains a core concern for businesses, as the scary headlines continue to shriek of stolen and encrypted data, phishing, breaches, and intrusions....

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...

Trailblazer Females – Women’s Day 2023: Today’s Workplace Equality Challenges

By Marcelina Horrillo Husillos, Journalist and Correspondent at The Business European Review As we celebrate International Women's Day in 2023, this article explores the incredible...

Elon Musk’s ‘Hardcore’ Management Style: a Case Study in What Not...

By Libby Sander As a case study in how to implement organisational change, Elon Musk’s actions at Twitter will go down as the gold standard...

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

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...

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...

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Is Your Board Adapting to a...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Recent research revealed that 87% of board members believe market...

Five Ways of Reinventing CSR under Contemporary Capitalism

CSR is intimately connected with the way that capitalism is practised, and poor CSR outcomes are often the result of shortcomings of contemporary capitalism....

Discover a New Leadership Playbook

Ahead of the Great Leadership Reset conference on 24 November 2022, Karen Smart, head of consultancy with the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) looks...

Taking Back Control?

By Alexei Garan Supply chains for UK businesses are under extraordinary pressure thanks to the impact of COVID, the war in Ukraine, and geopolitical tensions...

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...

“Net better Off?” Why companies should scale new, tech-based flexible work...

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...

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...

Strategic Leadership and Decision Making Under Extreme Crisis: Looking at Complexity...

By Pedro B. Água Eleven years have elapsed since the 11 of March 2011, when one of the strongest earthquakes recorded in history did hit...

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,...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Finding Focus Post Pandemic: Growing a Resilient Business in a Volatile...

By Steve Lewis Steve Lewis took the reins as CEO of global re/insurance advisor Pro Global just before the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic....

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,...

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...

Building the Strategic Architecture of the Post Pandemic Corporate Landscape

By Dr. Mark Esposito, Dr. Alessandro Lanteri and Dr. Terence Tse The Covid-19 pandemic has been a major disruptor for tried and tested approaches...

Five SAP Security Activities That Organisations Should Consider with the New...

By Dudley Cartwright Stephen McBride, Forbes Magazine contributor and editor of RiskHedge Report, predicts in his article that the largest cyberattack in history is imminent, with the...

How European Companies can use the Cloud to Increase their Competitiveness

By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Sybille Berjoan, Surya Mukherjee and Gargi Chakrabarty Most European business leaders think of cloud as shared, public data centers to host workloads...

Making a Mid-Career Pivot with the Advanced Finance Program

Suzanne Ley spent more than 15 years in corporate and investment banking when she decided she needed a new challenge. “The dynamics of the...