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Four Toxic Symptoms of Success

February 8, 2019 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, Corporate Governance, Business Model, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Risto Siilasmaa All companies make mistakes but success – especially huge success – can blind companies to their mistakes until it’s too late to recover. Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of Nokia, shares hard-earned lessons from Nokia’s near-death experience in 2012: How to recognise and prevent the toxicity of success.   When I joined Nokia’s

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Craftsmanship Meets Technology: A Conversation with Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen

February 2, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, Luxury Strategy, Strategic Spotlight, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

In the new IWC Manufacturing Center, IWC Schaffhausen combines traditional craftsmanship with sophisticated technology to produce high-quality timepieces like the iconic Pilot’s Watches or the Portugieser. The building was designed by the brand’s CEO, who

Rethinking Future Higher Education

January 31, 2019 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Paweł Rowinski, Claudio Cisullo, Courtney Abraham and Jan Klimek “Education is a sustainable way for cultural change and transformation.”   The world around us has already changed dramatically, and the pace is

Driving Success Through Agile Banking: An Exclusive Interview with Sergey Khotimskiy

November 23, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

Started out as a local bank catering to a niche market, Sovcombank became one of the largest in terms of assets and most profitable banking groups in Russian Federation. Sergey Khotimskiy, First Deputy Chairman and co-owner of Sovcombank PJSC, shared with us

How Banks Grow Now

November 20, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Marketing & Consumers, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Piercarlo Gera, Alessandro Secchi and Luca Gagliardi Spending on customer loyalty keeps going up, but returns are diminishing. This article will tackle how banks manage and integrate new techniques in keeping up with their customers’ needs and demands in

Smile, Smile and Be A Leader? Differences in male and female leaders’ use of humour

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Vanessa Marcié and Sucheta Nadkarni While humour can serve as a key to improve work culture and leadership effectiveness, there is a good chance that you are not cracking jokes properly or in a strategic manner, which can be damaging on many levels.

Second-hand Luxury: Should Personal Luxury Brands Sell Pre-owned Products?

November 19, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Business Model, Editors' Pick, Luxury StrategyComments (0)

By Jean-Noël Kapferer As luxury brands seek to protect their symbolic capital and prestige, entering resale markets is a strategy to be carefully considered before diving into, JN Kapferer examines the challenges and opportunities for luxury brands to enter

How Women Leaders Build The Career They Thrive In

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Christie Hunter Arscott and Lauren Noël Early career women understand that building a career and life they thrive in is no small feat. Instead, they find they are navigating a labyrinth of obstacles, twists, turns, and often dead ends. They desire to

Leading as a Coach: Advancing Career, Transforming Life

November 13, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An Exclusive Interview with Magdalena Nowicka Mook, Executive Director and CEO, ICF A professional coaching program has proven to be a powerful catalyst for helping executives as they embark on journeys toward becoming better business leaders. In our

Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain

September 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Supply Chain, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Allan Dow, President, Logility In today’s fast-changing marketplace, Allan Dow, President of Logility, knows all too well that a customer centric approach to any business is the only holy grail to success. In this interview, he