IESE School Of Business

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    MBA Class Of 2009

    View the latest video offering from the MBA Class of 2009. The students produced a video for the magazine Business Week, adopting the slogan "Discover the Difference: Why IESE MBA is Number 1." IESE Business School is consistently ranked among the world's top business schools in Europe and is renowned...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Creative Cultures: Making Innovation Work

    Much of the innovation industry talks recycled platitudes: the real secret is that innovation is more about business culture than it is about brainstorming ideas. A culture of innovation is driven by the individual. It?s instilled in an organization by small teams working together day to day.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    How To Lead Growth In Difficult Times

    Prof. Rita Gunther McGrath, Associate Professor at Columbia Business School, visited IESE's Madrid campus recently as part of the conference "Leading Growth in Difficult Times." In this interview, the author speaks about how companies can thrive in today's environment and the key factors for creating a culture of growth and...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    World-Famous Tenor Inspired To Create Leukemia Foundation

    Jos? Carreras, world-famous tenor and founder of the Jos? Carreras International Leukemia Foundation, talks about his goal of making leukemia completely curable. In a recent interview with IESE Prof. Johanna Mair, tenor Jos? Carreras discussed how the feelings of gratitude he felt towards those who helped him when he was...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Hans-Werner Sinn: Economic Perspectives For The U.S.

    Professor Hans-Werner Sinn analyzes in this interview the current situation of the American economy and how could it evolve in the short-term future. Prof. Sinn gave the Continuous Education Session "The Euro Crisis" on November 30 at IESE.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Getting Ready For The Electric Car

    The future of the electric car was one of the key issues at the 25th Meeting of the Automotive Sector.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    An Industry In Transition: The Future Of Mobility - 25th Meeting Of The Automotive Industry

    The 25th meeting of the Automotive Industry, held on IESE?s campus under the title "Reinventing the Industry," covered a broad range of issues including emergence of the electric car, competitiveness of the European car sector and the potential of emerging markets. Organized by IESE Prof. Pedro Nueno and opened by...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Compensation: Which Model Is Right For You?

    Compensation is the single largest cost in most organizations and one of the most important factors influencing a firm's performance. Compensation can have a beneficial or disastrous impact, depending on how it is allocated.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Entrepreneurs' Formula For Success: Event Celebrated In More Than 100 Countries

    The experience of business success more than compensates for all the situations of failure. When you taste a little success, it gives you the fuel to move forward and deal with worse situations, said Pau Valdes, founder of Nakami, a consulting firm specializing in Internet advising and the implementation of...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    I Want to Be an Entrepreneur": Celebrating FINAVES' 10th Anniversary

    Entrepreneurship is an attitude towards life. This was the overall message of four entrepreneurs who participated today in an event marking the 10th anniversary of FINAVES. IESE Business School welcomed entrepreneurs, investors and experts in entrepreneurship to commemorate the seed capital fund's 10 years in existence.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Alfredo Pastor: Are We In A Currency War?

    The unilateral actions of individual countries to devalue their currencies in order to boost the chances of their own recovery made for strained relations at the recent G-20 summit in Seoul. Some fear that these "Competitive devaluations" are doing more harm than good for global economic recovery. Are world economies...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    The Movie Industry: The Latest Trends And Formulas For Success - Interview With Jehoshua Eliasberg

    Can some formulas for success in the movie industry also work for different media platforms? Wharton School of Business Professor Jehoshua Eliasberg talks about the current state of the movie business and explains how other media can learn from its successes.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    GAR 2010: "The Recovery Act Is At Its Peak"

    More than 2,500 alumni from around 55 countries gathered in Barcelona for the Global Alumni Reunion. The 2-day conference, which combines academic and cultural activities, is being held at the Palau de Congressos under the title "Shifting Paradigms: Opportunities Lie in the Challenge". The keynote speaker was Peter Orszag, former...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Conor Neill: The Chile Mine Rescue, Reflections On Leadership In Extreme Situations

    Setting realistic goals, celebrating small wins, caring for your team: IESE's Conor Neill gleans leadership lessons from the sensational Chilean miners' rescue by focusing on three key figures - the President of Chile, the foreman who was the very last to leave the mine, and the oldest miner who served...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Pinar Ozcan: IESE Takes A Look At The Virtual World

    IESE Prof. Pinar Ozcan explains the main goals of the Nordic Virtual World Network and the latest academic and business trends within it. "It would be very interesting to compare what it takes to be an entrepreneur in a real versus a virtual world and whether one of them has...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    How To Succeed In Internet Television: Interview With IESE Professor

    IESE Prof. Josep Valor talks about the latest trends in Internet Television and highlights the key issues that managers must take into account in order to succeed in this emergent business.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    The Reactable Among Projects Unveiled At IESE's Tech Fair

    Aspiring entrepreneurs and potential investors converged at IESE's Entrepreneurial Tech Fair, held on the Barcelona campus. The leaders of 10 ambitious start-ups were on campus for the event, organized by IESE's Center for Family-Owned Business and Entrepreneurship. The fair featured 5-minute business pitches, followed by a speed matchmaking session. IESE...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Henkel: Cleaning Up Amid The Crisis - Interview With CEO Kasper Rorsted

    With consumer spending down, how should a consumer goods company respond? Where are the future growth opportunities? IESE Professor Jaume Ribera interviews Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Change Of Tune For Music Industry

    IESE Prof. Josep Valor highlights the main challenges facing companies in the music industry today. He looks at how to maximize profit from live events, how to adapt to digital distribution, and how to monetize downloads.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    The Risk Of A Double-Dip Recession

    IESE Prof. Antonio Argando?a analyzes the possibility of a worldwide double-dip recession in the second half of 2010 due to the difficulties of the U.S. economy.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Keeping Luxury Under Wraps

    A new European law that went into effect in June 2010 will protect the owners of luxury brands such as Prada or Chanel, which will now be able to restrict sales of their products by unauthorized Internet dealers. IESE Prof. Jose Luis Nueno explains how this measure will affect players...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Problem Solving Above Profit Making: Spanish Queen And Crown Prince Among IESE Audience

    People ask what was the crucial factor in developing the bank and the answer is that I know nothing about banking and if I did I would have followed their rules, said Muhammad Yunus, speaking at a special session of the Continuous Education Program held on IESE?s Barcelona campus in...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Sustainability: The Next Big Imperative

    Kevin Roberts, Saatchi & Saatchi: "The recession has been a good reset, forcing brands to be sustainable culturally, socially, environmentally as well as economically, or else be rejected by consumers."

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Caesar IT Services: The Challenges Of Diversification

    Caesar, a professional IT services firm, has competed in the Dutch IT market since 1993. Its initial value proposition was providing its customers with qualified human capacity at a low hourly or daily rate (often referred to as "Body-shopping"). To escape the increasing commoditization of this type of service, the...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Award-Winning Case On Fiat's Alliance With Tata

    IESE professors ?frica Ari?o and Pinar Ozcan won the EFMD Case Competition, in the category of Indian Management Issues and Opportunities, for their case, "Fiat?s Strategic Alliance with Tata." The IESE professors were presented the award at the 2010 EFMD Annual Conference, held June 6-8 in Oestrich-Winkel (Wiesbaden), Germany. The...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Rating Agencies Under Scrutiny

    Because investors rely on the ratings of credit agencies to assess the risks and worthiness of potential investments, a bad or lowered rating for a country already going through hard times can be devastating. However, doubts have been cast over the reliability of these agencies, especially in Europe. IESE Prof....

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Moral Crisis: IESE Symposium Draws Ethics Experts From Around The Globe

    IESE's 2-day International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society, which is now in its 16th year. The event brings together experts from universities from all over the world to debate ethical principles and how they should be adopted in distinct business sectors. Participants will also address how to integrate a...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Iberia And British Airways Take Off Together: Interview With Prof. ?frica Ari?o

    With the merger between Iberia and British Airways nearing lift off, IESE Prof. Africa Ari?o analyzes the keys to these types of unions in the airline industry and explains the possibilities that mergers and strategic alliances offer.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Trapped By Consumption

    Try to leave your house without spending money. It is virtually impossible, because we live in the age of consumption. In fact, while you watch this video, you are also consuming. In this ultracompetitive environment, brands are no longer just logos. They have become a company's primary value proposition, says...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    HR Expert On "Fat Cat" Compensation: World Business Forum Interviews

    Human Resources Expert Bill Conaty addresses the topic of nurturing leaders, and how to foster a true meritocracy and build organizational vitality.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How E.U. Brands Can Stay Competitive

    A lot has changed in Europe since the first trademarks were registered in France in 1856. Trademark registration grew significantly throughout the 20th century, with 1.1 million new brands registered in France alone, making it No. 1 in registered trademarks. Economists have long demonstrated a strong relationship between competitiveness and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Beating Recession Fatigue Requires Right Diagnosis

    In periods of reduced consumption, like now, managers may be anxious to kick their "Turnaround plan" into high gear. But before prescribing any wonder remedy, it's vital to make a correct diagnosis, otherwise you may be administering placebos. Using research from the food industry in the United States, the author...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    40 Sales Sins To Avoid

    Pedro, the fictional protagonist of two previous books by Cosimo Chiesa, once again serves as the archetypal business person in this latest morality tale from IESE's veteran professor of marketing. Using his signature characters, the author extracts lessons on the 40 most common "Sins" committed in running a sales team....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Strategies For Reviving The Mass Market

    The economic crisis that erupted in 2008 has had a major impact on the habits of consumers, who are now far more concerned about saving than consuming. Apart from savings and discounts, companies face challenges on two other fronts. The first is globalization, which is causing a transfer of wealth...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Holiday Homes, A Year-Round Business

    The term "Holiday home" combines two concepts which until very recently were incompatible: that of the second home, and that of tourist accommodation. In fact, the term holiday home is often used to describe a house or apartment that is acquired for vacation purposes but often turns into a primary...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Slippery Slope Of A Damaged Reputation

    If you want to sell a laptop or get rid of a coin collection, chances are you'll find a buyer on eBay. But if you are a regular eBay seller with an impeccable reputation, beware of your first disgruntled customer. Even for sellers with a long and perfect track record,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Little Emotional Assurance Goes A Long Way

    It's a sad fact of business that even in times of economic boom, the majority of fledgling companies go bust. Since it is investors, board members, customers and employees who provide the cash, skills and other resources to turn entrepreneurial dreams into profitable reality, stakeholder support is crucial at the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cut Costs Without Losing Competitiveness

    Ninety percent of business leaders say they have paid more attention to costs since the financial crisis took hold. Some have asked every department for an across-the-board 10 percent cut in costs. Others have laid off one person in each department, regardless of its size or how important its projects...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Working Formula For Tackling Large-Scale Poverty

    Tackling large-scale poverty is daunting. What can one small organization do? Yet despite the seemingly endless nature of the task, key opportunities do exist for entrepreneurial companies, say IESE professors Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair in their working paper, "Organizational Mechanisms of Inclusive Growth: A Critical Realist Perspective on Scaling."...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How The E.U. Energy Mix Must Change

    The World Energy Outlook, the flagship publication of the International Energy Agency, says Europe's plans for fighting pollution are insufficient. It is urging Europe to cut its emissions by 23 percent, three points more than the E.U. framework, by 2020. Today, the E.U. still produces more than 50 percent of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How E.U. Brands Can Stay Competitive

    A lot has changed in Europe since the first trademarks were registered in France in 1856. Trademark registration grew significantly throughout the 20th century, with 1.1 million new brands registered in France alone, making it No. 1 in registered trademarks. Economists have long demonstrated a strong relationship between competitiveness and...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Beating Recession Fatigue Requires Right Diagnosis

    In periods of reduced consumption, like now, managers may be anxious to kick their "Turnaround plan" into high gear. But before prescribing any wonder remedy, it's vital to make a correct diagnosis, otherwise you may be administering placebos. Using research from the food industry in the United States, the author...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    40 Sales Sins To Avoid

    Pedro, the fictional protagonist of two previous books by Cosimo Chiesa, once again serves as the archetypal business person in this latest morality tale from IESE's veteran professor of marketing. Using his signature characters, the author extracts lessons on the 40 most common "Sins" committed in running a sales team....

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Strategies For Reviving The Mass Market

    The economic crisis that erupted in 2008 has had a major impact on the habits of consumers, who are now far more concerned about saving than consuming. Apart from savings and discounts, companies face challenges on two other fronts. The first is globalization, which is causing a transfer of wealth...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2007

    Maximizing Stakeholders' Interests: An Empirical Analysis Of The Stakeholder Approach To Corporate Governance

    The purpose of the present paper is to help bring some advances in the characterization of the emerging stakeholder model of corporate governance. The authors demonstrate this by analyzing CSR function at board level, board diversity and stakeholder engagement and by examining its relationship with financial performance. Based on an...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Holiday Homes, A Year-Round Business

    The term "Holiday home" combines two concepts which until very recently were incompatible: that of the second home, and that of tourist accommodation. In fact, the term holiday home is often used to describe a house or apartment that is acquired for vacation purposes but often turns into a primary...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Dynamic Trading And Asset Prices: Keynes vs. Hayek

    This paper presents an investigation on the dynamics of prices, information and expectations in a competitive, noisy, dynamic asset pricing equilibrium model. This paper shows that the prices are farther away from (closer to) fundamental compared with average expectations if and only if traders over- (under-) rely on public information...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    The Organization Of Expertise In The Presence Of Communication

    A decision-maker has to elicit information from multiple informed experts about a policy's value. The principal may prevent communication among agents. However, it may be in the principal's interest to allow communication among them. The author assumes that communication allows some synergies among experts to emerge but also opens the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Benchmarking The Single Family Office: Identifying The Performance Drivers

    A Single Family Office (SFO) is a professional organization, owned and controlled by a single wealthy family, dedicated to managing the personal and financial affairs of family members. In addition to investment management services, SFOs' activities often include a range of financial, accounting, legal, educational and personal services which are...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Keeping The Founders' Spirit Alive

    According to the economist Joseph Schumpeter, the entrepreneurial spirit is a process of constant reinvention through innovation. Entrepreneurship has also been described as the art of creating new companies. The entrepreneur spots an unsatisfied demand and assembles a company that can respond to this market requirement. Est?e Lauder, for instance,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Strategies To Build A Winning Portfolio Of Alliances

    Alliance portfolios, or "Egocentric networks," play a key role in firm performance. Take Apple, whose portfolio of ties with EMI, Google and Microsoft, to name a few, were instrumental in the dramatic reversal of its "Near death" a decade ago. Research has shown that portfolios with prominent and experienced partners...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Designing Your Future Business Model: An Activity System Perspective

    Building on the received literature, the authors conceptualize a firm's business model as a system of interdependent activities that transcends the focal firm and spans its boundaries. The activity system enables the firm to create value in concert with its partners but also to appropriate a share of the value...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Dark Side Of Stakeholder Management

    Can a company act ethically and make a profit? Stakeholder Management (SM) theory suggests so: If managers take everyone with an interest in the company into account, they will act responsibly. It follows that if you act ethically, you build a shining reputation, which will inevitably affect the bottom line....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    A Prescription For Marketing Medicine

    Contrary to what many scholars think, the marketing of the life sciences is an activity fraught with challenges unlike selling anything else. For example, in many countries, direct advertising of drugs to consumers is banned. With such an important conduit closed to them, pharmaceutical companies must come up with other...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Japan And Her Dealings With Offshoring: An Empirical Analysis With Aggregate Data

    First moves towards a real understanding of the offshoring phenomenon date back to very recent times, with employment and productivity effects occupying much of the literature around the subject. In particular for Japan, the studies conducted so far focus on the disaggregate level and put the stress on the productivity...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Black Swans, A Wild Goose Chase

    From the Black Monday of October 19, 1987, to the September 11 attacks: When the seemingly impossible comes to pass, has a massive impact and seems to be predictable in retrospect, then we have faced a "Black swan." IESE Prof. Javier Estrada, who has been studying this phenomenon for the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Curing Work-To-Family Conflict Across Cultures

    How many of us have missed a school play because we've had to work late at the office? Or met with a lack of sympathy from a supervisor when we've felt down about problems at home? In the U.S., Michelle Obama recently brought these issues to the fore when she...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Slippery Slope Of A Damaged Reputation

    If you want to sell a laptop or get rid of a coin collection, chances are you'll find a buyer on eBay. But if you are a regular eBay seller with an impeccable reputation, beware of your first disgruntled customer. Even for sellers with a long and perfect track record,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Determinants Of Changes In The Organization Of Production

    In this paper the authors empirically examine the determinants of changes in the organization of production using detailed information on a data set from a new plant-level survey from 1003 plants distributed in all manufacturing industries in Spain. In particular, and among many other things, survey respondents are asked how...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Choice: How Much Is Too Much?

    It seems counterintuitive that fewer choices provide higher levels of satisfaction. But that's exactly what Elena Reutskaja, assistant professor of marketing at IESE, and Robin M. Hogarth, of Pompeu Fabra University, argue in their paper, "Satisfaction in Choice as a Function of the Number of Alternatives: When 'Goods Satiate' But...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Little Emotional Assurance Goes A Long Way

    It's a sad fact of business that even in times of economic boom, the majority of fledgling companies go bust. Since it is investors, board members, customers and employees who provide the cash, skills and other resources to turn entrepreneurial dreams into profitable reality, stakeholder support is crucial at the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    The Ultimate Cultural Change: Vodafone Spain's Technology Area

    Making cultural change happen and improving employees' engagement and motivation cannot be done overnight. It is a medium-term challenge that requires a committed management team, a detailed understanding of the reasons behind employees' low morale, a structured approach to addressing those issues, and a well-designed communications strategy. Achieving cultural change...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Management By Missions: How To Make The Mission A Part Of Management

    Management by Objectives has certain limitations that are not easily overcome simply by including non-financial objectives or by promoting a system of values imported from outside the management system. What is needed, therefore, is a new management system capable of enriching and making sense of the objectives. Management by Missions...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cut Costs Without Losing Competitiveness

    Ninety percent of business leaders say they have paid more attention to costs since the financial crisis took hold. Some have asked every department for an across-the-board 10 percent cut in costs. Others have laid off one person in each department, regardless of its size or how important its projects...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Offshoring: Facts And Figures At The Country Level

    Offshoring has lately received wide attention. Its potential effects, mainly to be materialized in employment and productivity dislocations, are yet to be fully assessed. However, some consensus has been attained as to how to proxy its theoretical definition at an aggregate level. In this paper the authors review the most...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Manager's Background Improves Control System Performance

    Previous research has shown that management control systems (MCSs), rather than impeding the innovation process, can enhance it. In their latest paper, Reasons for Management Control Systems Adoption: Insights from Product Development Systems Choice by Early-Stage Entrepreneurial Companies, Prof. Antonio D?vila of IESE and Prof. George Foster of Stanford Graduate...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Private Label Introduction: Does It Benefit The Supply Chain?

    Private labels, also called store brands or distributor brands, have changed the retail industry during the last three decades. Consumer data shows strong growth of private label market share, and in countries like Germany or Spain, the penetration of private labels is above 30% of total retail sales. This paper...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    The Movie Industry: The Latest Trends And Formulas For Success - Interview With Jehoshua Eliasberg

    Can some formulas for success in the movie industry also work for different media platforms? Wharton School of Business Professor Jehoshua Eliasberg talks about the current state of the movie business and explains how other media can learn from its successes.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    GAR 2010: "The Recovery Act Is At Its Peak"

    More than 2,500 alumni from around 55 countries gathered in Barcelona for the Global Alumni Reunion. The 2-day conference, which combines academic and cultural activities, is being held at the Palau de Congressos under the title "Shifting Paradigms: Opportunities Lie in the Challenge". The keynote speaker was Peter Orszag, former...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Conor Neill: The Chile Mine Rescue, Reflections On Leadership In Extreme Situations

    Setting realistic goals, celebrating small wins, caring for your team: IESE's Conor Neill gleans leadership lessons from the sensational Chilean miners' rescue by focusing on three key figures - the President of Chile, the foreman who was the very last to leave the mine, and the oldest miner who served...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Pinar Ozcan: IESE Takes A Look At The Virtual World

    IESE Prof. Pinar Ozcan explains the main goals of the Nordic Virtual World Network and the latest academic and business trends within it. "It would be very interesting to compare what it takes to be an entrepreneur in a real versus a virtual world and whether one of them has...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    How To Succeed In Internet Television: Interview With IESE Professor

    IESE Prof. Josep Valor talks about the latest trends in Internet Television and highlights the key issues that managers must take into account in order to succeed in this emergent business.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    The Reactable Among Projects Unveiled At IESE's Tech Fair

    Aspiring entrepreneurs and potential investors converged at IESE's Entrepreneurial Tech Fair, held on the Barcelona campus. The leaders of 10 ambitious start-ups were on campus for the event, organized by IESE's Center for Family-Owned Business and Entrepreneurship. The fair featured 5-minute business pitches, followed by a speed matchmaking session. IESE...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Henkel: Cleaning Up Amid The Crisis - Interview With CEO Kasper Rorsted

    With consumer spending down, how should a consumer goods company respond? Where are the future growth opportunities? IESE Professor Jaume Ribera interviews Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Change Of Tune For Music Industry

    IESE Prof. Josep Valor highlights the main challenges facing companies in the music industry today. He looks at how to maximize profit from live events, how to adapt to digital distribution, and how to monetize downloads.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    The Risk Of A Double-Dip Recession

    IESE Prof. Antonio Argando?a analyzes the possibility of a worldwide double-dip recession in the second half of 2010 due to the difficulties of the U.S. economy.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Keeping Luxury Under Wraps

    A new European law that went into effect in June 2010 will protect the owners of luxury brands such as Prada or Chanel, which will now be able to restrict sales of their products by unauthorized Internet dealers. IESE Prof. Jose Luis Nueno explains how this measure will affect players...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Lessons From The Japanese crisis

    Toyoo Gyohten, president of the Institute for International Monetary Affairs, says we did not act soon enough to avert the current crisis, and that CEOs must take seriously their leadership responsibilities to put the corporate sector right again. Apart from fiscal stimulus packages, he believes leaders must find ways to...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Basic Measures To Manage The Crisis

    In this interview, IESE Prof. Alberto Fernandez analyzes the common mistakes that managers make when gathering information and taking decisions, and the speaker suggests some fundamental strategies for managers to follow in times of crisis.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Case Study: Fiat's Strategic Alliance With Tata

    The case "Fiat's Strategic Alliance with Tata" looks at the automotive industry, Fiat and Tata's corporate background and provides an in-depth description of how these two sides came together including the entire pre-operational negotiation process. The case is set as of October 2007, immediately after the companies had finalized a...

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