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  • Partnering With Competitors - Effects Of Alliances On Airline Entry And Capacity Decisions

    White Papers // Feb 2011 // provided by INSEAD

    The formation of an airline alliance is one of the most important and difficult decisions that has to be made by airline management. In particular, domestic airline alliances have always caused controversy due to the possibility of attenuating the competition, which has been a key concern of policy makers. Before ...

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  • Maximizing Shareholder Value: An Ethical Responsibility?

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by INSEAD

    Finance professors often get criticized by ethics professors because they tell their students that the goal of the firm is to maximize shareholder value. Financial scandals such as Enron, Tyco and others are regularly blamed on the excessive focus on shareholder value maximization.

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  • The Transcultural Leader: Carlos Ghosn, CEO Of Renault, Nissan

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by INSEAD

    The CEO of Renault and Nissan, and the 2008 recipient of the INSEAD Transcultural Leadership Award, Ghosn told INSEAD Knowledge that the fact he had the experience of being raised in different countries - not by choice, but by coincidence because of his family circumstances - had helped him in ...

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  • Cross-Cultural Negotiations: Avoiding The Pitfalls

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by INSEAD

    When entering into negotiations, we should always take into account cultural factors such as the educational or religious background of the person sitting across the table, but, says INSEAD professor Horacio Falcao, many people both underestimate and overestimate the cross-cultural aspects.

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  • CEO View: Josep Oliu, Banco Sabadell

    White Papers // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    From 1976 to 1982 there was a long deep crisis with a lot of consequences to the financial system, Oliu remembers. "This was mixed with the transition to the democratic regime in Spain and the establishment of a lot of market mechanisms that didn't exist before - and that caused ...

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  • Investing In Unknown Stocks Could Yield Higher Returns

    White Papers // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    The study found that investors stand to gain comparatively higher returns by punting on stocks that have no media coverage than those that enjoy a high media profile. Indeed, the study's survey of a portfolio of stocks with no media coverage found that it outperformed another portfolio of stocks with ...

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  • Advice To Direct Marketers: Let The People Do The Talking

    White Papers // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    The explosion of social networking sites has been a boon for direct marketers. For the hundreds of millions of users of Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and so on, they are fun ways to communicate with their friends and make more friends. But for marketers they are huge databases of consumer information. ...

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  • The Power Of True Strategy

    White Papers // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    Greene explains that this happened because, in order to keep control, the leader needed more people to keep power centralized. With that, he had to assemble a team of military advisers. But as the circle expanded, people began to form power centers of their own. They started to think about ...

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  • Is It Too Late To Get Into The China Market?

    White Papers // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    Is it too late for multinationals to enter China right now? Not so, according to Edward Tse, Booz & Company's senior partner and chairman for Greater China. If you're a late entrant, you need to really find a unique value proposition that is differentiated against your competition. So by no ...

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  • Microfinance Comes Of Age

    Webcasts // Aug 2010 // provided by INSEAD

    Microfinance is banking, and banking is the core competence, so it makes sense for one to be active in this area, says Arthur Vayloyan, Head of Investment Services and Products, Private Banking, at Credit Suisse in Zurich.

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