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When brands get real: New perspectives on brand authenticity | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>The concept of brand authenticity has attracted a lot of attention recently, yet is still not well understood. Recent …

Marketing

Motivation: The network effect | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>New research reveals that the motivation to behave in a socially beneficial way can spread from one individual to another, …

How natural resources breed violence

AFRICA is home to a tenth of the planet’s oil, a third of its mineral reserves and produces two-thirds of its diamonds. High prices may pep up the …

Africa

Watching me, watching you: making sense of social interaction | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Whether it is negotiating, selling, motivating, or even dating, people with access to the latest social sensing …

Business by design: The value proposition challenge | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Developing a new business idea is notoriously difficult. Start-up failure statistics are discouraging – some 90 per cent of …

Time is money: calculating lead time value in SCM | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Deciding optimal supply chain lead times involves calculating a number of difficult tradeoffs. New research makes that …

Preventing civil conflict: the trade and trust solution | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Strong institutions or democracy don’t always appear to alter the risk of conflict. Dominic Rohner and Mathias Thoenig …

A meeting of minds: how clever conversations underpin great project management | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Meetings may often seem like a waste of time, yet new research suggests that they are essential part of effective project …

Values driven change: Transforming institutional practices from the bottom up | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>A small group of would-be entrepreneurs have succeeded, where many have failed, in reducing the hold of the Sicilian Mafia …

Why companies conform: the strategic benefits of doing the right thing | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>There’s a view that conforming to accepted standards and norms is something organizations do reactively, mainly due to …

Leader corruption depends on power and testosterone | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>For centuries, philosophers and scientists have been interested in how people relate to power. Now a new study has revealed …

Psychology

The sweet smell of success: the complexities of using scent as a marketing tool | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>As marketers use increasingly sophisticated tools to enhance the consumer experience, Manja Leib investigates how the …

Holding the baby: parental leave, career prospects, and well-being | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Parental leave policies are designed to achieve a number of objectives. They can promote wellbeing, encourage women’s …

The management detectives: an evidence based approach to investigating management problems | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>When chemists do drug development they tend not to rely on hunches. Fortunately for the unwell, they prefer the more …

Contagion, capital and crashes: a new measure of systemic risk in Europe | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>How secure are Europe’s financial institutions? What are the chances of another crisis? Eric Jondeau and Michael Rockinger …

The anatomy of a deal: VC decision making, the inside story | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Investment decisions in the venture capital industry inevitably take place behind closed doors, and despite limited …

Venture Capital

Strategies for innovation: When does sharing with a competitor rather than going alone make sense? | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>In a world where innovation is increasingly expensive, going it alone is not always the best way for firms to produce a …

Tales of the unexpected: understanding risk at the extremes | HECimpact

» Lire en français: French<p>Business as usual is the normal state affairs, and the world that managers and policymakers operate within most of the …

Climate Change

Does power lead to corruption?

Scientific research shows that, whatever an individual’s personality type, power leads to antisocial decisions – and testosterone plays an important part too<p>A few years ago, I published a paper in the journal Science showing that even small children can predict the results of parliamentary …

Dealing with the mafia: Stop that racket | Which MBA? | The Economist

THE protection racket was one of the first businesses the Sicilian mafia entered into. Mafiosi have shaken down firms, large and small, on the island …

Italy

What Makes A Killer Business Pitch For Branson And Other Top Investors

Business angels and venture capitalists and business angels play a vital role in new business creation, providing capital and access to a powerful resource network and enabling thousands of entrepreneurs to realise their dreams of creating and growing new ventures.<p>But they don’t make investment …

Is the Indian Auto Industry Ethically Blind?

A couple of days back I read a newspaper article with the headline “Airbags will hike cost, hit sales; Cos”. India recorded the highest number of …

Maruti Suzuki

Modern managers need to think like detectives

For more than a century, valuable insight into leadership, logistics, strategy, human resources, finance and other areas of management and business …

Business School

Le site hebdo.ch n'existe plus

En raison de la fin de la publication de L'Hebdo, le site internet du magazine n'est désormais plus accessible.<p>Les <b>archives papier</b> sont disponibles en …

Automobile

What is the real value of producing close to demand? OpLab presentation

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