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EMLYON International MBA Blog - EMLYON Master of Business Administration

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Apple's Claims of Improved Performance on iPhone 4s and iPad 2 With iOS 8.1.1 Put to the Test

Following the launch of iOS 8 back in September, many iPhone 4s users reported widespread issues ranging from slow performance to choppy animations. With Monday's release of iOS 8.1.1 promising "increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S", <i>Ars Technica</i> has now put …

Sarkozy tipped to lead party in new charge for French presidency

The 59-year-old broke the worst-kept secret in French politics when he announced his political comeback in September, presenting himself as the saviour of his bitterly divided conservative opposition party.<p>There are no doubts about his aim, if yet unstated: to win back the keys to the Elysee palace …

Doing Your Thing vs. Being the CEO

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, "If I were hiring a CEO, would I hire myself for the job?"<p>Are you doing what you were born to do? Each day when you wake up, are you doing "your thing" or has the responsibility of being the CEO forced you out of your sweet spot?<p>There are many reasons you took …

Leadership

U.S. stocks are resuming a steady climb amid humdrum economic recovery

Stagnant wages. Slow economic growth. Stubborn unemployment. Economists call the prevailing gray economic landscape the new normal. Wall Street has another name for it: "Good times."<p>Having shaken off a momentary scare in October over fears that included European economic stagnation and the Ebola …

Stock Markets

Spot the difference

TO TELL a hyena it stank would not be an insult. It has been known for decades that these animals communicate using a pungent material called hyena …

South Sudan

The Discipline of Business Experimentation

Soon after Ron Johnson left Apple to become the CEO of J.C. Penney, in 2011, his team implemented a bold plan that eliminated coupons and clearance racks, filled stores with branded boutiques, and used technology to eliminate cashiers, cash registers, and checkout counters. Yet just 17 months after …

The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores.<br>By Brett Nelson

Doctor, Cured of Ebola, Released With Cheers, Hugs

Dr. Craig Spencer, the last remaining U.S. patient with Ebola, was released from Bellevue Hospital in New York City Tuesday with plenty of hugs and congratulations.<p>Spencer, 33, was infected with Ebola while working with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF or Doctors Without Borders) in Guinea.<p>“Today I am …