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The rise of Runtastic

When a company makes the transition from start-up to corporate, it needs to keep hold of that early agility<p>In 2006, three young Austrian had a …

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Beware of success

Industry stars Logitech’s Bracken Darell and Strauman’s Gilbert Achermann recommend change even when on top<p>The double billing of Bracken P. Darrell, …

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Amazon fresh and the disruption of the supply chain

Disruption is not always what it seems<p>The omni-channel supply chain is in our headlines and on our lips. Retailers are experimenting with different …

AmazonFresh

It’s time for Apple to buy these tech giants

Apple should use its massive wealth strategically<p>As Apple’s stock climbed to its fifth record in March on Tuesday, and it’s 11th record this year, …

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What tech’s survivalist billionaires should be doing instead

Could Amazon's Jeff Bezos, the world's second richest man, be humanity's last hope?<p>Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, recently passed Warren Buffett to become …

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Digitalization: a fresh idea for the fruit and veg supply chain

Finding a digital solution to the food waste problem<p><b>How can businesses achieve these reductions in spoilage costs?</b><p>Employee training and incentive …

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IMD's Building on Talent course prepares high-potential young managers for leadership positions - ready to take on greater risks and responsibilities …

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Upstart start-ups and agile disruptors – and what to do about them

Large organizations can learn from disruptors’ agility and fight back<p>Now is the age of market disruptors: of Uber, Deezer, Alipay, Rakuten and many …

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How disruption is redefining leadership

New IMD study looks at “must HAVE” qualities to lead in the digital age<p>Imagine that you are an executive overseeing retail banking at a large …

Leadership

Strategy is dead? Long live strategic thinking!

Diagnostics, alternatives and choice<p>Strategy is a dead concept say Bill Fischer and Michael Wade, two of my colleagues at IMD. The world is moving …

Supply Chain 4.0

Companies such as Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules on supply chain management<p>In an amazing twist, technology is rendering the old fundamentals of …

Manufacturing

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Transition to Business Leadership is a personalized learning journey that accelerates your leadership path. As an executive moving from manager to …

Leadership

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Nicholas Griffin, Head of the Global Strategy Group at KPMG shares results and insights from a recent KPMG study that surveyed 1,200 CEOs. Findings …

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Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Chairman of Samvardhana Motherson Group, a leader in automobile components, shares insights from the industry with IMD President …

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Expansion in the use of digital devices has skyrocketed from what was once a just tool for mainly knowledge workers, to a mainstream part of life …

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http://link.imd.org/bot - IMD's Building on Talent program provides business and leadership training to high-potential young managers. Hear …

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Standing at the dumb end of our smarter future

Why are we so afraid of talent displacement as we move into the future?<p>What could ever be dumb about the fast-arriving internet of things — that …

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As economies grow the demand for medical care increases. But increasing demand also comes with new challenges. Yutaro Shintaku, President of Terumo …

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Sometimes you have to dive deep to come up with strategic insights that can radically boost your business. The Mega Dive is a deep dive into your …

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Mega diving into a grand finale

OWP Singapore wraps up with an experience aimed at idea generation<p>After undergoing an intensive week-long executive program, how does one retain the …

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Digital Disruption – Beware of the success trap

Is your company living on past breakthroughs and not creating the platforms for future success?<p>The hardest type of corporate renewal, by far, is that …

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IMD EMBA alumna helps launch a new innovative financing mechanism to end TB by 2030

Jackie Huh says the IMD Executive MBA program contributed to conceptualizing and strengthening the Stop TB Partnership’s most recent initiative<p>Jackie …

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Shaping trends and the vision of the future Technology is fundamental to shaping culture and society, as evident throughout history. Technological …

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Business and Regulatory Concerns The term Big Data was used for the first time in 1997 in a NASA article by researchers Michael Cox and David …

Big Data

In mobile social networks China’s WeChat shows the way forward for Facebook

From copycat to copy victim<p>Facebook recently launched a new “Instant Games” platform as part of its Messenger app. Instead of downloading yet another …

WeChat

The death of strategy

Strategy is dead! Or, is it tactics?<p>In a world of never-ending change, it’s either one or the other; we can no longer count on having both. As …

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The internet business model was once based on advertising. Ding Lei, CEO of NetEase, Inc. talks with IMD President Dominique Turpin at the 17th …

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Aging populations are driving higher consumer expectations for medical products. John C. Lechleiter, Chairman, President and CEO at Eli Lilly and …

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It’s Swiss time!

Switzerland has a short term opportunity for greatness<p>Opportunities for greatness are rare, and all notable success stories can be traced back to …

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