London Business School

Severing the ‘doom loop’ – CEPR report

Leading economists propose deep-rooted reform of the governance of the euro area<p>The “doom loop” between banks and governments continues to pose a …

Business School

Top eurozone economists push ambitious monetary union plan

Top French and German economists have called for a revamp of monetary union, backing an ambitious set of proposals that range from a rainy-day fund …

Greece

What Is the 'New Economy' and Can It Help Save the Planet?

<i>Each day, we can see new evidence that the economy fails to serve people or planet. I spoke with Stewart Wallis, the former executive director of the</i> …

Innovation

Singapore-listed companies not transparent enough in disclosing salaries: Report

SINGAPORE: Companies listed on the Singapore Exchange are not disclosing the remuneration of their top executives adequately, as required by the Code …

Governance

Diplomat Anthony Luzzatto Gardner rediscovers his heritage

Anthony Luzzatto Gardner has an air of privilege about him but I’m not sure he knows it. He is polite, charming (albeit with more than a hint of …

Jewish Culture

Three basic questions for marketers in 2018

It is a staple of the classic marketing workshop. Towards the end of the session, with the new brand positioning finally set down, the team rounds on …

Advertising (UK)

Bosses need our empathy and help

Everyone likes to moan about their manager, but unhappiness at work often goes beyond venting to colleagues over sandwiches or a pint. A 2015 US …

Psychology

Adam Hoffman - Senior Financial Advisor at Xcela Wealth

Many people think that we have to be in the grind all of the time, but I have noticed that I can help clients and efficiently work with my teams best …

Business School

MBA ranking trends preview: one-year vs two-year courses

The traditional two-year full-time MBA courses are losing their allure. The Graduate Management Admission Council, which administers the official …

MBA

Why We Should Be Disagreeing More at Work

When I worked as a management consultant, I had a client that I thought of as difficult. Let’s call her Marguerite. She and I didn’t see eye to eye on much. I disagreed with the direction she was taking our project, the people she chose to involve, and the pace at which she thought we should do our …

Psychology

Strategy — short-term gains can lull us into long-term losses

We all understand the idea behind investing. Whether it is a start-up, research and development or some other project, we exchange short-term pain …

Passive funds: grin and bear it

The football manager who knows his team’s title chances are fading often starts talking up prospects for the following season. Active fund managers …

Finance

What Research Tells Us About How Women Are Treated at Work

We publish a lot of articles based on new research (you may have noticed). This year, some of our most viewed and shared stories were based on studies about women — and, more specifically, stories looking at differences in how men and women are treated, and behave, at work. I’ve summarized six …

Gender

Become a More Competitive MBA Applicant

Increase Your Chances of Acceptance<p>Getting into business school isn't easy, so it's understandable for prospective students to worry about their odds …

MBA

Why Arias New York is a label every minimalist woman should know about

For California-raised, New York-based Nina Sarin, the search for chic, streamlined separates led to her ‘Made in New York’ label Arias New York. …

Fashion

New Year Reading

Photograph by Yongyut Kumsri<p>In <i>Blue Ocean Shift</i>, INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne deliver the navigation chart needed to reach “blue …

Business School

Meet the Finalists of the Great British Entrepreneur Challenge

The This is Money team and successful entrepreneur and angel investor Andy Yates launched the Great British Entrepreneur Challenge this autumn.<p>The …

Entrepreneurship

How to master the art of brand reappraisal

Ready mental availability is a requisite of brand life, to the extent that "unfamiliar brand" is virtually an oxymoron: being known is what brands …

Advertising (UK)

How Monopolies Make Gender Inequality Worse

A growing literature connects increased market concentration with the stark economic and political inequality citizens face today. Speaking at the recent Open Markets Institute conference <i>America’s Monopoly Moment: Work, Innovation, and Control in an Age of Concentrated Power</i>, Senator Elizabeth …

Social Justice

7 habits of highly successful people

London Business School faculty engage with successful people every day. These highly effective people have achieved success by transforming habits …

Business School

3 lessons about the future of America from 'Janesville,' the book economists, journalists, and professors say is the best of the year

• <b>Amy Goldstein's "Janesville" was awarded the Financial Times and McKinsey's title of Business Book of the Year.</b>• <b><br>It is an intimate look at Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's Wisconsin hometown, which was ravaged by the Great Recession.</b>• <b><br>Goldstein's reporting showed that even the most driven residents</b> …

U.S. Politics

UCD Smurfit Executive Development admitted to UNICON

UCD Smurfit Executive Development has been formally admitted to UNICON.

News (Ireland)

14 must-read books from LBS professors

‘What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store? Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more’, wonders the Grinch in Dr. Seuss’ …

Books

Family businesses need to prove their model is better

Family-owned companies used not to get much respect, when they were noticed at all. Many public companies have dispersed ownership and are managed by …

Credit Suisse

2018: the year you become a better leader

Start here and now if you want that great leadership role<p>At this time of year it’s natural to indulge in a little introspection – but don’t get …

Leadership

Are you at risk of burnout? Here’s what to do

Richard Jolly shares four techniques to beat burnout<p>About that email you just fired off. Did you really need to send it? What else should you have …

Business School

Unions Are Dead? Why Competition Is Paying Off For America's Best Workers

Almost two years ago, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich made the kind of headlines no company wants: In the process of restructuring the storied chipmaker, he was eliminating 11% of its workforce — 12,000 jobs. But far more quietly, Krzanich was focusing on something seemingly contradictory: cranking up a …

The Workplace

'Don't Fear Robots, Embrace An Android': Tom Watson Says New Machines Can Liberate Workers

But Labour to look at ban on 'algorithmic discrimation'<p>Empics Entertainment<p>Britons should “embrace an android” and welcome the rise of robots in the …

Intelligence

Commentary: Blindly following best practice can make lemmings of us all

NEW YORK: If I have learnt one thing in business journalism, it is that flops and failures are rarely available for interview, while successes flock …

Lean Startups