IEDP Articles
Article Listing|IEDP
ARTICLE SEARCH

Discover, Develop, Research, Learn


VIEWPOINT

Embracing Change

Aston’s Corporate Client Solutions team embraced the change of a pandemic-enforced pivot to virtual. The lessons they learned show a path to flourishing results in customised executive development delivered online

BOOK REVIEW

Learn Digital Body Language

VIEWPOINT

Embedding UN SDGs Into Business Practice

VIEWPOINT

Diversity, Inclusion and Disability

VIEWPOINT

Post-pandemic Executive Education

In a recent letter to the deans of its business school members, Lise Hammergren, UNICON Board Chair, offers her observations on the current state of university-based executive education and a view of the future

VIEWPOINT

Post-Pandemic Corporate Finance

WEBINAR

Developing a Diversity Strategy

WEBINAR

A Double Helix Structure for the Digital Economy

MIT’s Paul McDonagh-Smith explains how 'Algorithmic Business Thinking' and 'A Double Helix Structure for the Digital Economy' can build sustainable competitive advantage, in this webinar recording.

Applying Behavioural Science

VIEWPOINT

5 Keys to Managing Virtual Teams

VIEWPOINT

Time to Embrace the Internet of Things

BOOK REVIEW

Inside the Leader’s Brain

Wharton professor Michael Platt reveals how neuroscience can transform leadership and team performance

REPORT

A Net-Zero Covid Recovery Plan

VIEWPOINT

The Hazards of Hiring with AI

REPORT

Reporting Enterprise Value That Matters

The IIRC, a champion of integrated reporting, offers a financial disclosure standard to address climate change

REPORT

Stimulating Strategic Philanthropy

EVENT

Inclusion: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part One

EVENT

Intelligence: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Two

EVENT

Innovation: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Three

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day Three of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Management

EVENT

Impact: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Four

VIEWPOINT

2020 Leadership Lessons for 2021

VIEWPOINT

Work/Exercise Balance

How to motivate your team to stay mentally and physically fit

WEBINAR

Algorithmic Business Thinking

RESEARCH

A Downside to Great Expectations

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 36

VIEWPOINT

How L&D Steers Organizational Change

Cranfield University’s Wendy Shepherd and Steve Macaulay explain what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to L&D’s role in transformational change

WEBINAR

Inclusive Growth Leadership

VIDEO

The Power of Design in Business

RESEARCH

Innovation Despite Constraints

Contrary to conventional wisdom some level of constraint helps drive innovation

WEBINAR

Building (Virtual) Presence

RESEARCH

Post-Pandemic Scenario Planning

EVENT

Intersectionality and Inclusion

VIEWPOINT

The Promise and Perils of Social Media

MIT Sloan’s Professor Sinan Aral on the rise of fake news and how we tame it

VIEWPOINT

10 Ways to Stop Bullying at Work

RESEARCH

The Value of Staff Customer Contact

WEBINAR

Lessons from Behavioural Economics

Aston University's Matt Olczak, Maria Kozlovskaya reveal what behavioural economics teaches us about the COVID-19 pandemic and our disrupted business world [Webinar recording]

WEBINAR

Online Learning and Leadership

VIEWPOINT

Artificial Intelligence for Executives

BOOK REVIEW

A Crisis Leadership Playbook

VIEWPOINT

Executive Education in a Future World

Cranfield Executive Development’s Camilla Jonsson and Mark Threlfall in conversation

VIEWPOINT

Distance Learning Reimagined

RESEARCH

Male Bias Against Female Bosses

BOOK REVIEW

Negotiating the Sweet Spot

Kellogg School of Management’s Leigh Thompson offers practical negotiation strategies for use in relationships, workplaces and online

VIEWPOINT

Group Coaching to Unify Executive Effort

RESEARCH

Avoiding a Social Media Firestorm

RESEARCH

Without Team Buy-In Diversity Fails

RESEARCH

Barriers to Rebuilding Trust in Organizations

Henley study reveals how regaining trust depends on improving both quality of services and the quality of engagement

VIEWPOINT

Post-Pandemic Leadership Challenge

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 35

VIEWPOINT

Kind, Calm, and Safe: Leading in a Time of Covid-19

Are there some early leadership lessons we might draw from comparatively successful outcomes in the global pandemic? If so, then the work of Dr Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia, Canada, is a good place to look

VIEWPOINT

A Strategizing Framework for the Digital Era

BOOK REVIEW

When More Is Not Better

BOOK REVIEW

Living a Values-Based Life

VIEWPOINT

Deeper, More Resilient Learning

The Wharton School’s Mike Malefakis asks: What Next for Exec-Ed?

VIEWPOINT

Making the Recovery Green

VIEWPOINT

A Leadership Stimulus Package

RESEARCH

Social Silencing at Work

Hult Ashridge’s Professor Debbie Bayntun-Lees enquires into the injustice of being ‘silenced’ in everyday conversation, as often experienced by women in the workplace

VIEWPOINT

A Pivot to Online with Long-Term Value for Executives

VIEWPOINT

Rapid Innovation in Executive Education

VIEWPOINT

Leadership for a Nimble Response

VIEWPOINT

Attention, Energy, & Momentum: Thriving in a New Normal

Managing attention spans and maintaining high energy in our increasingly digital daily lives

VIEWPOINT

Create a Digital Learning Strategy the MIT Way

WEBINAR

Leading Strategic Alignment

VIEWPOINT

Building Back Better After the Pandemic

Rotman School of Management professors Sarah Kaplan and Soo Min Toh look to the future for organizations

VIEWPOINT

The Purpose of Answers

VIEWPOINT

Negotiation Strategies Online and Offline

RESEARCH

Welcoming Neurodiversity at Work

VIEWPOINT

A Refreshing ‘New Normal’ for Leadership Development

Saïd Business School’s Steve Mostyn considers the future of executive education with lessons learnt from the lockdown

PODCAST

Gig Leadership – Taking Turns at the Tiller

WEBINAR

Emotional Intelligence for the New Normal

WEBINAR

Tactics to Improve Diversity & Inclusion

Georgetown McDonough’s Professor Ella Washington offers new, actionable, tactics for improving diversity and inclusion efforts

BOOK REVIEW

Economics Beyond the Pandemic

VIEWPOINT

Coaching for Effective Leadership

NEWS

Virtual Sessions for Your Organization with Columbia Business School Faculty

VIEWPOINT

Learning from Those Living Through Change

Hult Ashridge’s Professor Ilze Zandvoort on supporting employees through the emotional cycles of complex change

WEBINAR

Explore vs. Exploit for Renewal and Recovery

WEBINAR

Webinar Calendar: Summer 2020

VIEWPOINT

A Time to Humanize Business

Hult Ashridge’s Vlatka Hlupic presents a people-first model to support organizations ‘do the right thing’, and sustain long-term success

EVENT

Virtual Roundtable: Emerging from the Crisis

WEBINAR

Negotiation Fundamentals for Business Leaders

RESEARCH

How Engaged Is Your Team?

NEWS

Pivoting to Live Online Executive Courses

How MIT Sloan Executive Education is jumping the digital learning curve to forge a whole new path for participant engagement and program delivery

VIEWPOINT

Innovation Readiness for the New Normal

VIEWPOINT

Ethical Decision Making in a Crisis

RESEARCH

Creating a Sense of Belonging

Hult Ashridge’s Lee Waller on why some employees feel a sense of not belonging at work and how to create a culture of belonging

PODCAST

My Boss is a Robot – Help!

WEBINAR

Leading an AI Boosted Business

NEWS

Resources for Lockdown and Beyond: US & Canada

VIEWPOINT

Creating a Crisis-Ready Board

Rotman’s David Beatty discusses the measures boards should take to ensure survival and seize long-term opportunities

NEWS

Resources from UK Business Schools for Lockdown and Beyond

WEBINAR

Leading in Volatile and Uncertain Times

VIEWPOINT

No More Business as Usual

A conversation with Tim Wray, Professor of Practice and Director of Executive Education at Warwick Business School

NEWS

Executive Education for After the Crisis

VIEWPOINT

No More Nine-to-Five

RESEARCH

Organisational Learning After the Crisis

VIEWPOINT

Better Connections in the Workplace

Hult Ashridge’s Guy Lubitsh on why making connections within your organization is so important, and a new model and approach that can help

VIEWPOINT

Intersection of Data & Human Experience

VIEWPOINT

Building a Cyber-Safe Business

NEWS

The Management-Leadership Shift

Professor Diana Cordova on the critical thinking behind Kellogg’s new Enterprise Leadership Program

VIEWPOINT

How B2B Marketing is Learning from B2C

VIEWPOINT

Complex Drivers of Employee Motivation

WEBINAR

Strategy Visualization [Webinar]

RESEARCH

Uncovering the Drivers of Gender Inequality

Columbia’s Mabel Abraham examines the root causes of the gender pay gap and the reasons why there are fewer women than men in senior management

VIEWPOINT

Managing with Machines

NEWS

MOOC for a Sustainable Future

VIEWPOINT

Embracing Change to Drive Innovation

Columbia professor Angela Lee reveals the root causes of resistance to change

RESEARCH

Developing Mindsets for Growth

VIEWPOINT

Actors and Architects of Ethical Behavior

VIEWPOINT

The Changing Role of the University Executive Education Function

VIEWPOINT

The Three Shifts of Leadership Mastery

Columbia’s Hitendra Wadhwa explains how to reset mindsets and practices to address the challenges of leadership today

VIEWPOINT

Executive Presence

WEBINAR

Millennial Mindsets in the Family Enterprise

BOOK REVIEW

Speaking Up and Taking Heed

The vital importance to saying what needs to be said and hearing what needs to be heard

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 34

VIEWPOINT

Aston Goes Multi-Disciplinary in a Complex World

RESOURCE

An Open Strategy Toolkit

VIEWPOINT

Actively Fostering Compassion at Work

8 lessons to help create a workplace culture where compassion is embedded into systems and practices, and where individuals are treated with dignity and care

VIEWPOINT

Business for Society and the Environment

WEBINAR

Leading Your Business with Responsibility to People and Planet [Webinar]

RESEARCH

What Exactly is Team Coaching?

Henley Business School’s Rebecca Jones defines the key components of team coaching

VIEWPOINT

Apprenticeship Levy with Impact

VIEWPOINT

Hypotheses not Predictions

VIEWPOINT

Strategy for a Messy Tomorrow

VIEWPOINT

Mind-and-Machine

Kellogg School of Management’s Brian Uzzi on how AI can offer the best of both worlds

VIEWPOINT

Learning for Disruption

VIEWPOINT

Good Bosses and Bad Bosses

VIEWPOINT

Leadership for Industry 4.0

The 4th Industrial Revolution will require a major shift in management outlook and performance⁠—a step up from ‘Level 1’ to ‘Level 5’, says Prof Vlatka Hlupic

VIEWPOINT

FinTech in Large Organizations

VIEWPOINT

Coaching’s Bright Future

NEWS

The Data-Driven Mine

VIEWPOINT

What’s Not to Like?

Kellogg’s Karen Cates on the role of likeability in leadership

BOOK REVIEW

Building China/West Business Relations

VIDEO

Deep-Diving MIT Sloan’s Innovation Approach

VIEWPOINT

New York Smart; World-Class Ready: Executive Education in the Big Apple

A conversation with Fenwick Huss, Willem Kooyker Dean of Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, and Clayton Shedd, Executive Director of Executive Education

VIEWPOINT

Exploring the Efficacy of Monetary Incentives to Motivate Employees

VIEWPOINT

Black Swan Events in Project Management

VIEWPOINT

Inclusion by Design

RESEARCH

‘Eco’, ‘Ego’ and ‘Intuitive’ Leadership – A new leadership code for the 21st century

Leaders who have discovered the power of integrating 'eco', 'ego' and 'intuitive' intelligence drive stronger business performance

VIEWPOINT

Design Thinking Complex Problems

VIEWPOINT

Finessing the Family Enterprise

VIEWPOINT

The Sisterhood Posse

Women championing women for leadership roles with RSM's Dianne Bevelander

BOOK REVIEW

Innovation + Equality

CORPORATE PRACTICE

Making Leaders

VIEWPOINT

Mastering Supply Chains

RESEARCH

New Responsibilities in the Digital Age

New research offers guidance for businesses on engaging with digital technology responsibly

VIEWPOINT

Nobody Does It Better

RESOURCE

Learn to Thrive as a Leader

VIEWPOINT

See, Be and Make the Change

Emerging World helps the Kuwaiti Petroleum Corporation get future-ready through human development

RESEARCH

Pros & Cons of a Four-Day Week

RESEARCH

Value of Dyslexia in Organizations

VIEWPOINT

Mindsets for Change

VIEWPOINT

Having a Voice and Giving a Voice

The importance of speaking up and encouraging your team to speak up

EVENT

Leading Organizational Resilience

WEBINAR

Developing an Open Strategy

RESEARCH

Leaders Fit for the Future

What do today’s leaders wish they’d known – and what aspiring leaders of tomorrow need to develop now

RESOURCE

Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

RESEARCH

Achieving a Circular Economy

RESOURCE

Five Ways to Be a Better Coach

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Creating a Thinking Culture

EVENT

Top Flight Leadership Events

VIEWPOINT

Andragogy’s Emotional Element

Understanding the emotional element in andragogy is the key to adult education

RESEARCH

Narcissism in Leadership

NEWS

Behaviour Science for Organizations

VIEWPOINT

Finance for a Sustainable Future

WEBINAR

The Best Kept Secret About Profit

Cass Business School’s Danielle Lyssimachou shares her insights into the best kept secret about profit! A secret every non-finance leader should know

VIDEO

Ideas Around Ethical Leadership

VIEWPOINT

Problem Statements Solve Problems

REPORT

Getting Women on Boards

Cranfield’s 'Female FTSE Board Report' has good news but raises concerns about ‘tick box’ attitudes

RESEARCH

Leading Vs Managing Big Projects

NEWS

Leadership Response - Military and Business

NEWS

Leadership Lessons from Neuroscience

RESOURCE

How to Close Strategy/Execution Gaps

Download Vanderbilt University’s essential 'Learning Tool' to drive transformational strategy

RESEARCH

Recruiting Expert Talent

VIEWPOINT

Improving Employee Engagement

RESOURCE

Overcome Women Leaders’ Roadblocks

Download Vanderbilt University’s compelling 'Learning Tool' for aspiring women leaders

RESEARCH

Working Well with Robots

RESEARCH

What About the Workers?

BOOK REVIEW

Questions Are the Answer

RESEARCH

When Competition at Work Turns to Conflict

INSEAD study of Formula 1 offers insights on defusing conflicts at work

EVENT

Going Beyond Strategy: and Knowing How to Do It

VIEWPOINT

Virtual Learning at Aston

RESEARCH

The Art of the Strategic Pivot

How enterprises can change direction when facts dictate and keep their key stakeholders onside

VIEWPOINT

Forecast Documents for Business

VIEWPOINT

Innovating with Real World Impact the Goal for UEFA and IMD at ‘Innovation Week’

VIEWPOINT

Profit Plus People and Planet

VIEWPOINT

Networks for Entrepreneurship

HEC’s Etienne Krieger stresses the value of trust in building support networks for entrepreneurial projects

RESEARCH

Ambidexterity for an AI Future

VIEWPOINT

Executive Learning for Life

VIEWPOINT

Pros & Cons of Blind Recruitment

St. Gallen’s Gudrun Sander considers whether using anonymous job ads and blind-profiles is a good way to foster diversity

BOOK REVIEW

How Women Leaders Reach the Top

VIEWPOINT

Empowering the Family Enterprise

RESEARCH

Creating a Workforce for an AI Future

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Elevating Design into Strategy

CORPORATE PRACTICE

Leadership and Culture at Santander

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Doing the Right Thing

Putting ethics back into corporate strategy

BOOK REVIEW

Find the Right Digital Business Model

VIEWPOINT

Talent Management Goes Agile

VIEWPOINT

The Entrepreneurial Corporation

BOOK REVIEW

How to Build Innovation Capital

New book demystifies the process of cultivating the supporters and sponsors – critical to turning innovative ideas into reality

VIDEO

Business and Exec Ed for Social Good

RESEARCH

Social Media in Organizations

VIEWPOINT

5 Keys to a Cybersafe Culture

MIT Sloan’s cybersecurity research team reveal five effective practices to make cybersecurity a way of life

BOOK REVIEW

The 360° Corporation

VIEWPOINT

Transformative Online Learning

VIEWPOINT

Leadership Improvisation

VIEWPOINT

Solving Complex Problems

MIT Sloan, the birthplace of ‘system dynamics’, offers hope for hard-pressed leaders perplexed by complexity

VIEWPOINT

Nordic Leadership Expedition

VIEWPOINT

Building Brands for the Future

RESOURCE

A Performance Psychology Toolkit

Download this complimentary toolkit from CCL’s Frédéric Funck to build mental resilience and unleash your full leadership potential

VIEWPOINT

Five Strategies for Creative Negotiation

VIEWPOINT

Dealing with Emotion at Work

NEWS

Headspring Executive Development

VIEWPOINT

Innovation and Strategic Stability

Rotman’s Angèle Beausoleil argues the need for design-led innovation leadership

RESOURCE

Learn to Lead Multi-Generations

EVENT

New Solutions for New Leadership

NEWS

Building Project Management Skills

SEEC’s Masters Certificate provides the foundation for individual management careers and a core competency for organizations

VIEWPOINT

Digital Innovation & Design Thinking

VIEWPOINT

Leading in Times of Uncertainty

VIEWPOINT

The Dynamics of Innovation

NEWS

Mind and Hand at MIT’s AMP

MIT’s Advanced Management Program lives up to MIT’s ethos of applied knowledge (Mens et Manus – Mind and Hand)

NEWS

Creativity and the Value of Failure

BOOK REVIEW

Design Thinking in Organizations

RESEARCH

Causes and Cures of Disengagement

Research into the barriers to team engagement reveals nuances of disengagement and suggests some remedies

VIEWPOINT

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship

VIEWPOINT

Championing AI for Business

RESEARCH

Gender Approaches to Decision Making

WEBINAR

Managing Conflict in Times of Change

Watch as Georgetown’s Robert J. Bies delivers this high-level on how to deal with conflict in organizational life

NEWS

Career-Defining Executive Education

VIEWPOINT

Diversity Beyond Fairness

WEBINAR

Family Enterprise Success and Survival

Watch as MIT’s John Davis delivers this high-level webinar with IEDP and learn a new formula for the long-term survival and success of family enterprises

NEWS

Analytics, AI and Big Data Leadership

NEWS

Flipping the Learning Sequence

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 31

WEBINAR

Learning to Thrive as a Leader

Webinar recording with Vanderbilt’s Jon Lehman on Learning to Thrive, and discovering a road to better leadership and a fuller life

BOOK REVIEW

Women Leaders Vs Less Competent Men

NEWS

Developing Leaders for a Sustainable World

VIEWPOINT

Executive Education’s Enduring Value

The aims and experiences of four General Management Program participants highlight the value of business school exec ed

VIDEO

Embracing Sustainable Business

VIEWPOINT

Re-building Trust in Business

VIEWPOINT

Perfect Your Leadership Story

BOOK REVIEW

The Innovation Navigator

How to leverage digital design and collaborative culture to steer through the ever-expanding innovation landscape

RESEARCH

Moral Benefit of ‘Bringing Self to Work’

WHITE PAPER

Business for a Sustainable Future

NEWS

Smart City Leadership

SEEC sets municipal leaders on a SMART path to future development and growth

RESOURCE

Unlocking Innovation Toolkit

NEWS

Raising the Bar in Healthcare Leadership

RESEARCH

Agenda for Executive Development

VIEWPOINT

Promoting Nice Guys and Female Leaders

Michigan Ross’s David Mayer on why organizations should support positive behaviours and avoid gender stereotypes

RESEARCH

Share Leadership to Spread Innovation

RESEARCH

Why Competent Jerks Get Hired

VIEWPOINT

Using Pretotypes to Drive Innovation

IMD’s route to transforming technology into working solutions quickly

VIEWPOINT

Innovation Unplugged

EVENT

Developing Impactful Career Transitions

VIEWPOINT

Upside to an Ageing Workforce

RESEARCH

The Paradoxical Role of the CDO

A Saïd Business School report throws light on the complex challenges facing the Chief Digital Officer

VIEWPOINT

Beyond Greenwashing

VIEWPOINT

5 Building Blocks for Industry 4.0

RESEARCH

Bias Against Women Leaders

New research on sex roles shows people are more prejudiced against women leaders than statistics might indicate

VIEWPOINT

Architecting Culture Change

VIEWPOINT

Executive Education Refreshed

VIDEO

2 Drivers of Gender Inequality at Work

VIEWPOINT

Enabling Leaders to Develop their People

David Dinwoodie describes how CCL are helping managers to become more actively involved in the development of their own staff

NEWS

Communications in the Era of Fake News

VIEWPOINT

Evaluating Executive Learning Impact

VIEWPOINT

Developing a Digital Culture

HEC Paris’s Kristine de Valck stresses the importance of training and life-long learning in preparing for our digital future

VIEWPOINT

Emerging World Executive Learning

BOOK REVIEW

A Manifesto for Better Business

WHITE PAPER

Open Organizations Vs Digital Disruption

NEWS

Managing the Modern Supply Chain

Schulich SEEC’s Masters Certificate supports current and future supply chain managers in their fast changing and critical business role

CORPORATE PRACTICE

The Power of Transformation

VIEWPOINT

How Blockchain Benefits Business

WEBINAR

5 Keys to Unlock Innovation [WEBINAR]

Watch our recent webinar with LBS’s John Dore to discover how to maximise your organization’s innovation potential

BOOK REVIEW

Business Presentation for Leaders

MASTERS

An Executive MBA Evolution

REPORT

Towards Gender Parity

BOOK REVIEW

Solve Big Problems – Sell the Solutions

New book reveals the techniques top strategy consultants use to solve complex business problems and sell their solutions

VIEWPOINT

The Psychology of Resilience

RESEARCH

Learning Trumps Stress at Work

VIEWPOINT

Digital Barbarians at the Gate

HEC’s Albert Meige considers digital disruption and the future of the mobility market citing Total, Tesla and Amazon

RESEARCH

The Future of Talent Management

WHITE PAPER

Digital Culture Change

WEBINAR

EQ: The Leader’s Edge [WEBINAR]

VIEWPOINT

A Mindset for Sustainability

IEDP talks to Matt Gitsham on embracing a globalized business mindset to tackle societal issues

WEBINAR

Performance Psychology [WEBINAR]

NEWS

Financial Rapids of Entrepreneurship