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Embracing Inclusive and Equitable Business

HEC Paris’ Marieke Huysentruyt explains why organizations should open their minds to inclusive business

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Progress in Gender Equality

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Innovation to Meet Social and Eco Challenges

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Why Lifelong Learning is Essential

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Conflict Resolution Between Associates

HEC Paris’ Etienne Krieger reveals how a simple equation can resolve conflicts between associates

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Pandemic Driven Innovation and Transformation

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Igniting Innovation

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The Curse of Knowledge: Why Experts Struggle to Explain Their Work

Senior Lecturer in Management Communication at MIT Sloan, Miro Kazakoff, explains why—even armed with insights based on sound data—leaders are still often failing to persuade their audience

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Ecological Transformation at HEC Paris

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Is Your People Strategy Today Fit for Tomorrow’s Workforce?

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Competition Law vs the Tech Giants

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How to Master Upward Influence

Professor Connson Locke offers practical advice and tips on how to make our voices heard, influence people with more power than us―and create positive change

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No, Robots Aren’t Destroying Half of All Jobs

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Business Model Innovation Meets Organizational Design

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5 Core Skills to Harness Data and Make Better Decisions

LSE’s Dr James Abdey considers five essential skills for professionals seeking to analyse data in more meaningful ways, communicate more effectively using data, and to make better, data-informed decisions

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How to Become a Transformational Leader

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Business Benefits of Social Enterprise

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The Power of Purposeful Leadership

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Apprenticeship Levy for Leaders

Now in its fourth year the Senior Leader Apprenticeship, a leadership pathway co-created by large UK employers including Aon and Cranfield School of Management and powered by the Apprenticeship Levy is beginning to form a dynamic new playbook for others to follow

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Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

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A Roadmap for New Executives

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Training Professional Managers

The Aston Professional Managers' Award continues to raise the skill level of the UK’s emerging managers and young professionals

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Stimulating Radical Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Creating Intelligence in Times of Uncertainty

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Financial Analysis for HR Professionals

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Innovation, Purposeful Leadership and Inclusive Growth: The Three Pillars that Drive Us Forward

Anne Valérie Corboz, Associate Dean HEC Paris Executive Education, in conversation

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How Is Exec Ed Innovating with Program Design to Meet the Needs of the Modern Learner?

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Scoping the Path Ahead for Exec Ed

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Digital Learning at HEC Paris

A new way of learning that is attracting more and more companies

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The Challenge of Data Transformation in Companies

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A Double Helix Structure to Drive the Digital Economy

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Healthcare Leadership and Innovation

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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

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Embedding UN SDGs Into Business Practice

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Diversity, Inclusion and Disability

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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

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Post-Pandemic Corporate Finance

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5 Keys to Managing Virtual Teams

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Time to Embrace the Internet of Things

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The Hazards of Hiring with AI

St Gallen’s Prof Dr Gudrun Sander shows why recruiting processes need a combination of human and machine to avoid stereotypical bias

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2020 Leadership Lessons for 2021

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Work/Exercise Balance

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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

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The Promise and Perils of Social Media

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10 Ways to Stop Bullying at Work

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Artificial Intelligence for Executives

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Executive Education in a Future World

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

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Distance Learning Reimagined

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Group Coaching to Unify Executive Effort

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Post-Pandemic Leadership Challenge

St Gallen’s Prof Winfried Ruigrok describes the three-part strategic and human capital challenge posed by COVID-19

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

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A Strategizing Framework for the Digital Era

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Deeper, More Resilient Learning

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Making the Recovery Green

Hult Ashridge’s Matthew Gitsham and Julian Thompson discuss the potential for a post-pandemic economic recovery to have a green focus

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A Leadership Stimulus Package

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A Pivot to Online with Long-Term Value for Executives

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Rapid Innovation in Executive Education

MIT Sloan’s Peter Hirst considers the impact of the pandemic and how it will spur innovative approaches to executive learning

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Leadership for a Nimble Response

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

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Create a Digital Learning Strategy the MIT Way

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Building Back Better After the Pandemic

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

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The Purpose of Answers

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Negotiation Strategies Online and Offline

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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

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Coaching for Effective Leadership

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Learning from Those Living Through Change

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A Time to Humanize Business

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Innovation Readiness for the New Normal

Rotman School of Management’s Dr. Angèle Beausoleil on how to navigate barriers and stimulate the innovation needed to survive and thrive

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Ethical Decision Making in a Crisis

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Creating a Crisis-Ready Board

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No More Business as Usual

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

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No More Nine-to-Five

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Better Connections in the Workplace

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Intersection of Data & Human Experience

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Building a Cyber-Safe Business

Dr Ruth Massie on cyber as a leadership problem, as opposed to a technical problem, speaking at the latest Leadership Series event from Cranfield School of Management @Brand Exchange, London

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How B2B Marketing is Learning from B2C

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Complex Drivers of Employee Motivation

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Managing with Machines

Rotman School of Management’s Matthew Mitchell shows how AI and machine learning can transform complex business challenges into new opportunities

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Embracing Change to Drive Innovation

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Actors and Architects of Ethical Behavior

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The Changing Role of the University Executive Education Function

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The Three Shifts of Leadership Mastery

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

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Executive Presence

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Aston Goes Multi-Disciplinary in a Complex World

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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

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Business for Society and the Environment

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Apprenticeship Levy with Impact

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Hypotheses not Predictions

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Strategy for a Messy Tomorrow

John Kim on strategy development and implementation for an unpredictable business world

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Mind-and-Machine

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Learning for Disruption

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Good Bosses and Bad Bosses

Cass Business School’s Dr Amanda Goodall says experts can make good bosses, and bad bosses are less common than we might imagine

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Leadership for Industry 4.0

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FinTech in Large Organizations

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Coaching’s Bright Future

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What’s Not to Like?

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

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

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Exploring the Efficacy of Monetary Incentives to Motivate Employees

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Black Swan Events in Project Management

Schulich’s Doug Boebinger asks: Do project managers adequately prepare for unforeseen events and their consequences?

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Inclusion by Design

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Design Thinking Complex Problems

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Finessing the Family Enterprise

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The Sisterhood Posse

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

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Mastering Supply Chains

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Nobody Does It Better

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See, Be and Make the Change

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

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Mindsets for Change

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Having a Voice and Giving a Voice

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Leading Organizational Resilience

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Andragogy’s Emotional Element

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

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Finance for a Sustainable Future

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Problem Statements Solve Problems

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Improving Employee Engagement

Despite better news, CCL suggests 4 areas in which companies can take steps to increase employee engagement

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Virtual Learning at Aston

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Forecast Documents for Business

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

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Profit Plus People and Planet

St. Gallen’s Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger on bringing responsible business into current business models

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Networks for Entrepreneurship

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Executive Learning for Life

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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

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Empowering the Family Enterprise

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Talent Management Goes Agile

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The Entrepreneurial Corporation

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5 Keys to a Cybersafe Culture

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

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Transformative Online Learning

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Leadership Improvisation

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Solving Complex Problems

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

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Nordic Leadership Expedition

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Building Brands for the Future

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Five Strategies for Creative Negotiation

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Dealing with Emotion at Work

HEC Paris’s Marc Beretta discusses the place of emotions in the workplace

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Innovation and Strategic Stability

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Digital Innovation & Design Thinking

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Leading in Times of Uncertainty

Where AI and the real intelligence of your team intersect

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The Dynamics of Innovation

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Design Thinking in Organizations

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship

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Championing AI for Business

Professor Phanish Puranam on how organizations can develop the mindsets and skills to win with Artificial Intelligence

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Diversity Beyond Fairness

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Women Leaders Vs Less Competent Men

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Executive Education’s Enduring Value

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

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Re-building Trust in Business

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Perfect Your Leadership Story

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The Innovation Navigator

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Promoting Nice Guys and Female Leaders

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

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Using Pretotypes to Drive Innovation

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Innovation Unplugged

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Upside to an Ageing Workforce

London Business School’s Professor Andrew Scott reveals a ‘longevity dividend’ that companies can unlock to boost productivity

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Beyond Greenwashing

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5 Building Blocks for Industry 4.0

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Architecting Culture Change

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Executive Education Refreshed

Camilla Jonsson describes how Cranfield has shaped its general management portfolio to meet clients’ changing needs

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Enabling Leaders to Develop their People

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Evaluating Executive Learning Impact

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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

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Emerging World Executive Learning

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A Manifesto for Better Business

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How Blockchain Benefits Business

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Business Presentation for Leaders

Kellogg’s Prof Tim Calkins offers a comprehensive guide to the science and art of delivering great presentations

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Solve Big Problems – Sell the Solutions

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The Psychology of Resilience

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Digital Barbarians at the Gate

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

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A Mindset for Sustainability

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4 Principles for Leading Change

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The Age of the Digital Human

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Mastering Catastrophic Risk

Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem show how companies are coping with disruption and offer profound insights on mitigating and managing risk

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Managing the Risk of Disruption

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Cultivating Leadership Energy at IMD

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Educating Executives to Change the World

HEC Paris’s ‘Tomorrow is Our Business’ campaign highlights the key themes for transformative business education

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Neuroscience for Business Impact

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New Technologies' Impact on HR

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The Independents’ Challenge

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Collaborate, Compete and Innovate

Sigvald Harryson and Johan Roos offer a methodology for driving breakthrough innovation through collaborative competitions

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May, BREXIT and the Human Brain

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Brexit Viewed as a Major Project

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Being Prepared for Blockchain

St. Gallen’s Julio Prina deciphers some of the jargon behind Blockchain

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4 Levers for an Agile Culture

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Theresa May’s Glass Cliff

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Integrative Thinking Now

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Functionalization: A Key to Survival

The move away from marketing ‘products’ towards marketing ‘functions’ is a move to business sustainability

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The Entrepreneur as Explorer

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Data-Driven Decision-Making

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Artificial Intelligence for Beginners

‘Prediction Machines’ a new book by three Rotman professors demystifies AI for the confused and worried

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Non-Profits and For-Profits Come Together

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Is Disruption Really the New Norm?

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A Force for Good in the City

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Addressing Workplace Bullying

Jeneva Patterson offers four revealing stories to inspire action for a zero tolerance corporate culture

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In Defence of the Levy

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Connecting for Change in Public Services

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A Hybrid Digital Strategy Is Key

Why your company needs a hybrid online-offline strategy to win the digital disruption battle

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4 Ways to Avoid Burnout

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap

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Leading Effectively in Aerospace & Aviation

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From Marketing Chief to CEO

ESADE professors offer 7 strategies for gaining promotion to the top job

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How Women Can Win at Negotiations

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The Shift Towards Purpose

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Preparing for Industry 4.0

7 key recommendations on implementing an Industry 4.0 strategy

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The Rise of Andragogy

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The 3 Ps of Innovation

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Leaders as Explorers

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Leading in the Digital Age

How managing the small changes effectively is key

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5 Predictions for L&D in 2018

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Ideabanks: Networking for Choice

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New Year, New You?

David Pendleton proposes a New Year’s refresh focused on three leadership domains: strategic, operational and interpersonal

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Chinese Leadership: 5 Critical Differences with the West

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Is Strategy a Relevant Concept?

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Staying Ahead in a Volatile World

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Better Key-Account Relationships

Four tips for key-account salespeople ...and one for their customers!

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Blended Learning in Practice

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Overwork Can Kill Productivity

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Giving Voice to Values

A renowned resource for enabling values-driven leadership hosted at Darden

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The Changing Workplace

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Creating High Performing Teams

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Best Practice Online Learning

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Giving Meaning at Work

How to give meaning to inspire and retain employees

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Learning Ecosystems: Power of Collaboration

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Developing More Responsible Leaders

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6 Drivers of Brand Desire

Be authentic and unexpected – being predictable can kill your brand desire

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Moving up to Leadership

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Quantitative Intuitive Decision Making

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Security Ensures Trust

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Supply Chain Innovation

Suppliers as a source of innovation in a fast-changing environment

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Six Qualities of Good Leadership

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Women’s Leadership Ecosystem

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Servitization A Model for Growth

How manufacturers are adding value by adding services

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Communication for Leaders

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E-learning for Executives

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Leadership: Mind, Body and Spirit

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Advanced Management Practice

Roddy Millar reports on Henley Business School’s AMP

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Vermeer’s Blue Ocean Thinking

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Data Analysis – It’s a Human Issue

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Ego and Eco Intelligence

6 keys to leadership when the workplace is less a hierarchy and more an ‘ecosystem’ of interconnected teams and individuals

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Leading Corporate Sustainability

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

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Uber Lessons for Leaders

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Value Cards and Knowing Yourself

How your core values can cue your best self

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Leadership Skills for a New Age

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Creating Innovation Cultures

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Collaborative Strategic Thinking

What you're missing by carving out strategy from the top

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Strategic Planning with Foresight

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Engaging Strategy Processes

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Reflection Trumps Uncertainty

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Defeating Rumination

CCL's Nick Petrie on how to reduce stress and build resilience

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Big Data – Beyond the Hype

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Engaging with Generation Y

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Action Learning Explained

An executive education process fit for the 21st century

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Non-Executive Director’s Role

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Humans Vs Machines – Mind the Skills Gap

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Harnessing Talent - Your Own and Others’

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Employee Engagement and Sustainability

Sustainability engages employees/Engaged employees create sustainable companies

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Leading Teams Vs Teams that Lead

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Dominique Turpin, President of IMD, in Conversation

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Organizational Politics and Keys to Persuasion

Politics is a dirty word. But day-to-day office politics is a part on business life

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Agility Trumps Strategy in the Digital Age

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How HRM Can Broaden Its Social Role: Lessons from Latin America

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Lack of Sleep Is a Leadership Issue

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How Experiential Learning Can Drive Innovation

The confidence to fully embrace the innovation process comes from experience

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Why Senior Leaders Should Go Back to School

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Leadership When Things Go Wrong

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NHS Employee Engagement and Compassionate Leadership

Compassionate NHS staff should be able to live by their personal values

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The Shadow of the Leader Can Be Positive

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Leadership Renewal and Organizational Transformation

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A Neuroscience Perspective on the US Presidential Campaign

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Governance, Corporate Culture and Lessons from VW

Vlerick’s Ralf Wetzel considers the Volkswagen emissions scandal

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People Make Mergers Work: The HR Imperative

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Leadership Journeys: Guler Sabanci

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Tiff Macklem on Governance Fit for the Future

A Conversation with the dean of Dean of Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto

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Men and Women’s Brains Differ: Leaders Be Aware!

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Leader! Get Those Priorities Carved in Stone!

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Why Busyness Damages Business

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Keeping the CEO Informed

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Leading Maverick Managers

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Systemizing Business Model Innovation (BMI)

A BMI prototype that can drive business performance

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Paul Almeida in Conversation

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Leadership: Wily by Nature

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5 HR Strategies for Customer Service Excellence

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Using Carrots to Incentivise Innovation

Designing an optimal and strategic incentives system is key, says Singapore Management University Professor Thomas Menkhoff

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FIFA Leadership and Ethics

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Design Thinking – People | Process | Place

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Managing the Risk and Reward Equation

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Big Questions, Big Data and Disruptive Innovation

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10 Commandments for the Family Business

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A Conversation with Monica McGrath

Vice Dean, Aresty Institute of Executive Education, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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6 Communication Skills for Inspiring Leaders

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Paradoxical Problem Solving