TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES

The essence of strategy

The what, the why and the how

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TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES

How thinking of yourself as a business can boost your career

4 questions to make better choices about how to create and capture value in your job

Creating value is not of much use to a business unless the business can capture a significant part of that value as profit. The same is true for you as an individual. To thrive in your career, you must attend to both sides of the value ledger, just as if you were a business. Here's how: Create value by focusing on your distinctive contribution and what you do to maintain that edge.

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CASE STUDY

How Executive Education Can Unite Teams to Address Challenges

There is a big difference between a group and a tribe. Executives at Aramex, the global transportation and logistics services company, were able to see and experience this distinction first-hand.

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TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES

Avoiding the Traps of Competitive Irrationality

How hurting your competitor might not help you

In a competitive environment, managers regularly forfeit absolute profit in exchange for favorable standing. With strategic advancement in mind, they aim for position rather than profit and frequently neglect the financial interests of their companies. Known as competitive irrationality, it is a trap easily fallen into, but just as easily avoided when better understood.

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TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES

The value of good governance

Research demonstrates that choosing to do the right thing can mean higher returns

We are witnessing a period of ever-growing financial regulation and new governance rules aimed at promoting transparency and avoiding the failures of the past. The intention is to prevent the world being plunged into another financial crisis as a consequence of inadequacies in how companies are run.

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TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES

Is there hope for Spain?

Why it's too early to give up

Is there a future for the people of Spain once the current sovereign bond crisis is over? Is there any hope for Spanish youth, more than 50 percent of whom are unemployed? While the current outlook does not seem to call for optimism, I believe that with a fundamental shift in Spanish mentality, there are several promising indicators suggesting that this time Spain's real recovery might be in sight.

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Advanced Strategic Management

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IMD in the rankings

IMD's programs are ranked highly by the world's most influential business publications.

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Participants testimonials 1

Find out how former participants have benefited specifically from ASM.

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Reflection on Advances Strategic Management

Hear how Jouko Karvinen, former CEO of Stora Enso, has benefited from attending ASM.

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Participant testimonials 2

Participants share their personal challenges and experiences of ASM.

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Personal development and strategy

Read how Christian Bucheli, executive director of Six Payment Services, benefited from the personal development emphasis at ASM.

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Holistic approach to strategy

Read how Denise Beachy, president of Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation, successfully developed a holistic approach to business strategy.

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