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Customers seem to like our new website. The overwhelming majority of your comments (some 1,000 per week) are positive. These include suggestions for improvements for which we are very grateful. A few more figures: website visitors - 40,000 per week, including 9,000 readers of the "Tomorrow's Challenges" articles. These stories are by far the most visited feature of the site, especially those with video clips.

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GLOBALIZATION See all of this category
The planet we want
Business and the challenges of global poverty, community and trade
GROWTH See all of this category
Setting the 2007 corporate agenda
How to stay abreast of all the changes in our globalizing business world
LEADERSHIP See all of this category
Leadership: you must show the way
Ensuring purpose, direction and focus to assist you to develop your own leadership
Untangling corporate identity and brand
Understanding the meaning of corporate identity and how it should be used to its best advantage
Creating effective virtual teams
Focusing on four of the most important challenges: effective communication, relationship building, managing conflicts and leadership
INNOVATION See all of this category
The devil you know
Classical versus modern risk management techniques
CHANGE See all of this category
Changing the rules of the game
Successful latecomers: Toyota in Europe
GOVERNANCE See all of this category
Living with paradoxes
What can we learn from family businesses?
 
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RESEARCH THEMES See all of this category
Fighting Commoditization: Strategies for Creating Novel Customer Values
Kamran Kashani, IMD Professor of Marketing, says that a growing number of companies have countered commoditization by offering their customers compelling differentiated values, those that that their client are willing to pay a premium.
Designed to Fail: Why IT-Enabled Business Projects Underachieve
Donald A. Marchand, IMD Professor Strategy and Information Management, argues that IT-enabled business projects are seldom, if ever, evaluated based on the usage of the IT and information by people in the company to achieve business results, and offers some principles for avoiding this pitfall.
MBA See all of this category
IMD MBA ranked No. 1 in Europe - Business Week 2006 rankings
Business Week released in October that IMD ranked first among European programs and received the highest possible ranking in the student survey. Overall IMD was ranked 4th among international MBA programs.
Executive MBA Discovery Exhibition: Lessons from Silicon Valley
What participants say about their MBA, Gunjan Kumar, Indian, 2006
MBA Alumnus Thomas Huerlimann: New CEO, Zurich Global Corporate in Europe
QUICK NEWS
IMD President, Dr. Peter Lorange, announces retirement after 13 years plus at head of Institute
New Program: Low Cost Competition Meeting the Challenge
New Faculty: Andrea Buraschi
New Faculty: Martin A. Koschat
New Book: Energy Futures, by Professor Ralf Boscheck
New Book: Inside the Mind of the Stakeholder: the hype behind stakeholder pressure, by Professor Ulrich Steger
 
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The planet we want
IMD President, Dr. Peter Lorange, announces retirement after 13 years plus at head of Institute
IMD MBA ranked no. 1 in Europe by Business Week
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