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For many, summer means some vacation time. Should companies give employees more vacation time? Professors Preston Bottger and Anand Narasimhan shared their respective opinions in IMD's latest Great Debate article. Read their analysis and join the debate.

Meanwhile, IMD Professor Jack Wood, Director of the Building on Talent program, describes the importance of leading responsibly in his article "Defining a great leader."
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GREAT DEBATE Back to top
The Great Debate
The Great Debate
Should companies give employees more vacation time?
Yes! IMD Professor Preston Bottger
No! IMD Professor Anand Narasimhan
COFFEE BREAK Back to top
Coffee Break
Coffee Break with the Leaders
Robin Sharma, Founder, Sharma Leadership International, Inc.
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Defining a great leader
Defining a great leader
The importance of leading responsibly
By Professor Jack Wood
Come again to Africa with awe and wonder
Come again to Africa with awe and wonder
Lessons from the World Cup
By Professor Jean-Pierre Lehmann and Bright Simons
China's global competitive advantage
China's global competitive advantage
The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning?
By Professor Bill Fischer
Lessons from oil spills
Lessons from oil spills
Is avoiding a next time possible?
By Dr Aileen Ionescu-Somers
The link between integrity and leadership effectiveness
The link between integrity and leadership effectiveness
What the research indicates
By Professor Robert Hooijberg and Research Associate Nancy Lane
Are you achieving your full potential?
Are you achieving your full potential?
Tips from track start Usain Bolt
By Professor John Weeks
Looking back on the career of a legend
Looking back on the career of a legend
Management lessons from Nicholas Hayek of Swatch
By Professor Preston Bottger
So much cash, so few investment opportunities
So much cash, so few investment opportunities
Will the Wenzhou Equities Operation Center help family businesses?
By Professor Joachim Schwass, Research Trainee Fang Liu & Research Fellow Willem Smit
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