IMD Issue 01: 2014
REAL LEARNING@IMD
Dear Reader,

Have you started 2014 without answering this question from IMD's President Dominique Turpin? It may be the key to increasing your chances for a fantastic year.

You might also consider making this a year to increase your career potential. Find out where you stand on your global leader journey in IMD's interactive program finder.

The year has gotten off to a strong start at IMD with a substantial rise in the FT rankings for our MBA. We've also named IMD Professor Arturo Bris as head of the IMD World Competitiveness Center and are pleased to share with you the winners of MY STORY, an IMD brand engagement initiative.

Best regards,

The IMD Webletter Team
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FEATURED NEWS Back to top
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IMD rises sharply in the 2014 Financial Times MBA rankings
Ranked #1 globally in aims achieved, placement success, international mobility, international business and international faculty
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Nominations open for the 2014 IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award
Please submit your nomination by February 16, 2014
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IMD appoints Professor Arturo Bris to head the IMD World Competitiveness Center
The center plans to develop new research and benchmarking services
THE WINNERS OF IMD'S MY STORY Back to top
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Helping dreams come alive
Get to know the winners of IMD's MY STORY
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MY STORY winner Alina Iorgulescu
The story of one's life unfolds in the eyes of those they help
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MY STORY winner Debopam De
Education for all
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MY STORY winner Claire Balbo
Finding inner peace through a connection with animals
IMD PROFESSOR REACTS Back to top
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Is European Competitiveness a lost cause?
The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking shows that between 1997 and 2013 the median Western European economy has fallen 4 positions
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Where are you going, Helvetia?
IMD Professor Stefan Michel reacts to the subsidizing of public transport in Switzerland
ALUMNI CORNER Back to top
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Retuning China's growth engine
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint talks with IMD UK Alumni
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When IMD runs in the family
How Pierre and Stephan Aepli share the thread of success
INSIGHTS@IMD Back to top
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Developing a global mindset
The five keys to success
by IMD Professor Bettina Buechel and IMD Research Associate Michael Sorell
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Leadership and character
It is not just the "what" of a company's strategy that will determine its success or failure
by IMD Professor Daina Mazutis and Donald Marchand with Jim Barrington and IMD Research Associate Christopher Zintel
JOIN IMD PROGRAM ALUMNI GROUPS ON LINKEDIN Back to top
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Join your IMD program alumni group on LinkedIn
Did you know IMD programs are now on LinkedIn? Connect with Alumni and share experiences from your program:
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HPL MP SL LFB SMA SF DSI LGSC OPL MBA EMBA
IMD ON SOCIAL NETWORKS Back to top
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TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES Subscribe Feed
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Are you prepared for your digital transformation?
Understanding the power of technology AMPS in organizational change
by IMD Professors Michael Wade and Donald Marchand
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Responding to a social media attack
How Nestlé dealt with a campaign against its Kit Kat brand
by Dr. Aileen Ionescu-Somers and IMD Professor Albrecht Enders
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Don't start 2014 before you answer this question
A way to increase your chances of having a fantastic year
by IMD President Dominique Turpin
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Nature or nurture
Silicon Valley vs China in bringing electric vehicles to the mass market
by IMD Professor Howard Yu
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How Nokia succeeded in China
4 essential tips for making strategy work in the Middle Kingdom
by IMD Professor Howard Yu and Troels Beltoft
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A Moore's Law of change
10 trends business leaders need to watch in 2014
by Professor Thomas W. Malnight and Tracey S. Keys
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Goodbye to the triple bottom line
It's time to measure corporate sustainability in a new way
by IMD Professor Francisco Szekely and IMD Research Associate Zahir Dossa
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Selling solutions is no easy answer
Beware of misconceived, mispriced and misaligned solutions
by IMD Professor Wolfgang Ulaga and IMD Senior Research Fellow Jean-Louis Barsoux
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The new normal for business schools
To unbundle or not to unbundle - that is the question
by IMD Professor James Henderson
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Making the sustainable decision
Companies need to forgo short-term profitability to make sustainable choices
by IMD Professor Francisco Szekely and IMD Research Associate Zahir Dossa
NEWS Subscribe Feed
Former French Minister of Education, Author and Thinker Luc Ferry at IMD
IMD's 2014 MBA program starts
IMD's expert jury panel announces winners of Caterpillar EAME Dealer Marketing Awards
IMD recognizes promising startups with its annual Startup Competition
Dubai's focus on competitiveness pays off
Creating, managing and passing on family wealth

NEXT OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS Back to top
Building on Talent (BOT)
March 3 - 14, 2014
Advanced Strategic Management (ASM)
March 3 - 21, 2014
Driving Strategic Innovation (DSI)
March 23 - 28, 2014
High Performance Leadership (HPL) - Santa Cruz
April 6 - 11, 2014


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