IMD Issue 02: 2016
REAL LEARNING@IMD
Dear Reader,

Do you ever feel that business is like a puzzle? There are many pieces to put in place and many components for finding success.

For those moving into new leadership roles our Transition to Business Leadership (TBL) program is designed for you. If you're looking to explore digital, you'll want to learn more about our April 19th event in London. And does anyone know the key to China's new normal?

No matter what piece of the business puzzle you might be putting in place, we offer IMD's knowledge to help and inspire.

Best regards,

The IMD Webletter Team
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FEATURED NEWS Back to top
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Why should digital change the way you think about strategy?
Join IMD in London - April 19th - Thriving in the age of digital disruption
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IMD brings High Performance Leadership program to Singapore
This six-day program will be held at IMD's Southeast Asia Executive Learning Center from April 24-29, 2016
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How do organizations deal with tough leadership dilemmas?
Bala Chakravarthy shares 3 prerequisites for successfully managing a dilemma
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IMD awards over half a million CHF to its 2016 MBA class
25% of all 2016 MBA participants receive scholarships
WHERE, WHAT & WHEN AT IMD Back to top
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Ready to start developing your leadership capabilities?
Download our 2016 program agenda and find the right opportunity for you
IMD PROFESSOR REACTS Back to top
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Here's why China laying off 1.8 million workers is actually good news
Fortune explores how China is adjusting to a normal
by Winter Nie
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Europe Now
Europe's political elite would benefit from reflecting on five lessons from the corporate survival handbook
by Seán Meehan
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Conglomerate discount: A dangerous idea that must die, proved by Google
Thoughts on Alphabet becoming the most valuable company
by Howard Yu
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The Trump effect on China
Prospects for democracy and xenophobic populism in China
by Jean-Pierre Lehmann
TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES Back to top
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How a best-selling author crowdsourced and broke every rule in the book
The story of Orchestrating Winning Performance guest speaker Alexander Osterwalder
by Howard Yu
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How crowdsourcing can make products better, cheaper and faster
Lessons from a military-led amphibious tank project
by Howard Yu
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Innovation lessons from Coca Cola
For Guy Wollaert, innovation means 'permission to experiment'
by Cyril Bouquet
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Is China triggering a global crisis?
Examining China's sheer size and role on the global stage
by Nuno Fernandes
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What top executives can learn from designers
Designers point the way for mobilizing teams in a wired world
by Shlomo Ben-Hur
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China's "new normal"
Why investors are too pessimistic on the country's economic health
by Winter Nie
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Why China is on the way to being a global innovator
4 patterns worth noting
by Georges Haour
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Why you shouldn't be too nice to your new hires
Give new employees real feedback before they, and your business, get off course
by Michael Watkins
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Dead unicorns on the horizon
The shaky economics of overvalued start-ups exposed
by Nuno Fernandes
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3 ways to engage your customers to improve your products and services
How to leverage feedback to improve
by Dominique Turpin
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When less is more at your organization
Companies should think twice before adding more and more procedures
by Bettina Buechel
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Moving Asia beyond GDP-ism
There is an urgent imperative for a vision beyond Gross Domestic Product
by Jean-Pierre Lehmann
ALUMNI CORNER Back to top
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Healthy produce gets a fresh start(up) for cold climates
How Dan Perpich planted IMD MBA knowledge in Alaska
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How IMD's Executive MBA helped drive the success of neurotechnology unicorn "MindMaze"
"MindMaze wants to become the (top) neuro-medical device company in the world"
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Refer potential participants to IMD
Our alumni are best qualified to know the kind of person who would benefit most from an IMD program
NEXT OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS Back to top
Leading Digital Business Transformation (LDBT)
Mar 14 - 18, 2016
Strategic Marketing in Action (SMA)
Mar 14 - 18, 2016
Transition to Business Leadership (TBL)
Apr 4 - 15, 2016
Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL)
Apr 9 - 28, 2016
IMD ON SOCIAL NETWORKS Back to top
Follow us on IMD on YouTube IMD on Twitter IMD on Facebook IMD on Flickr IMD on LinkedIn
Go to IMD YouTube channel
NEWS Back to top
New Accenture/IMD World Competitiveness Center study shows that top Swiss companies are becoming digital disruptors
How IMD inspired innovation at Stora Enso
Is China Inc. going from imitator to innovator?
Leadership insights of a hostage negotiator - Interview with George Kohlrieser
TUI cultivates innovation at IMD
IMD launches a new publication series called "In the Field"
Acquisition of Japan's Sharp by Taiwan's Foxconn - Jean-Pierre Lehmann on the symbolic significance
Sustainability pays off, say business leaders at IMD/Unilever event


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