IMD in the Media

IMD professors are world-class thought leaders. Their expertise and analysis on business and economics is reproduced and read throughout the world. In 2016 IMD business school was mentioned in over 9,000 media articles.

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From our press office, here are the latest media contributions by our expert faculty.


Rethinking the East Asian Leadership Gap

Prof. Winter Nie, Jean-Louis Barsoux and Daphne Xiao discuss the challenges of managing across cultures

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How a five-day business course changed a life

Irish politician and entrepreneur Pádraig Ó Céidigh says IMD leadership programme helped him refocus

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L’IMD veut améliorer l’efficacité de l’innovation grâce au "Design Thinking"

90 MBA participants take part in the second edition of the Debiopharm Inartis Innovation Challenge 2017

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With Echo Show, Amazon seizes the lead in the race to artificial intelligence

Prof. Howard Yu explains how with Echo Show, Amazon seizes the lead in the race to artificial intelligence

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China champions globalisation with new Silk Road summit

Prof. Jean-Pierre Lehmann share his views on the new Silk Road summit with the Indian publication The Economic Times

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The Need for Culture Neutrality

Prof. Amit S. Mukherjee explains why culture neutrality is important to lead diverse array of people in an MIT Sloan Management Review article

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It’s time for a reality check on flying cars like Uber’s

Prof. Mike Wade discusses why flying cars are a long way from commercial reality

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A democracia ainda existe?

Prof. Arturo Bris shares his views about the “falling star called democracy

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L'invité de la rédaction - Didier Cossin, directeur du centre de gouvernance de l'IMD

Didier Cossin discusses the latest issues in economics and politics on the Swiss radio

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Wenn Apple Tesla und Netflix kauft - eine gute Idee

Prof. Mike Wade analyses why Apple’s last few initiatives have flopped and why time is not on its side

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Hvordan lære av fortiden uten å bli hengende fast i den

Prof. Knut Haanaes shares his views on corporate renewal

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“New leaders have to signal that building relationships is a priority for them.”

Prof. Michael D. Watkins shares his research about professional transitions in a Harvard Business Review article

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“Do not be hostage to fear, uncertainty and change, but anticipate, as best as you can, as there are always unexpected events”

For the Malaysian New Straits Times, Prof. George Kohlrieser explains how leaders can better prepare for volatile trends

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„Die Zeit des Mister Allwissend ist mithin vorbei. Auch ganz oben.“

Prof. Mike Wade discusses his latest study "Refining Leadership in the Digital Age” with the top German publication

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« Les économistes négligent le monde irréel car ils ne savent pas le mesurer »

Prof. Stéphane Garelli is interviewed by Le Monde on virtual economy

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Lesson in negotiation with scissors to throat

Prof. George Kohlrieser explains why words are more powerful than guns

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„Öffentlicher Boykott ist Gratis-PR“

Prof. Stefan Michel discusses the issues of Google advertising

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“Society has run out of patience with economic transgressions”

Prof. Jean-François Manzoni is interviewed about cases of divergence from corporate governance standards

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“O que torna as decisões estratégicas diferente”

Prof. Phil Rosenzweig writes about strategic decision-making

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Digital supply chains – Do you risk falling behind?

Prof. Ralf Seifert shares key lessons from the second IMD Global Supply Chain Survey

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Why the business behind Apple’s latest iPad is like Netflix’s DVD rentals

Prof. Mike Wade analyses how the tech world has become accustomed to big events and flashy announcements

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Haier boss looks far beyond appliances

Prof. Bill Fischer shares thoughts on Haier’s management changes.

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“Las escuelas de negocio deben formar en ideas que se ejecuten”

IMD President Jean-François Manzoni discusses the challenges facing business schools in an interview with the Spanish publication

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«Il est primordial de créer un lien empathique avec le preneur d’otages pour comprendre ses motivations»

Prof. George Kohlrieser shares advice on how to lead under pressure in an interactive session with “Inside Risk”

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„Privatbanken und die Vermögensverwaltung der Zukunft“

Prof. Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez discusses how artificial intelligence will impact the private banking sector

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Committed Leadership in a Changing World

IMD President Jean-François Manzoni shares his views on what type of skills tomorrow’s public leaders will need to have

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A revived WTO offers the best defence against Donald Trump’s assault on trade

Jean-Pierre Lehmann says the global trade order anchored by the WTO needs to be fair, equal and open, not abandoned

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Isolationismus als Wohlstandsbremse

Stéphane Garelli explains why isolationism is not the best solution

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Restructure or reconfigure?

IMD Professor Stéphane Girod on designing the reorg that works for you

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Snap Inc.’s future is about to get very shaky

Prof. Mike Wade discusses the Snapchat IPO

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Tunisia, dal periodo post-rivoluzione arriva una lezione di leadership

An interview of Prof. Tawfik Jelassi’s that was recently published in The Financial Times

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Uber Hiring A COO: What a red-hot startup needs to learn from boring old firms

Howard Yu wrote about Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick’s recent woes in

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Sólo el 15% de los ejecutivos está preparado para el reto digital

Latest Digital Business Transformation Center’s study published in the Spanish publication

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Der neue Protektionismus wird zur ernsten Gefahr

Prof. Winter Nie was quoted in the German publication on China and trade

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Sony edges ahead of Facebook in virtual reality race

Managers must rely on content, rather than technological advances, for dominance in the VR market

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Michael Watkins in the Wall Street Journal

How managers shift gears to leadership

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Il nous faut une banque d'infrastructure

Prof. Stéphane Garelli discusses the possible creation of an infrastructure bank

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Le management d'aujourd'hui

IMD President Jean-François Manzoni discusses the "Set-up to fail syndrome" on the Swiss Radio

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Sony edges ahead of Facebook in virtual reality race

Managers must rely on content, rather than technological advances, for dominance in the VR market

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"Leaders are not paid to preside over the inevitable"

BT journalist Anna Teo interviews IMD President Jean-François Manzoni

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An education in leadership from post-revolution Tunisia

FT editor Andrew Hill sits down with IMD Professor Tawfik Jelassi

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Remembering Nixon, a Trump White House can only be bad for China-US ties

Jean-Pierre Lehmann says the contrasting fortunes of the two nations since Nixon’s landmark 1972 visit bring home the challenges of a Trump presidency

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Execs: Not getting enough sleep is nothing to brag about

Research shows that leaders perform better if they're not sleep deprived

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In the age of America first, India needs to move the back office forward

IMD Professor Amit Mukherjee emphasizes change strategy for India

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Four questions to keep your goals on target

IMD’s R&D Director Marco Mancesti gives an outline for success

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Swiss supermarket chain test limits of pricing

IMD Professor Stefan Michel explores the differences between smart and personalized pricing

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Forbes India features IMD thought leadership

Get access to a variety of viewpoints on several different topics

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People set to live longer than big companies

IMD Emeritus Professor Stéphane Garelli explains why large companies disappear

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The benefits of teaching leadership skills from the bottom up

Workers at all levels of organisations benefit from management coaching

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Gare au déni de réalité !

IMD Professor Michael Watkins explains the “CEO Syndrome” in the French business publication Les Echos

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