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I by IMD magazine Issue 9

New approaches to dealing with challenges

The polycrisis issue

Geopolitical tensions, persistent inflation, economic weakness, climate change, and sustainability. Business leaders are dealing with an unprecedented range of challenges simultaneously, making it harder than ever to know how to prioritize, navigate, and communicate effectively with teams. Scenario planning, listening and leading in new ways are part of the answer. In Issue IX of I by IMD, we unpack new approaches to dealing with the polycrisis that's facing us.

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Family Fortitude Issue 8

Adapt to survive and thrive

The family business issue

Family enterprises are among the most resilient businesses in the world. But now more than ever striking the right balance between resilience and adaptability is vital. In Issue VIII we present crucial insights into how families can face up to the challenges created by a world in flux.
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Protect and survive

The cybersecurity issue

Leaders must understand that cyber is a business issue, not just for IT to tackle. In Issue VII of I by IMD, our experts unpack the essential elements of a successful organizational cyber strategy.
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Who is calling the shots?

The power issue

From CXOs to Gen Z activists, our experts examine where the real sway lies. In Issue VI of I by IMD, we explore the shifting centers of command and how leaders can inspire, empower and wield influence for good.


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Competitors as friends

Inventory of change

Inflation, e-commerce and geopolitical conflict are all driving change in global supply chains. In Issue V of I by IMD, we explore what is next in these chain reactions.


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Cultivating ambidexterity

Leadership Progression

How can organizations identify and cultivate tomorrow’s leaders? Employers cannot expect employee commitment unless they reciprocate. Issue IV explores novel and practical ideas on how to ensure that today's top hire does not become tomorrow's high-profile departure.

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The time for action is now

Sustainable leadership

Amid rising demand from customers, employees and investors, companies have moved sustainability to the top of their agendas. We explore how leaders are transforming their industries today to avoid disaster.

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Get out of your bubble

The state of corporate wellbeing

We explore the managerial imperatives behind maintaining mental health in the workplace, analyze the problems raised by the pandemic and offer solutions that will help avoid burnout in teams.

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Disruption drives innovation

The business of entertainment

 We explore the impact of governance, geography and timing across sports, gaming and the arts, presenting the winners and losers one year after the pandemic hit.

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