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At IMD, we work extensively with senior leaders in an​ advisory capacity, helping them address critical issues.​ We do this by engaging and inspiring their organization​ in developing their own answers. Our approach​ accelerates ownership and increases impact while building​ confidence and capability to successfully address their challenges.
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Discover a selection of our insights and client stories
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work with a pandemic
Never let a crisis go to waste
By Professor Thomas W. Malnight and Ivy Buche - 24 November 2020
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Put purpose at the Core of your Strategy
By Professor Thomas W. Malnight, Ivy Buche and Chares Dhanaraj - 1 August 2019
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The Power of Divergent Thinking
By Professor Thomas W. Malnight, Ivy Buche and Victoria Kemanian - 1 July 2019
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Mahindra Interview
How purpose, philosophy and poetry are driving Mahindra
By Rajeev Dubey, Group President & CEO and Member of the Group Executive Board at Mahindra & Mahindra - 1 January 2020
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Transformation journeys: The reasons why and the art of how
By Professor Jean-François Manzoni, Professor Albrecht Enders, Professor Anand Narasimhan, Professor Thomas W. Malnight, ... - 1 February 2018
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How not to define your Purpose
By Professor Thomas W. Malnight and Ivy Buche - 1 October 2019
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Finding purpose, dealing with disruption and making the world safer
By Securitas CEO Magnus Ahlqvist - 1 January 2020
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How successful companies redefine their business
By Professor Thomas W. Malnight - 26 August 2019
Goutam Challagalla
Professor Goutam Challagalla
Professor of Marketing and Strategy

Goutam Challagalla, Professor of Strategy and Marketing, focuses on how digital advances and sustainability concerns are impacting companies' business strategies and approaches to marketing. Having helped companies to…

Carlos Cordon
Professor Carlos Cordon
Professor of Strategy and Supply Chain Management

Carlos Cordon is a Professor of Strategy and Supply Chain Management. Cordon’s areas of expertise are supply chain management, digital, value chains, digital lean and process management, all of which are particularly…

Frederic Dalsace
Professor Frederic Dalsace
Professor of Marketing and Strategy

Frédéric Dalsace is a Professor of Marketing and Strategy at IMD. Prior to that, he spent 16 years as a Professor at HEC Paris, where he held the Social Business / Enterprise and Poverty Chair presided by Nobel Laureate…

Thomas Malnight
Emeritus Professor Thomas Malnight
Professor of Strategy and General Management

Thomas W. Malnight is Professor of Strategy and General Management and Faculty Director of the Business Transformation Initiative (BTI) at IMD. His fields of interest are strategy, leading and accelerating…

Vanina Farber
Professor Vanina Farber
elea Professor of Social Innovation; Dean of the Executive MBA

Vanina Farber is an award-winning economist and political scientist who specializes in social innovation and the mobilization of private capital for impact investing. Her research focuses on innovative, practical,…

Knut Haanaes
Professor Knut Haanaes
Professor of Strategy and International Management, Lundin Sustainability Chair

Knut Haanaes' research and teaching focuses on strategy, sustainability, strategic renewal and business models. He is co-author of the best-selling book Your Strategy Needs a Strategy and a successful TED speaker, and…

Amit Joshi
Professor Amit Joshi
Professor of AI, Analytics and Marketing Strategy at IMD

Amit Joshi, Professor of AI, Analytics and Marketing Strategy at IMD, specializes in helping organizations use artificial intelligence and develop their big data, analytics and AI capabilities. An award-winning professor…

Winter Nie
Professor Winter Nie
Professor of Management

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Winter Nie’s expertise lies at the intersection of change management and leadership, with a focus on strategy, team dynamics, and change initiatives. She has a deep understanding of how people at different levels…

Howard Yu
Professor Howard Yu
LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation

Howard Yu is the LEGO® Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD. 

He is the author of the award-winning book LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied

In 2015, Professor Yu was selected by Poets&…

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Anca Burca
Project Lead Business Transformation Initiative

Anca Burca is project lead in the Business Transformation Initiative at IMD. She has over 12 years of experience in advisory and industry on three continents, mainly in strategy, transformation and customer experience…

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Fabiola Ahatri
Project Coordinator at IMD

Rwandese

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Ivy Buche
Associate Director Business Transformation Initiative

Ivy Buche is Associate Director of the Business Transformation Initiative at IMD. She works with IMD faculty on business transformation projects for multinational companies across diverse industries. Her specialization…

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Julie van Vreeswijk
Project Coordinator at IMD

Dutch

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Karine Avagyan
Research Associate

Karine Avagyan works with IMD faculty on academic and practitioner research projects and publications across diverse management areas. Her expertise lies in quantitative and qualitative analysis. She has also…

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Mahwesh Khan
Research Associate

Mahwesh Khan works with IMD faculty on academic and practitioner research projects and publications across diverse management areas. Her expertise lies in working with corporate boards and C-suite on integrating…

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Victoria Kemanian
Director Business Transformation Initiative

Mrs. Kemanian is Director, Business Transformation Initiative and a founding Director of Latitude, a strategy-consulting firm based in Lausanne. Her work focuses on corporate and business strategy, and sustainable…

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