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“Globalization isn’t dead, it’s transforming – and that will change how we do business.” Professor of International Economics Richard Baldwin opened the first day of Orchestrating Winning Performance 2023 (OWP) at IMD’s Lausanne campus with a deep reflection on where globalization goes from here.
There’s no room for economic growth and prosperity if people don’t trust in money. One of the roles of central banks is to safeguard that trust, as Andréa M Maechler, member of the Governing Board at Swiss National Bank, explained in her keynote speech at IMD’s signature program, Orchestrating Winning Performance.
We’re entering a zero-sum economy. Let’s not pretend otherwise. The sooner we accept the realities of our fragmented world and start tackling the real issues, the better we can work towards a sustainable future, says Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance and Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center.
From garage to global – building a company from scratch out of the most unlikely place. It’s hard to imagine that a teenager with no previous experience, and from a country with no automotive industry or start-up culture, could found an electric supercar company. And yet, that’s exactly what Mate Rimac did.
What would happen if you brought a little more rigor and discipline into your improvisational model or a little more experimentation and spontaneity into your highly structured organization? Dominic Alldis shares tips from the worlds of jazz and classical music on how to give individual players in your team greater autonomy to achieve your company’s goals.
To build resilience in the face of uncertainty, we need to start paying more attention to our bodies and our emotions, says entrepreneur Marion Chaygneaud–Dupuy, who has lived in the Himalayas for 22 years and is the first European woman to have climbed Mount Everest three times.
IMD’s signature program, Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP), kicked off showcasing a wealth of knowledge to the 450 participants who came to Lausanne from more than 40 different countries: from insights on the new era of globalization to inspiring leadership discussions.
After an inspiring keynote session with Mate Rimac wrapped up the inaugural day of IMD’s signature program, Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP), Day 2 brought organizational resilience to the fore: from insights on social entrepreneurship to the development of an agile strategy.