IMD has an established, international reputation for producing research and thought leadership that is rigorous, relevant, insightful and actionable.
With a history of working closely with diverse businesses and industries through its programs, events and networks, IMD’s faculty and research fellows are able to draw on the current challenges and experiences of the corporate world to write cases, academic and practitioner articles, book chapters and books that are grounded in real world practice and informed by the latest academic thinking.
This makes IMD’s output highly sought after by business executives in all sectors of the global economy as well as its business school and university peers across the world.
2021 was a record-breaking year for IMD’s research output. The number of articles published in FT50 journals – the list of top tier journals used by the Financial Times to assess research and compile business school rankings – increased to a record high of 20. Global sales of IMD cases hit an all-time high, jumping about 25% compared to previous years. Six IMD faculty, a high for the institute, also featured in the year’s Case Centre best-selling case list.