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Video Finance Sustainability
ESG – Making sense of the madness
‘The E and the S are competing for attention, and the greener we go, the more social harm we need to account for,’ says IMD Professor of Finance Karl Schmedders.
Video Finance Social Innovation Sustainability
Accelerating transitions to sustainable business models after COVID-19
There is a growing need to provide executives with the tools to take a more integrated approach to impact and business – and to change mindsets when it comes to financial decision-making.
Video Competitiveness Economics Politics
Too much focus on fiscal policy and failure to unite citizens spell economic failure, agree panel of experts
Public-private collaboration, digital prowess and clear communication with population have been key to economic survival during pandemic, experts say.
Support your decision-making with artificial intelligence
Frame decisions with the proper use of AI so your organization can drive growth rather than get left behind, say Amit Joshi, Arnaud Chevallier and Maude Lavanchy.
There is no one-size-fits-all way to solving problems. Here’s how to tailor your approach
Solving problems is more about the process than the outcome, say Professors Albrecht Enders and Arnaud Chevallier
Video Diversity and Equity and Inclusion Strategy Sustainability
What a truly inclusive strategy looks like
The once popular model of having a high-level management team develop a strategy which is then communicated to the rest of the organization is quickly becoming archaic. A truly inclusive strategy is one that is supported by the whole company and has a high level of employee engagement.
Discover the 3D secrets to true customer centricity
If you want to achieve true customer centricity, you need to combine the possibilities of digital transformation with classic “human” leadership skills. At OWP liVe, Didier Bonnet, Frédéric Dalsace and Katharina Lange will explain how.
Do you have a good strategy? These seven tests will help you turn confusion into clarity.
“Keep it simple and don’t get caught up with buzzwords like ‘ecosystems’ and ‘platforms’,” says IMD Professor of Strategy and Marketing Goutam Challagalla.
Video Agility Organizational Transformation Strategy
Nimble or stable, complex or simple? Legacy businesses don’t need to make these choices if they are truly agile
Non-digitally native companies can benefit greatly from having a better understanding of agile methods which may help them thrive in uncertain environments.
Video Customer Centricity Strategy
Clarify customer centricity and your business will flourish
We hear the buzzword customer centricity all the time, but does it really mean anything anymore? At OWP liVe, Professor Seán Meehan will outline how to recalibrate your organization to be a customer-focused success.
Purpose: is the hype justified?
What is purpose and why does it matter? There’s a lot of noise out there about the purpose behind a business. Is “purpose” just a buzzword, or is it something more, something that you should be focusing on as the core of your business?
Video Strategy Sustainability
Four steps to stay ahead with sustainability
Sustainability is like a new Olympic sport – some are champions and their businesses are winning, others are lagging behind. At OWP liVe, Lundin Chair Professor of Sustainability Knut Haanaes will explain how you can keep ahead.
The four types of questions leaders should be asking
As leaders progress through their organizations, they face a problem as old as the Socratic paradox: they don’t know what they don’t know. It’s an easy trap to fall into because strong leaders ask a lot of questions, but as their role changes the questions they ask need to change as well, but they often don’t.
To handle today’s competing demands to be stable yet nimble, follow this roadmap
Strategic planning has been “so praised yet so bashed”, says Professor of Strategy and Organizational Innovation Stéphane J.G. Girod. So, how do you identify the role it should play to increase your company’s strategic agility?
Video China Leadership Strategy Technology Management
For a glimpse of the future of retail, look at what’s happening in China
IMD Professors Winter Nie and Mark Greeven identify the five stages of development in the Chinese retail market that will allow your company to ride the country’s retail revolution.