Ajay Piramal: Look to India to diversify supply chains
Topics: Asia, Supply Chain
By Ajay Piramal - 27 April 2021
The impact of COVID-19 and a backlash against China has opened the door for India to become a global manufacturing superpower, says Indian billionaire Ajay Piramal.
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Progression planning: 4 ways to create tomorrow’s leaders today
Topics: Leadership
By Ric Roi - 7 April 2021
Why are more and more companies accelerating the integration of their succession management and leadership development programs?
4 min. read
Adapt to survive: here’s what you need to know
Topics: Strategy
By Howard Yu - 17 March 2021
Welcome to The Forecaster. Every quarter Howard Yu will preview business trends likely to preoccupy international executives over the coming months.
5 min. read
‘Women talk too much’ simply isn’t true, data show
Topics: Leadership, Communication
By Ginka Toegel - 19 February 2021

The President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee Yoshiro Mori resigned amidst a furore created by his comments on female board members – but he is only the latest in a long line of misguided…

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How can China tech giants survive regulators? Cash - From abroad
Topics: Technology Management, China, Social Media
By Howard H. Yu and Jialu Shan - 11 February 2021

The Biden administration is set to root out some of the past U.S.-China tech deals that are deemed security sensitive. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., or Cfius, has already forced two divestments last…

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5 new retail trends underway in China, that the rest of the world needs to know about
Topics: China
By Winter Nie, Mark J. Greeven and Yunfei Feng - 8 February 2021

In 2020, China’s online sales amounted to RMB11.8 trillion (US$1.8 trillion). That’s more than the US and Europe’s combined, and a 10.8% increase over 2019.

The lens for consumer trends is hovering over…

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Talent, regulation and capital needed for Thai economy to recover
Topics: Competitiveness
27 January 2021

Thailand needs to attract digital talent and invest more in education for it to boost its competitiveness in the current economic climate. That is the key message that came out of a recent IMD webinar, organized in…

Focus on customer-centricity first, not technology
Topics: Digital, Marketing
2 December 2020

“Digital technology is only an enabler. To win in today’s digital world, companies have to be more customer-centric than their competitors” says Professor Dominique Turpin- the Dentsu Chaired Professor…

Navigating the new normal: reimagining learning to be future ready
Topics: Leadership, Organizational Learning, Talent Management
10 November 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated change in all areas like never before. Learning & Development (L&D) remains a key focus for organizations, and technology is transforming how programs are delivered. However, Covid-19 has…

Are you really using the full range and potential of your brain?
Topics: Leadership
By Richard Roi - 24 July 2020

“It takes a whole brain to run a company” is a phrase that sounds like common sense but, in fact, is not very common in practice in the business world.  

One of the main reasons we lack…

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The long road to capitalism: here’s why China has arrived
Topics: China, Growth, Asia
By Arturo Bris and Mark J. Greeven - 9 July 2020
Webinar on The long road to capitalism: here’s why China has arrived with Professors Bris and Greeven
Driving growth in the time of crisis
Topics: Digital, Customer Centricity, Data Analytics
Driving growth in the time of crisis webinar with Goutam Challagalla and Misiek Piskorski
Building a fairer society requires a new kind of leadership
Topics: Diversity and Equity and Inclusion
By Ina Toegel and Mikolaj Jan Piskorski - 14 June 2019
Gender inequality in work has been associated with the legacy of traditional gender specific roles, different approaches to education, negotiation and career choices, and prejudices and biases that will take time and…
4 min. read
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