A few days before leaving the presidency of the United States, Trump signed an executive order to ban transactions with eight payment applications and services. Unlike TikTok and WeChat, "it will be a little harder for payment services to invoke the First Amendment, which protects free speech," says IMD Professor Mark Greeven.
Despite vaccines being slowly rolled out globally, are we ever likely to go back to the way things were pre-pandemic? With business success being very much dependent on the blending of management development experiences, IMD Professors Robert Hooijberg and Michael Watkins believe we'll need to find a balance between virtual and face-to-face interactions to effectively develop leaders and manage teams going forward.
"Entrepreneurs will often find it difficult to accept the restrictions of being an employee once again, after they have tasted the excitement, freedom, and sense of achievement associated with being on their own," says IMD Professor Cyril Bouquet.
Will it or won’t it happen? That’s the question after the biggest IPO in history set to go ahead in the Chinese stock market suddenly ground to a halt. The Ant IPO was vetoed by regulators just a few days before its placing in Shanghai and Beijing. The IMD’s Michael Wade and Elizabeth Terrachino explained the background to the sudden halt in proceedings.
While 2020 is the year of COVID-19, it may also coincide with that period in economic history when politics became the greatest risk for global business, says IMD Business School’s Patrick Reinmoeller.
Switzerland, Denmark and Luxembourg take the top spots in the IMD World Talent Ranking, while Singapore remains Asia’s best performer. Christos Cabolis, Chief Economist and Head of Operations of the World Competitiveness Center at IMD Business School, explains why.
CAN artificial intelligence (AI) think? Is it an attempt to imitate the human brain? Will it take decision making away from us? Will AI create massive unemployment? Don't worry folks, we're not there yet.
The purpose of organizational and leadership development is to utilize collective and individual potential, and to uncover unfortunate attitudes and behaviors. In such processes it is important to understand the dilemmas associated with the leadership role.
These days, those at the very top of their professional game are individuals that can take on a dozen different roles. Business acumen must sit alongside interpersonal skills, logic, and leadership among other necessary qualities. To succeed in such a competitive landscape, many ambitious individuals are turning to management training to further their career progress. One year MBA courses are among the options that offer insights into the business world from a management perspective and can rapidly accelerate revenue for businesses needing a new competitive edge. If you want to know more about leadership and management training or other executive education opportunities, read on with the following top searches: